Thursday, August 04, 2011

DIY of an 1895 Historical Home

Meet: Mandy, a beautiful thrift shopper and DIY project lover from
Biblical Homemaking

Ready for some DIY before and after room makeover eye candy?

Office Reveal:

(sage green, brown trim and painted floors)
Beautiful stained glass window!


Amazing After 
Fun pops of color - just the right touch!
Love the freshly painted white trim and lightened floors.
$5 desk and $20 armoire!
Hello gorgeous pocket door!

Isn't this entire chalkboard wall fabulous?!

and best of all, an unbelievable budget!  See HERE for the original post with all of the details. 

Bathroom before leaves a little to be desired, maybe even a lot...

But now, it's beautiful!  They put up beadboard, installed new wood floors, a new sink, cabinet, faucet and light fixture.  They added a new door and refinished that gorgeous claw foot tub.  They wallpapered, textured and painted it a warm yellow.  Lack of any natural lighting affects the picture color, but you can still see that their hard work paid off BIG from the pictures below:

See MORE pictures at Mandy's Bathroom Reveal.

A thrift store treasure hunter too! 
Piano bench before:

Such a pretty girl now...

See more from Mandy at Biblical Homemaking, including her pretty what she wore posts - so fun!

Mandy, thank you so much for sharing your DIY ~ you've done an amazing and gorgeous job with everything!  Can't wait to see more!  


Holly said...

I LOVE older home! Im going to check her out now!

laxsupermom said...

Wow! Amazing makeovers! Love all the details, like the gorgeous pocket doors, that you find in an older home. They did a terrific job. Thanks for sharing.

Mandy said...

Thank you so much for sharing our DIY projects! So exciting!! :)

Coley said...

wow, great transformations!

Karen@StrictlySimpleStyle said...

I'd never want to leave that office, beautiful! said...

So beautiful, loving the armoire, every space is just so pretty!!

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