Monday, November 7, 2016

Awesome before and after projects (and link up your own!)

Hello all! Guess what?! It's the first Monday of the month and I remembered that it's the day of the Before and After Link Up! I haven't been great at getting this up on time the past few nine months so this is a big deal for me. I'm getting old. ;)

As always, I show off some of the awesome projects linked up from last month first. I was blown away by April's pretty kitchen makeover!:
modern farmhouse kitchen makeover

SO lovely! I love all of her little details in this space -- those lights and the chairs are my favorites.

If you are considering a kitchen makeover but the cost of new countertops is too much, you need to check out Jennifer's post on how to build your own laminate counters:
DIY laminate countertops tutorial

Laminate has come such a long way! Doesn't that look like soap stone? She shares a great tutorial on how to do this project -- it's a fraction of the cost of buying them ready-made. 

Jenny shared a couple more awesome kitchen makeovers -- if you remember she's the one who came over and taught me how to paint our kitchen cabinets like a pro. She has been busy painting oak cabinets left and right since then!: 
how to paint oak cabinets

I LOVE these dark gray cabinets with the pretty white backsplash! 

Megan showed how they built a DIY countertop over their front loaders in the laundry room: 
how to build a counter over washer and dryer

I know many want to do the same and she shares every step of the process. What a great, spacious spot to stand and fold clothes!

Samantha shared her home dressed up for fall and her dining room is such a pretty space!:
light green walls dining room

You can see more of her fall home tour at the link!

Becca's sunroom is gorgeous -- they added a little something to this space that added to the character even more: 
white sunroom

Oh man, I want to get cozy on that sofa and read for hours! This is such a peaceful room.

If you'd like to be considered for next month's round up, please link to TDC in your post or you can copy and paste this code into your post:

<div align="center"><a href="http://www.thriftydecorchick.blogspot.com/" title="TDC Before and After" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.homestoriesatoz.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/beforeAndAfterButton_thumb1.gif" alt="TDC Before and After" style="border:none;" /></a></div>

Now let's see what you've been up to recently! Can you believe we only have two months left of 2016? It's blowing my mind!





3 comments:

  1. Hi Sarah thank you for another monthly party !!!!!! Christine from Little Brags

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  2. Thanks for another awesome party! And huge thanks for the feature! You made my day!

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  3. Thanks so much for hosting and featuring our little ol' sunroom .. what a fun surprise, which I truly appreciate it!

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