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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

New Metal Roof on the Greenhouse and a Sneak Peek of the Inside


Back on April 9th,    I shared the progress I was making on my mini makeover in the greenhouse.       I got busy with life....lol......and put my makeover on hold.       Fast forward to April 29th ...........we had a big storm and the greenhouse roof suffered a lot of hail damage.      Almost all of the panels had hail damage and the entire top section of the  roof had to be replaced.     H decided that he would put a metal roof on the greenhouse this time to avoid hail damage in the future.

Makeover on April 9th.....................................................................Sneak Peek at new makeover

Look at all those big holes in the roof!


H took all the panels off .........


I'm not a roofer,   so about all I could do to help H was to hand him tools and cold drinks while he was up on the roof.


Here''s a photo of the first metal panels he put on,.........


Here's a photo of the last metal panel that H put on the roof.


I love the new metal panels......they give the greenhouse a farmhouse look!


Now that the roof is on,    it's my turn to finish the makeover that I started in April. 

  Here's how it looked when I started.


I hung an architectural piece on the beam over the potting bench.      Then,    I placed a wooden Farmhouse sign on the top shelf of the potting bench.


I got both pieces in the 75% off isle at Hobby Lobby yesterday.......$50.......now $12.50


I decorated the potting bench with weathered birdhouses and a basket of white petunia's that I planted in a pink water hose.


I hung chandeliers filled with bird nests on each side of the farmhouse sign. 

Today,     H is giving the benches for the greenhouse a coat of pink paint and I'm adding some of the final decorating touches.         

I hope you'll come back to visit when I reveal the complete makeover!


9 comments:

  1. This is absolutely beautiful, its more beautiful than most homes I know. Love, love, love your blog!!!

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  2. Penny, So very pretty. That roof will last much longer than the plexiglass panels. You husband is a very handy man. We women love those kind. LOL. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

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  3. I'm sorry that you had to deal with the hail damage. :( But I can see that you turned those lemons into lemonade! Stunning!

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  4. What a darling greenhouse!!! Wish I had one just like it!!!♥

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  5. I would love to have such a darling greenhouse to play with!! I know that was a lot of work but well worth it.

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  6. This looks like a lovely get away. The new roof will be more sturdy when you get bad weather.

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  7. I love the addition of the metal roof! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm!

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  8. Penny,
    Playing catch up again!!! Wow!! That was some damage from the hail! I think I like the metal roof better and as you said, it gives it a farmhouse feel.... Love those chandy's!!
    Hugs,
    Deb

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  9. I typically had over tools and pieces too since I'm no help with the actual building. Thanks so much for sharing with us at the Summer Time Fun Linkky party. Pinned.

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