The Back Patio–The During.

The back patio before was quite the mess; mismatched clutter, broken pots, rusted furniture; and with a little creativity and spray paint we now have the start of something really good.

I spray painted all of the old green furniture that the previous owners had left behind. I also spray painted many of the old pots in gold to keep the theme of gold, navy and white. You know how I am about color schemes.

photo 1-15I really love this space, now. I just need to find a spot for my peace sign.

photo 2-17The pillows, pot and decorative accents are from Home Goods; the asian looking pieces were silver, but I painted them gold.

photo 3-11Our table is now centered with a decorative planter from Home Goods and the cushions from overstock.

I had some of these blue glass pieces before and re-purposed them, and just painted the rest.

photo 4-6What was once a bit of an eyesore is now becoming a sanctuary I look forward to taking full advantage of this spring and summer.

photo 5-5And I was able to do it all on a dime.



I am looking for something that I absolutely have to have and absolutely cannot find.

Screen Shot 2014-03-22 at 5.01.25 PMIn browsing cb2, I saw this wicker, bee-lit peace sign. And I don’t know that I can live without it. But cb2 doesn’t sell it, and my google sleuthing thus far has proven unsuccessful. Anyone have any ideas for me?