Who doesn’t love a before and after! We painted everything...the walls, baseboards, trim, doors...and it made a such a difference! •
We also tore out the carpet and replaced it with vinyl flooring, removed the built-in vanity, turned the small walk-in shower into a linen closet, replaced the toilet, and converted the bath into a bathtub & shower combo. 🙌🏻 •
We still need to add decor, but we are enjoying the simplicity of blank walls right now. And my husband wants a cow skin rug in front of the couch...what do you guys think•
The fireplace is done!!!!! Well, almost done (can you spot a little red brick still 🙈). This fireplace was added to our house in the 70s and it was bright red brick that was kind of an eyesore. We knew we wanted to dull down the red and mount the TV since our family room and kitchen are centered on this fireplace. We did a faux shiplap style with plywood behind the TV since we were hoping that would be the easiest for our newbie DIYer experience and we knew the TV would cover most of it (I have to say I'm a little sad the TV covered it all up - so there will be more shiplap in our future). We also wanted to add a mantel that matched the original fireplace in the formal living room to bring back some of the old charm to this side of the house. We found a great place in north carolina that custom made this for us and shipped it right to our house (and it was a GREAT price). I was hoping this reveal would be complete with curtains hung around the windows but unfortunately I bought 8 panels that were a foot too short 🤦♀️ and they're non returnable. Unfortunately even with some creativity I cant get them to be long enough so we are going to put them elsewhere and buy different ones for this room. It never does go smoothly or according to plan does it, but what can you do 🤷♀️...maybe enjoy some FRIENDS on your freshly madeover fireplace!