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Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

BEFORE | Dark-oak cabinetry was a throwback to a previous remodel in the ‘80s.

 

 (Paul Sommers)
Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

AFTER | The six-week rehab also saw them install Milgard windows for efficiency.

 

 (Phil Coombes)
Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

BEFORE | Green shag carpeting.

 

 (Paul Sommers)
Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

AFTER | The bathrooms were touched up with slant-front vanities.

 (Phil Coombes)
Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

BEFORE | One of the bathrooms.

 

 (Paul Sommers)
Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

AFTER | Their favorite renovations came outdoors. For more sun, they axed an aluminum shade structure and brick hot tub that didn’t quite match the vibe, opting instead for a simple dining area.

 

 (Phil Coombes)
Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

BEFORE | The aluminum shade. 

 

 (Paul Sommers)
Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

AFTER | They added kangaroo paw plants, jasmine vines and a koi pond to the front courtyard..

 (Phil Coombes)
Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

AFTER | They liked the tongue-and-groove ceilings, but the Douglas Fir beams felt overbearing and ate up light from the clerestory windows. For a lighter feel, they stripped the shellac, which was turning green, and painted the beams glossy white to match the walls.

 (Phil Coombes)
Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

AFTER |One of the four bedrooms.

 (Phil Coombes)
Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

AFTER | The sunnier patio. 

 

 (Phil Coombes)
Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

AFTER | One of the four bedrooms.

 (Phil Coombes)
Before and After | Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

AFTER | A pool transforms the backyard into a more livable space.

 

 (Phil Coombes)
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