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Before and after continues! Today we take a look at two more rooms, the office and guest bathroom. Like the guest room, these two rooms didn’t need much. TLC goes a long way.

Office before:

office beforeThis room was home to two kiddos before we moved in, and their bunk beds proved to be hiding a trail of footprints all over the wall. (We had bunk beds when I was a kid too, and we loved putting our feet on the wall! Only now do I realize what we must have left behind…) The wall color wasn’t that bad, but it was too filthy to save. We repainted, again.


office1Can you tell that Zoey followed me around the house while I shot these photos? office2Same deal in here as the other upstairs rooms: steam cleaned the carpet, repainted the ceiling, trim, doors, and walls. This wall color is Benjamin Moore Reverie Pewter, which is a very pretty gray. We repurposed the overhead fan by cleaning it and adding a new light fixture.office3Now, the guest bathroom before:

bathroomThis room wasn’t the worst in the house. It had some old, yellowed linoleum, yellowed walls, cream trim…it suffered from a case of being way too dull. bathroomBuilder-grade faucets are no fun at all.bathroomAnd gold knobs on the vanity just capped all the old vibes this room had.


bath1We installed a new shower rod, door hardware, and vanity knobs. The wall color is  Environmental by Behr.bathroomVinyl tiles let us update the floors without pricing ourselves out of the neighborhood. Fresh trim and ceiling paint made everything feel new again.bathroombathA new light fixture helped…bath faucet…and so did a new faucet.

A summary of what we did:

  1. New paint on the walls, ceiling, door, and trim.
  2. New door and vanity hardware.
  3. New light switches and bathroom light.
  4. New faucet.
  5. New flooring.

Next up, the master.