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Before and After: A Patio Facelift

The crafty lady behind the blog Handmade by Alissa is a pretty sweet sister. When her sib Cate moved into a new house with a very unfinished cement blocked patio, she decided to give it a much-needed facelift by sewing some cheerful cushions and pillows. She sewed one long cushion to run along the cement block bench, two arm rests, and a handful of throw pillows. The result is not only pretty but cozy, and just the thing to get her sister entertaining outdoors. Ohhh . . . what you'll do for a free dinner! To see the results,

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Adorable, right? I love the bursting pattern and red and teal palette of her fabric. The string lights make a vast difference as well! Read more about it here.
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barbiesugar barbiesugar 7 years
so cute!
MamaD MamaD 7 years
I love it but I would have painted the cement block for an added transformation feel.......
nancita nancita 7 years
"not that big of a transformation" Foxie? Wow, I think just the addition of such a great color scheme and the lights makes it look like a whole new patio.
roxtarchic roxtarchic 7 years
great job on the cushions (and the piping around them, that aint no small task)!!! i think i would paint the brick also.... obviously the just moved in and there's probably a million more tasks and projects that are higher on the todolist...
Kimpossible Kimpossible 7 years
Very nice! love the fabrics!
Jyramiah Jyramiah 7 years
Absolutely adorable. It cleaned up nice.
ualili ualili 7 years
Wow, love those cushions!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 7 years
oooo lala!
mletrav mletrav 7 years
Adorable! Were it me, I might have made long cushions for the back too, because leaning back on a throw + cement is not so fun! Still, I love the look, and the general idea.
hanako66 hanako66 7 years
that is sooooo cute!
foxie foxie 7 years
It's kinda cute but uh... not that big of a transformation. Neat patio, though!
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