Barbara Kovacik Back Yard Makeover

This project posed an interesting challenge. Take a huge Redding back yard with tall, mature trees, a large deck, and a swimming pool, and give it a nautical theme. Spice up the yard with color, and do it all on a tight budget before out of town guests arrive. We rose to the challenge!

For color we chose to go with a red, white and blue theme. From local department stores we purchased white adirondack chairs, a blue umbrella, and white and blue planters, then we planted colorful flowers in the planters.

Next we went through our store's inventory and pulled anything nautical. Coming up a bit short, we went on a custom buying trip to find a brass captain's bell, wall decor anchor, and cap hooks with seagulls on them! We also found a few lighthouse figurines, a life preserver, and other knick-knacks that rounded out the nautical theme.

Did we meet the challenge? Yes! Was it done to the customer's budget? Yes! Did the back yard transform into a nautical paradise? Click the pictures below and judge for yourself!

Click on the thumb pictures below to view a much larger picture.

"Before" Pictures:

 

 
 

"After" Pictures:

 

Copyright 2008, Lassen Consulting, Inc. All rights reserved. Republication and redistribution in any form is expressly prohibited. The content provided within this website is provided for informational purposes only. Prices and promotions subject to change without notice.