Patio Makeover

Our patio has been an eye sore since we moved in two years ago, September. With how much it rains here, working on our outdoor space hasn’t really been a priority.

But finally, with the motivation of Eden’s birthday party, we decided it was time for a makeover!

This is what our patio has looked like since we moved in (with all those toys in the grass on it) Toys, junk, disorganization…for a lack of better words: pretty white trash.

Someone at some point painted the patio. You can see remnants of what looks like red/pink paint. Lovely.

After doing some research, we decided to paint the patio with a concrete stain. Here it is before:

And after:

The color we got was called “Wet Cement” so we thought it would be a darker gray but that’s ok, we still LOVE it and it cleaned the area up so much.

And here it is with our new patio furniture. It honestly is like having a second living room. Now we just need 3 straight months of sunshine =)

I found these chairs on craigslist for $5 a piece!! (They sell brand new for over $100 each) I considered salvaging the cushions and re-upholstering them because they were super-comfy but thought that would be too much work. So, we just bought new on-sale cushions for them

Oh yeah, I also spray painted them, just to give them a little lift

Check out the little stalker in the doorway


2 thoughts on “Patio Makeover

  1. It looked/looks soooo great!! You guys did such a great job. By the way, did you take these pics this morning during the Today Show’s power team thing?

  2. I love your patio furniture set! I saw something similar (or maybe that one!) at Lowe’s and was daydreaming about how awesome it was 🙂 I can’t believe how much the concrete stain transformed your space – great project!

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