{Projects Around The Open Home} #2

Since my last projects post summer has turned into autumn and we’ve continued to keep ourselves busy finishing off as many projects in the garden as possible. The final outdoor jobs for this year (which we will be tackling next week!) will be adding the brick edging to the front flower bed, digging up the small lawned area at the front, painting the side gate and reorganising the two sheds. We are then ready to just maintain the gardens through the winter.

Projects Around The Open Home #2 | The Open Home
Trimming back the (neighbours) ivy and our failed attempt at explaining health and safety to a toddler.
Projects Around The Open Home #2 | The Open Home
Goodbye rusty red bricks…
Projects Around The Open Home #2 | The Open Home
… hello beautiful cream bricks!
Projects Around The Open Home #2 | The Open Home
Spruced up the trellis and house trim to match our pretty potting shed.
Projects Around The Open Home #2 | The Open Home
Freshly painted steps to coordinate with the house trim.
Projects Around The Open Home #2 | The Open Home
Finally convinced The Husby to hack up that huge and ugly, withered plant! We now just need to decide what to plant instead.
Projects Around The Open Home #2 | The Open Home
Loving my little olive tree.
Projects Around The Open Home #2 | The Open Home
Death defying work as The Husby clears up above his Man Cave.
Projects Around The Open Home #2 | The Open Home
The man cave, freshly painted and gutter cleaned.

What projects have you been working on lately?

4 thoughts on “{Projects Around The Open Home} #2

  1. Karla October 24, 2015 / 13:06

    Your garden looks so lovely and inviting!

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    • theopenhome October 26, 2015 / 11:41

      Thanks Karla, we really enjoy our little spot!

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  2. Marilyn October 26, 2015 / 08:31

    Wow what a transformation and you haven’t even been there a year yet! It looks amazing. Well done to all of you for all the hard work you have put in to make it a garden to be proud of

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    • theopenhome October 26, 2015 / 11:42

      Thanks Mother dearest, will be good to look at the before photos come March next year when we’ve been here a year!

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