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We are so excited about our new home! One thing that we really wanted in a home was projects and oh boy did we get it. Here is our preliminary project list.

Front of house:

front of house

  • Add swing to front porch
  • Paint door
  • Update gold door hardware
  • Update landscaping in front of house
  • Plant and grow grass
  • Build a pergola over the garage
  • Update front lighting

Living room:

initial living room - charleston crafted

  • Scrape ceilings
  • Add crown molding
  • Paint walls
  • Add built in shelving
  • Update stairs & railing
  • Add shutters to windows
  • Update lighting
  • Extend the fireplace up
  • Furnish
  • Add a painting or art over the fireplace

Dining room:

initial dining room - charleston crafted

  • Scrape ceilings
  • Add crown molding
  • Paint walls
  • Take down half wall or widen doorway
  • Update chandelier
  • Build or buy a big dining table

Kitchen:

initial kitchen - charleston crafted

  • Scrape ceilings
  • Remove wallpaper
  • Paint
  • Remove door and open up doorway
  • Organize and re-design the pantry
  • Replace flooring
  • Phase 1: paint cabinets
  • Phase 2: fully gut!
  • Create an eat-in area
  • Update lighting

Half bath:

initial kitchen - charleston crafted

  • Scrape ceilings
  • Paint
  • Replace flooring
  • Add storage

Garage:

  • Set up workstation
  • Incorporate lots of storage

Sunroom:

initial sunroom - charleston crafted

  • Scrape ceilings
  • Add crown molding
  • Paint walls
  • Add blinds to windows
  • Furnish
  • Add lights to fans

Master bedroom:

initial master bedroom - charleston crafted

  • Scrape ceilings
  • Add crown molding
  • Paint walls
  • Add blinds to windows
  • Furnish

Master bathroom:

Initial master bath - charleston crafted

  • Scrape ceilings
  • Add crown molding
  • Paint walls
  • Update closet organization system
  • Remove tub and add a large shower
  • Add a built in vanity
  • Remove/update medicine cabinet

Guest bathroom:

Initial guest bath - charleston crafted

  • Scrape ceilings
  • Add crown molding
  • Paint walls
  • Remove window screen
  • Update vanity
  • Remove/update medicine cabinet
  • Fix overhead lighting
  • Add shower curtain

Guest bedroom:

Initial guest room - charleston crafted

  • Scrape ceilings
  • Add crown molding
  • Paint walls
  • Add blinds to windows
  • Update closest doors

Laundry room:

  • Scrape ceilings
  • Add crown molding
  • Paint walls
  • Add laundry folding table
  • Add shelving
  • Replace wire shelving in linen nook

Office/Craft room:

Initial craft room - charleston crafted

  • Scrape ceilings
  • Add crown molding
  • Paint walls
  • Add blinds to windows
  • Set up desk area
  • Update closet doors
  • Add closet craft storage

Screened porch:

initial screened porch - charleston crafted

  • Add lighting and ceiling fan
  • Stain wood floor
  • Add wooden slats on lower screens
  • Furnish

Back/side yard:

initial back yard - charleston crafted

  • Build a deck or patio
  • Add a raised vegetable garden (side of house?)
  • Relocate fire pit
  • Add place to hang hammock/swing
  • Remove dead bushes
  • Plant and grow grass
  • Plant and grow flowers

We will add this list to our house tour page and track our progress as we go! Keep checking in to watch our house transform.

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