Friends, I am super happy today, because phase one of our backyard refresh is DONE. Next month, we will add the sunken gravel fire pit, and we can celebrate again! Woohoo! Priorities with this project: A new outdoor dining space (my request)Additional lounge seating (Jay's request)No permanent, major or expensive changes because we have an… Continue reading ORC Week 8: REVEAL TIME
ROCK: I started off this week with a trip with Magic Tom the Landscaper to the enormous outdoor building materials showroom that is Semco. We looked at natural stone for the rock walls that will line our sunken fire pit patio. We decided on some that will blend with both the existing flagstone and limestone… Continue reading ORC – Week 7: Rock and Roll, Baby!
That pretty much sums its up. It has been raining non-stop since last week and it's been tricky to get much done outside. And, although there was some progress.... it's time for me to be sneaky. The pictures will be few and far between from here on out. You've been warned! With the help of… Continue reading ORC – Week 6: And it Rained
This past week has seen quite a bit of rain, which makes working on an outside project a little tricky. But before that happened... I assembled my sting light stands/pots! This project included working with a fast drying cement, which was a first for me. For this project, I gathered: Two oversized identical pots two… Continue reading ORC Week 5 – Quick and Easy String Light Stands
I have to confess I had more of a feeling than a true plan when I daydreamed about this project. It wasn't until recently that I truly starting putting all the pieces together. First, let's look at this cute photo. via my insta: I know. So sweet. The thing is, when I saw this little… Continue reading Week 4: Blue and more Blue