Well, the outdoor kitchen was finished around Thanksgiving and we LOVE IT!!
My son was home for Christmas and Thanksgiving and although it was pouring, we still used it almost every night.
Can you see the little Christmas tree up on the countertop? It was so cute at night with white lights.
So, here are some different shots of the finished product. I am going to change up the plants to potted boxwoods and get some different pillows also.
The chair and table are also not staying here (It looks like I sell all-weather wicker out here) but returning to the other side of the pool where it was originally.
I just have not found anything that I want that I can also afford yet.
The only "real" screwup are the shutters behind the sink. The day they were installing the sink faucet, I immediately realized what we had done. As you can see, they will not open now.
Oh, well, the main reason I had a second pair of shutters was to balance out the other shutter that hides the TV and maybe get an occasional breeze. It turned out to be no big deal and I feel lucky that this was the only thing that surprised us in the end.
For $139 my husband got the standup propane heater and it was worth every penny. With that and the fireplace it is warm out there on even the coldest nights.
I LOVE the gas lanterns. I had never had gas lanterns and was afraid if we left them burning all of the time that our gas bill would be too high. I have no idea how it works out this way but there is no increase that we have seen with the lanterns.
Here are a few shots of the garden. We have had absolutely no winter to speak of here in Houston. My grass is usually dead looking and brown throughout the winter and it has retained almost all of its green.
First time I have ever had this happen.
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