The Spring 2021 One Room Challenge is wrapping up next post. I have slowly been working on these outdoor projects over the past 2 years.
The main focus was to:
- Complete Exterior Trim & Garage Painting
- Maximize Planting Space in Garden
- Create Seating Area at Front of House
Exterior Trim & Garage Painting
Our house started out with mustard trim and a beige garage door. I started the painting myself but eventually realized we needed to hire painters to do the upper portions that required ladder work.
I did climb out the front window to paint back when my youngest used to nap but it was risky and realistically it would have probably taken me 5 years to finish at the rate I was going. Hiring painters was worth it.
Create More Planting Space
We were lucky that there was already a dedicated garden area off the back patio. It had irrigation installed too. The only downside was the deer are frequently in the yard so these raised beds needed some protection.
This fencing Spring 2020 has worked to keep deer out and there was still space for a couple of other raised beds.
Front Porch Reading Area
We have been using this space, especially in the afternoons.
This is the foam and Sunbrella fabric I chose to make the base cushion. I decided on this black and beige irregular fabric so that any marks won’t be obvious. I am going to try out this stool as a side table too.
In the next 2 weeks I’m going to pull together the final details to complete the plan before the official start of summer.
To see what everyone else is doing here’s the link: https://www.oneroomchallenge.com/blog/orcspring2021wk7