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Shed Garden

We transformed our lonely shed, abandoned at the edge of a gravel driveway into a food source and cozy retreat from the summer sun.

Photos by Robin Amorello, CKD CAPS

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May 14, 2013
bahngerama wrote:
What kind of gravel did you use for your driveway?
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where did you get the face lady planter?
    Bookmark   May 18, 2013 at 11:49AM
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Robin Amorello, CKD CAPS - Atmoscaper Design
I'm assuming that you're referring to this? If so, we purchased it from an artist at the Old Port Festival in Portland, Maine and few years ago.
    Bookmark   May 18, 2013 at 12:40PM
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March 18, 2013
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Robin Amorello, CKD CAPS - Atmoscaper Design
Thanks for your question. It's Sherwin Williams Olympic Range #SW7750. Not blue, but a greyish green.
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AFTER: The bottle-green trim was toned down with a more neutral green. The brightly colored accents were spur-of-the-moment additions that provide a touch of whimsy. "My feeling with color is that it can be easily changed," says Robin. "Try it! If it doesn't work, you can always paint over it."
These homeowners were tired of looking at the dilapidated and depressing shed at the end of their driveway, but they didn't want to spend a lot of money to fix it up. Doing the work themselves and relying on salvaged furniture and the miraculous effects of new paint cut the costs to less than $300. See more: Dig This Garage Shed Makeover for Less Than $300

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