5 Ways to Make Your Backyard Awesome!

awesome-backyard-collage

It’s been a looooong winter, folks.  The only thing that helped me deal with the effects of cabin fever, some days, was dreaming about the things I could do when Spring and Summer finally arrive.  I thought you might be interested in some of the ideas I’ve seen on other blogs for backyard projects.  Check out these five ways to make your backyard awesome!

awesome-backyard-collage

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Outdoor Living Room

Outdoor Living Room inspiration pic

You have to admit–Summer’s days are numbered.  Let’s hang onto them as long as we can, by dreaming about an outdoor living space…like this beautiful porch I found on one of Edie’s Pinterest boards.  The only thing keeping this outdoor living space from looking like it’s indoor counterpart is that fact that it’s missing some walls.  Need ideas for an outdoor room of your own?  I’ve found five tutorials to get you started.  

Outdoor Living Room numbered inspiration

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Summer Porch

Georgianna Designs porch numbered

When it comes to porches like this one, I really think it’s the concept of an outdoor room that appeals to us.  Lucky for those of us who don’t own vintage farmhouses with gigantic porches, it’s still possible to create the impression of an outdoor room on a deck, patio, or lawn.  I’ve searched the internet to find tutorials for five of the elements of this porch.  Now it’s up to you to decide how to use them in your outdoor decor.

Porch Decor Pin Pic

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Outdoor Coffee Table

fire pit table

Last Monday I showed you how I restored our fire pit by adding some new sheet metal to the ash pan and spray painting it.  I realized that we barely use our fire pit – especially in the summer.  Not only that but we currently have a burn ban going on in my county so {…Read More…}