2015 Home in Review

Every year, it feels so improbable that yet another year has come and gone. The hours feel so long and the years so short.

I am enjoying the end of this year because I think 2015 might be one of my favorite years yet on a personal level, and it has been the most trans-formative year for our little red brick ranch house.

We have a new master bedroom and closet, an updated and renovated basement, a fresh white kitchen and repainted living space, and a new sitting area/patio outside in the carport. Let me jog your memory about some transformations and renovations from the year.

Garage to Master Bedroom Transformation.
Our old garage went from this…
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To this…
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For more information on this big renovation:
Mid-Century Dresser 
Vintage File Cabinet with Annie Sloan Paint
Vintage Night Stands
DIY Upholstered Headboard
Painting the room
Construction update

We transformed our kitchen by painting all the cabinets and adding hardware
Before (Was it ever that ORANGE?)
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After (We are so enjoying our new kitchen)
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Oh and then Magnolia Market (Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper) shared a photo of my kitchen on social media and I felt famous for a day! 

 I did my first “client” project by helping a friend with design for their home renovation.
BEFORE
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AFTER
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We created a mudroom in our basement and hung shiplap...

  
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Our basement went from this 

  
To this 

  
  
We created a cozy seating area in our existing carport
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We finished off the year with a Christmas home tour to recap it all…
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It’s been a lovely year of updating for the Quarles home! Tomorrow I will recap our life adventures from the year!

 

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