We always say to work things out on paper before you move as much as a chair, but we've not shared our floorplan yet. Here it is. It isn't dramatic, and the beauty is in the details. Here are before pics.
The dining area/kitchen is getting the biggest change as we are taking out our big table in favor of a small one with only two chairs. A rocker is coming in, along with a small console/side table for a landing strip.
The kitchen will absorb the most of our money. It it being taken out and redone in built-in cabinets with one continuous countertop that will provide much more storage and visually clean up the space with its unbroken line.
In the bedroom, we're installing a sliding felt door to block the sound and taking our our raised floor at the end of the bed to allow easy passage in and out to the baby station. And the crib? That will be right by our head for the time being...