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Project Reveal: 49th

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A HIGH CONTRAST, NEUTRAL REMODEL THAT IS ANYTHING BUT BORING.

If you caught our recent feature over on The Haven List, then you read all about how a neutral color palette doesn’t have to be boring. It can be full of pattern, warmth and texture.

This neutral remodel was so much fun to design and we used shades of white, gray, beige paired with black and brass hardware throughout and we accentuated the finishes with staging that made the home warm and inviting.

I can’t wait to show you are around and show you what it looked like before!

THE KITCHEN

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This kitchen is one my favorites!! It was dark and had a terrible soffit, dated cabinets and a really odd shaped island that cut off the kitchen and made it feel really small. We had to keep the soffit on the left side, but we were luckily able to remove the one from the back wall. Once we reoriented the island so that it didn’t cut off the kitchen it made the space so much more open and spacious.

We brightened up the entire kitchen with white cabinets and white shiplapped walls. I love the high contrast and of the matte black granite countertops. We warmed it up with reclaimed wood open shelves, neutral brick look backsplash and brass accents!

Styling the kitchen was so much fun! The open shelves are a great place to showcase both functional and pretty pieces. Adding fresh fruit and greenery bring life into the kitchen. My favorites to use are artichokes, lemons and eucalyptus branches.

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FAMILY ROOM

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All we really changed in the family room was the fireplace, but it made such a difference in the room. Well, the new paint color didn’t color didn’t hurt either!

I definitely don’t miss the stair step pop outs above the fireplace, do you? We simplified and modernized the fireplace by removing the hearth and the pop outs and adding a herringbone black slate tile surround.

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FORMAL LIVING & DINING ROOMS

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These spaces are the first ones you see when you walk in the door and again, the updates were super minimal – paint and a new dining room light. It feels so much lighter and brighter and the staging furniture helps define the spaces.

My favorite part of this room are the gold velvet accent chairs. I found them on my first walk through of the home after we bought. They were dirty and in pretty rough shape, but I really wanted them to have a place in the home was it was remodeled. Once they were cleaned up, the team and I found this art piece that worked perfectly with the color of the chairs and they added some much needed character in the room since most of the other staging furniture had clean lines and a more modern feel.

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MASTER BATHROOM

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The master bathroom might be my favorite room in the house! Like I am literally obsessed. I could not wait to use a black freestanding bathtub in a flip remodel and I could not be happier with out it turned out. The bathtub was a statement, but there is nothing wrong with having two statements in one space. And that is where this gorgeous patterned tile floor came in. I love the color palette of black and white with accents of taupe, wood and brass. Adding those warmer elements make this bathroom inviting and cozy.

Styling this bathroom was about bringing in pretty functional pieces like the wooden stools paired with decorative items like leaning art, a vase and florals and soaps.

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OTHER BATHROOMS

The other bathrooms in the home all have the same neutral color palette, but they were all designed differently and with their own finishes. There are so many ways to use a neutral color palette with black and white and warm accents.

In the first bathroom we used these really textural and warm floor tiles in a herringbone pattern and paired with a light warm gray subway tile laid in a staggered vertical pattern with a marble mosaic niche.

In the half bathroom, we used this super fun marble look hexagon porcelain tile on the floor and used the same honed black granite on countertops as in the kitchen. I like having fun with pattern and contrast in small spaces, so this bathroom was a great place to do that.

In the ensuite bathroom we carried the wood tile that is in the rest of the home on the floors. I like how it warms up all of the white in this bathroom from the cabinets, countertops and the marble tile shower. The brass mirror is one of my favorite pieces and adds a visually interesting element.

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I hope you enjoyed this project reveal! This was such a rewarding remodel to work on and I love the finished result.

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Project Reveal: 49th

A HIGH CONTRAST, NEUTRAL REMODEL THAT IS ANYTHING BUT BORING. If you caught our recent feature over on The Haven List, then you read all about how a neutral color palette doesn’t have to be boring. It can be full of pattern, warmth and texture. This neutral remodel was so much fun to design and […]

Muy Bonita: A Scottsdale Home Stage

This home sold before it even went on the market! Often times I am able to share staging done for the flips I design, like this home I designed for our Stephanie Project. Today though, I get to show how we approached a vacant home staging for a realtor client of ours in Scottsdale on […]

Project Reveal: Bullmoose

This Chandler fix & Flip is light, bright and neutral! I almost convinced my husband that we should buy this house, remodel it and move into it. It was a month or so into stay-at-home orders. I was homeschooling 3 kids and not able to go into my studio. Our backyard still wasn’t done and […]

One Room Challenge Spring 2020 | Girl’s Bedroom Makeover Week 8

Well, you guys…I did it! I finally finished my girl’s bedroom makeoever for the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge in Partnership with Better Homes & Garden!! If you want to start from the beginning,  you can start at Week 1 here! If you remember from last week, we were really pushing it until the last […]

One Room Challenge Spring 2020 | Girl’s Bedroom Makeover Week 7

I can’t believe the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge is almost over!! We have made it to Week 7 and we are so close to being done! As you may remember, I am working on a girls’ bedroom makeover for my daughter, Addison for the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge in Partnership with Better Homes […]

Project Reveal: Stephanie

This Tempe remodel is neutral, but not boring! I am excited to share this project reveal with you. The last few that I have done have been my personal home and vacation rentals. This one is a fix and flip that we did in Tempe and it turned out so pretty that I decided to […]

One Room Challenge Spring 2020 | Girl’s Bedroom Makeover Week 4

It’s that time again – update time for the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge. We have made it to Week 4 and things are finally starting to take shape and come together. Recap for those of you who are new around here. I am working on a girls’ bedroom makeover for my daughter, Addison for […]

One Room Challenge Spring 2020 | Girl’s Bedroom Makeover Week 3

Hey, hey! Sooo…this post should have been done yesterday. But this week has been a little crazy and yesterday my team and myself (along with my husband and kids) installed a new vacation rental in Pine, AZ. It was an all-day event and by the end of the night and a water leak later, I […]

My Backyard: We Are Finally Doing Our Yard!

It’s about time this yard happened! If you have read my other project reveal posts about our interior, then you know that we purchased our current home a little over 2 years ago and the main reason we bought it was because of the backyard. The lot is about half an acre and we fell […]

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One Room Challenge Spring 2020 | Girl’s Bedroom Makeover Week 2

Hey there! It’s Week 2 of the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge in Partnership with Better Homes & Garden. If you remember from last week, I am working on a girls’ bedroom makeover for my daughter, Addison.  In last week’s post I shared about my plans for the room and the color inspiration that we […]

Pine Cabin: Making Some Progress

and then we weren’t making any progress. Well, if you remember from this post, we bought our cabin over 8 months ago, so you might be wondering why it’s taken us so long to get it remodeled. I mean, after all, remodeling homes is what we do for a living and we pretty much have […]

One Room Challenge Spring 2020 | Girl's Bedroom Makeover

One Room Challenge Spring 2020 | Girl’s Bedroom Makeover Week 1

Hello, everyone!! Today kicks off the first day of the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge in Partnership with Better Homes & Garden. I am so excited to be a guest participant and taking on a girl’s bedroom makeover for my daughter, Addison. I have been wanting to join for a number of years, but I […]

Project Reveal: My Home | Half Bathroom, Kids’ Bathroom & Master Suite

We are moving on to the all of the bathrooms and the master bedroom! If you missed the first project reveal for my house, you can read that here. I revealed the before and afters of the kitchen, family room. dining room. entry way and laundry room. I was saying in that post that although […]

Pine Cabin: We Bought a Cabin!

well, we bought a cabin 8 months ago… I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to formally introduce you to our cabin in Pine, AZ. But before I do, let me take through the back story of the last 8 months… Elmon (that’s my husband!) and I had been talking about purchasing a cabin […]

Project Reveal: My Home | Kitchen, Family Room, Dining Room, Entry & Laundry Room

wait until you see the before & afters of this home… I can’t believe I haven’t shared this project reveal with you on the blog. It’s one of my favorites because…well, it’s my house! We have lived here for not quite 2 years and although my home has been featured on Rue and The Haven […]