Edited to add: I recently did a link party for patio furniture and I thought it’d be fun to add it to Kelly’s party too. Hope you enjoy the links. Thanks for visiting!
Welcome to my 2nd Linky Party which I shall call ‘Painted Patio Furniture: Blue and Improved’. This patio set that I rehab-ed today is almost 15 years old and has been painted 4 times. Today the color of choice: aqua. I seem to be obsessed with blue lately as you can tell from this post. I am also excited to be joining ‘Metamorphosis Monday’ hosted by Susan from Between Naps on the Porch—a new blog to me! Make sure and visit her site too.
This beautiful before-storm sky is a beautiful backdrop for my ‘before’ picture.
So, how does one solicit the appropriate help for such a project, you ask?
All it takes is a little good food. A little gourmet on Father’s Day.
And they come running. Or spraying.
And less than an hour and a half later: voila!!!! Blue and improved. I give you:
And these children enjoyed some pool time AFTER I read them the ‘pool rules’ which you can
read here. ‘Hank’ is the 50 pound 7 month old golden retriever.
My patio is a plethora of colors……
as are my legs.
My trusty side-kick Nicholas aka Nick aka JohnnytheNightStalker then began using the ‘dropcloths’ from our project to create this suburban cul-de-sac art creation. He requested us to sit in as ‘props’. And I’m a little bit scared to inform you that he’s starting a blog. Consider yourself warned.