a good before and after.
Visiting a long renovation or design project every morning and seeing the gears of progress sometimes turn slowly puts you in the mood for some instant gratification. I came across this roundup at Better Homes & Gardens. I think you’ll enjoy it. Its the classic ugly duckling to swan montage.
Some of my favorites from the roundup,
A before of a contemporary style home–sometimes referred to as a shed design in my architecture books,
And then the after, with a much needed porch instead of that sunroom on the front
Classic 1940s Cape Cod with a flat front and overgrown shrubs,
And voila, they added the obvious covered entry and added some other small architectural details,
Oh the rancher, I dream constantly about flipping a ranch. This one has dormers!
Ranch turned cottage, they used some great materials here like brick, cedar shingles, copper gutters. They kept the crooked tree.
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