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Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals. I'm a recovering former vegan and vegetarian, now healing with a nutrient-dense mostly Paleo diet, and love at-home CrossFit and yoga workouts. I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!

New mom to baby Otto born April 2018!

Our house before/afters

Aaah, we are moving this weekend (so stressful!).  And, I don't love the place we're moving to, although I didn't love the house we are leaving when we first moved in, either.  Makes me think back to the "before"s...
East living room wall:
South living room wall:
Dining room:
Kitchen;
Bathroom:
Master bedroom:
Hm.  This also makes me realize all the work I've put into this little house.  How will I have time to do that in the new place?!  Sorry, just a little stressed.  It will all be okay.  I'll have to give you a status report once we do the big move today, rented U-Haul truck and all.  I am pretty excited even though it's a lot of work!

17 comments

  1. Good luck - I am sure your next place will slowly evolve too - you've got great taste so you won't go wrong.

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  2. Good luck for your move!!

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  3. What a huge change, I can't believe you had to repaint the walls. Good luck on your mov, I'm sure you'll grow to love it once you've made it yours.

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  4. i feel like i might've said this already but with your skills you can jazz up any unlovable place into an adorable little abode. don't worry! <3

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  5. Man, that was a boring house before you moved in and made it your own! I know you can do it with the new place, too, it'll just take time. Don't rush yourself.

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  6. You, of all people, can make your cozy place... even with square white walls. The creativity inside of you can't help but spill out- good luck with the move this weekend! :)

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  7. I'm sure you'll love the new place too - but it is hard to leave when you've put so much work in! I love the wall color you've used in the living room - so dramatic!

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  8. moving is always hard, but it's such a great motivation to take fresh new look at your things. hope it all goes well!

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  9. Love the before and afters! You really made builders grade work with style. I am impressed because the 'before' photo's are all too common. I love character and charm which is tough to add to a new build but you managed to do it with ease.

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  10. Good luck. I am sure you will make the most of it.

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  11. Don't try to do it all at once, but your so creative that you will make it a home soon. Have a good move.

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  12. Good luck, you will do fine. Just take your time.

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  13. Hi!
    What a beautiful job! For sure you'll make an excellent work in your new place. I'll be in touch to see it.
    Kisses from Venezuela,
    Ingrid

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  14. Good luck with the move!

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  15. i LOVE the dark paint in the living room!!

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  16. Don't worry, you will get it done. I have been slowly decorating our little place for about a year. It has taken a while because of full-time work, but it is getting done, and I like our little space :)

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  17. This is very nice. I love every room that you have. It's not over decorated. It's just enough to make yourselves feel comfortable being at home.

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