Backyard Potting Room Makeover

Backyard Makeover Garden Potting Room with Chandelier

Backyard Potting Room Makeover

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Backyard Makeover Garden Potting Room Renovation
Backyard Makeover Garden Potting Room Renovation

Earlier this year I posted how I had transformed my back patio last season. This year my goal was to class up the potting bench area even more with better furniture, yet keep it 100% useful (gotta have a place for my soil bags and pots to go, right?). AE Outdoorapproached me about a couple outdoor garden room furniture ideasBackyard Makeover Garden Potting Room Before Photo– we decided to extend the potting room by building an outdoor seating area with a portable cocktail bar so I could film cocktail and culinary videos in the back garden this season.

Before deciding on furniture, I reviewed the Sunbrella fabric swatches for fabric choices the AE Outdoor Furniture team sent out to me, then decided on the best seating. I chose the Woodbridge 5 pc High Dining set because it had a “bar-like” feel.

I focused on spending a strong day cleaning out last year’s project material, the old leaves, and half the soil bags (see before photo to the right). Then assembled the patio set, which only took me about 30 minutes. Finding a portable bar was easy – I simply put two folding trays together I found at the local shopping center. The trays can be folded up and put away when not in use. I redecorated the chandelier with wide ribbon and flowers.

Backyard Makeover Garden Potting Room with Chandelier
Backyard Makeover Garden Potting Room with Chandelier

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