Things I do
Love the checkerboard paving - if you were careful about the 'grass' you planted, you wouldn't need to mow (e.g. microlaena, chamomile, thyme, creeping mint, even violas...) I've always loved this idea, but having to continually maintain it put me off. Love the idea of a ground cover that wouldn't need to be mown
fireplace on the deck
Let me do this for you
Doing this is cool but it makes for a short life for your cabin.
This is one I have never seen. Looks like fun to build
Is it time for that deck to get cleaned and restained