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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Awesome Amsterdam Warehouse Loft

This awesome warehouse loft is in the center of Amsterdam. It was converted into a 4000 sq ft residence with lots of exposed brick and huge steel doors which keeps the industrial vibe but it’s also very cozy and inviting. It’s currently on the market for $3…

Part 1 Los Angeles Project Finished!

In June our Eldest daughter, Candace, and her fiance Willie bought their first home in Los Angeles, California. It was an outdated 2 bedroom, one bath home nestled on a large 5500 sq ft corner lot and surrounded by bougainvillea. The house itself looked like it was last updated in…

Spectacular Waterfront Home in Sydney

You couldn’t find a better ‘fixer-upper’ than this spectacular waterfront home overlooking a marine sanctuary on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Interior designer Sarah Davison radically redid this house with her staple blend of vintage, contemporary, functionality and eclecticism. Photographed by Prue Ruscoe &nbsp…

Down By The River Sits This Weekender

  In Australia, a weekender is a place to come together with extended family and friends. Having lots of places for people to sleep overnight can help extend the festivities. That was something that this team was trying to accomplish when they took on this project. Here, was a funky…

A Tranquil Home in the Hills of Ojai

Deborah Rhein, interior designer and founder of DL Rhein, was hired to redecorate this house in the hills of Ojai, California, and give it a relaxing zen vibe. This is the place where one could come to unwind and chill away from the big city of Los Angeles. Thank you…

Hoarder’s Home Transformed into a Beautiful Beach House

  Previously inhabited by a hoarder, the pictures are a bit disturbing and sad so I have posted just a few ‘before’ pics to give you a sense of what the ‘Three Birds Renovation’ team had to deal with. They removed most of the walls and…

13 Incredible Kitchen Transformations / Before & Afters

If you’re considering doing a kitchen renovation, sometimes all you need is a little inspiration to get you ready to tackle the aisles of Home Depot. To that end, I have gathered some of the most dramatic kitchen before and afters I could find.        &nbsp…

Before & After of an Impressive Idaho Home

Chris Loves Julia published its first post in 2009 and quickly grew into a destination for home renovation tips and inspiration. With three little girls and one big dog, these home design bloggers Chris and Julia Marcum show off their impressive remodel in these ‘before & after’ pics…

Budget Breakdown for a Small Kitchen Remodel

This family home in Pittsburgh is more than 90 years old and even though it is full of character, it’s even more in need of a complete redo. The challenges for these homeowners were: the small 9×9 footprint, the outdated electrical, the radiator in the corner, no…

My Dream House: Modern Farmhouse in the Middle of L.A.

This home feels completely unexpected within its urban surroundings. The property includes three structures on two acres, with a garden and a stable that can house as many as 12 horses. The designer, Jefferey Alan Marks, was asked to “Make a house in the middle of L.A. look like…