Kmart Backyard Makeover: Relaxing Reading Nook for under $100

May 6, 2011 Katja Presnal

Kmart Backyard Makeover: Relaxing Reading Nook for under $100

RELAXING READING NOOK

The reading nook and the welcoming entrance to the house were both created by using same products from Kmart that I used in other parts of the yard as well, making it all tie together very well. The reading nook was easy to create just by pulling one of the rockers off the dining set, and adding a side table. The pillows were also already part of the dining décor. Creating this relaxing nook also gives extra space for people to walk around the patio, when entertaining, but the chair is easy to pull back to the table when dining. One of the planters works as a magazine holder, and I added a pillow case as a liner. The reading nook has a same plant stand as a table as the garden with the fire pit does. Both of the plant tables can be used for plants in everyday use, but then turned into tables when entertaining or a table is needed. Now we just places the flowers on the floor – and created a table. The rocker – part of the dining set Jaclyn Smith Today 22” Black Loop Plant Stand as a table $19.99 Place mat $4.99 Country Living Modern Countryside 18in X 18in Ruffled Decorative Pillow, $14.99 Jaclyn Smith Today Red Zanzibar Breakfast Decorative Pillows, $14.99/each Several Jaclyn Smith Today Planters, in two different sizes; 8″ $9.99, 12″ $19.99 Doormat $11.69 Jaclyn Smith Today Filled Hurricane with Handle $19.99 TOTAL for reading nook: $87 before tax (pillows were already purchased for the chairs) outdoor-living-trends-backyards-2011, outdoor living, backyard ideas Disclosure: I was compensated for my time to participate in the Kmart campaign. All of my opinions are my own. ,

Katja Presnal

Katja Presnal shows how to live Nordic inspired life to the fullest and plan your dream life. Katja owns Presnal5 strategic marketing intelligence agency and wants to help marketing professionals to combine a dream career and dream life via freelance work. Katja is an award-winning marketing strategist, and a well-known speaker. Katja has lived in five different countries, and seven states in the USA. Her three children were all born in different countries within three years. When not working or jet-setting the world, Katja is at home cooking big family dinners. She has been featured in NY Times, Glamour, Redbook, Fodor's, Forbes and Woman's Day magazines among many other national and international publications and written for MTV3 and Lifetime TV networks.

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