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Bedroom before and (almost) after

Its been over 3 years since we bought our place. We are now deep into sate 3 and 1/2 of 3 (the master bedroom).

We've taken the entire 2nd floor of our A-frame Cape Cod-style house and turned it into a nice master suite. We chopped off the far quarter of the room and expanded the tiny 1/2 bath into a full bathroom. Then we set to work on some new closet space, a TV and storage nook as well as some general touch-ups

Here's a few before and after shots. You can find more before pics here and more (almost) after pics here.

 

bedroom before

 

Kitchen in progress

The kitchen was our first phase of the project. Before the ink was dry on the papers we were digging in with sledge hammers and saws. Dad and I took an entire week off work and dedicated it to the project. Some might call this the beginging of the end... our modest plans quickly snowballed and set the tone for the rest of the project

 

Dining Room progression

UPDATE:

Our dining room was finished well over two years ago, but it has taken me that long to get a a good picture. Below is the finished produt.

Dining Room

The dining room was phase 2 (of 3 and 1/2). We removed the original screen porch, keeping its roof and slab floor. Since we wanted a bay window in the center of the room, we moved the door to the side; something that required a nice wrap-around deck (of course).

We've been done with the dining room for some time, I'm embarrassed to

Dining Room Before and After

Master Bathroom

The master bath was phase 3 (of 3 and 1/2) and its now (mostly) done. We chopped off about 1/4 of the orignal attic-come-2nd floor. We already had some plumbing from the existing half bath which we used to feed a new shower and his and her vanities. At this point in the we were pretty over-the-top... the counter tops are actually an exotica African hardwood called bobinga and the shower and floors are a form of slate.

Master Bedroom

The master bath was phase 3 (of 3 and 1/2) and its now (mostly) done. We chopped off about 1/4 of the orignal attic-come-2nd floor. We already had some plumbing from the existing half bath which we used to feed a new shower and his and her vanities. At this point in the we were pretty over-the-top... the counter tops are actually an exotica African hardwood called bobinga and the shower and floors are a form of slate.

Dining Room

Dining Room in progress

The dining room was phase 2 (of 3 and 1/2). We removed the original screen porch, keeping its roof and slab floor. Since we wanted a bay window in the center of the room, we moved the door to the side; something that required a nice wrap-around deck (of course).

We've been done with the dining room for some time, I'm embarrassed to