Most home buyers would take one look at this dark brick and paneled family room and run the other way. But John and Sherry at Young House Love were not deterred.
They bought the 50-year old ranch home and began working their magic on it.
When you see what they’ve done with the place, you can’t help but be amazed.
It’s hard to believe this is the same room. I think they deserve a round of applause.
They had another dark brick fireplace in the living room that received an equally stunning makeover. I couldn’t decide which to show you, so you’re getting both.
Here is the living room fireplace before:
And here is the living room after:
John and Sherry’s blog Young House Love is full of inspiring decorating ideas.
So cute to see our humble home featured on your blog! Thanks for the shout out. We plan to keep doing our home improvement thing, so stay tuned for some more fun and fabulous before & afters.
Thanks for letting me share your fabulous makeovers with everybody, Sherry! I will definitely stay tuned to see what else you two come up with. -Julia 🙂
Wowee. They did a fantastic job. They should be really proud!
I am going over for a visit now. Always looking for ideas to pass on to clients ( oh clients…where are you??).
Wow, you cant even tell that those pictures were taken in the same place!! That would’ve taken a lot of hard work.
It’s us again (John and Sherry from thisyounghouse.com), stopping in to thank you once again for featuring our humble home on your blog. We’re so excited about the traffic you’re sending our way, but unfortunately it’s all going to our old wordpress site. Is there any way you could change your links to http://www.thisyounghouse.com so that people come thru to the newly redesigned and updated site?
Thanks a million!
John & Sherry
John & Sherry–
Your wish is my command. The links have been updated. Your new site looks great! -Julia
Thanks a million Julia!!!
WOW! I’m almost afraid to keep looking at your site… my pocketbook and my husband won’t like it one bit! (does anyone actually SAY pocketbook anymore??) Beautiful before and afters!
Anita Walsh says
Is it possible t find out how you renewed your old fireplace? it looks awesome
Anita–go to http://www.thisyounghouse.com. It’s their fireplace and they could give you more information about it. -Julia
The variety and links on your blog are wonderfully inspiring.