It’s the battle I’ve been fighting since the day we moved in 3 1/2 years ago. I’m determined to win. The last two summers we landscaped our asses off, now it’s finally patio time and I already have the before and after post in my head.
Hello. I’m back after a brief hiatus, this really annoying thing called work distracted me from blogging for the past week or so .
The latest at our house is that we’ve officially signed a contract for stamped concrete. 2 years ago I got estimates for pavers and after a lot of going back and forth we decided to go with the stamped. Cost was surprisingly similar between the two. Concrete cracks and pavers settle and stuff grows between them, nothing is perfect (except for me of course). I’ve been pinning patio pictures for the past month looking for inspiration on furniture color, pillows, decor, etc. I don’t know if it’s the unseasonably warm weather we’ve been having in Chicago or the fact that I miss summer clothes and shoes so, so much that has gotten me so excited about this project, but I am! I have plans for lots of cocktails outside in our soon to be new space all summer long. Of course I’d need to move to pull off a few of the spaces below but a girl can dream, right?