Monday, April 6, 2015

April ‘15 Before and After!

I hope you had a wonderful Easter weekend! Ours was filled with basketball – we got to enjoy a lot of the NCAA (and Pacers) festivities going on in Indy. It was a blast!
I’m currently working on a project in the kitchen and am pretty sure it’s going to work out…I’m hoping. I’m SO excited about it. But today I’m kicking off the before and after link up by sharing some of the awesome projects from last month’s party. Yet again, you guys did not disappoint! 
There were so many before and after room reveals so I focused on those this month. Heather’s gorgeous dining room was one of them:
bright and colorful dining room Just lovely! They went through a lot of work to get it to this point but I’m guessing it was worth it. :)
Kathy created a dining room where there wasn’t one by adding built ins and a chandelier (and a table, duh):
hale navy walls white trim
This room is a stunner – it looks like the walls are black but it’s really a navy blue color. Love all of the details and the decor!
Let’s continue the gorgeous dining rooms shall we? My friend Carolyn’s room is beautiful anyway, but she added a little something in the form of art:
wallpaper as art
She fell in love with the hand painted silk wallpaper but the cost for a room let along a wall was too much. So she went with smaller pieces and made them into art instead – which is a great reminder that pretty much anything can become art!
Sage shared her living room makeover and my favorite part is that gallery wall:
IKEA sectional with cover
She got that sectional for a steal and then updated it to fit their tastes. Love the clean lines of it!
I LOVE Joan’s pallet wood wall in her bedroom:
wood pallet wall in gray tones
Wood walls make a space feel so warm and cozy, I will never tire of them. She gives great instructions in that post!
You KNOW I love Mandie’s new wall of bookcases! Look at all of that storage!:
wall of bookcases
Love how they staggered the shelves a bit instead of having the uniform across. And that blue color with the white built ins is so pretty.
And finally, (I had to stop at some point), there were quite a few beautiful kitchen renovations shared last month. I’m all about the kitchen right now so I had to show you a couple of them.
Jamie’s kitchen turned out beautifully! I love the warm wood island:
white kitchen white subway tile
It’s so bright and pretty!
And Kathy shares their kitchen renovation from start to finish:
warm white kitchenI love how they made an effort to make this white kitchen feel warm and cozy – that’s my goal too. I think they did a fantastic job! 
OK! Now it’s time to see what you’ve been up to last month! If you’d like to be considered for the round up in May, please include a link to this post or this code in your post:
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16 comments:

  1. Thank you for hosting! I look forward to this each month. Liz www.HometoCottage.com

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  2. Thanks so much for hosting this fun party each month!

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  3. Thanks so much for hosting, Sarah! I can't wait to see what you have been up to in the kitchen!

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  4. Thanks so much for featuring my living room makeover! It's an honor to be alongside so many awesome transformations.

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  5. Thank you so much for the party! ;)

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  6. Lovely features! One day I hope to finish the kitchen and dining area...one day. Thank you for hosting this party each month! Have a grand week ahead! :D

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  7. Beautiful home! I love the idea of framing pieces of the wallpaper to use as artwork instead of covering the whole wall. Such a smart idea!

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  8. Thank you so much for the feature. Of course I had to join the party again. Have a great week.

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  9. Thank you so much for the feature. Of course I had to join the party again. Have a great week.

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  10. All of these rooms are so pretty! I didn't even realize it was a linky party at first! Now I need to link up!

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  11. Lindas inspirações, estou fazendo nossa cozinha e adorei as dicas.
    Tenha uma ótima semana.

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  12. Thank you so much Sarah for featuring my new dining room! We love it and had the whole family for the first time yesterday for Easter!! Love all your beautiful features and feel honored to be among them! Xo Kathy @The Daily Nest

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  13. So many beautiful things!!!!! I've been trying to decide what to do with the chairs in my dining room and thanks to your party this week (and Sweet Chaos home) I know what I want. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

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  14. Absolutely beautiful rooms, I want to pin them all to recreate in my home!

    xoxo, SS

    The Southern Stylista

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  15. thank you for hosting, and hope you had a happy easter!
    b

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  16. Hey Sarah... Thanks for the great feature. I was offline for spring break and I'm just now catching up. What a nice surprise to come back to! Hope all is well with you. Let's catch up soon!

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