The Perfect Patio

2 Materials
$250
9 Hours
Easy

When we moved into our house a little over a year and a half ago the backyard was a little overwhelming. Actually that is an understatement.. It was terrifyingly overwhelming! In our subdivision, we have an oddity of a backyard. It's almost a third of an acre! We have 10 separate houses with backyards that back up to ours! Being the crafty person I am I have been trying to figure out what to do. So I

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The finished patio!

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The before. Beige and boring.

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Super expansive area! And super ugly!

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To the left of the patio are the two fence panels with a rug on top. Still working on finishing the base which will be a two by four playing all the way around the perimeter.

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This Hutch is one of my first projects I posted on hometalk. I still love it and it looks great on the patio. In order to hang the TV above it I needed to add some support beams. I bought some two-by-fours and nail them into the fascia and then used Liquid Nails at the base to glue it to the concrete patio. Painted that charcoal black as well

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My favorite part is the stenciled floor! It is so dramatic and stunning. Definitely not beige and boring any more! The how-to's will be listed in another project page.

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Such a difference with a little bit of paint right?

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love the start to our backyard! excited to keep building on it. I'm looking forward to sharing all of the details! Look for my post on stenciling floors and building a deck out of fence panels. Hope you like the new look!

Suggested materials:

  • Behr outdoor paint - Midnight Black  (Home Depot)
  • Thompson Stain - Cognac  (Walmart)

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