Before and After

This is going to be a picture heavy post… because you finally get house pictures! The before photos are from before ownership even changed, so the furniture and stuff is from the people before us. The after photos were taken around November???

Normally we enter through the kitchen, thus in the before photos you also got a nice glimpse of that teal in the office.

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Kitchen Before
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Kitchen Before
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Kitchen Before

Some paint made a big difference, as well as taking off the awkward white shelves. I love this color. We’re still perfecting where we store stuff.

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Kitchen After
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Kitchen After

Then we move into the office, which was an eyesore. Even the closet was painted pink.

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Office Before
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Office Before

We painted it gray and added a lot of stuff. We have lots of plans for new shelves.

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Office After

Then the full bath because the office is also the guest bedroom. The couch has since been replaced with the nicest futon you’ve ever seen.

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Downstairs Bathroom Before

We removed the sprayed ceiling in all the bathrooms. Thank goodness. Also that yellow was terrible. Now we have a themed bathroom!

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Downstairs Bathroom After

Then we’ll head back out to the kitchen and into the dining/living room. The walls have the grass like wall paper. Yes I dream of darker wood floors. You can also see the front door, across from that is the coat closet which is fairly useless as a coat closet.

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Living/Dining Room Before
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Living/Dining Room Before
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Living/Dining Room Before
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Living/Dining Room Before

You can’t see it but the back wall of the dining area is actually a dark brown. At first we through Ben was crazy with the 3 colors but we love it. It fits with our stuff so well. I think someday I might rearrange the dining area so one side of the table is against the window.

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Living/Dining Room After
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Living/Dining Room After
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Living/Dining Room After

The stairs before.

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Stairs Before

The stairs after.

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Stairs After

This is the landing, no after pictures but it gives you a good idea of the overwhelming color combinations.

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Landing Before
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Landing Before

Then the roomies’ bedroom… It was very blue!

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Roomies’ Bedroom Before
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Roomies’ Bedroom Before

Now with very different paint. This room has been rearranged since.

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Roomies’ Bedroom After

Probably the worst before, the roomies’ bathroom. Don’t you love that border. Note the nasty vent.

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Roomies’ Bathroom Before
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Roomies’ Bathroom Before

Now nice and gray with a pretty shower curtain.

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Roomies’ Bathroom After

The laundry room, which was horrible and pink.

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Laundry Room Before

I love this color, I ran around calling it beeeauuutiful.

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Laundry Room After

Mine and Ben’s room, just look at the dust on the ceiling and the horrible patches.

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Our Bedroom Before
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Our Bedroom Before

A very different after, I love this color and everything.

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Our Bedroom After
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Our Bedroom After

Yes, there was only one working lightbulb in the bathroom.

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Our Bathroom Before
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Our Bathroom Before

And updated.

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Our Bathroom After

There isn’t an after of the attic but it gives you an idea of size that this is just half of it. They cleared all that stuff out for us, so we were able to move stuff up there immediately.

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Attic Before

So there it is, now you have a reference for when I talk about it. I realized I don’t really have exterior photos. There were the ones from the listing but when Spring comes I will get better ones.

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