Monday, March 3, 2014

March before and after!

Good Monday to ya! We only got a few inches of snow this weekend instead of the up-to-14 that was predicted, so although the grass is covered once again, I’m OK with it. The sun is shining today and I think this was the last snow of the season.

I cannot WAIT to get outside working in the dirt again!

It’s time for another before and after shindig, and as always I was completely blown away by the projects linked up last month. I hope you enjoy these recaps – I for one love the thrill of finding a new blog to follow. :)

First up, my friend Myra knocked it out of the park with her gorgeous bathroom redo

subway tile bathroom

SO pretty right? It makes me want to tear out our bathroom and start over.

I’m a sucker for the light walls in Myra’s bathroom but I am still so taken with a deep color too:

dark blue walls

Tasha’s family room looks SO good. I loved all of her choices (especially that paint color!) and her cement fireplace look amazing, you must check it out here.

Lindsey made a space in the basement into a craft room and all the storage has me drooling:

craft room storage

There’s even a hidden door to get into this space. I have a thing for hidden doors/rooms – they are just the coolest.

Cristina shares another fantastic tutorial, this time for DIY pull out drawers:

DIY pull out shelves

Which is perfect timing because I’m planning to do this in our closet! 

Speaking of closets – they’ve been on my mind a lot lately. :) Sharon’s gorgeous master closet redo had me drooling:

gold stenciled wall

Wow it looks so good! That stenciled back wall totally glams up the space. Love it!

Elisha knocked off a World Market coffee table that I’ve been eyeing for while:

DIY Industrial Coffee Table

The girl even welds! I’m totally impressed, it looks so good. And I love her blog name. :)

Brooke restained her oak banisters and the difference is so dramatic:

staining oak banister

You’d be surprised to learn that there’s not a ton of sanding involved! She shares the whole how-to in the post.

So much talent, so little blog space. :) As always, please visit the respective sites to pin any of their images.

Now it’s time to see what you’ve been up to lately. If you’d like to be considered for next month’s recap, please link back to TDC in your post or include this button code in your post:

<div align="center"><a href="" title="TDC Before and After" target="_blank"><img src="" alt="TDC Before and After" style="border:none;" /></a></div>

Here you go!:


  1. So glad to find your blog! I'm in Indy too... and though my kids were hoping for a delay (they don't want any more snow days to add to summer break)... I was relieved the snow wasn't what they were calling for. LOVE seeing all the makeovers. Great inspiration. After being stuck inside all winter I'm anxious to make some changes!

  2. Thanks for hosting this party each month, Sarah! Love the features you chose! Hope you have a wonderful week!

  3. Oh my goodness, Sarah! Thank you SO MUCH for featuring my family room makeover! You have no idea how thrilled and excited I am. And of course, thanks for another wonderful party!

    - Tasha @ Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body {}

  4. Wow so many great projects! The floor in that bathroom is drool worthy!!

  5. Sarah, thank you so much for hosting the party and for featuring my project! It really makes my day :)

  6. I love that closet! wow! Thanks for hosting Sarah :) xo Kristin

  7. Dyyyinnnggg over that closet!!


  8. Huge wow on all the features. And then the posts that linked in - such talent. Thanks for hosting, always a treat to join in.

  9. Sarah, Thank you for hosting the party. That closet looks so glam.

  10. Great features Sarah, love the coffee table knockoff. Thanks for hosting.

  11. Thanks for hosting, I love your features! :) ~Liz

  12. Thank you for the party Sarah! Jacqui @ Brooke Eva

  13. Thanks for hosting Sarah! I love the bathroom makeover :)

  14. Thank you so much for the feature Sarah! I appreciate the kind words, and I kinda like my blog name too ;)

  15. That coffee table is amazing! Holy cow, will people's creativity never cease to amaze me?

    Thanks so much for hosting this. It's one of my favorites stops - I always find great ideas and inspiration. I see a nap time spent browsing before and afters. ;)

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  18. Thanks so much, Sarah ~ that closet has me moving mine up the to-do list! Gorgeous!!

  19. we got a lot less snow than they thought, but I ended up having off from work. i'll take it! thanks for hosting, and bring on spring already, yeesh.

  20. Thanks so much for hosting. I'm ready to dig in the dirt again, too!

  21. Thanks so much for hosting! Can't wait to see some great before and afters.

  22. Thank you so much for including my closet in your features, that just made my day - my WEEK!! Fun party as always, so much creativity out there. Sharon

  23. Thanks so much for hosting! Having fun going through all the links today :)

  24. Thanks for hosting. Some lovely links to get stuck into here :) Kath

  25. Thanks for hosting Sarah! I've followed you for a long time now, and finally I have a blog of my own! So happy to be here!! You have been an inspiration! Thank you! Xo, Kathy @

  26. Whoa. Love the couch/mini bed! The boy’s creative imagination with blue light shades in room. It’s been a while to see such beautiful design. Thanks for hosting this lively ides. Cool!

    Sebastian Chuter

  27. Charming, sweet and so put together! I love it! Thanks for this blog.


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