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August 2016

Screened in Porch Progress

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Screened in porch via Life on Shady Lane blog

A few weeks ago, I told you guys about our plans to screen in our home’s side porch. Brandon got to work right away and it took about two full weekends to finish. It was a lot of hard work – I know because of how many hours my husband put in, and how many trips to the hardware store he made. Also there may or may not have been a teensy bit of profanity as he was figuring it…

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The Best Indoor/Outdoor Area Rugs

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The best indoor/outdoor area rugs - via Life on Shady Lane blog

Since we began screening in our porch, I have been on the hunt for an area rug that would hold up well in the elements. For a brief time we considered putting in some indoor/outdoor carpeting, but we have decided to leave the decking alone and just pick out a rug instead. I hadn’t done much shopping for outdoor rugs in the past, but oh my goodness guys…there is some pretty ugly stuff out there. I’m not quite sure why…

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Porch Plans

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Since our kitchen and dining room are essentially finished, we have decided to plan for new projects. I’ve got about a million and one ideas in my head for this house, so when I say “plan for new projects,” I actually mean that we are getting ready to work on one. One of the things I really loved about our house was how much porch and deck space it had. The front porch wraps around to the side of the house, but…

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