[Before & After] L.A. Family Home

Thank you to the Houzz community who helped us immensely on our recent home "facelift!" We hope you enjoy the before/after pictures. While much work has been done, it is always a work in progress. I look forward to any feedback you may have and hope that this is helpful to others!
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“Preston” — STANTON + ROSECORE Carpet
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Entry hall BEFORE
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“small entry table” — aapope
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Oil-rubbed bronze replaced our existing brass fixtures around the house.
“use black? bronze? glass?” — Liz Chapman
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Living room BEFORE
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Living room AFTER: A mix of new pieces and family heirloom pieces came together to create a cohesive, yet eclectic room. Still a work in progress, we may repaint the walls a lighter color to brighten up the room.
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Living room AFTER: A mix of new pieces and family heirloom pieces came together to create a cohesive, yet eclectic room. Still a work in progress, we may repaint the walls a lighter color to brighten up the room.
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Living room AFTER: A mix of new pieces and family heirloom pieces came together to create a cohesive, yet eclectic room. Still a work in progress, we may repaint the walls a lighter color to brighten up the room.
“Layered grays. On the walls, the floor, and accessories.” — blpardi
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Living room AFTER: A mix of new pieces and family heirloom pieces came together to create a cohesive, yet eclectic room. Still a work in progress, we may repaint the walls a lighter color to brighten up the room.
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Our dogs enjoying their new window seats!
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Powder room BEFORE
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Powder room AFTER: An antique dining buffet got a new home in our powder room. Topped with Icestone we had leftover from our kitchen island, this piece is the clear focal point in the room. Matching sconces with edison bulbs and a wall-mounted faucet add vintage charm to this powder room.
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A rohl faucet adds some character to our new powder room.
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Eating area BEFORE
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Eating area AFTER: Refinished floors and cabinets and freshly painted walls updated our existing space.
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Eating area BEFORE
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We kept our original layout and extended our kitchen backsplash throughout our eating area. A seagrass rug helped to ground our existing dining set and a fresh new paint color reflects all the sunshine that pours through during the day.
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Aliza Goldsmith
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Kitchen BEFORE
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Kitchen AFTER: We kept the original layout of our kitchen and replaced the upper cabinet doors. By extending the subway tiles to the ceiling, installing a farmhouse sink, and putting in a new etched glass window, the room has a whole new feel. A stained wood ceiling and new pendants add a bit of a country feel, which makes everyone feel at home. Recycled glass (Icestone) on the...More
“icestone and blue island” — Kelly Petrunka
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Kitchen AFTER: We kept the original layout of our kitchen and replaced the upper cabinet doors. By extending the subway tiles to the ceiling, installing a farmhouse sink, and putting in a new etched glass window, the room has a whole new feel. A stained wood ceiling and new pendants add a bit of a country feel, which makes everyone feel at home. Recycled glass (Icestone) on the...More
“Glass and wood.” — connimill
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Kitchen BEFORE
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Kitchen AFTER: By replacing a stained glass window with this etched glass window, light pours in during the day.
“Double bowl sink” — nfreelander
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Our new etched glass kitchen window
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Kitchen to Laundry room transition BEFORE
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Kitchen BEFORE
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Kitchen AFTER: We kept the original layout of our kitchen and replaced the upper cabinet doors. By extending the subway tiles to the ceiling, installing a farmhouse sink, and putting in a new etched glass window, the room has a whole new feel. A stained wood ceiling and new pendants add a bit of a country feel, which makes everyone feel at home. Recycled glass (Icestone) on the...More
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Aliza Kitchen AFTER: We kept the original layout of our kitchen and replaced the upper cabinet doors. By extending the subway tiles to the ceiling, installing a farmhouse sink, and putting in a new etched glass window, the room has a whole new feel. A stained wood ceiling and new pendants add a bit of a country feel, which makes everyone feel at home. Recycled glass (Icestone) ...More
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Icestone recycled glass island countertop with an ogee edge detail
“quartz” — Joyce A. Zuelke,ckd
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Caesarstone countertops in "wild rice" with an ogee edge detail
“wild rice with ogee edge detail” — scottco
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Kitchen AFTER (door will be painted white)
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Kitchen and eating area AFTER
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Laundry room BEFORE
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This door leads from the kitchen to the laundry room/maid's quarters. A velcro tie allows for privacy at night, but during the day is an attractive choice from both sides of the door.
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Laundry room AFTER: A sunny yellow color and feminine window coverings add a vintage feel to our laundry room. The colors flow nicely into the kitchen and nicely blends the two spaces.
“Remove blinds and make window treatment” — slboothroyd
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Family room BEFORE
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Family room AFTER: The bones of this room were great, so some simple updates has made this room an amazing place to spend time as a family or entertain. Refinished wood floors add warmth, while a new entertainment unit and surround sound make for fabulous movie-viewing. Because we have double-hung windows, top-down bottom-up woven wood shades provide great shade during warm aft...More
“Colors” — hcbelfon
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Media cabinet BEFORE
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Family room AFTER: The bones of this room were great, so some simple updates has made this room an amazing place to spend time as a family or entertain. Refinished wood floors add warmth, while a new entertainment unit and surround sound make for fabulous movie-viewing. Because we have double-hung windows, top-down bottom-up woven wood shades provide great shade during warm aft...More
“entertainment area” — aapope
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Family room BEFORE
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Family room AFTER: A chair we had found a new home in a reading nook. Paired with this wonderful lamp/table from Pottery Barn, this cozy spot makes use of an otherwise useless corner of the room.
“brick fire place” — awash071
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Family room AFTER: The bones of this room were great, so some simple updates has made this room an amazing place to spend time as a family or entertain. Refinished wood floors add warmth, while a new entertainment unit and surround sound make for fabulous movie-viewing. Because we have double-hung windows, top-down bottom-up woven wood shades provide great shade during warm aft...More
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Family room AFTER: The bones of this room were great, so some simple updates has made this room an amazing place to spend time as a family or entertain. Refinished wood floors add warmth, while a new entertainment unit and surround sound make for fabulous movie-viewing. Because we have double-hung windows, top-down bottom-up woven wood shades provide great shade during warm aft...More
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Radiator mesh, purchased for under $10 from The Home Depot looks fantastic on our media center. This allows us to use our remote controls without having to open the cabinet doors.
“form and function” — allan2014
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Family room AFTER: The bones of this room were great, so some simple updates has made this room an amazing place to spend time as a family or entertain. Refinished wood floors add warmth, while a new entertainment unit and surround sound make for fabulous movie-viewing. Because we have double-hung windows, top-down bottom-up woven wood shades provide great shade during warm aft...More
“Basement Ideas” — laurelkarnes
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Bar AFTER: By simply refinishing the existing cabinets and replacing the tiles with a remnant piece of gorgeous marble, our old bar has a new life!
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Fell in love with this remnant piece of marble because of the striking copper veins that run across the stone.
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Dining room BEFORE
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Dining room AFTER: By simply updating the paint color and repurposing some art, this room got a whole new life. Our Stickley dining set shines with the new custom-mixed burnt orange wall color. A vintage bar cart that was passed down houses some family heirlooms, and the shutters let in plenty of afternoon sunshine. We are still looking for the perfect rug to complement this ro...More
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Dining room AFTER: By simply updating the paint color and repurposing some art, this room got a whole new life. Our Stickley dining set shines with the new custom-mixed burnt orange wall color. A vintage bar cart that was passed down houses some family heirlooms, and the shutters let in plenty of afternoon sunshine. We are still looking for the perfect rug to complement this ro...More
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Dining room AFTER: By simply updating the paint color and repurposing some art, this room got a whole new life. Our Stickley dining set shines with the new custom-mixed burnt orange wall color. A vintage bar cart that was passed down houses some family heirlooms, and the shutters let in plenty of afternoon sunshine. We are still looking for the perfect rug to complement this ro...More
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