Today we’re seeing the garden makeover Lynne did during the COVID lockdown.
Up until this last year the most gardening I had ever done was mowing the grass and pulling weeds. During this stressful year I needed a project to stay sane, so my partner, my two girls, and I did our garden up and loved every minute. We made everything from scratch: the deck, the pergola (which we then made into a room). We made sofa cushions and even a bar made from my mom’s old sewing table. I can’t actually believe how we’ve done it, but I’m very proud!
Here’s the “before” shot. There’s not a whole lot going on in this little garden.
And here is the “after”! Wow—they sure put their time waiting out the virus to good use! It’s very impressive that they did all of this themselves.
It looks like Lynne and Ian had fun with this project!
Daughter Megan pitched in as well.
The finished deck has become a beautiful outdoor room, complete with seating and a big planter full of herbs.
The clear roof over the pergola means it can be enjoyed even in rainy weather, but it still lets in light for some plants to grow.
Why would you ever have to go inside?
The bar was made from Lynne’s mother’s old sewing table.
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Amazing! You should be proud for sure. What an awesome project. Bravo!
What a lovely and charming makeover. I love it!
Wow!! What an amazing makeover and what a welcoming space. Bet you spend as much time out here as possible.
Lynne & Ian and family: Be proud, be very very proud. You have done an amazing job and totally changed the look and use of your backyard. Such imagination and passion went into this project. Congratulations!!
Lynne and Ian - I enjoyed seeing the photos and reading your gardening story. What a cheerful inviting space! It looks like there are even some stalks of corn growing!
Ah I love a make over! Good job!
Fab U Lous !!!! You should be so proud!!!! I LOVE It !!!!!
Absolutely charming and very, very impressive ! ;)
So lovely! Congratulations, that is awesome!!!
I hope you live in a part of the country where you will be able to enjoy your new space for much of the year. Quite a transformation!
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