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Before and After: A 100-year-old craftsman gets a makeover

This classic Houston bungalow got a modern makeover.

A fresh coat of SW Snowboard and new house numbers were all this house needed to celebrate its 100th birthday in style!

After
Before
After
Before

The house was last been painted in the 90s or early 2000s and the many shades of brown weren’t giving this house any favors.

In Progress
In Progress
Before
After

The finishing touch was the bold decision to paint the porch SW In The Navy.

The wood was in rough shape and covering it with navy paint was the perfect clean & modern solution.

The last step of this project was demolishing and replacing the front porch. Years of rot required replacing the rafters as well as the deck boards.

The front porch also got a fresh coat of blue paint to finish the transformation.

It’s the perfect little relaxing outdoor oasis in the city!

Thanks again to our friends for letting us tackle this project with them and cheers to many more sunny afternoons on the porch in the future!

This post was written for the  Collected Eclectic blog.

Collected Eclectic was a passion project focused on recording the process as Grace and Michael van Meurer transformed their builder grade home in to something special.

124 blog posts were published between 2018 and 2021. Explore the complete Collected Eclectic archive here

Learn more about the project here

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