This update actually happened a little while ago, but here it is! When we last checked in with the backyard we had cut down some tree-bushes, seeded, and tossed the rotted fenceposts. Since then we also power washed the fence, replaced the missing fenceposts, and stained it all! The drought this summer wasn't very good … Continue reading Backyard Update
Now that we're back in TX with no crazy plans on the horizon we've jumped back into home reno projects. So - we went ahead and finished off "building" the garden - now just for plants! So as far as improvements go... - We built boxes - Unexpectedly had to get a new A/C unit... … Continue reading Garden Alley – update!
Our backyard is situated in such a way that the entire yard gets a fair amount of shade, other than by the AC unit. So over in AC alley we've decided to completely get rid of the grass and make it a graveled garden with raised beds! I knew I wanted to use cedar if … Continue reading Garden Alley
As I'm sure I've mentioned, one of the major reasons we settled on the house we're in is because of the potential we saw in the back patio/yard. Last year we tackled clearing the yard and planting seed (it sounds so simple in retrospect), so now we get to move onto the fun stuff! Some … Continue reading Project Backyard – Patio
We've been focusing on a few different small projects/updates while waiting on avoiding finishing up the closet project. Those projects being: Painting the master! that awful color now only exists in the bathrooms! New blinds everywhere! no more discolored/broken mini blinds! New outdoor lights! with bug zapper lights in them! #smarthouse A … Continue reading A little bit of everything: house progress
This isn't a very intense project, but much like the paint in the garage it makes SUCH a difference. I rented a pressure washer for a day, and voila! Brand-new looking driveway and sidewalks!
First renovation post about our backyard transformation!