DIY Concrete Paver Patio [pt. 2]

So you have your concrete paver patio in place, now to amp it up a notch and make it the backyard oasis you’ve always wanted. Follow along here to see what we did.

If you haven’t read part 1 on how to build your concrete paver patio – you can do that here: DIY Concrete Paver Patio [pt. 1]

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DIY: Porch Makeover

porch-makeover

When we bought our house I loved that it had a double decker “party” porch.

When we moved in it had green turf carpet, the screens were covered in plastic and the wood paneling was starting to warp. We immediately ripped up the green carpet and removed the plastic from the screens in our initial house demo. This got us through a few years. This year, the wood paneling started to fall off,  get moldy and just fall apart. Not to mention our demon dog [Darth] tried to chew his way through the house. It was time for a face lift. 

If you have a porch and it’s starting to look a little dingy or dated, follow these easy steps to give it a brand new look that’s easier on the budget than an entire new porch!  Continue reading