Working with the essentials — a daybed, crib, comfortable seating, and storage — Brooke managed to create a space that didn’t feel overly juvenile or too stuffy. Using a soft, neutral palette and lots of fun decor that marries outer space and safari, the room is inviting and comfortable for guests of any age, while still giving Finn all of the things he’ll ever need or want. “Finn loves to stare at the astronauts and stars on his ceiling,” Brooke shares. “Everyone wants to be where the baby is.”
The home they found in their budget needed some love. Its stately rooms, hardwood floors and gorgeous windows has made any room makeover a bit easier on them. When the couple moved in, the living room was a deep pink with white trim and brass accents. Liz, Nick and their families have since put in time, creativity and handiwork to turn the living room into a sophisticated retreat where they can host and relax. Having a large home with a small budget has meant that Liz and Nick have had to be resourceful with their purchases. “We were on a budget since we needed to fill the entire house with furniture, so I looked a lot on Craigslist and at garage sales. The great thing is, because we DIYed so much of it, I know there’s not another room like it anywhere,” Liz shares.
In their most recent home, a 1950s Craftsman bungalow, space was limited at 750 square feet, so with their family growing, they decided to add an addition to the back and vaulted all of the ceilings to make it feel larger. Making semi-tiny living more accommodating for a large dog and an infant also meant creating multifunctional spaces, such as this colorful office and child’s playroom.
Paige plus Todd Hooper‘s took 6 months to modernize their kitchen with did most of the labor on their personal. They tore elsewhere the top with lower cabinets, broke down a wall plus reconditioned what was left. up to date fixtures, cabinets, countertops, ,tiling (that Todd scholarly to gash himself, which is astonishing), flooring with devices went in. They left the pantry also colored it plus the walls white to unlocked up the kitchen even additional. The feeling in this room is so tempting with fresh. It is present—day in conjunction lived—in plus lovely.