May 27, 2024

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Our Home Miiiight Get Surgery Instead of a Makeover

2879a87c710bbde1ceac02a9005c9d39Photograph & Design and style: Boxwood Avenue

Pursuing up on my submit about our home renovation programs (or absence-thereof, is more like it), I desired to share a lot more details on how the new types may possibly have an impact on our home’s exterior. Far more particularly: the front façade.

To be genuine, sharing the present exterior of our home pains me fairly a little bit. Other than acquiring our 130 calendar year aged brick repainted past calendar year, it’s been sorely neglected as we’ve always experienced plans to deal with it and didn’t want to sink considerably into it right up until we could do it appropriate

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[break]I’ve been in a position to envision the possible due to the fact we purchased this location six many years back. But landing on the plan to relocate our front door (go through extra on that in this article if you missed it) has not only produced a world of distinction on the inside, but on the exterior as properly. And my wheels have been spinning at any time due to the fact. Here is the unedited variation of what our home appears like as it stands right now: Exterior_Before r1

And below is a badly photoshopped rendering that I pulled collectively the other night time just to get some of my visuals down on “paper”. This is my top aim for this certain dwelling. Of program we will do correct landscaping in that grime patch (loving all of this as landscaping inspo!) but listed here we go:  

home exterior - after

Funnily enough, our exterior has been a little bit of an embarrassment for us for some time – a common situation of the shoe cobbler’s young children. Emotion fed up with our lacklustre suppress attractiveness, last summertime we had been *this near* to likely total steam in advance on some key entrance landscaping updates when our contractor backed out at the past second for individual causes. We were being pretty bummed out about it at the time, but I realize now that the universe is effective in mysterious methods. If we had absent with our initial options and invested in our front landscaping (which includes a new walkway) we would have had to retain the locale of our existing entrance doorway and hardly ever could have ended up listed here. Evidence the moment again that factors transpire for us, not to us. A lesson I have realized time and time all over again. Content mishaps for the win! home exterior before after r2

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