Sunday, July 10, 2011

Cottage Deck was Christened...Projects on the Go...

Happy Birthday to my sweet little ones Madeline who turns 7 today....and to Austin who turned 6 last Sunday, the 3rd. 

This weekend at the cottage the deck was just about completed.  We have yet to put the..I'm calling it "skirt" at the bottom of the deck to keep the critters out.
The door on the right will be replaced by a sliding door soon.  We were delighted with how much brighter the cottage is inside now that we use this door to the deck and keep the inside door open.  The slider will make it even more so. 
We have to buy a patio set next weekend but we did christian the deck by eating brekky on the smaller table set on it.  It was lovely to watch the activities on the water sitting outdoors eating.  The weather was perfect.   We plan to put a garden around the deck with easy care plants like small shrubs and hostas is the plan right now.  
Thank you to Ryan and everyone who helped....including Jack!

Last weekend the guys brought up lovely flat, smooth rocks from the lake.  They will be used at 3 of the corners where we are likely to step up and down from it.   We'll be putting something in between them to keep them in place and in keeping with the landscaping we do.
I took out my Kryon spray paint and started a couple of projects yesterday.....




















I'll show you how I do with them next weekend....

I hope you had wonderful weather and a fun time where you were this weekend.  Judi xoxo

6 comments:

Marydon said...

Happy birthday to the dimpled darlings, Judi. So love your cottage & that deck is lovely.

Have a great week ~
TTFN ~
Marydon

Shelia said...

Hi Judi! Oh, happy birthday to the little cute darlings!
Now your cottage and patio look so nice and I hope you'v had a great weekend!
B a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Julie said...

Happy birthday to the kids!!! The decking is great! I love how people in Canada all have cottages to escape to! My brother is married to a Canadian, and they go up to their cottage (near all her family there) many times throughout the year! It seems there must be lakes everywhere!!! Now I want a cottage, but down here you can't afford one! Maybe when we retire we can just move into one! :)

Theresa said...

Happy Birthday to those two cutiepies! I love the deck! My husband built a free-standing one under our cedar tree near the pool for more tables and seating. We have already used it a number of times! I know you will enjoy yours so much!

BIG HUGS to you dear Judi! Have a blessed and restful evening!

Nancy McCarroll - Arts, Crafts and Favorites said...

Darling grandkids!

You will love your deck; very nice finish job. Your plantings sound like they will be lovely. You must have lots of fun at your cottage.

Lindsay-ann said...

Hi Judi
Your deck looks wonderful. You are going to enjoy it so much during the summer months. Looking forward to seeing your finished projects.
Lindsay
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