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  • B’s Outdoor To-Do List Progress Report No. 2

    B’s Outdoor To-Do List Progress Report No. 2

    I’m back with another progress report on our landscaping and wait until you see the latest! Let’s just say, we have a lot to catch up on…

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  • How to Clean and Stain a Deck

    How to Clean and Stain a Deck

    Our small patio needed some TLC. So I finally got around to cleaning and staining our deck. Here’s how…

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  • B’s Outdoor To-Do List Progress Report No. 1

    B’s Outdoor To-Do List Progress Report No. 1

    We’ve been making a lot of progress on our outdoor to-do list. Here’s what we’ve been up to over the past few weeks…

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  • B’s Outdoor Project Summer To-Do List

    B’s Outdoor Project Summer To-Do List

    It’s finally time to talk about the outside of our house and to be honest, I’m kind of dreading it because it’s so bad. We have a LOT of outdoor projects to do and the thought of the never-ending to-do list is starting to feel a tad overwhelming…

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  • An Update on Casey’s Outdoor City Patio Space

    An Update on Casey’s Outdoor City Patio Space

    On Friday, we gave a rating for all of our past outdoor DIY projects and patio purchases. Today I’m back to discuss how my patio has been holding up all summer. Let me first start off by saying that I absolutely love it back here. Yes our city patio is small, but we absolutely adoreKeep…

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  • How Do We Like it Now? Outdoor Edition.

    How Do We Like it Now? Outdoor Edition.

    Over the past 4 years, we’ve both documented just about everything that has happened within our homes. From DIY projects to new furniture purchases…you guys have seen it all! But what happens long after we publish that blog post? How do we really like living with those projects & purchases 24/7/365? Today, we’re giving youKeep…

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  • The Easy Way to Keep Your Outdoor Patio Furniture Dry

    The Easy Way to Keep Your Outdoor Patio Furniture Dry

    Want to keep your outdoor cushions dry? Here are my best tips!

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  • How to Fix a Screen Door

    How to Fix a Screen Door

    Want to fix your screen door? Here’s my step-by-step tutorial to get it done right.

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  • 3 Patio Looks to Makeover your Outdoor Space this Summer

    3 Patio Looks to Makeover your Outdoor Space this Summer

    I don’t know about you, but we are both very eager to get our patios ready for the summer months ahead. When you live in Chicago (and you’re cooped up for months at a time!), you tend to spend every waking moment of a nice day outdoors. It’s funny because even on a somewhat niceKeep…

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  • #DeckTheOutdoors with Wayfair

    #DeckTheOutdoors with Wayfair

    [Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Wayfair. All opinions and photography are our own and are not influenced by Wayfair. Thank you for supporting the brands that support The DIY Playbook] It’s only been a week since we chatted about my plans for our barren balcony, but I’m already back and ready to show youKeep…

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  • Spring Patio Makeovers

    Spring Patio Makeovers

    If you LOVE a dramatic before & after reveal, today’s post will be right up your alley! It’s a little later than we had hoped to share it (we are just a few days away from summer!), but better late than never, right? Are you ready for some gorgeous patio makeovers? Remember our Patio Reveal weKeep…

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  • Lowe’s Patio Makeover – REVEAL

    Lowe’s Patio Makeover – REVEAL

    Disclaimer: We have partnered with Lowe’s to bring you this post. All opinions & photography are our own and are not influenced by Lowe’s Home Improvement. Thank you for supporting the brands that help support this blog! Let’s bring everyone up to speed: Last Friday, we headed to Buffalo, NY for a whirlwind weekend making over theKeep…

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