Simple Patio Makeover Part 2

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This is a process…not so much making-over the patio…but, making myself do it in this heat! I am glad to have had an indoor project sewing cushion covers this past weekend. I finished 2 chair cushions, but still have 2 more to go.

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DIY glitch, ha, my fabric for the other 2 cushions will arrive later this week, via UPS — did I mention I bought the last of a fabric bolt and found out later that the fabric is discontinued?? I had to control myself, I had already fallen in love with the two cushions that I spent two days making. No worries the salesman found more fabric that could be shipped to me.

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If you missed last week’s Post, Part One, DIY Simple Patio Makeover, you can see it HERE.

Part 2 Patio Replace & Refresh

I couldn’t be luckier that this new (sewing) timetable coincides with a drop in temperature,

imageso today I was able to go outside to clear the patios of junk, wash off all the surfaces and even give some pieces a fresh coat of paint.

 

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New umbrella & TWO new cushions

The Captain set up a new umbrella for me. I have been waiting for the end-of-season sales that hit this week, so I grabbed this umbrella, today, with hardly a thought. It is made of outdoor fabric so I don’t think the navy color will turn purple or white like navy cotton canvas does. We’ll see.

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Fresh coat of  Valspar, La Fonda Copper

Here is the line up of wall-hugging furniture, ready to be moved around tomorrow.

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Did you notice I moved the vintage door that was hiding under a rain tarp in last week’s post? That DIY motivates me to scramble to get this patio ready for its debut. The Captain keeps reminding me that if there is a door something I want to get rid of he will put it at the side yard for the next city trash pickup. (Smile) No thanks.

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See the Wall Hugging going on here!

Check in later for part 3 – my summer patio Ready to Party, REVEAL!

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