At long last, the porch and the back of the house have been painted and we can enjoy the fruits of our labor! I'm soooo happy and have already had the first lemonade of the summer; the porch is the perfect place to sip! I think the best thing we did was have fans installed - the breeze they kick up cools everything off and keeps the bugs at bay, too. Anyway, here you are:
I'm really amazed how much the real thing looks like the drawing I did for the contractor in March 2010:
Will this be the perfect place for Megan and Andrew's wedding reception or what?!?