Before & After: A Year of Outdoor Projects

updated Oct 14, 2022
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Are you tired of it getting dark at 5 PM every day? I know I am, but we’re in luck: this year’s Winter Solstice fell on December 21st, which means that the days are getting longer, and that summer will come again, and that this is a perfect time to start thinking about sunny days and outdoor projects. Here are 10 of our favorite outdoor-space transformations from 2012.

6. Before & After: A Dull Deck’s Flower Power Makeover
7. Before & After: 1 Day, $1000 Patio Transformation
8. Before & After: Bare Backyard Turned Lush Patio
9. Before & After: Eliza’s Baby Blue Deck
10. Before & After: Back Stoop to Garden

Welcome to Apartment Therapy’s Best of 2012 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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