Inglewood Craftsman Home

Restoring our 1906 home in Inglewood CA on a budget

The Master Plan

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IMG_20140423_074503_642 The big question: What’s the final vision for the back and side yards?

I’ve mentioned Melanie at BlueGreen Landscape Design before, but want to share her vision for our property. By the way, I landed a deal with Melanie through LivingSocial, where she was offering an insanely cheap price for consultation and drawings. I ended up upgrading to have the package include all the yard spaces. I sent over a basic sketch of our property along with tons of pinterest boards regarding the direction I wanted to go, and Melanie came over armed with some photo collections of her own and paper. She spent several hours with us walking around the property, suggesting actions and plants.

Since we’re doing most of the work ourselves on these yards (as in not hiring contractors and huge crews), Melanie kept many parts easy for us. We wanted to keep the yard drought tolerant and as related to the craftsman style of the home as possible.

She left us with three drawings. Two are master plans with different options, and one is an elevation drawing of the back wall’s eventual goal. We’re taking Melanie’s advice and focusing first on the yard directly out the back door, since that’s where we entertain most often. We’re well on our way!

 

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sorry this image sucks so much.

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