Jul , painting interior doors dark brown I haven t put screws back in the wall, but I ll work my way through the house getting these painted and mounted again We are spreading seven yards of mulch on our back terraced yard ( used to be a huge slope) and finishing a side fence this week funfunfun.
Jul , This blue fence takes inspiration from the outdoors and expresses it in a deep, rich shade The greens, whites and purples of this backyard pop against the dark and compelling background Traditional Entry by Conard Romano Architects Conard Romano Architects Neutrals tend to blend right into their
Sep , You may remember when I completed a mini makeover on the bistro set, painting the table and the chairs a dark green with Rust oleum paint the decks will be cleaned and stained and the top railing and post caps will be painted brown which will coordinate with the stain color I ll be using on the deck.
Apr , New windows, a front door, and a black stained fence and porch give the property a more contemporary appearance without disrupting the building s overall aesthetic Peek house by Archmongers With this type of building, for us the project was really about seeing the potential of the interior spaces in
If you ve ever wondered how your neighbor gets such a dark green lawn, the answer just might be iron A favorite The disadvantage of synthetic iron fertilizers is that they can turn your lawn gray if over applied, and if you re not careful when spreading, they will stain your concrete driveway a rusty orange Organic Iron
Jan , What You Need (Image credit June Bhongjan) Materials Wood boards Black or brown builder s paper or matte black paint (for the wall behind the wood) Nails Stain (I used Miniwax Polyshades in American Chestnut)
Aug , Joe s nephew Curtis helped us throw together our budget fence project the only way we could install a foot long fence to keep the dogs on their side of the garden I chose a stain that was nearly black Behr Slate for fences and decks I like dark colors on garden structures.
Jul , Brown Horizontal Fence with Landscape I m actually a little surprised just how much of a difference the stain made! It really made the fence pop and look like an extension of our house Horizontal Fence Design and Landscape Are you going to be staining your fence this summer I m going to take you
However, I had no idea that by doing so that I may have increased the chances of my house getting termites Now that I know this, though, I am going to go and make a buffer zone today However, mulch tends to get moved around over time and so I might put up a mesh fence or something to help create that barrier.
Jun , Five boards xx Pine Dog Ear Picket Fence at ea (They are long rough boards.) White, Red Blue acrylic (or leftover latex paint) Star stickers Pencil Ruler Graphite paper Sander and sandpaper Brown Sharpie marker Dark brown stain Cup hooks Screw eyes Optional Gold Sharpie
After your stain is dry, you ll want to protect all of your hard work! I love this finish Zip Guard Wood Finish It comes in satin, it s water based and it is tough as nails The guys at my local hardware store recommended it and said it was stronger than poly, and it has withstood everything my kids have dished out in the past
Feb , Find out why and what happens if you do paint your exterior a dark color My plan here at My Soulful Home was to paint the saffron yellow brick red wooden exterior white with black trim all around the house But my new windows in the back sides will be painted white as well as the garage door.
Jun , deck before I wanted something in the brown family but not too opaque I love seeing the wood grain We finally landed on Chocolate in Semi Transparent stain from Behr behr wood stain And here s the chocolately goodness in action stained behr deck behr stained deck deck stained chocolate.