A new bathroom was just the start

If you're coming to the blog today from Hooked on Houses, welcome! I'm so happy you found me and thank you so much to Julia for featuring our bathroom addition.

A couple years ago we ripped the top off half of our house and stuck it back on higher. We created tons of extra space without adding a single square foot to the house (this is not an easy sell to make to your loan officer).

This is what it looked like at the ugliest part of the renovation:

But it went from this:

To this:

We ended up with a house we absolutely love but retained all the character and charm this cottage had before the renovation.

If you're interested in seeing more of our renovation and house, here are a few places to start:

A guided tour of our house, post-renovation:
The back yard
New bathroom
Living room (this room has since been updated but I don't have any good pictures of it up)
Master bedroom
Guest bedroom and hallway

And here are all the posts related to the renovation:
I love it when a plan comes together
Construction update No. 1
Construction update No. 2: Demo starts
Construction update No. 3: Cool!
Construction update No. 4: Popping the top
Construction update No. 5
Construction update No. 6: A flurry of activity
Construction update No. 7: Reality check time
Construction update No. 7.5: Flooring decisions
Construction update No. 8: Shades of gray
Lighting the way
Construction update No. 9: Don't want to leave you hanging
Leaving our mark
Construction update No. 10: Getting there
Construction update No. 11: Down to the finishing touches
A new year's revelation
Bang! Kapow! It's a punch list
Pergola sitting pretty
Houston, we have a problem
A dirty little secret about countertops
It gets worse before it gets better
Guest bedroom sneak peak
The big bathroom reveal
What's happening now
Putting the clothes and the paintbrush away
Looking back at the reno a year later

Thank you for stopping by! I hope you come back soon!


1 comment :

  1. I loved watching your home go through this process! Everything has turned out beautifully!


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