Home Tour: Current House

We purchased our home four years ago from the first and only family to own this 1924 bungalow.  We completely gutted the home and added our own personal style.

This is what our home looked like during the summer of 2013:

This is how it looked when we purchased the home:

A few more exterior shots of landscaping we added:

Fall landscaping updates:

See the full before and after of the exterior updates here.

Our from entry:

The before:

You can read more about the entry, updated for spring, 2013, here.

Our living room is actually a work in progress.  I'm in the middle of a redesign, but here are a progress shot taken after the delivery of our new couch and fire place build out (not yet complete):

And what the house looked like when we purchased it:

This is what the room looked like prior to the changes:

The before:

Our living room flows right into the dining room (in this picture it is set for a winter dinner party):

The before:

The dining room flows into the kitchen (I've since added hardware):

Kitchen Before:

 The kitchen now flows into our family room addition:

Our master bedroom:

You can see the full master bedroom tour, here.

My older son's room has a bit of an industrial vibe going on:  

You can read all the details about the room, including my inspiration board and projects, here.

...and my younger son's nautical nursery:

Read about the details and find links to the the DIY mobile, curtain panels, and wall letters here.

You can see my full Home Tour, which features a few before and afters, HERE.

Here are a few of our rooms decked out for the holiday's. Check out my Christmas Home Tour:


  1. Beautiful! I especially love the nursery and master! Newest follower!

    -April Hoff

  2. I need a "pin this whole house" button! Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!!!

    ~Abby =)

  3. Wow, your house is beautiful!! I love like every room. I'm a new follower!

  4. Your home is beautiful! I love how you placed the frames around the TV.

  5. Your home is so beautiful. Lots of layered interest, yet with clean lines. I love all your textures and wood with metal and glass. Beautiful!!

  6. Hi Dawn! Great home tour. Wondering what the color of your hardwoods are. Thanks much!!

  7. do you have any other photos of the wall between your living room and dining room? I need to open mine up and I'm thinking that would look fabulous in my home. I'm doing this myself so any photos, closeups whatever would be really helpful.

    Pretty please? New follower xox

  8. Just stumbled across you blog - what an amazing home you have! Simply stunning.

  9. Just found your blog through Centsational Girl. I think I used to have some of your rooms saved as "favorites" on Rate My Space? I know I've seen your first condo before. Love love love your house!!! Can't wait to check out more of your blog.

    1. Thanks for stopping by and leaving such a nice comment. Yes, you must have seen my condo before because it WAS on Rate My Space! Kind of funny!

  10. Your house is beautiful !!! My husband and I have just bought a house and I am wanting to put in the exact colors,and flooring like yours...and what i love about this palet is you can put in a different color with accents and then change out really easy too...so nice ,you have a beautiful decorating style

  11. Your home is beautiful! The updates to the exterior are amazing!

  12. That fireplace!! I'm inspired!
    -Lauren Dahl