I’m still here! I’ve been posting to this blog for almost 6 years now – why stop now?I finally took updated photos of the living room/dining area and master bathroom (that is coming next). Before, this space was dark and drab and full of walls and (hideous) green floral carpet. My favorite thing to do is tear down walls and open everything up. What a difference it makes!
As you might see, we totally revamped the front entry to the house – moving the front door to the other side and adding new windows where the front door was previously. Mike designed and build the custom stair rails, and we opened what used to be the hallway “under the stairs” closet and made it into a desk/homework nook for Zoey.
We opened up the wall that separates the dining area from the hallway to add our redi-screen panels from Crestview Doors (now defunct). I love the mid century vibe of these panels and they keep the privacy while still letting a little natural light into the otherwise dark hallway. The hanging pendants were purchased at Four Hands Home and were previously black with gold interiors. I love spraypaint.
We took a little space from the garage to create a larger living/lounge area.
You can see in this before photo – that door used to go into the garage. We opened up that entire length of wall and expanded the living area into that part of the garage while still keeping the functionality of the garage doors. So, from the front of the house it appears that we have a full 2 car garage.
This was a quick update but I just wanted to share some photos that were long overdue! You can always email me at email@example.com with any questions! Also, follow me on instagram – instagram.com/heathercbanks and instagram.com/retrospectiveaustin