Project Description

A former B&B conjures up two types of mental images. In the right hands, you’d get a tasteful, yet minimal collection of eclectic antiques and flea market finds. Then there the B&Bs in the vein of antiques-gone-wrong. That’s what these homeowners had to deal with when they bought their house in Groesbeck, Texas.

Before

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After

First things first, the new homeowners remove two–yes, two–layers of wallpaper from the kitchen. We have the walls painted a pale, blue-ish gray on the walls, replace the laminate countertops with real wood butcher block, add white subway tile and a bit of pale blue mosaic tile to the backsplash, and install a new farmhouse sink. The results are a breath of fresh air.

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Now this updated kitchen feels more spacious and is a much calmer space than it was pre-remodel. What a transformation!

View the other rooms in this lovely home: Living Room | Dining Room | Guest Bedroom | Bathroom

Photographs by Claire Barrett Patrick.