I moved into this apartment almost a year ago, and because it was summer and we took it for granted, Rob and I never really took advantage of some of the awesome things our apartment has to offer, like the rooftop grill or the pool on the ground floor or our awesome little covered patio. We bought a table and some chairs because we figured that's what you do, and then we sat out there a few times, but other than that, we just didn't.
And then winter came, and it never ended, and it was -20 degrees and snowed all the time. We said, "When spring comes, we will sit by the pool and read on the patio and grill everything." Spring never came (sorry Minnesotans, there's no such thing here), but now summer is here and we are doing just that.
We even went so far as to buy plants and string lights! It is seriously the coziest little porch. We have two pots with flowers, a hibiscus plant, and two herb pots with cilantro, basil, and mint.
I bought some red pillows to match the pots and kind of tie everything together--I didn't love any of the outdoor pillows at Target, so I bought a couple of regular indoor ones and waterproofed them with Rust-Oleum® NeverWet™ Outdoor Fabric Water Repelling Treatment.
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