My friend/mentor, Ever from ES Designs, asked me to come on board an outdoor patio decorating job he was starting on. I love working with him! Even though his years of experience surpass mine, he always values my input and let’s me do my thing when it comes to accessorizing and styling, my absolute favorite part of the job. We feed off each each other and simply just work well together.

This project needed to be completed in three weeks and we were on a budget.

This patio hadn’t been touched in years and was mostly used as a place to store extra stuff. Stuff that needed to be taken out.

Ever is also a drapery expert and always sees an opportunity to hang some fabric. It cracks me up. So with this patio he wanted to get a little Viceroy with it and make it into some type of cabana and outdoor living area.

Can you tell which one is the before and after?

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This before and after are opposite views, but you get the point.

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Brick columns were painted white to brighten up the space and outdoor sconces were painted black for drama and contrast.

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This wall was painted green to bring in color and create a focal point.

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This bench already belonged to the clients, but wasn’t being showcased. It now fits in this nook perfectly.

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There was also this area off to the other side that Ever wanted to convert into another small pool cabana.

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Pots were moved, pool was cleaned, things were styled and now it’s all ready for summer.

Happy Tuesday!