Before & After: A New Backyard for an Urban Homestead

Before & After: A New Backyard for an Urban Homestead

When I saw the “before” shot of this cozy backyard, I knew the transformation had to be good. I found…

Before & After: A Backyard Makeover in Oregon

Before & After: A Backyard Makeover in Oregon

I saw this post and it reminded me how much faster projects go when you have an entire group of people…

Getting Ready for the Holidays

Getting Ready for the Holidays

I’m usually last-minute when it comes to holiday decorating.  But this year, (thanks to an ongoing partnership with Lowes) I…

Before & After: A Shaded Hammock Retreat

Before & After: A Shaded Hammock Retreat

    Sometimes I come across these great blogs that were only in existence for a short while before their…

Before & After: A Surprise Backyard Makeover

Before & After: A Surprise Backyard Makeover

  The story behind this Before & After is really sweet. Kent’s brother and siser-in-law were going through some difficult…

Before & After: Sherry and John’s Sweet Hangout

Before & After: Sherry and John’s Sweet Hangout

I’ve mentioned before how much I love rooms that feel like they’re an extension of the landscape, and today I…

Before & After: JB’s New Deck

Before & After: JB’s New Deck

What a difference a floor can make!  This makeover,  found at Normal Room (an Australian site for sharing house projects),…

Before & After: Penny’s Cozy Backyard

Before & After: Penny’s Cozy Backyard

I found this makeover last night over on The Comforts of Home, and as soon as I saw this big,…

Before & After: Suzanne’s Party Ready Patio

Before & After: Suzanne’s Party Ready Patio

This week’s Before & After hails from a backyard that was in pretty sad shape. Suzanne said that it took…

Before & After: A Xeriscaped Front Yard in Texas

Before & After: A Xeriscaped Front Yard in Texas

This week we’re heading down south to check out this huge front yard & exterior makeover in Texas. I found…

Before & After: A Stroll Through a Midwest Side Yard

Before & After: A Stroll Through a Midwest Side Yard

If you’ve been following this blog for awhile, you probably know that I’m a big time shade-lover….and I’m also a…

Before & After: Swapping a Bench for a Bridge

Before & After: Swapping a Bench for a Bridge

Last week, Rochelle wrote about Japanese gardens and included some gorgeous images from Martha Stewart Living. I don’t know about…

Before & After: A New Hangout for this Rural Backyard

Before & After: A New Hangout for this Rural Backyard

I really enjoy reading stories about people who take huge leaps when buying a home and this is a great…

Before & After: A Gorgeous Retreat Emerges from a Modest Back Yard

Before & After: A Gorgeous Retreat Emerges from a Modest Back Yard

After working in my basement studio and peering out the door that leads to my backyard, I know exactly how…

Before & After: A California Courtyard Grows to New Heights

Before & After: A California Courtyard Grows to New Heights

This week I’m excited to share another awesome project from Jerry Galanti Design. Jerry had a lot of fun with…

Before & After: A Backyard Ventures from Chaos to Calm

Before & After: A Backyard Ventures from Chaos to Calm

So I’m pretty sure we’ve all been there at one point or another…summer evenings fill up, mosquitoes keep us indoors…

Before & After: A Gorgeous Chicagoland Makeover

Before & After: A Gorgeous Chicagoland Makeover

  When I saw the photo of this barren, construction ridden side yard, I knew the remodel was going to…

Before & After: A Much Needed Overhaul for this West Coast Curb

Before & After: A Much Needed Overhaul for this West Coast Curb

Last week I received an email  from Jerry Galanti, complete with a back story and lots of great photos. The overhaul…

Before & After: A California Yard Gets a New Look

Before & After: A California Yard Gets a New Look

Last week I opened my inbox and found a wonderful email from one of our readers. It was a collection…

Before & After: Walking Through an Austin Landscape

Before & After: Walking Through an Austin Landscape

I’m a sucker for any landscape project that includes the addition of a new path, so when I came across…

Before & After: Annie’s Busy Garden

Before & After: Annie’s Busy Garden

After last week’s post I figured I better keep the bar held high and share another super mega huge transformation….

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