Ginger Snap Crafts: Patio Makeover {on a budget} #KmartOutdoor

Patio Makeover {on a budget} #KmartOutdoor

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Happy Saturday, everyone! 
So what have YOU been up to today?
Well, since Mother’s Day is right around the corner,
AND we have company company coming in next week
AND my hubby has been out of town all week…
I decided it was time for me to have a little fun today
& do something I’ve been wanting to do forever-
sprucing up our deck & patio!  Yay!

Just check out these before pictures, & you’ll understand why it had to be done! Winking smile

patio before  patio before 2patio before 3  patio before 4

Yep…it was that bad!!!  So I headed to Kmart to gather some supplies
for my deck/patio makeover.  Buuuut there was a catch! 
I’m a girl on a budget.  I only wanted to spend around $100.
{You’ll have to check out my shopping story to see how well I did!}

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Now here is the BIG reveal!!!  I am so loving it!  I might just sleep out here tonight!


I found this cute bird feeder at Kmart! Before I hung it up I snapped a few pictures!

patio reveal  patio after

Don’t you love my cute little table I found at Kmart?
I changed it up a bit using the same stencil & paint
I had used for my master bedroom curtains a few weeks ago.
{I’ll share the table tutorial next week so stay tuned for that.}

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It’s amazing what a little spray paint can do!  My benches look brand new!

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I LOVE candles, and I really LOVE this candle that
I found at Kmart because it keeps the mosquitoes away!  Oh yah! Winking smile

a picnic table

I made a matching tablecloth for our picnic table using the same stencil & a drop cloth.
Don’t you love the solar lantern I found at Kmart?  Can’t wait to see it tonight!

patio reveal 5

Maybe we’ll have dinner on the patio tonight! Winking smile

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I really LOVE how all the colors & outdoor decorations came together!

a lantern

Now if the hubby would just get home to see it!
Maybe he’ll be here in time to see the lantern light up! Winking smile

If your outdoor space could use a little sprucing up, too
Kmart has an upcoming sale in honor of Mother’s Day! 
From May 6-12 get 20% off outdoor cushions & umbrellas
as well as 20% off planters, fountains and garden d├ęcor.

YOU can also find out more about Kmart on:
their website ~ twitter ~ facebook

Hope you have a fabulous rest of the weekend.
I’ll see YOU back here on Monday!!

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  1. Great job! I just love the bird feeder! So nice for morning coffee!!

  2. looks great Ginger! Love the tablecloth!

  3. Super great job! I love everything you did and I bet your husband will love it!!

  4. Great job!!! Loving the stencil. I may have todo that with mine too !!! So cute.

  5. Wow, this looks so great! What a fun makeover! Super cute pillows!

  6. Ginger!! I love it!! You are so talented!! :)

  7. Wow Ginger! You did a fantastic job! I love the stenciled touches you added and you are right it is amazing what some spray paint can do!

  8. Great transformation Ginger! It looks like a great place to hang out this summer!

  9. I love benches too - great idea to dress them up with the small pillows. I like the colorful choice of pillow and I couldn't agree with you more on the spray paint - it's like Magic!

  10. It looks so inviting! I'm coming over for dinner. :)

  11. Simple, easy touches can make such a dramatic difference! Looks lovely!

  12. AMAZING!! I need to get out there and clean up my yucky patio too!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

  13. AMAZING!! I need to get out there and clean up my yucky patio too!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

  14. Love your new pillows, and how you busted out the paint too! I love your deck, so jealous.

  15. You did such a good job! It looks fantastic :)

  16. Nice post. You have done the great job and it looks amazing after getting decorated. Thinking to get the furniture then, get it from Burgess Furniture in the reasonable price.


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