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

2022, farmhouse, farmhouse decor, farmhouse style, outdoor spaces, outdoors, patios

Farmhouse Fridays: paver patio roundup

Summer is coming and I am in the mood to turn our backyard into an oasis, and a comfortable one at that. Pouring concrete is costly, but I like the look of a paver patio anyway. I love this patio, because it has a fire pit and a pergola. It looks so comfy and inviting.… Continue reading Farmhouse Fridays: paver patio roundup

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