5 Ways to Get This Look:  Back Porch Living

5 Ways to Get This Look: Back Porch Living

Don’t you love this back porch by designer Cindy Mihuc that was recently featured on House of Turquoise?  It’s gorgeous.  Everything on this porch is purposeful, from the porch swing to the storage bucket drink station.  It’s totally possible to make a comfortable, useable outdoor space like this one–even if you don’t have an actual back porch.  Check out the tutorials and ideas I found online to see five ways that you can get this look for less.

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Shade Painting with Stain

Shade Painting with Stain

IC readers – you are in for a treat here! This weekend, at the Haven Conference, I got the chance to meet the DIY duo Nick and Beth, the authors of the blog Sawdust and Embryos.  When I first saw Beth’s amazing shade technique I begged her to guest post to share it on here. That, my friends, is a coffee table Beth painted and then shaded with stain.

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