One of the things we started doing right after we knew we’d be buying our house was to collect inspiration pictures in a Google Notebook (a great tool apparently being phased out). We knew we’d have a lot of work to do, but we also knew that meant crafting each room exactly to our liking. Recently, I was looking back through some of the images and was struck by how similar some of our projects turned out to be.
For instance, we picked these for our kitchen:
And here’s what we came up with:
From the all-white cabinets and beadboard to the schoolhouse light fixtures, it’s funny how much actually translated into our final product.
And here’s a few of our inspirations for the living room:
And here’s our living room:
We really liked the neutral colors in the top two pictures, the framed photo groupings and the good use of black, and we tried to carry those things over into our space, too.
Finally, a picture that inspired our bedroom change:
And our bedroom: