Chad and I have had so much fun being home owners!
Chad loves all the house projects while I love painting and decorating. We make a pretty good team! 🙂
It’s crazy how much
something as little as a painting can make a space look more lively.
I painted almost all of the artwork hanging up in our house!
Here are the before and after pictures of our house:
As you can see below, our house definitely needed a little tender loving care.
Chad and I were SO lucky to have both of our families help us with all the manual labor. There is no way we could have built the fence and put in all the landscaping without a few extra set of hands. However, Chad was a rockstar installed the sprinkler system all by himself. I was pretty impressed!
We did a lot of work to the inside of our house as well…we painted every room and even painted the trim.
We were so lucky to have our family to help…especially in the living room. Check it out!
Here is another after shot in our living room.
(The rocking chair in the corner was a gem found at a garage sale that my Mom painted and recovered.)
..and another before picture from the living room.
Our dining room was an eye sore when we first moved in…
Thanks to my Mom, who managed to find our dining room table and chairs at a garage sale! She painted and recovered them for us as a housewarming gift. It was so sweet of her. I will make sure to post a before picture on the DIY page 🙂
Here is our kitchen before painting and getting new appliances.
I am SO happy with how the green paint turned out!! I would highly recommend it 🙂
…and after! (the lighting is never perfect at this angle)
The spare bedroom before was so bland…
It’s crazy what a little paint, window treatment, and decor will do! 🙂
Here is another view. You can’t see it very well right now, but Chad and I made the tufted headboard–it was so much fun!!
Here is another bedroom that we turned into and office / room for our
Our new office space!
Here is another view…
…and a third view
…and the LAST view with our sweet
baby dog, Bentley.
Here is the guest bathroom before…
Here is the Master bathroom before…
…and after! Even though you can’t see it. We did change out the hideous light fixtures in both bathrooms!
The last picture I have to share with you today… the laundry room!
The laundry room was so fun. I needed it to be a bright/fun color…to make doing laundry enjoyable 🙂
…and another picture for you since you can’t really see the pretty purple paint and the paintings my dearest friend, Kelsy, painted for me while we were studying abroad in Australia (back in 2006)…
Eventually, I will upload a picture of our master bedroom!
I hope you enjoyed the tour of our first home as husband and wife 🙂