5 Ways to Make Your Backyard Awesome!

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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!

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Outdoor Deck Lighting

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Last year I spent so much time stripping and staining our deck, updating our outdoor furniture and creating a nice ambiance out there with our firepit table.  However, when the kids would go to bed and Tim and I would sit out there the outdoor patio light was harsh and bright.  So I decided to add some deck lighting with some rope lights from Lowes to create a relaxing environment in the evenings.

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Outdoor Fabric Pillows

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I have been searching high and low for outdoor pillows that I love.  This isn’t an easy task when you are picky and have a certain color scheme in mind.  I finally found some fabric I adored online and was able to go see it in person at Calico Corners. At $27.99 a yard I {…Read More…}





Cheap Outdoor Rug

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Monica is back to show us her cheap outdoor rug idea.  She shows us how easy it is with a graphic stencil and a can of spray paint to transform a cheap indoor/outdoor rug.  Rugs are very expensive but often is the decorating piece that ties the room together. Monica’s idea is perfect for outdoor seating {…Read More…}