exterior house renovation progress: happy painted door & porch furniture

oh, what a productive weekend it was! we spent most of our time outdoors planting (48! oh my!) tomatoes. i also managed to sneak in a bit of painting. 

if you've been following along, you know we are slowly renovating the exterior features of our home. here's a before & after of our painted brick. i finally got around to painting our robin's egg blue door the prettiest terra cotta orange (toffee glaze by valspar).

although the blue wasn't bad, i wanted a color that matched our painted brick a bit more. i painted our outdoor light the same orange color (light found at a yard sale). we also ripped off our storm door with the outdated brass details. we are now saving up for a simple cedar screen door. you can't beat the sound of an old screen door opening & closing.

a front door isn't as happy without a warm greeting. i found the "hello" decal on etsy.  at one recent craft night with a girlfriend, i made the wreath. i love how it matches everything on the porch.

slowly, over the last handful of months, i have been painting our outdoor furniture on our back patio. this space is huge (!) - like bigger than our living room huge - so i wanted to make it pop.

i finished up the last of the painting with this bench & coffee table in a cream & light blue. i also spray painted a couple of old picture frames in matching colors. 

i cannot wait to show you our patio once i finish up a few more projects. it's coming together quite nicely.


in random news, heather finished my landing page! you can now go to www.nataliecreates.com & have access to our shop, the farm & my blog all in one space! i am so thankful for heather & her many talents. isn't it lovely?!

pssst, don't forget to enter the bella vita jewelry giveaway!


Nicolette Gawthrop said...

looks great! you've got the touch, girrrrrrrl

rebecca said...

love the door and the 'hello'!

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