Last week, we shared the video tour, and today, we're sharing more photos and details from our favorite spot in our home: our backyard!
It's been so much fun to dabble in outdoor design as we experiment with our landscaping. Although we're still adding layers to this space, we've loved spending time here as a family since moving in.
The Lounge Space
Our outdoor dining and lounge spaces have been a sanctuary for us over the past few months. We wanted them to feel like a continuation of our dining and living space inside, and we love how this concrete diamond paver creates a more formal feeling around our seating area.
Complete with an indoor-outdoor rug, new furniture pieces from McGee & Co's outdoor collection, and three uniform lanterns, it's the perfect setting for a barbecue or mid-day work break.
We used leftover brick from our exterior for our built-in fireplace and grill area, and we love how it adds some extra texture to the look.
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We've always wanted to have a garden, and we absolutely love our little collection of herbs, vegetables, and flowers. It's been so much fun for the entire family to care for the plants together, and it's become our happy place.
We worked with Killowen Construction to create this playhouse for the girls (and Syd) from leftover materials from the exterior of our home. They spend all day out here in the sandbox and mini playroom on the top level, and we couldn't be happier with how it turned out!
The Garden Shed
After a few months of living in our home, we realized we were missing a place to put all of our garden tools. We love the addition of this little shed and the function it brings. But no, it's not a she-shed!
These massive trees were on our property before we started building, and although they needed some cleaning up, we love how much shade they bring. We decided to hang a hammock between two of them, and it's one of our favorite places to play and relax.
The Front Yard
If you missed our webisode, check it out below!