Before & After: Katherine’s Beautiful Built-in Shelving

published Oct 5, 2011
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(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

Owning your own home means, for many folks, a myriad of DIY, improvement, and remodeling projects on your to-do list. This living room overhaul is an inspirational example of one woman’s journey in making her first home her own.

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

Katherine Fugit is a contributing writer for Keep Smiling, a blog that offers encouragement “and other advice from first-time home buyers.” Looking at her personal blog, Me Machine, will give you a fantastic idea of her enviable eye for great design. If that wasn’t enough, this before and after of her living room, complete with new built-in shelving, will seal the deal on her amazing aesthetic.

The site is full of Katherine’s adventures remodeling her home, with this being one of the most drastic changes. The removal of the window unit and furnace, the addition of the full wall of built-in shelves, and well-appointed furniture are beautifully executed! I am personally very impressed with the gumption necessary to take on a project of this magnitude!

Well, done, Katherine! Take a look at the full post on Keep Smiling.

Images: Keep Smiling