All Things Heart and Home
All Things Heart and Home
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  • Marietta, GA

Back Yard Makeover!


Before we moved we did a BIG Back Yard project! Our yard had a steep slope, grass wouldn't grow, there was no place to sit...it was a mess! Over an 8 week period we completely made over the yard, adding stone steps, a paver patio, sod, and more! I miss that yard :)
Ever started one project that gave birth to 37 more projects!!!? That's what this back yard project did!
Ever started one project that gave birth to 37 more projects!!!? That's what this back yard project did!
We had a terrible slope and too much shade to grow grass...soooo in came tons of dirt and down came some trees!
We had a terrible slope and too much shade to grow grass...soooo in came tons of dirt and down came some trees!
To add a bit of a cottage feel, we added stone steps going into the yard...
To add a bit of a cottage feel, we added stone steps going into the yard...
There was a whole lot of digging required to get the space ready for the patio...oh, and a retaining wall!
There was a whole lot of digging required to get the space ready for the patio...oh, and a retaining wall!
But how we loved that patio! It was well worth it...
But how we loved that patio! It was well worth it...
We have 35 plus extended family members that we entertain several times a year and the back yard was perfect for entertaining!
We have 35 plus extended family members that we entertain several times a year and the back yard was perfect for entertaining!
We also built a BIG picnic table and a play set for our tiny granddaughters!
Lots of projects but really, there was a fantastic payoff! xo
We also built a BIG picnic table and a play set for our tiny granddaughters! Lots of projects but really, there was a fantastic payoff! xo
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