2022, Pin-spired projects, porches

Boone’s backyard oasis: yet another update

We completed yet another phase of our back yard refresher project. If you're new here, we have been working on our boring, ugly and plain backyard. Since we are a family with young children and without unlimited cash flow, we do things a little at a time (like most people do). You may recall when… Continue reading Boone’s backyard oasis: yet another update

budget decorating, cheap decorating, decor, decor tips and tricks, entry way, fall, outdoor spaces, outdoors, porches, room refreshers, seasonal, seasonal decor

Back porch rehab: a mood board and a plan

We have a wonderful covered back porch, but it's a bit lacking in decor and comfort. The space itself is great, but it's bland and underused. It could be really nice, with the right comforts and features. We live in Central North Carolina, and it's so hot here in the summer we can't stand to… Continue reading Back porch rehab: a mood board and a plan

2021, decor, DIY, entry ways, outdoor spaces, outdoors, porches, yard

Back porch refresh: a mood board and a plan

Our back porch currently looks like this: We had it pressure washed and water sealed recently and we haven’t put our porch furniture back on it yet. Currently, it’s a big blank slate. Prior to pressure washing, our porch looked like this: not bad, but kind of boring. I’d like to change up the porch… Continue reading Back porch refresh: a mood board and a plan

2021, budget decorating, DIY, farmhouse decor, porches, repurpose, rustic DIY, Wood crafts, Woodwork

Make a storage side table from a repurposed flower pot

Our old house had this fantastic front porch, but our new one does not have a front porch at all. We do have a pretty amazing back porch. Well, at least it could be amazing if we would clean it up. And paint it. And put the ladder away. Truthfully, we are currently working on… Continue reading Make a storage side table from a repurposed flower pot