HOME TOUR

Our home is a work in progress but little by little we are renovating each room to fit our personal and unique style. Follow along with our home renovation progress by clicking on a room below to see more information about the DIY updates we have made to each room and what we still have left to accomplish.


Our Home Stats:   Year Built: 2002   |   Square Footage: 2000   |   3 bedroom, 2 bath   |   Moved in: November 2013
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The Living Room

UPDATES TO MAKE IN THE LIVING ROOM:

  • Replace tile with wood floors
  • Replace tile and mantle on fireplace
  • Decorate the mantle
  • Paint walls gray
  • Build reading nook with wood wall in empty space
  • Replace the ceiling fan
  • Replace the gold doorknobs with bronze doorknobs
Gray House Living Room View of Reading Nook and Fireplace Mantle

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Gray House Living Room Home Renovation Progress - View of Sofa and TV Console

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Gray House Living Room View oF Sofa Table and Large Painting

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Gray House Living Room Sofa and Papasan Chair

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Gray House Living Room Before

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Gray House Empty Living Room Before

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The Kitchen

UPDATES TO MAKE IN THE KITCHEN:

  • Get new stainless steel microwave, oven and dishwasher
  • Replace old tile floor with new slate title
  • Add three pendant lights over bar area
  • Add canned lights
  • New kitchen cabinets
  • New backsplash
  • Touch up paint on pantry door
  • Paint the walls gray
  • Replace the gold doorknobs with bronze doorknobs
  • Replace the silver faucet with a bronze faucet
Gray House Kitchen - Home Renovation Progress - gray wall color and white kitchen cabinets

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Gray House Kitchen - Progress - gray kitchen with white kitchen cabinets

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Gray House Kitchen - Progress - gray kitchen with white countertop and barstools

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Gray House Kitchen - Progress - bronze kitchen faucet

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Gray House Kitchen Before

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Gray House Empty Kitchen Before

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The Dining Area

UPDATES TO MAKE IN THE DINING AREA:

View Our Plans for Our Dining Area →

  • New light fixture
  • Replace old tile floor with new slate title
  • Build a new dining table
  • Build a coffee bar
  • Make a large chalkboard wall
  • Paint the walls gray
  • Replace the gold doorknobs with bronze doorknobs
Gray House Coffee Bar

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Gray House Coffee Bar

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Gray House Dining Progress

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Gray House Empty Dining Progress

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Gray House Dining Before

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Gray House Empty Dining Before

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The Master Bedroom

UPDATES TO MAKE IN THE MASTER BEDROOM:

  • Build second nightstand
  • Build headboard
  • Fix barn door opening
  • Build new dresser
  • Add lights above nightstands
  • Replace the half french doors with barn door
  • Paint the walls gray
  • Replace the gold doorknobs with bronze doorknobs
  • Replace the ceiling fan
Gray House Master Bedroom - Progress - gray wall with wood barn door

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Gray House Master Bedroom - Home Renovation Progress - gray walls with large painting over bed

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Gray House Master Bedroom - Progress - gray wall with wood barn door

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Gray House Master Bedroom - Home Renovation Progress - gray walls with large painting over bed

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Gray House Master Bedroom - Progress - gray wall color gray striped duvet cover with wood bed and wood night table

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Gray House Master Bedroom - Progress - gray wall with hanging reading chair and black dresser

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Gray House Master Bedroom - Before

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Gray House Empty Master Bedroom

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The Master Bathroom

UPDATES TO MAKE IN THE MASTER BATHROOM:

  • Build new vanity/cabinets
  • Replace current tile floor with a new slate tile
  • Frameless shower and new title on wall in the shower
  • New faucet on tub or remove tub
  • New light fixture over mirror
  • Paint walls gray
  • Cut large mirror into two smaller mirrors and frame
  • Replace silver faucets with bronze faucets
  • Replace the gold doorknobs with bronze doorknobs
  • Take down the huge mirrored medicine cabinet above the toilet
Gray House Master Bathroom - Home Renovation Progress - custom made wood light fixture

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Gray House Master Bedroom - Progress - gray walls white cabinets master bathroom

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Gray House Master Bathroom - Home Renovation Progress - custom made mirrors with wood frame and bronze faucets

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Gray House Master Empty Bathroom Before

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Gray House Master Bathroom Before

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The Guest Room

UPDATES TO MAKE IN THE GUEST ROOM:

  • Build a TV wall mount and add TV
  • Add new nightstands
  • Add new chair and bench
  • Build a headboard
  • Replace the light fixture with a ceiling fan
  • Paint the walls
  • Replace the gold doorknobs with bronze doorknobs

Take a Tour of our Guest Room →

Tropical Guest Room

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Tropical Guest Room

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Tropical Guest Room

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Tropical Guest Room

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The Gym

UPDATES TO MAKE IN THE GYM:

View Our Plans for Our Home Gym →

  • Build lockers in the closet
  • Replace the light fixture
  • New window treatment
  • Cover TV cords
  • Wood gym station
  • Replace carpet with rubber gym mats
  • Create faux brick accent wall
  • Build rack for yoga mats
  • Build shelving
  • Paint the walls
  • Replace the gold doorknobs with bronze doorknobs
Gray House Home Gym Before

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Gray House Home Gym Progress

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Gray House Home Gym Progress

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Gray House Home Gym Before

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The Laundry Room

UPDATES TO MAKE IN THE LAUNDRY ROOM:

  • Change the light fixture
  • Build cabinets
  • Decorate and organize
  • Paint the walls
  • Replace the gold doorknobs with bronze doorknobs
Related Project Posts:
Gray House Empty Living Room Before

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Gray House Living Room Before

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The Guest Bathroom

UPDATES TO MAKE IN THE GUEST BATHROOM:

View Our Plans for Our Guest Bathroom →

  • Build a new vanity
  • Replace light fixture
  • Replace silver faucets with bronze faucets
  • Replace the tile floor
  • Replace the tile in shower
  • Replace the tub
  • Paint the walls
  • Cut large mirror into two smaller mirrors and frame
  • Replace the gold doorknobs with bronze doorknobs
  • Build floating shelves above toilet
  • Make new towel rack
Gray House Guest Bathroom

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Gray House Guest Bathroom

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Gray House Guest Bathroom

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Gray House Guest Bathroom Before

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The Library

UPDATES TO MAKE IN THE LIBRARY:

View Our Plans for Our Library →

  • Build coffee table
  • Chair table storage
  • Record player stand
  • Replace carpet with wood floors
  • Paint the walls gray
  • Build floor to ceiling shelves
  • Add furniture: Loveseat
  • Add furniture: Chairs
  • Make new light fixture
Gray House Home Renovation Home Library Progress

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Gray House Home Renovation Home Library Progress

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Gray House Home Renovation Home Library Progress

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Gray House Home Renovation Home Library Progress

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Gray House Home Renovation Home Library Progress

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Gray House Home Renovation Home Library Progress

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Gray House Home Renovation Home Library Progress

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Gray House Library Before

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Nursery

UPDATES TO MAKE IN THE NURSERY:

View the plans for our Nursery →

  • Build Teepee reading nook
  • Build clothes rack
  • Build rocking chair base
  • Build changing table/dresser
  • Build shelves for books
  • Add ceiling fan
  • Replace carpet with laminate flooring
  • Paint chalkboard accent wall
  • Replace the gold doorknobs with bronze doorknobs
Boy Nursery / Adventure Nursery / Black and White Nursery

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Boy Nursery / Adventure Nursery / Black and White Nursery

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Boy Nursery / Adventure Nursery / Black and White Nursery

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Boy Nursery / Adventure Nursery / Black and White Nursery

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Home Office

UPDATES TO MAKE IN THE OFFICE:

View Our Plans for Our Office →

  • Replace carpet with wood floor
  • Move to room across the hall
  • Build new desk
  • Build new cabinets
  • Build wall display
  • Paint the walls gray

Take a Tour of our Industrial Home Office →

Industrial Home Office

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Industrial Home Office

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Industrial Home Office

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Industrial Home Office

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Industrial Home Office

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Industrial Home Office

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Industrial Home Office

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Industrial Home Office

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Industrial Home Office

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Industrial Home Office

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Industrial Home Office

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Industrial Home Office

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Industrial Home Office

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Industrial Home Office

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The Back Porch

UPDATES TO MAKE ON THE BACK PORCH:

View Our Plans for Our Back Porch →

  • Landscaping
  • Grill platform
  • Build a deck
  • Add stone patio
  • Build outdoor sectional
  • Build outdoor dining table
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Build a shed
  • Make large planters
  • Stain concrete
  • Add gutters
  • Hang a canopy of string lights
Colorful Back Patio

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Colorful Back Patio

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Colorful Back Patio

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Colorful Back Patio

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Colorful Back Patio

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Colorful Back Patio

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The Garage

UPDATES TO MAKE IN THE GARAGE:

  • Paint the walls
  • Finish and stain floor
  • Change the light fixture
  • Build cabinets
  • Build shelf over pegboard
  • Decorate and organize
  • Build a miter saw table
  • Built a table saw table
  • Replace garage doors
  • Add a large pegboard
Related Project Posts:
Gray House Garage Before

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Gray House Garage Before

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Gray House Garage Before

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The FRONT PORCH

UPDATES TO MAKE ON THE FRONT PORCH:

  • Add outdoor tile to front porch
  • Paint the porch
  • Build new porch railings
  • Switch out lighting
  • Replace/Update the front door
  • Build planters
  • Replace gold doorknob, kick plate and threshold
  • Add seating area on left side
  • Add a porch swing
Gray House Front Porch Progress

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Gray House Front Porch Progress

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