Updating house

Her book Thanks to Lauren for letting me share her home makeover with you.

One note: the “glass” is plexiglass and fairly flimsy, so beware.

It doesn’t bother me but it is noticeable when certain light hits the plexiglass – it just looks a little wavy.

Adding a tile backsplash to your kitchen is much easier than it looks — and totally affordable, too.

Even renters can do this simple DIY upgrade — just be sure your landlord is okay with a few screws in the wall.

This is one of those tricky 1970s contemporary styles that can be a challenge to update.

She says she originally had no idea what to do with the exterior when they bought it in 2012, but “now it’s black and spruced up a bit.”The living room was kind of a blank slate before without a lot of personality.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prefabricated_home Prefabricated homes, often referred to as prefab homes or simply prefabs, are specialist dwelling types of prefabricated building, which are manufactured off-site in ...She and husband David bought a house that was stuck in a bit of a 1970s time warp and spent the last few years updating it.One of the easiest ways to free up counter space in your kitchen is with a rustic magnetic wall rack.You can use it to hang anything metal — especially knives — for a functional piece that also doubles as cool decor.Heydt told Houzz, “When they found this home, it was an outdated, modern lodge-style home with two bedrooms and two baths that had not been updated since the 1980s.” She describes the new exterior as having both “Craftsman shingle style and Spanish Colonial influences.”The house grew by an additional 705 square feet: “This entry foyer, the entire family room, part of the living room and the breakfast nook are all part of the new addition on the first floor.”The upstairs rooms had vaulted ceilings with triangular windows in the upper parts of the gables, Heydt explains, so they replaced them with circular windows to go with the new exterior.“The rooms are very compact, but the house feels more spacious than it actually is due to the tall, vaulted ceilings, the windows and the glass doors,” Heydt says.