In an attempt to both spruce things up out on the patio and keep a few busy, busy children from getting far too bored, we took this little corner of the patio from looking like this:
to this in a matter of an hour or so:
Here’s how this red ladder that I’ve had for years (it’s a tad too wonky for actual use and has just been sitting pretty useless in my garage) and this old stool that I nabbed from someone’s curbside throw away pile looked before they were given new life:
Using and mixing paints we already had on hand, I put my little helpers right to work:
Such great little worker bees they are!
Looking a bit more lush and airy, I like! And I finally found the perfect spot for my macrame plant holder :)
THANKS FOR LOOKING!