Outdoor Kitchen from CMU's

Outdoor Kitchen Inspiration

Years ago, before we moved into our home, my mama gave me a stack of her old magazines. I dutifully went through the magazines and ripped out the pictures that I liked. There was one set of images from an outdoor kitchen that I still can not forget. This piece was in Better Homes and Gardens in May of 2009, and it was about an outdoor kitchen made of CMU’s and reclaimed wood. I want to create this kitchen in our side yard. Now I just have to find a source for the reclaimed counter. And design the space. And clean up the rest of our yard nonsense. Read the scanned article here: Better Homes and Garden – May 2009.

New House Numbers

As part of our labor day weekend bonanza of projects, Rob and I finally completed our house number plaque. Yay!
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Redoing the Front of Our House

I need help choosing the new color for our front door (with the caveat that any proposed changes to our home have to be approved by the Architectural Review Board first!) Below you see the original color (red), and four new choices. I’m leaning towards the lightest turquoise color. To get an idea of the direction we’re going (post modern/beachy/50’s modern with a hint of naturalized), I’ve done a materials montage (as it currently stands)!
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