Before: Rotting PergolaColleen Hellige is a busy nurse and loving mother who hasn't yet tackled her rotting backyard pergola. She's always dreamed of a bright, flowery, comfortable entertaining space where people feel welcome so there's a lot of work to be done here to accomplish that!
After: Extended PatioSquare pavers extend the brick patio while plywood panels with iron doormats over two openings provide extra privacy to the fence. Cream and green paint unifies all the furniture and pots. A large cement fountain and two lattice brackets hung on the updated pergola create a grand entrance.
Before: Mismatched FurnitureKatie Hellige would love to surprise her busy mother, Colleen Hellige, with a backyard makeover since it's the only part of her house that hasn't been remodeled. With the help of host Susie Coelho, designer Brian Toffoli and the Outer Spaces team, she plans to turn their uninviting backyard into a relaxing sanctuary perfect for guests or just a cup of tea.
After: Cottage-Like Tea Room