yard makeover on apartment 34

If you followed this little ole’ blog nearly eight months ago, you may recall that I started yet another project at This Old Victorian. This time it was tackling a major yard makeover. Thankfully, the massive project’s (near!) completion came in the nick of time. Since shelter-in-place began, we’ve relied on our yard daily. I’m hoping to give you a detailed tour of the entire space and a recap of our whole design process very very soon. The transformation is just as dramatic as our interiors. If you’re feeling impatient – or need something to fill up your SIP hours – definitely check out the before tour of the yard on my IGTV.

Obviously our outdoor spaces are critical now more than ever. No matter if you have a postage-stamp-sized patio or an expansive backyard oasis, you want to make sure it’s living up to its full potential. Since I’m not at liberty fully reveal our yard design juuussst yet, I thought I’d at least offer some inspiration in the form of all my favorite pieces for outdoor spaces. From seating and long-lasting outdoor cushions, to accessories like fire pits and planters, outdoor pizza ovens and lawn games, now is the time to invest in getting your yard in tip top shape.

I have a feeling we’re in for a loooong summer friends. Let’s make the best of it, shall we?

What yard projects are you currently working on??


For more outdoor space inspiration, CLICK HERE.

landscape design and construction by Beth Mullins of Grows Green Landscape Design, photo by moi

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  1. Can’t wait for the whole amazing story.

  2. This project is so inspiring. I’d love to hear more about choosing tables, chairs, dining and lounging, for outdoors. I’m finding the process daunting. Comfort, quality, style. All of it.
    And I’m so happy your blog is back!

    1. The big reveal is coming soon Kathy! Cannot wait to share all. But when it comes to choosing pieces definitely hone in on your style first. What kind of look do you like? French chateau? Italian countryside? Palm Springs resort? Tropical beach? That will help you begin to narrow your search for outdoor pieces. Then you can get into comfort vs style etc. Hope that helps!

  3. Beautiful story, looking forward to the rest of it!