Pics of the deck:
Very muddy in these pics (it's clean now). It was so weird to have the bars off the door and be able to actually walk out of it!
Some backyard visitors!
Last Friday we also got our dining room furniture - finally!! Took about 12 weeks total (so much for 8-10), but we're really happy with it. I was nervous, I'll admit, since we "built" it ourselves at the Amish builder's store and I had no idea that it would all work together. But it's great! Solidly built. My only complaint (other than I have nothing but wine glasses to put in the hutch) is that I think should have ordered the 48" top instead of the 42" top. I really wanted a 44", but the builder didn't make that size. But, the 42" will work just fine. It doesn't take up as much space in the room, so it's easier to get around the table when people are sitting there. Can't wait for Thanksgiving - we're planning on having my side of the family over. It'll be a true test of the set!
The dining room before:
The dining room with furniture!
Hutch, with the table in process.
Double pedestal base - I love this. So chunky.
Love these chairs - we loved the X-back, and the upholstery is very simple (to go with anything).
Hopefully we'll have more progress on the backyard soon, before it gets too cold!