Our House Before and Afters

In the summer of 2006 we bought a big box builder's house blank canvas. Since then, we've been buying things, building things, painting things and moving things. Follow us as we slowly make this house our home, one room at a time, while incorporating a lot some of my work and trying to stick to the budget.
Welcome to one of my favourite things, our before and afters...
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Summer 2006, just before moving in (above). Making it ours (below).

Master Bedroom Closet (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Hannah's Room again! (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Trash to Treasure Desk (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Master Bathroom Alcove (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Studio Makeover (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Emma's Room (again) (click on the type for the full before and after story)

The Daybed (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Front Hall (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Deck Light (click on the type for the full before and after story)

The Book Shelf (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Dining Room Shelf  (click on the type for the full before and after story)

 Living Room Curtains (click on the type for the full before and after story)

The Dining Room (again) (click on the type for the full before and after story)
  
From Sliding Doors to Garden Doors (click on the type for the full before and after story)

The Girl's Bathroom (click on the type for the full before and after story)

The Guest Room (click on the type for the full before and after story)

The Deck (click on the type for the full before and after story)
  
Patio Set Makeover (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Paper Clip Chandelier (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Our Front Hall. It has already been changed up since this 'Today' photo was taken:)

The Red Table Makeover (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Our Kitchen Makeover (click on the type for the full before and after story)


Our 'new' old Chair (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Floral Skirt Makeover


Emma's Bedroom Makeover (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Our 'new' old Coffee Table (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Our 'new' old Console Table (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Hannah's Bedroom Makeover (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Our pretty Laundry Room Makeover (click on the type for the full before and after story)


Our 'always changing' Front Hall (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Our 'always changing' Living Room (click on the type for the full before and after story)

The Office Makeover (click on the type for the full before and after story)


Our Bedroom (click on the type for the full before and after story)


The Urn Makeover


The 'from the trash' Lamp (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Hannah's 'new' (Craigslist-$12.50 each) night tables (click on the type for the full before and after story)

Emma's 'new' (Value Village-$7.99 each) lamps (click on the type for the full before and after story)