Post # 1
FI and I are purchasing his grandmother’s old home (built in the 1940s to be used as barracks for military officers!) and it hasn’t been updated since. There are some elements I LOVE in the home, such as the fireplace in the living room…
But everything else is really going to have to be redone.
FI used to work for a construction company, so he can sheetrock the entire house and redo the bathroom himself (well, with help from my Dad), but the kitchen and electical wiring/foundation we’re going to leave to professionals.
That was kind of a rant, what my question is, are there any of you ladies that have remodeled rooms in your house that were previously very outdated and how did they turn out? Can you post pictures? I need inspiration and I’ve tried using Houzz and Pinterest but nothing really shows a ‘before’ pic.
Post # 3
http://gorebrothers.ca/?page_id=252 Here are some beautiful photos of interior & exterior of completely re done army barracks homes.
Post # 4
try this: http://www.betterafter.net/
lots of rooms, furniture, other projects.
Post # 5
We just did our fifth kitchen remodel in 3 years. This one was one of my favorite before/afters:
Here was our most recent:
Post # 7
Oh my gosh, thank you for the photos! This gives me hope that we can redo our kitchen and have it look nice! That takes a big weight off my shoulders, because I was so worried it’d be too hard to do! 🙂
Post # 8
@CEtoSAHM: I love that you kep that exposed brick wall. It is stunning.
Post # 9
@CEtoSAHM: i love all your kitchen remodels, esp. the first one, so beautiful.
OP, we just bought an older house too. For now, because of $$ wise, we could only paint the walls, take down the awful wood panelling, paint the cabinets and put new cabinet fixtures to save on $, and redo the floor. Oh, and we opened the wall between the kitchen and dining room, but it looks so much better. I don’t have the pics on here, but it really was an inexpensive way, for the time being, to make a difference. Eventually we want to get new cabinets, etc, but we just couldn’t afford it right now.
Post # 10
@turkey22: Thanks! We were lucky that the brick was in good shape.
@Lovemyfuturehub: Thank you!
Post # 11
@CEtoSAHM: Dang FIVE kitchen remodels!!! In 3 years!!! You guys are pros (or it looksl like it).