The Scott Project

Mood board images via Pinterest


My Husband and I purchased our first home earlier this year. The home was built in 1982 so it needs several updates. We have broken down this big renovation project into small stages to work with our budget and busy schedule.

Personal Renovation Project

In March of 2021 we had the opportunity to purchase Tyler’s grandparent’s home. With plenty of space to grow our family, beautiful land, and two shops it was the perfect fit for us. Although the home is spacious and great quality, it’s very dated so there is a lot of renovating to be done. Getting to work on personal projects is what I consider to be my hobby so I am beyond excited to have an ongoing project to work on in my free time. It will be a slow process but I plan to share our progress and tips on renovating a home in stages for anyone who wants to follow along! 

We have already made quite a few updates, but before I share current photos you have to see the before pictures to appreciate the progress that’s been made. We got started on renovations before I thought to take any photos so most of these are all realtor photos that I saved from the listing online.

Front Exterior
Front Exterior
Back Exterior
Back Exterior
Patio off of the Master Bedroom
Patio off of the Master Bedroom and my studio
Formal living room (which we will turn into our family room).
View from the formal living room looking into the current family room.
Family Room
Family Room
The kitchen which is open to the family room and then you can see the formal living room in the front of the house.
Another view of the kitchen which shows the sunroom in the back.
This is standing in the kitchen looking down the hallway that goes to a bathroom, master suite, and two bedrooms. The formal dining is off to the left and front entry is to the right.
Formal dining room. Entry in the front and kitchen off to the right.
This room, just off of the dining room, was used as a collectables gallery but is now my design studio.
This is the sunroom that’s off the kitchen.
Master Bedroom looking in from the master bathroom.
Master bedroom looking into master bathroom.
Master Bathroom
Master bathroom looking into walk-in closet.
Walk-in closet
Walk-in closet with washer and dryer.
Walk-in closet
Bedroom 2 which is now our son’s nursery.
Guest Bedroom
Bathroom 2

As you can see, we’ve got our work cutout for us but here’s a sneak peek of the progress that’s been made…

Design Studio. Previously the collectables gallery.

Be sure to check back for more progress photos and design details!