From 80’s to Elegant

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I am presently in the first stages of looking to buy a new home (YAY). While I’m ECSTATIC to finally be home shopping, its extremely daunting. My budget is tight and the majority of the homes I could afford are just plain awful. Most of us have that fantasy of buying a perfect brand new home, but occasionally we will need to start out our home owning travel in a fixer upper. I’m a massive DIY enthusiast but renovating a home will probably be far beyond my level of expertise.

From Plane Jane to Massive Curb Appeal

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1 thing which prevents me from spiraling into full panic mode is looking at other homes before and after photographs. By looking about for home renovation pictures I have discovered that exteriors can frequently make the maximum impact. Its first thing people see when they come to visit, and most frequently the only part of your residence passerby’s will see. I am constantly blown away by just how much a homes outside can alter by adding a few flower beds, or re-painting. They’ll provide you all of the inspiration you want to present your outside a facelift.

Backyard Before and After

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The modifications made are comparatively simple, with the exception of their front windows. She shifted the arched windows into a modern square border, and it really transforms the texture of the whole home. Discuss massive curb appeal. Guaranteed to create all of the neighbors jealous.

Before and After English Cottage Makeover

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I must confess, I really like the earlier AND the following of this home outside. Both appearances are stunning, but it comes down to personal taste. Leslie Segreto implemented a plaster within the brick and I certainly love it.

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Have a look at her site and click on Brick & Stone to find some closeups of this outcome. Being the daughter of a mason I thought I had seen all of it, but I have in fact never noticed a finish quite enjoy this one. This is also an wonderful thought so save to get a brick fireplace upgrade.

Modern Home Exterior Transformation

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Before and After Plaster Over Brick

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Before and After English Cottage Makeover

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Mid Century Modern Bungalow

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Edgy Mid Century Modern Home Makeover

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