Bar Countertops!

I think that I will forever be a fan of concrete countertops and will continue to recommend them to anyone who asks. They are super DIY friendly, and compared to other countertop options, they are practically free. But I am getting ahead of myself. Also, get ready for photo overload. Here’s where we were a month ago. Continue reading “Bar Countertops!”


Bar Base – Complete!

This might not look all that pretty by normal standards, but I think this is the prettiest cinder block structure ever! And, it only took three full days to build!

Continue reading “Bar Base – Complete!”

Coming out of Hibernation…and Bar Plans

I feel like I went into a major hibernation this winter. We haven’t done a single thing since we got the patio poured, and I have to say, it’s been a nice break. But now, over two months later, I am itching to pick up where we left off and get this backyard into shape!

Continue reading “Coming out of Hibernation…and Bar Plans”

Paint Colors and Other News

Thank goodness this season’s One Room Challenge was extended an extra week. Last week we practically did nothing. Except clear all of the leaves off the patio. And enjoy our fire pit. Typical fall activities. I gotta say, it was pretty relaxing. But that just means that this week is going to be super busy!

Continue reading “Paint Colors and Other News”

Patio Completion

The patio is complete! And I love it, and it is beautiful. And I really can’t believe it’s done. Especially considering how long it took to get ready for the big pour. These guys knocked it out in a week! This has definitely made me reconsider hiring out for other projects.

Continue reading “Patio Completion”