Posts Tagged: ‘Renovation’

Kitchen Before Picture

March 3, 2012 Posted by admin

The kitchen was the most time consuming effort of the entire renovation–again, just ask Mike who did most the work! I did help tear down the wallpaper and it did NOT want to come down. Anyway, here’s the before picture…

Living room_Before picture

February 20, 2012 Posted by admin

Here is the before picture of the living room! Now, this wallpaper made me dizzy! Wow! I decided both the wallpaper and woodwork needed to be updated.

After Picture of Parlor

February 9, 2012 Posted by admin

The parlor as it looks today! We stripped and stripped wallpaper…and then stripped some more. My sub-contractor and friend, Mike, was much more patient than I. (smile) After the wallpaper came down, I started researching paint colors that were popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s–in Victorian homes. I decided ‘gold’ was the perfect color for the parlor. Then, we tackled the avocado green woodwork. The furnishings are a mixture of new and old. I love the round ottoman in the center of the room!

Before Picture_Back Garden

January 30, 2012 Posted by admin

Good morning! I have one more picture in my garden series–the back garden. This area took on a total transformation…