While it wasn't anything TOO major, it was ripping out all of our old walkway and back patio (pea gravel from the 60's-80's). Thankfully it was all outside stuff, but man, having your backyard/front door surrounded in dirt/sand for a few weeks does make it TOUGH to keep from tracking it inside. Plus, all my kids saw was a giant sandbox- and I'm pretty sure then men who worked hard didn't appreciate it being moved around nonstop.
But, the final product made it SOOOO worth it! We LOVE the new look!
We also put in a new wrought iron gate!
And just for good measure, here are some "before" pics...
Front walkway (and ugly landscaping!)
Kids sitting on it- which was SUPER uncomfortable!
Not to mention it tore up our feet all summer while we walked on it to and from the pool!
Back patio (and more ugly landscaping that is now gone!)
Amazing what a difference ROCKS can make! Loving our new look- and wanting to complete a few more "projects!"