I haven’t touched on the back deck in a while.
Just to give y’all a refresher of what we had to work with, here’s what the backyard looked like the first time we saw the Cavender house.
The garage was green, the air conditioner was directly under the master bedroom window, and there was a tiny little slab of a concrete patio.
now, DECK for days.
It’s been a few months, and now that the wood is plenty dry, Jamie gave her a good power wash….
….let her dry completely, and rolled on a couple coats of sealer to keep the rain from soaking in….
Then we loaded it with all the stuff we had in the garage hoard.
- Orange Tolix-like Chairs (Check)
- Dining Table (Check)
- Umbrella (Check)
- Wicked Huge Lanterns (Check)
- Wicked Huge Candles for Lanterns (Check)
- Hammock (Check)
- Fire Bowl (Check)
- Dozens of Serape Pillows (Check)
- Spool of Cafe Lights (Check)
Yup, everything [except the sectional Jamie found at Sears] was stashed away.
I’ve been prepping for this deck since the day we moved in.
This is what the back of our house looks like now….
That storm door has simply got to go, (I have a plan)
It’s a shame the sweet potato vine has completely hidden our horse trough planters….but it will die back in the fall.
…and we’re trying to get a lush lawn again. (Not an easy task with a pony)
But overall, huge improvement…wouldn’t ya say.