Before and After

Love at first site? Well, we had a vision. 

Now our home is a comfortable gathering place for our family. Future project: paint the brick? or resurface with stone? Modify the mantel and paint it white or stain it dark?

In a previous post I pointed out that the kitchen cabinets and counter-tops have not changed. And it’s my doing. Decisions, decisions. 

We love the openness of these rooms. 

It was a jungle out there!

Welcoming change that says ‘walk this way’! 

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    How great that you have the before pictures! I did a lot of renovating and decor changes last year and never thought to do the “before” pics. It certainly has impact. You have done so much work! I love that lamp in the corner!

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    I have a floor to ceiling brick fireplace that wraps around to the kitchen leaving one brick wall in there. I too want to do something to the brick one day. I’d love to resurface with stone but it’s a LOT of brick. That’s my vote for your fireplace!

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    Love your before and after shots! I’m not against the idea of changing up your fireplace surround and mantel, But I have to say, I love the way the colors and textures of the existing fireplace work with your accessories and wall color. This living room may not fulfill all your dreams just yet, but let me assure you that you have created a really lovely space.

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