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Open Up a Staircase and Create a Fabulous Mudroom

Staircase Renovation & Mudroom Addition

Welcome to the 201st Metamorphosis Monday!  Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Recently, I was chatting via email with  Maggie from the blog, Crunchy Diva.  Maggie's been hard at work renovating her home and you're going to love her amazing staircase makeover and mudroom addition!   Here's Maggie to take you through this beautiful "Before and After." Hi folks! I’m Maggie from Crunchy Diva and I’m … [Read more...]




Beach Front Condo Renovation, Part I

Recently, Suzy, who blogs at Worthing Court, shared a wonderful renovation of her beach house. When Suzy and her hubby first purchased their beach front condo, it was in really rough shape.  Suzy looked out at this gorgeous view, closed her eyes and envisioned what this home could become.  The transformation is astounding...truly beautiful. Before This was the view as Suzy entered the … [Read more...]




Southern Living Idea House in Senoia, Georgia

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Sharing a few more pics I took while touring the Southern Living Idea House in Senoia, Georgia: The staircase going down to the terrace level was painted. I have a back stairway in my home where I'd so love to do this type treatment. This pic below came from the Southern Living online site. Check out the cool use of the space under the stairs! Love it! The family room was downstairs on the … [Read more...]




Kitchen, Pantry and Stairway Renovation

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Welcome to the 90th Metamorphosis Monday! I love it when readers of BNOTP share pics of recent renovations, because I get to share them with you! :) Brenda, a reader of BNOTP lives in this adorable house with a wrap-around front porch. It may look small from these pics...but it has 6 bedrooms! When Brenda and her hubby moved into their home, they knew it would need some serious updating. They had … [Read more...]




Built-in Book Shelves for the Upstairs Family Room

Bookcase for back stairs

Welcome to the 31st Metamorphosis Monday! My Met Monday post is a little different this week. The "After" hasn't occurred yet, but I thought I'd share my "Before" and my "After Wish" with you, just in case it gives you some ideas for a similar area in your home. This is the view as you enter from the hallway into my Upstairs Family Room. (To see more of this room, click here:  Upstairs Family Room.) … [Read more...]