before & after // the deck

I’m throwing a birthday party at Hubs-to-Be’s place for him next weekend, which means some taming of the backyard needs to happen.

He has a great deck back there, but it was being eaten alive by whatever vegetation this is…

DSC_0104 DSC_0102 DSC_0097 DSC_0094It was everywhere, but did seem to make a nice home for some caterpillars.  So Googs and I got to work cutting back. In the end, we had some room for the new chairs I snagged on sale at Lowe’s for only $16 each.

photo copySorry for the blurry after shots.  I forgot to take them yesterday, so this is what I had to settle for this morning.  The chairs won’t last but a couple of seasons, but will do for now until we know where we are landing after the wedding bells ring.  This weekend I’ll be spending more time party-fying the space, including picking up a new grill.  Woot!

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