The Joneses living room reveal has been a long time in coming.
If you remember, they bought a foreclosure and rehabilitated the poor thing. It was a mess and they brought it from an unlivable beast to a beautiful charming home for a family of 5 – oh wait. Home for a family of 6!
We are so long in bringing this reveal to you because a little baby doll, Maddie Moo made her appearance (April found out she was expecting) and everything changed.
She sort of took over their world and slowed down their progress on the house. They moved in without having finished, hence no "reveal."
A home is a home because of who we share it with, not because the trim is finished or the drywall is up in the basement, right?
Let me take you back through time for a minute to remind you of when this little house had little chance of being called a home.
It was dirty, smelly and all around disgusting.
The family that renovates together, enjoys the end result much more and has shared something life changing. Here is little Myles the baby of the family, watching Frozen while Mom and Dad work on the kitchen.
The only things they haven't done yet are the windows – they plan to replace them eventually (mucho moola) but just cleaning them up made a huge difference.
They moved in when 90% of everything was done and waited for Madisonto come while life's pace picked up.
Just recently the living room was finished. (You really didn't expect me NOT to put in a picture of the little doll baby did you?)
The beautiful oak trim went up along with the rods and curtains and wall decor.
Hanging Curtain Rods the Easy Way
Take a piece of paper and mark where you'd like the rod to hang, cutting out a right angle notch to fit on the top and side of the window where you are hanging the curtains. See illustration below.
Then when you are ready to install the hardware on the other side of the window, to get a perfect match, just flip the paper and your mark will be flipped, giving you exactly the same spot for hardware on the other side.
Her rod was fairly long, so she hung this piece to support the rod in the middle.
If you'd like to motivate your DH to flip your house, I'll get you started – here is a "honey do list" that you can present to him…all filled out with your own "gotta get 'er done " jobs. Click here to download it or just click on the pic below – it's FREE, yes, free indeed:
As soon as they get the dishwasher installed, we will give you the kitchen – from nasty, smelly, ugly and gross to absolutely stellar. Stay tuned and meanwhile, be amazing!
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