Saturday, May 17, 2014

A Lantern Make Over And Our Back Porch

Hello and Happy Weekend Everyone. I've been feeling the spring fever lately! Last Sunday I pressure-washed our back yard patios, and now I am working on making it cozy back there. The first step is done....I had these 2 huge brown Lanterns that I grew tired of, so I spray painted them a light grey. After they dried, I rubbed some white acrylic paint on them to give them a  bit of a white wash look.

this area of the deck is covered, so I can leave the decorations out all season

I found this gorgeous large willow basket at a bazaar for only $20 Dollars. SCOOOORE!!!!
It's the perfect place to store our outdoor pillows.
All my favorite things....pillows, a basket, lanterns, an old crate and a galvanized bucket!!!!
here is a little peek of what the lanterns looked like before, I just covered the glass with painters tape and spray painted away

I have more plans for this area, such as an outdoor rug, and hanging lanterns to pull it all together. Will keep you updated!

Here is a "Selfie" with our Tortoise Willie
he approves of the newly decorated deck
and not to forget our Bugsy, this large barrel is his favorite summer hang out spot!
xoxoxo Christine

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