At the end of last summer we built a deck off the back of our house (well, actually we paid someone to build it for us :-) ). Since then we've been looking at patio furniture, wanting just the right set for the new space. We found two tables we loved, but didn't like the chairs that came with them, and you couldn't swap them around (note to all stores--customers should be able to mix and match tables and chairs).
Finally, we found a set that we liked both the table and chairs on. It arrived Wednesday (during the pouring rain) and last night dear hubby and our neighbor started opening it up to put it together. The chair parts were all fine, but the table was another story. It has four stone pieces that set into the rectangular frame. Unfortunately for us, three of the four pieces were broken. The store we ordered from was very nice about the problem and will be sending replacement pieces, but it will take time.
So, we're on our way there. Now to get the deck stained, but first we need more sunny days like today.
Hope you all have a great weekend!