We Have Come a Long Way Baby House Tour- Before, During and After

Like a lot of great things in life, you don’t appreciate where you are now until you realize how far you have come.

Hence, a LONG blog post on our progress so far in our home overhaul.

We still have lots and lots to do, but baby we have come a long way (especially considering  have only been married for 7 months and we have only been renovating for 9 months and the fact that I work two jobs).

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Our Home Before the Overhaul

Why won’t you come in for a little while?

Can I get you some lemonade?

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Living Room

Living Room

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Sunroom

Sunroom painting project

Master Bedroom

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Boys’ Bathroom

Guest Bedroom

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Removing wallpaper on the Great Wall

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Ugly Fan in the Dining Room

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So far we have filled three Bagsters with construction trash.

New 3/4″ solid pre-finished hardwood floors.

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This was the start of the HUGE hardwood flooring project.

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Reupholstering our dining chairs

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Two weeks after our wedding, I was finally settling in and figuring out what needed to go where.

Hanging our stained glass windows we purchased on our honeymoon.

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During and After:

Our freshly painted front door and new hardware

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The living room’s new art and tv stand makeover

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Yard sale chairs and ottoman

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Our DIY Pottery Barn Look-a-like Drum Pendant and freshly stenciled wall

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Flea market zebra art and sconces

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A little hallway makeover

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Freshly painted sun room with slip-covered chairs

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Master bedroom thrift store finds with lots of updates 

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Boys’ Bathroom Project

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And last but not least the guest bedroom/office projects 

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We have made a lot of progress but have so much more to do.

Next up:

Finishing all the baseboard/shoe molding,

painting our orange “wood” kitchen cabinets,

tileand new vanities for the bathroom

and full basement overhaul

I am airing my dirty laundry okay??

Don’t worry, that fish shower curtain is gone.

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13 thoughts on “We Have Come a Long Way Baby House Tour- Before, During and After

  1. Here on the Summer Tour of Homes! Wow- what a great place! I love everything from your front door (ours is similar, great minds think alike!) to that awesome coffee sack covered ottoman. Seriously, I’m impressed with all your projects!

  2. Having renovated two homes I appreciate the amount of love, sweat and sheer hard work that goes into making all decisions, congratulations, it looks great. Enjoy it,

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