The porch has EVOLVED, of course. And because of my constant THRIFTING ADDICTION...the porch has been the perfect spot for me to rotate newfound treasures into my life...
At one time, I had two wooden picnic table on the porch. But those backless benches are not comfortable....so I moved to a dinette set....(I've worn out two of them)
When the boys were in high school, I had a vinyl daybed -- perfect for afternoon naps. When I found a beautiful little Bistro set at an estate sale, I was excited. It was pretty cute...but wobbly, and not at all practical.
Then, of course -- in 2014 -- I found the ultimate porch project...
|It had very ugly, dated flower fabric.|
|I discovered yes, you CAN paint fabric!! (I had some blue wall paint).|
|It took two coats to cover the flowers.|
|Then, using fabric from my stash -- I sewed one new cushion at a time...|
|I used the existing cushion cover as a pattern.|
|My BIG CHEAT was to use the existing zippers...|
|It took most of the summer....|
|But, at the end -- IT LOOKED FANTASTIC!!|
And now -- I am pleased to announce that I have ANOTHER PORCH PROJECT....(fingers crossed)....