Can you believe that we lived in our home for over a year with these ginormous tree-bushes in our front yard. No, wait. As our front yard. They were massive. And I despised them.
So, this past week.. Ricky put an end to the madness.
A little shovel. A little chainsaw. Like how easy I just made that sound? 😉
Also, let me just give my man a little credit for digging up giant tree-bushes while Zoey whips him with a stick and I capture it all on camera. Love this guy.
Oh look, you can see our house. AND it has windows. Wuuuut?
Some other things happened too. Obviously.
We started tilling up the flower beds, and added a few curves around the path from the driveway to the front porch. We’re hoping to make some good progress this weekend by adding a few more curves to the bed that runs the length of the house, add a barrier between the grass and the bed, and start planting! Whoop, whoop!
In other news. A window shutter fell down.
Just kidding, I have much more exciting things to share. Like, our new post light 🙂
We swapped out the old brown one that had some serious tilting going on. Since we’re implementing our new gray and black color scheme, we figured black was the way to go. It’s from the same light collection as our sconce lights by the garage.
Now, I had planned to give the driveway a post of it’s own.. but the results were.. meh. Our driveway is dunzo. It needs to be completely redone, which is so far from being in the budget right now. So, we opted to have a local company seal it for the time being. You can still see all the hideous cracks, but the sealant should keep everything held together temporarily. So, if you’re on a budget (we paid about $200 total) and need a quick fix, sealing is the way to go.
What else, what else. Oh yes, you may have spotted a new addition on the front porch. I was having a difficult time finding a bench that would fit the space, so we had planned to build one. Then, I spotted this guy at Homegoods!
It’s exactly the size and style I was hoping for! I paid about $50 for her, which is probably more than we would have spent to build one, but time is crazy sparse lately so we’re happy to cough up a few bucks here and there for the convienience. And it’s aqua, which is super cute. Not sure if it’ll stay this color (nothing is safe around this crazy paint lady) but I’m loving it for now!
Ok, end brain dump 🙂 Enjoy the weekend!