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A while back I shared a flip we were working on in Tempe with exterior stone all over the walls…inside the house. Well, today is the day I share the full reveal with you. It was a long drawn out process, but I hope the new owners love this house. Because I sure do.
There are two living rooms in this home. One on either side of the fireplace. But let’s start with the formal living room.
The living room was a really great size and besides removing that terrible stone on the walls, we didn’t have to do much. We re-stuccoed the fireplace, added a chandelier and painted the walls. That’s it. Add some staging you have a magical space that invites you in.
The rug was the jumping off point for the staging in this space. I love the blue and it brought in the warm tones in the art piece from Juniper Print shop. I had been eyeing these barrel chairs from Target for a while and I’m so glad that to have them in inventory now.BEFORE AFTER BEFORE AFTER
This space a looks a little different and that’s because we actually added a wall between the dining room and kitchen. It made the kitchen so much more functional and it didn’t affect the dining room size at all. The biggest issue we dealt with was hanging a chandelier in the space, which we decided not to do after we got it in. It didn’t allow us to center the table on the room and when we did the light was so far the left side that it looked really bad. I do miss having a fixture in here. But if I bought the house I would maybe add some wall sconces for additional lighting.
We kept the staging simple with a dark wood table and black dining chairs. I love the texture the rattan seat brings in. We added framed fabric art pieces on the wall and a plaid rug to keep it feeling cozy. The paper mache vase is so pretty with the faux branches. And I love a bowl of artichokes for photos. They bring in a pop of green and texture too.BEFORE AFTER
Where to begin in this kitchen?? The previous owner had some weird and interesting ideas that he had started and we axed completely. If you remember from the dining room we did extend the wall down to allow for a longer cabinet run. Having an L shaped kitchen provided so much more storage, gave us a place for the refrigerator and made this kitchen larger overall. Plus, adding closed storage on the left gave me the chance to do open shelving on either side of the range. I love how we took that to the ceiling and having 2 shelves on either side still allows for a lot of practical and pretty storage.
We chose to use painted cabinets in a color called Black of Night by Sherwin Williams. It’s a dark, inky blue and I love it paired with the warm white backsplash and brass pendant lights.
The staging took A LOT of accessories and I did a lot of shopping from local shops and Target to get them all filled and styled. But my favorite pieces are the wood and cane barstools. They add a layer or warmth this kitchen that I really love. The breakfast nook got a simple staging job with a round table and black Windsor chairs that I stole from my house on the day of the shoot. Haha!BEFORE AFTER BEFORE AFTER
Next to the kitchen is the family room that shares the fireplace with the living room. Again, there wasn’t a lot of construction changes, so we really had to make it pop with staging. I really love how this room turned out. We took the pink from the living room and made that color the focus in there, but we balanced it with neutral upholstered pieces and wood.
The accessories really pulled a fall feeling that I am loving right now. We kept it simple on the fireplace with a piece of art that pulled from the blue in the rug and in the kitchen.BEFORE AFTER
I can’t even tell you how crazy this bathroom was when we first saw it. The layout made no sense, but it does now! Before
We kept the staging simple with a faux olive plant, hand towels and soap dispensers. I feel like this bathroom was already so beautiful and I didn’t want to compete with the slate and the marble. I think everything in there adds enough without taking away from the finishes.BEFORE AFTER BEFORE AFTER
tempe flip with a beautiful kitchen! A while back I shared a flip we were working on in Tempe with exterior stone all over the walls…inside the house. Well, today is the day I share the full reveal with you. It was a long drawn out process, but I hope the new owners love this […]
Finally sharing the atrium house flip with you!! I started sharing this project with you all on Instagram last September. I remember when I first walked it with my husband and my cousin who was going to be the project manager and finding out that we were going to keep the atrium…in the middle of […]
The Blissful Experience Since we have officially opened up registration for our May 2022 retreat, I felt that it was about time to finish Part 2 of this blog series recapping our May 2021. I may be just slightly behind… If you don’t know what The Blissful Experience is then I would love to tell […]
This A Frame has my heart! Back in May of last year, we took a little field trip to see a flip in Black Canyon City, our Flagstaff vacation rental, a Flagstaff flip and this Munds Park A Frame cabin. The minute I drove up, I fell in love. I love A Frame cabins. I […]
I still LOVE my Teak Stools from Serena & Lily You know those pieces that you purchase and you love them and use them so often that they come with you from house to house? A couple of those items for me is the Teak Step Stool and the Dip-Dyed Teak Stools from Serena & […]
i’m so excited to share this lower arcadia flip with you! Over months and months, I have shared this flip project in the lower Arcadia area of Phoenix in my Instagram stories, but now it’s making its blog debut. This home got a complete renovation makeover – we took walls down, closed in windows, rearranged […]
I could not love this cabin more! This Pine, AZ cabin project was years in the making…like literally over 2 years. That is longest I have had to wait for a project to be completed. We had a lot of set backs with permits and weather and just straight up pushing this project off to […]
The Blissful Experience We wrapped up The Blissful Experience just a couple of weeks ago and today I got photos back from my amazing friend and photographer, Keira. And now that I have them, I cannot even wait to share more about the retreat with you!! First, what is The Blissful Experience? It’s a 4-day […]
Finally!!! I am so excited to finally share this project with. If you remember this house, it’s a flip project of ours in North Scottsdale. I’m thrilled with how it turned out. Today I’m sharing the updates we made the space, the details on the staging and some of my favorite design elements in the […]
It’s Christmas season and we love finding design inspiration during the holiday season! Tree skirts and tree collars are great items to update periodically to reflect the current design in your home. Today we are sharing our favorites. Tree Skirts Trends in tree skirts are heading away from burlap with a rustic feel, and are […]
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… Can you believe it’s time for Christmas already?? How has this been the slowest year literally EVER and yet it feels like it shouldn’t already be Christmas? I know that tomorrow is Thanksgiving, don’t you worry! It’s one of my favorite holidays and I am so excited […]
Is this even the same bedroom?? If you remember from my previous post about my bedroom refresh, I decided to make some changes to the overall color palette and style in my bedroom. I really loved it before, but I really wanted a warmer feeling and I used my new rug from McGee & Co […]
As someone who loves to host, planning a great layered table-setting can be time consuming. But this fall tablescape only takes 5 minutes and looks fantastic! We created this look in only 5 minutes…literally 5 minutes…with the items we already had in the kitchen. See how we did it! Start with Plates, Silverware and Glassware! […]
We love pendant lighting! Find our favorite pendant lights to use when renovating your kitchen! All under $100, $300 and $600 price points.
There is nothing like a neutral kitchen… Last year, I designed our Edgemont vacation rental and I had a strong vision of what I wanted the color palette to be: white, rust, terracotta, blush and taupe. I wanted it to feel warm and a little bit boho. If you head to the project reveal, you […]