The Grape Arbor Transformation in Progress.
The cushions we have are brown for the most part except for the swing which has sage/tan and gold stripes so I felt limited by that. :( But, I was able to find a fabric that looks good with everything!
It’s called Magic Carpet (walnut) by Waverly.
I did document my DIY steps in pictures so if anyone is interested in some helpful round cushion tips, I will create a tutorial.
Before I continue, I have to point out what’s not done (because that’s usually what I see).
Here’s a close up. ”Hello Chippy!”
And a great space for shaded seating for my sister’s baby shower last year.
Mr. DIY (and family friend) built up the new wood structure around the old rusty iron skeleton, lifting and shifting the grapes in the process before removing the old iron poles. It’s about 7′x7′x50′ (except for the gazebo area). The grapes survived the stress!
Here are the after pictures with the new bistro set and sheers.
And the grape arbor now ‘in progress’
Here are some pictures of the grape arbor and gazebo at night. So pretty!
Still a little work with the pavers or flagstone path underneath. It’ll look so much better after staining the wood structure, but what do you think so far? Care to join me for a glass of wine and relaxing under the rotunda? Perhaps with Keanu Reeves from a Walk in the Clouds? :)
And some new pillow covers for the existing patio furniture (and the swing fabric that I had to consider with the new fabric).
And my window boxes this year:
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