October 1, 2023

I lately spent per week in Louisiana with my sister and brother-in-law, Renee and Bruce, at their new lake home. It was one 12 months in the past that they moved of their new dream house on the lake and it’s at all times enjoyable to return for a go to. I obtained there simply in time to see a undertaking come to fruition, as they’d tile put in on their back and front porches. It turned out so fairly, so in fact I wished to share this undertaking with you all. Including black and white tile to a concrete porch actually makes an influence as you will note under.

I had talked about final 12 months that they have been planning to do that and it lastly occurred. They’ve a tile man they work with, Billy with and he and his crew did the set up in about 3 days. It was grouted and completed and we waited a number of days (as instructed) earlier than we cleaned it off with water after which put the furnishings again in place. What a distinction this tile makes within the look of their porch! I did a full porch and pool tour final 12 months with all of the furnishings in place, however this completely kicks it up a notch.

They added a pleasant metallic band to the tile to cowl the perimeters. I don’t have the identify of this tile, however they’re 24×24″ sq. porcelain tiles which might be rated for outside use. They bought them from a neighborhood store in Covington, referred to as Noel Maestri’s Flooring.

The tiles have a matte end with a little bit of texture to them and really feel nice underfoot. They need to be simple to maintain clear and will be strain washed and hosed off. I simply love this look a lot!

I wished to indicate you the completed ground after which after we introduced the furnishings again.

The views from this porch are excellent. It was extremely popular after I first obtained there, over 100 levels and it felt like an oven exterior. They did get some a lot wanted rain whereas I used to be there nevertheless it didn’t cool issues off that a lot.

A pair days earlier than I left, we cleaned the porch and introduced all of the furnishings again, including a number of equipment to finish the look. That baker’s rack you see was saved on the dock whereas the tile was being completed. That they had a vicious storm blow by means of in the future and it blew 2 items of glass out of the rack, so she should get extra lower for it. They’ll have some unhealthy storms down in Louisiana.

They’re nonetheless joyful to have all this furnishings that we spray painted and repurposed final 12 months and it’s all nonetheless going robust. Most of this got here from Fb Market. Take a look at this submit for all the main points on spray portray wicker.

They’ve fairly the paradise right here on the lake and it’s so peaceable and serene.

I might positively be on the market each morning having my espresso. It’s nice that they’ve 3 seating areas. This one is off their master suite, which my sister is at the moment updating. I’ll share that when she’s completed. Whereas I used to be there, we wall papered the headboard wall of their bed room and it turned out so fairly!

They’ve 3 units of French doorways off the again of the home and this center part is the household room door.

She had this rug in the master suite, however with the updates in there, she introduced it out right here the place it seems proper at house.

This desk was a thrift retailer discover after I was there final 12 months.

The consuming space on the porch is off the eating room of the home and it really works nice for household meals.

Just a few equipment on the desk. Their porches do get moist when storms blow by means of so she doesn’t have something too treasured out right here.

Trying on the again porch from the grass. Paint shade on the porch ceilings is Rainwashed by Sherwin Williams. Home siding is Analytical Grey.

And one other have a look at the double porch above.

It’s fairly the home and so they find it irresistible. Really a dream house!

She loves crops too and has them throughout.

A dough bowl decorates the glass espresso desk.

It is a good spot for studying and having espresso. I do know this for a reality!

And I really like this rug out right here too.

What a dreamy area.

Sunsets glow off the lake again right here.

The entrance porch additionally obtained tiled and it actually seems nice too. She simply added these new faux boxwoods  (affiliate hyperlinks) to her planters, that are the identical that I’ve.

Steel trim across the edges. The tile guys did a terrific job with laying all of it out evenly. It was an enormous job, particularly in that warmth.

They added a swing out right here. This was taken earlier than we did the planters. We did that undertaking whereas I used to be there too.

And to complete off this tour, I’m sharing one other have a look at their eating room area searching to the lake. She added that vast actual tree because the final tour.

That is such a fairly spot!

I really like their home and I’m certain you all get pleasure from touring it too. It’s a terrific place to go to and I can’t wait to return!

Should you missed their house tour that I did final 12 months, be sure you catch all of it right here: Louisiana Lake Home Reveal

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