Tuesday, May 21, 2013

5 Years Later...

5 years ago this week my husband and my 7 months pregnant self signed on the dotted line to buy this house.  Since then we've grown from 2 young newlyweds to 2 thirty-something parents of 3 little boys who renovated almost an entire house DIY style.  When I look back on it I can't quite believe we did it.

Here are some before's and afters of some the major renovations.


Family Room Fireplace:

Living Room:

Master Closet IKEA hack:


Boys' Bathroom:


It has been quite a ride.  I'm fairly certain the next 5 years will contain no pregnancies (truth!) and less renovations (big fat lie).

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  1. Time to move and start a new house project. I bet your home value has gone way up! It looks fantastic.

  2. LOVE your posts and admire all of your DIY and design.....beautifully executed! Thanks for sharing.
    Claire/Raleigh, NC

    1. Aw shucks, thanks Claire - you just made my day!

  3. It looks so great. I love your house!

  4. SO gorgeous, Meg. SO many great ideas as I embark on my new home!! So amazed that you have pulled this off while working and parenting 3 kids!!!


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