Do you love a great design show? Do you find yourself just waiting for the last 5 minutes for the BIG reveal? Well I do to and I thought it might be fun to start a little series of Before’s and After’s! The best thing is is that you get to see what you have been waiting for sooooo much quicker!
and take a look at a remodel that took only 6 weeks. You will really enjoy the process…it takes you through all of the details…where the inspiration came from and much more. Here is the before…
and now…here is the after and it looks fabulous. There is much more to see…so when you have the time…check out the rest of this fabulous space…it is so worth the trip! Spoiler: there is a glorious red stove!!!
Over at Curbly you are going to find a remodel that had humble beginnings…great architectural details though. With some love and much talent…this before…
turned into this stunning space. I love it! The sofa dresser is really creative…first the teal color is magnificent and then the world map looks amazing. Take a visit over for the full reveal.
Now we are going to visit my dear friend KariAnne over at
She has Five Makeovers to share with you…here is just one…this one defines the fact that a picture is worth 1000 words!
Drop by and see the other incredible makeovers in detail. I mean details…you will learn how to paint a floor…remove wall paper…design the perfect mantel…accessorize and so much more! Prepare to be amazed because everything she touches turns into perfection!
Here is one that you are going to really love. You will find this beautiful makeover over at Jennifer Rizzo. Step by step progression…a lot of hard work and a ton of talent took this living room from this…
to this imaginative…gorgeous…vintage contemporary masterpiece. Look at that upcycled steamer trunk coffee table…it’s magnificent. Drop by to see the step by step process…tons to see and even more to learn. Enjoy!
Country Living presents this second story space…that was converted into a perfect room for the grandchildren to enjoy. Here is where it all started and now…
it looks like a cottage dream. How precious is this cottage chic room!
I adore this magical transformation! It offers a ton of inspiration.
With a lot of hard work…finding key missing elements and the perfect decorating touch…this stair case went from this…
Now if you are looking to do a makeover on a tight budget…my pal Gina from The Shabby Creek Cottage shows you how!
Here is the before…
and now with some paint…curtains and a new appliance…a bit of magic…don’t you think!
Apartment Therapy has a great Tiny Bedroom Turned Lovely Dining Room to share with us…it shows us that with a vision…some hard work…the right furniture and the perfect accessories…anything is possible. Now take a close look at this and now…
it looks like this! I find this one so inspiring. You know how many people say that the room is just too small to do anything with…well they should really have a good look at this makeover…it disproves that theory now doesn’t it.
No…you are still in 2013…even though it does look like I love Lucy might have had this room as a spare. Once the dated wallpaper was replaced…then molding details…perfect paint and some incredible furniture pieces…this dated space went from this…
to this glorious comfy cozy cottage style heaven. I want to sit in those comfy chairs right now! If you want to find out more about this glorious makeover…take a trip over here
Better Homes and Gardens share this spectacular makeover. From these humble beginnings…they took this tired room and turned it into something so remarkable..
you are going to want to move in NOW! Inspiration with a capital I! By the way…you can’t move in…I am : )
House Beautiful shares this makeover. This one is not as dramatic as far as the beginnings…but it surely shows that with the right accessorizing…a room comes to life!
also shows us how to bring an existing room to life. With the right color paint…a rug that accents…accent furniture that has style…accessories that POP…this room had a completely new life breathed into it. You must take a trip to this fabulous blog…talk about inspiration!
My friend Kelly over at
Eclectically Vintage has a makeover that will amaze you for sure!
She worked her decorating magic and more…then after a lot of blood…sweat and tears…this kitchen went from this…
to this! You must drop by and see all the details close up!
Now it is time to drop by my dear friend Linda over at
She had a cozy dining room…one that would remind you of your Mom’s…I know it reminds me of mine for sure…a perfectly lovely space…but she wanted to bring it into the new millennium so she worked her magic and the space went from this…
to this! Stunning…fun…happy…creative and that rug…fabulous!
Linda has many more makeovers that you must see! Drop by and bring a cuppa!!!
Well what do you think? They are all fabulous aren’t they! There is a scope here from high end cost to minimal! I am sure that there is something here that inspires you…even if it is just a little accessory…maybe a vignette…maybe you are craving new pillows now…whatever it is…have fun and love it!
This is just the first in an ongoing Makeover Series…so stay tuned! My wish is that I can share one of your creations soon.