Monday, October 17, 2016

October before and after projects! (Link up your own!)

Hello all! I've been sick for the past four days and am finally feeling a bit better today. It was so odd -- I'd feel OK, then not, then OK, then really not. It's been years since I've been this sick but I am hoping I'm finally on the mend.

Because I've obviously started losing it a little in my old age and I forgot about the monthly before and after link up again this month...I'm getting it up today. Let's just say I'll aim for the first Monday of the month but I may just surprise you...who knows when it will be? I like to keep you on your toes.

As always, I like to share some of the awesome projects that were linked up last month before we kick off this one. And as always, there were some amazing projects shared!

Sue's kitchen renovation was dramatic and turned out beautifully:
white kitchen gray backsplash tile
I LOVE her backsplash tile! This is such a bright, pretty space. 

Kim and her husband created the coolest pegboard storage wall for her son: 
awesome DIY peg board wall
You'll have to see how they are using it -- this thing is awesome! (And I love that they painted the ends of the pegs different colors.) I'm thinking this may work for all the Nerf guns in our house!

Emily's kitchen renovation consisted of a few changes that made a big difference! Light gray cabinets, new lights and that awesome laundry door look great:
light gray cabinets white kitchen

I'm always intrigued at what's going on at Kammy's house. They uncovered a root cellar and landscaped around it:
root cellar with landscaping

And now I want a root cellar! This turned into such a lovely spot! (You have to see the before pics to see how far it's come.)

I LOVE Breann's DIY driveway sign:
DIY driveway sign

She shares all the steps for the structure and the sign in the post. This is too cute. 

Carli made over her daughter's room into a sweet space with great functionality: 
preteen girl room

Her daughter is precious and her reaction was adorable too. :) 

Karrah saw a hall table she loved and worked with a fellow blogger to come up with plans for this piece: 
coastal table with rope

I love the coastal vibe the ropes add to this table! You all never disappoint with fun, useful and pretty projects! 

If you'd like to be included in next month's round up, please either include a link to TDC or you can copy and paste this code into 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>

Now let's see what you've been up to this month! I'd love to see some fall projects! :)


  1. Thanks for the party! I hope you feel better quickly!!

  2. Thanks for hosting, Sarah ... amazing features! I hope you feel better soon!

  3. I love the bedroom makeover by Carli! It is adorable! Great features!

  4. Wow!!!!! Thank you so much for featuring my daughter's room, and your sweet comments about my girl---you have made my week!!!!! I hope you get to feeling like yourself soon, being sick is no fun! Thanks again Sarah!

  5. Great projects! I hope you're soon on the mend. I have to set reminders on my phone, or I wouldn't remember to do anything!

  6. Ooohhh I really like them all but a root cellar?! So cool!
    Hope you feel better soon!

  7. Hope you're on the mend! Great features - I want a root cellar now. ;-)

  8. Thanks for hosting. Great features.
    Hope you are feeling better!

  9. Would you consider a stunning customized wall mural for the kitchen walls as an alternative? I just recently installed mine from InkShuffle -- you can choose from their wide array of designs or you can recommend your own preferred design and they'll customize it. Just my suggestion.

  10. Such a bummer that you are sick. Hope you are back to normal soon.

    Thanks so much for sharing Henry's pegboard. That would be an awesome solution for all the nerf guns, too. I love that it's so flexible - it can work for so many things. Now I just have to tell myself not to cover every wall in pegboard. ;)

  11. Thank you for featuring my kitchen makeover Sarah!! Sure was a nice thing to wake up to this morning :)

  12. The hallway table with the ropes looks awesome! The design does not look too difficult to re-create too. . .

  13. Hope you're feeling better real soon, Sarah. Might be a good "duvet day" for you! Take care, Cynthia

  14. Carli's daughter's bedroom makeover is gorgeous - thanks for the inspiration!

  15. So happy participate again! Missed seeing all of these great links. My job has been demanding too much attention and I need blog time lol. Sorry to hear you're sick! I hope it passes quickly!

  16. LOVE it! Such great inspiration!

    Mel |

  17. Wow, thank you SO MUCH for featuring our kitchen!! Your blog has always been one of my very fave's so I'm feeling really honoured!! Hope you are feeling better very soon xx

  18. Awesome! Thank you for sharing! I love every one of these!


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