For some reason I prefer to have wood painted. That goes for my deck, as well, so several years ago we painted it with an opaque stain. Last Fall I re-painted the deck again knowing we would be doing a lot of projects in the Spring since we are planning to put our house on the market.
Well Spring is here and it is time spruce up the deck & plant some flowers in containers and purchase a new umbrella and some pillows. So many of you have posted your beautifully decorated outdoor spaces & I am envious! If any of you have any low or no cost suggestions, I would appreciate them!
Here is our deck before... boring!
I'm glad the photo doesn't show how ugly the grill looks. Some of the inside parts are falling apart and burning my chicken :( so we bought a new inexpensive one. No more burnt chicken! :)
I found a photo of the deck that I took when I was halfway through painting the deck floor.
I went to Lowe's & purchased a few plants ... arborvitae, begonias, daisies, liriope & potatoe vine. See my laptop on the left part of the photo? Yes, I'm addicted to it!!!
I purchased the umbrella & pillows from Walmart. They have a really nice selection this year. I also put up some round string lights on the deck rail that I purchased at Target.
I love how this planter came out. It will look great when it fills out.
I found the planter at a recent trip to Marshalls.
I might add a few more things to make our deck look pretty as I find them, but I want to keep the deck looking neat & spacious.
Hope everyone had a terrific weekend! We worked on 3 other projects that I will show you this week.
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