Before Pictures

Yellow Room – Before

Posted by on Dec 7, 2011 in Before Pictures, Upstairs Bedrooms | 0 comments

Yellow Room "Before"

Yellow room ceiling "Before"

This is obviously the best ceiling in the house at this point. Current plan is for this middle bedroom to be the media room – the room that has our old couch, our big ol’ tv which has no place in the formal victorian parlors downstairs and where we veg out. But it also could be an office. And it has cherub tiles around the mantle and it’s across the hall from the master bedroom so I assume it was originally meant as a nursery

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Blue Office – Before

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Blue Office Mantle "Before"

Blue Office 2 "Before"

The front office was called by Dave as it seemed much more masculine with lovely blue tiles on the mantle and lots of room for a big executive desk with fancy bookshelf and a madmen bar in the corner. Or as he explained it “I’m bigger than you. I need the bigger office”. The only trouble is the two offices are right next to each other and we both work from home – we don’t really need to listen to each other all day too. We still haven’t decided what to do.
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Jess Office – Before

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Jess Office "Before"

View from Jess Office

The small office up front of the house is the lightest room in the house and has a lovely view out the full height windows onto the balcony (still missing a railing since Katrina). Jess called this office and now even though it’s right next to the office Dave called… I’m still pretty attached to it. Carpet needs to go and this is the only room in the house that I actually want to paint the woodwork in.

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Upstairs Bathroom – Before

Posted by on Dec 7, 2011 in Before Pictures, Foyer/Halls | 0 comments

Hall Bath "Before

Half bath fixtures "Before"

This is the only room that doesn’t need any paint for some reason. It’s also the only room that is decorated with a gothic themed mirror and crazy hands coming out of the wall holding sconces. Most recently we have been entertaining the possibility of installing a fireman’s pole from the rather large closet down into the bar below. Not really but it would be so cool.

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Bedroom – Before

Posted by on Dec 6, 2011 in Before Pictures, Master Suite | 0 comments

Bedroom - "Before"

Bedroom Mantle "Before"

The bedroom is in pretty good shape – needs a new paint job (no idea what color) and some nice furniture. So far we have a mattress and nothing to put it on.

The view from the bedroom "Before"

This should be a lovely view of the from porch and upper balcony once we get the curving balcony railing replaced.

Ensuite fixtures "Before"

Ensuite tub "Before"

Current ensuite is actually a good size but the plan is to turn it into a walk through closet and go through the wall into the back green bedroom and turn it into a master suite.

Back Green Room "Before


No, I have no idea what that stuff is in the mantle. I hope it's insulation. And not alive.


I’m including this in the bedroom before pictures since the current plan is to go into this room and turn it into a gorgeous master bathroom with a big soaker tub looking at the fireplace which will no longer be green.

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Back stairs – Before

Posted by on Dec 6, 2011 in Before Pictures, Foyer/Halls | 0 comments

Back Stairs "Before"

Not too much to do back here … yet. But carrying a queen mattress up these stairs was nearly the end of me.

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