Thursday, June 2, 2011

Outdoor Space


before;  Nothing special, but I like it!  However, it's showing its age.



during;  I purchased a yard of fabric and recovered the front of the cushions using my glue gun.



after;  An updated space where we can enjoy outdoor activities with family and friends!


I am linking this post to: Inspired Living

53 comments:

  1. You are so clever...it looks just great! Noe I need to go look at mine..hummm! ;D

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  2. I love the new fabric Brandi! Your backyard looks so inviting. Enjoy! :)

    Pam

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  3. Brandi I love that fabric!!!!
    How stinkin cute is that!!!!
    Wow look at all the trees in your yard!! NICE!!

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  4. who knew a HOT GLUE GUN could have so much potential? Lovely Brandi!

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  5. That fabric is gorgeous!!!!!!!! I would love to hang out out there!

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  6. Looks great, cant beleive you recovered with a glue gun! I want a patio set on the back. What kind of pool is that I see in the backgroud my little boy wants one sooooo bad.

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  7. Very smart! Great makeover. That fabric is fantastic. I'm sure everyone will want to come over for pink lemonade in a pretty space like that!


    Kelly

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  8. great for the long summer days to come!
    lovely your photos!
    ****
    happy weekend,
    Rosa

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  9. It is beautiful Brandi, I love the fabric and your backyard looks so inviting and a great space to hang out and enjoy the summer. :)

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  10. How smart of you! Never would have thought of a glue gun.

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  11. I never would have thought of a glue gun for that. Smart lady!

    Loving all the greenery in your yard.

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  12. Wow Brandi, that looks great. Love the fabrics, it looks looks a nice place to relax.

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  13. i love that pillow fabric! Looks Lovely!

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  14. Love that fabric....a little retro and very happy. Brilliant with the glue gun. That never would have crossed my mind!

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  15. That fabric is fabulous! You did a great job sprucing it up and we are so glad you shared this with us at Inspiration Friday this week! :-)
    Vanessa

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  16. What gorgeous material, Brandi. That, and the glue gun, ...and you of course...have done a fantastic job!! It's gorgeous!

    Sarahx

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  17. Your cushions are so pretty! A glue gun, you say? I think I can probably handle that :)

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  18. LOVE that fabric!!! And a glue gun? Seriously? That is awesome for non-sewers like me! :)

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  19. So nice! Is that outdoor fabric? I ask because I am making an outdoor bar and searching for cute outdoor fabric for curtain? Thanks!
    Beth

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  20. Yeah, those chairs may not been nothin' special...but they are now! Wow!, you have such not ending talent, sweetie! My goodness what a great job! Your chairs look fabulous and like they just came out of the store! Thank you for coming darling and for the lovely comments!! Have a great weekend, lots of hugs. FABBY

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  21. Thanks for the fabric link and for stopping by my blog:)! Can't wait to order some fabric and work on my outdoor space!
    Beth

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  22. Love love love it! The pops of red are wonderful!!!

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  23. So beautiful things I see here. I'm excited!

    I hope the Sunday will be beautiful for you!
    Tine

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  24. I love the fabric. What a great way to make a quick change. They look fantastic.

    Ruth

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  25. I love the fabric and the area looks very relaxing...Christine

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  26. What a great space...I LOVE the fabric. Totally makes over your dining chairs. Good job!

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  27. Lovely space Brandi... your new cushions are great a busy print enhance the beauty...


    http://craftaworld.blogspot.com/

    Love

    Farah

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  28. I need outdoor furniture sooo bad! I love your fabric! You've inspired me to look around for deals to recover my bench outside! Hope you're getting a good start to the week :)
    Kelle
    xx

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  29. I like that fabric Brandi:) Where did you scoop it up from?

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  30. Love the fabric, so summer like.
    I love outdoor spaces, too.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Michele

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  31. Beautiful space!! I need to update my backyard also. Thanks for the inspiration! Oh, by the way, love your pool. We just put our up about 10 min ago. I will be posting it on my blog later today! Have fun with the space!!

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  32. Beautiful fabric. Did you get that tablecloth at Home Goods? I love it. Thanks for sharing at my Swing into Spring party.

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  33. A glue gun? Sweet! I love your fabric and how great your backyard set looks. As always ... awesome!

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  34. Great transformation! Thanks so much for linking up at my link party. Hope to see you Tuesday at the next link party.

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  35. glue gun! hello, genius! i am storing this puppy away, lol.

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  36. I would love for you to link it up to my party that is running now. Any linky goes.

    http://bacontimewiththehungryhypo.blogspot.com/2011/06/any-link-goes-party-running-now-summer.html

    Come strut your stuff.

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  37. Wow you really perked it up! Great job. Lisa~

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  38. I love that fabric! It looks so good with the tablecloth and really made a big impact for little $$ -- and yeah for glue guns right?!

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  39. Brani - You're so clever. Your patio set looks fantastic and ready for summer. Thanks so much for linking to the Sunday Showcase Party. I am a little behind commenting - but I have featured this last week. Hope you are having a wonderful week ~ Stephanie Lynn

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  40. Sorry - not sure what happened to the 'd' {brandi} :)

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  41. Your fabric is wonderful!What a great outdoor space to sit and relax!

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  42. What a nice outdoor space and I love that fun fabric you used. Thanks for joining the summer blog party.

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  43. Following from the CSI project. :) Love the fabric. I have a link party going on over on my blog, too. Would love to have you link up. :)

    Ginger
    gingersnapcrafts.blogspot.com

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  44. Hi Brandi!
    Great outdoor space! Love the fabric you chose for the pillow! I'm stopping by as the guest judge for the CSI project :)
    happy crafting!
    Linda

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  45. Wow Brandi! I've been roaming around your site for an hour now! I love these pillows! You've given me the inspiration to try and cover my patio pillows. But I'm not a sewer! Did you only use a glue gun?? Email me any tips you may have.. nmcnairy@yahoo.com

    Nicole - your newest follower!

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  46. Such simple upgrades and such an amazing impact. Beautiful space for summer fun!! Thank you so much for linking up to our party!!
    Karah @ thespacebetweenblog

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  47. Brandi,

    I adore the fabric ... it's so modern and fun and truly breathes new life into your space!

    So happy you linked up at our party!

    :)

    Linda

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  48. you ROCK but you all ready know that! ; ) hugs...thanks for linking up with us : )

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  49. What's this. I can sew with my glue gun? Great idea and a whole lot easier!

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  50. Hello from a fellow fabric gluer! I never sew anything (no sewing machine!). Did you buy your tablecloth? Is your table square? Great fabric choice and a charming space!

    Robin
    Robin Flies South

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  51. Love, love, LOVE the fabric you chose for the pillows! Well done and so pretty!

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  52. Fun and fresh space!! Thanks for sharing it!
    Krista

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