Jul 7, 2011

Staining a deck that's gone green

Dear Chicago House,

Eeek one of your decks has gone green, you know I am not that keen on brown but when you go and try to disguise it with green gunk,  well I just have to do something. Your deck need to be restored to it's brown state ...there are some things that do look good brown! I bet you never thought you'd hear me say that.




So  I have been out there hosing you down and scrubbing with a broom (the power washer decided it wanted a day off and refused to switch on) and then gave you a couple of coats with lovely rich brown (yes brown!) stain.

Are you ready to see the result?

deck room

 You are now a lovely place to sit.

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and relax.


deck room


There is a place for brown after all.

Love from

Creative in Chicago

XX

deck room
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6 comments:

  1. I love it!! I especially love the sunflower rug. You did a great job!

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  2. Thanks so much Kara...appreciate you visiting

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  3. Oh, so pretty and inviting! Great job! Love the rug. Found you via The Shabby Creek Cottage. Pop on over for a visit when you get a moment. Tootles, Kathryn
    http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2011/08/what-do-you-see.html

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  4. Oh wow we love this project, it looks so good - I can see myself lounging with a lemonade...summer can't come quick enough. Blabbing about this on our facebook page!

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