a work in progress...
We just finished a mini make-over for our patio and pool area, and now comes the fun part, DECORATING! The photos I took are a work in progress. I'm currently looking for a 7-8 foot long rectangular dining table and am having cushions made in Sunbrella's Sand color. Pillows will be muted shades of blues, greens and tans. I need all the inspiration I can get. I'd love to hear your suggestions! I think a bright punch of color would be fun...
|lambs ears, thyme, and succulents|
|wating for a cushion|
and solid colored throw pillows
|an area for barstools now|
|the former grassy area.|
Master-mason, Randy Speer, helped us to put into fruition the plans we had imagined, and we are so happy with the results! He added a fire pit in a dark gray concrete finish and constructed a new counter to match for our bbq station. Now we have room for four bar stools. He also poured a new patio area for our lounge chairs that previously was an small, unused grassy patch. And, one of favorite parts of the make-over was getting rid of a large brick planter that was between our house and bbq. In it's place, we built a zig-zagged brick seating area that I call my little "Laguna Cafe". It was inspired by all the quirky and fun brick work and styles in Laguna Beach. I added two small granite and iron cafe tables, and a vintage wrought iron sign that we found at an antique store in Pismo Beach. Here are some photos, and I will update them as things progress.