August 9, 2022


Anything but ordinary

Our Home Miiiight Get Surgery Instead of a Makeover

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Photograph & Structure: Boxwood Avenue

Adhering to up on my write-up about our household renovation designs (or absence-thereof, is far more like it), I required to share far more details on how the new layouts could possibly impact our home’s exterior. Much more precisely: the front façade.

To be truthful, sharing the current exterior of our home pains me very a little bit. Other than owning our 130 yr aged brick repainted last 12 months, it is been sorely neglected as we have normally experienced plans to address it and didn’t want to sink significantly into it until we could do it correct

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[break]I have been equipped to envision the likely since we bought this position 6 a long time back. But landing on the plan to relocate our front doorway (browse far more on that here if you skipped it) has not only created a world of variance on the inside, but on the exterior as properly. And my wheels have been spinning ever due to the fact. Here is the unedited version of what our household seems to be like as it stands appropriate now: Exterior_Before r1

And in this article is a poorly photoshopped rendering that I pulled jointly the other night time just to get some of my visuals down on “paper”. This is my top intention for this individual home. Of training course we will do good landscaping in that grime patch (loving all of this as landscaping inspo!) but here we go:  

home exterior - after

Funnily adequate, our exterior has been a bit of an humiliation for us for some time – a traditional situation of the shoe cobbler’s young children. Emotion fed up with our lacklustre control attractiveness, very last summer we were being *this close* to likely whole steam forward on some key entrance landscaping updates when our contractor backed out at the last second for personal factors. We were being fairly bummed out about it at the time, but I know now that the universe is effective in mysterious approaches. If we had absent with our authentic programs and invested in our front landscaping (together with a new walkway) we would have had to maintain the spot of our current front doorway and under no circumstances could have finished up below. Evidence after once more that matters transpire for us, not to us. A lesson I have learned time and time once more. Delighted accidents for the win! home exterior before after r2

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