Updated pictures of my home...2 years later

6 Months

What is funny is that 2 years ago I was 95% done with my house, Now I am STILL 95% done with my home! I have been working on my very last room...It took 6 months to really get my entired house all put together...Its taken over a year to get what I want in this ONE room...of course you guessed it...my craft room. Soon I can post pictures of it..I do have the paint done, the carpet done, I have purchased the items mostly for organizing it, finally bought the OLD studio desk I have been wanting (wanted something I could repurpose and found it last week but we had to take it apart to even get it through the door!) but hopefully within a month will have my craft room ready.

EDITED HERE>>>>I think there were some things I added into the design that I had never seen (secret access to things like the side door on the cupboards above the fridge...I also have an opening in the living room (unobtrusive) to access the back corner of one of teh cabinets...and I extended the cabinet under the sink looks like a tiny cabinet added but really just more storage inside! I also designed the full wall unit to almost look like a built in..and made it so I could enclose my microwave and have roll out drawers on the bottom...those little things I just loved! Then my contractors wife stole my idea of the beadboard pannelling in their home and I loved that too!

What do you think? Am I doing ok with keeping control? Compare them to the ones 2 years ago I posted before....start here and you can click the button on the bottom and can see it as a slideshow..course this is only kitchen living room so far..will do the others and add to this later to see some True before pictures go here http://www.hometalk.com/cottageatheart
see above the fridge there are front doors but they are so deep however I wanted them to come all the way out to front of fridge so I had them put a door on the side to access the back
see the door straight ahead...I made it so there are shelves inside and to the left...and the front side is open top to bottom I can add a shelf or take it out and have tall items and still access the stuff in the corner.
Here in the far back corner cabinet it goes deep beside the dishwasher which is built in so on the other side of the kneewall I have a door that opens and I can access the back side of that spot
This I think shows the Drawers well at the end of my "bar" and then on sides are fake panels
This shows my bit of bling in my little handelier and the wonderful sing my plumber talked me into I LOVE holds very large items. Cheaper and easier to install than a farmhouse sink
This shows the one door below the bar that is accessible and kind of the length of the bar and to the right is the microwave cabinet I had made to look like a built in
This is the beadboard and molding I added in kitchen dining room and bathroom to add some visual interest was just BORING
Here shows the Large base molding I choose, and a tad bit darker color for the walls, and my "decor style"
This shows again my decor style, shows the wood floors I am in love with... and see on the side of the hutch is the coolest thing for holding magazines! I LOVE IT!
Here shows more of the living room...where my computer is and now I have something on the large space of wall above where there SHOULD BE a window but there is not

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  • Tanya Peterson Felsheim
    on Feb 13, 2013

    Thank you @Allen Vaught I worked hard on the lighting I used to only have a single tiny light in the middle of the room and a dumb outdoor 3 light porchlite thing over the sink. There is also a light over the stove that I didn't turn on but should have! I added two more lights one in the hallway and one in the livingroom over head to really give me good light when I need light.

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