I finally finished the front porch! I solved my squirrel problem with faux plants, added beautiful new lighting and upgraded our doorbell. See the Modern Front Porch Reveal for details and sources! Another thing that helped the space was having new gutters installed. If you are curious about the cost of new gutters, I outlined our research for you in the gutter replacement post!
Outdoors (Back): In Progress
Our backyard has gone through some changes over the past few seasons. We lost our beautiful 140 year Oak tree due to root rot and that’s changed the whole look of the space.
Two years ago, we added new mulch and river rocks around the patio. This year, we revamped the patio on a tiny budget. See the budget-friendly patio reveal for more details! We have lots of ideas for the backyard space and I’m sure it will continually evolve over the seasons.
Interior: 4 Levels
(Entry Floor, Main Level, Upstairs and Basement)
Entry Floor: Entryway, Laundry Room, Playroom, 1/2 Bath and Sunroom
We had a whole different look in our entryway (see our Bright and Modern Entryway if you want to see more) but realized that our style had changed. It evolved over time, but finally was given a whole new look during the One Room Challenge.
Make sure to check out the entryway reveal for more details.
Playroom/Office: 50% Complete
Eventually, this room will probably turn into a full-on library/office. That’s the dream anyways.
Sunroom : Progress 50%
We’ve been working on my sunroom (aka: My office) over the past few years. We’ve painted the interior brick, added a mini split for heat and air and updated the lighting. I haven’t gotten my vision down for the space so I’m holding off on doing more until I do!
Main Living Floor:
Kitchen, Eat-In Kitchen, Formal Dining, Living Room and Loft Hallway
Eat-In Kitchen: Completed
We planked the wall, installed a new light, made leather cushions, reupholstered chairs, built a banquette, changed the banquette to a leather cushion, sewed lots of pillows, and installed a small gallery wall.
Formal Dining Room: Completed
We recently finished the formal dining room (see how we originally had it – The Eclectic Blue and White Dining Room) and love how it now pairs with our kitchen. We changed out the light, installed wallpaper and added lots of character with plants.
Living Room: 65% complete
We’ve painted the walls, updated the crown moulding, added a new light, modernized the built-in, added a gallery wall, took down the gallery wall, etc. I painted the living room AGAIN and this time went for a white living room. We got a new leather sofa and a few other new decor pieces. Then, I got my dream light and moved toward a more neutral refined living room.
I’d love to have a built-in fireplace surround and actually finish the baseboards but we will save that for another day.
Upstairs: Master Bedroom and Bath, Greyson’s Room, Guest Room and Main Bathroom
Master Bedroom: Completed
I’ve transformed the bedroom a few times. If you want to see the previous versions then see the Rainwashed Bright and Fresh Master bedroom and the first take of the Mid-Century Modern Master Bedroom. As of August 2018, we’ve arrived at my favorite version yet! See the full Vintage Master Bedroom reveal if you want all the sources.
Master Bathroom Nook : Completed (until big Master Bath remodel)
Master Closet: Complete
We recently completed our closet which included new paint (everywhere), new carpet and trim and all new storage.
Guest Bedroom : 75% completed
We recently (May 2015) participated in the One Room Challenge. We knocked the majority of the guest bedroom out during the challenge. We made a bed, a DIY Hanging planter, DIY artwork, and added lots of texture to the room. We would love to finish it off by replacing the carpet.
See the original One Room Challenge Guest Bedroom Makeover here.
Over the last six months, we have slowly tweaked things in the guest bedroom. I’m loving where we are currently at.
See more of the recent reveal of this mid-century inspired room.
Greyson’s (BIG BOY) Room : 95%
We made a firetruck light, blew-up a large picture, painted a customized magnetic map wall, installed a new fan, created a reading loft, added new bedding, refinished a dresser, refinished a metal cart and painted.
See more pictures and details here.
Upstairs Hallway: Completed
We ripped down wallpaper, had the walls re-mudded, painted, added new lights, added a travel gallery wall, had hardwood installed, took down the gallery wall, added new lighting and a runner, DIY’d large photo mats, showed you how to cope baseboards, revealed the hallway with large scale photos and finally finished the last little bit with beautiful brass door knobs.
See the modern hallway reveal for more details.
Hallway Bathroom: 65%
We put in new lights, installed tile, added some privacy to the windows, put in new sinks and faucets, redid the electrical, relocated sconces and mirrors, ripped down wallpaper, painted almost everything, and added some DIY plant hangers.
You can see more pictures and details of the bathroom in the bathroom reveal.
We have quite a few rooms that haven’t been touched at all (carpet in some bathrooms, no overhead lights, etc.) but we are slowly making progress.