An Unbelievable Row House Makeover!

created at: 02/22/2012

Holy horror!  This dilapidated row house looks like it was infested with an entire host of, I don’t know, crack heads?  Feral cats?  A possessed goat or two?  I’m going to go with “all of the above” because these pre-renovation photos are SCARY.   

 

A few more “before” photos to whet your appetite (or maybe make you lose your appetite? Probably the latter…) because I love you and want you to truly appreciate this makeover.

created at: 02/22/2012

Ah, that should do it.   Continue Reading

Before & After: How an 80s-style Bathroom Became A Show-stopper!

created at: 07/11/2011

Ahhh, the 80s: the decade where style went to die.  Also, the decade when this bathroom was first imagined, complete with a pastel pink, blue, and white color scheme.  Hold on to this image for a moment before you check out the “After” of this unbelievable makeover, because really, it’s pretty unbelievable.  Okay.  Ready?  Go!  

created at: 07/11/2011

Michelle Carangi, the blogger and designer behind Holley & Gill, spent the summer of 2010 deep in the throes of a bathroom renovation.   Continue Reading

Before & After: A Dingy Kitchen Gets a Breath of Fresh Air!

created at: 05/18/2011

Ahhh, there’s nothing quite like a good kitchen makeover.  Especially when the “before” is, well, kinda scary.  Not to worry, though.  It’ll be safe to uncover your eyes in 3, 2, 1…  

created at: 05/18/2011

BAM!  How’s that for an “after”??  Fresh and clean and full of light, just the way a kitchen was meant to be.  This space absolutely sings, don’t you think?  I’ve got to give mad props to the homeowner, Belinda Graham of The Happy Home, for completely turning this space around.   Continue Reading

Before & After: A Bland Basement Turned Fantasy Playroom

created at: 04/25/2011

This basement renovation took a little over a year, but I’m willing to bet the “after” is what little kids’ dreams are made of!  

created at: 04/25/2011

created at: 04/25/2011

Jessica Levitt, a designer, crafter, and blogger, turned this drab and dark basement into a playroom fantasty for her brother-in-law’s three children.  I don’t know about you, but I would have LOVED this space as a kid!  Heck, I even love it now.

There are loads of incredible pictures on Jessica’s blog Juicy Bits, so be sure to check it out!