Backyard Scrabble (via Sunset) -- a home project by architect Kristy McAuliffe. It was made from a wood frame, poured concrete that was scored into squares and separated by joints. Colored squares were made from water-based concrete stains. Letter tiles were made from baseboard trim with precut, adhesive-backed vinyl letters and numbers sealed with spray lacquer. Tile trays were created by a metal artist friend.
There’s nothing more soothing than relaxing with the sounds and smells of nature. If you live in a home with a concrete backyard, and you’ve been wishing you had a garden instead where you can unwind, here’s an innovative solution for you! This daybed project is a lot easier and far more practical than digging up concrete backyard and turning it into a garden. You still get to enjoy taking a nap or reading a great book on a wonderful lawn and you get a great conversation starter thrown in!