House to Home Project

Things are moving along quite well on our house purchase. In fact, our real estate agent and guild mortgage guy just updated us that everything is set for an on-time closing date by the last week of September. This means in about two months and a couple of days we can officially call this house our home! Of course, there’s still a lot of work to be done. So I have decided to create a design plan with a proposed timeline of how everything will unfold and what makes our story worth following. Let’s put it this way … this is my version of our own “home makeover” ala HGTV style.

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… and of course, just like any story or show the main character or stars of the show shares a bit about themselves and what makes them stand out. In other words, what makes us interesting and “OUR WHY”.

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This also goes without being said, you can’t grasp the whole picture without an additional history of one’s work background or professional experience.

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Now it’s time to share our “Problem” and “Solution” which is quite typical for all the home makeover shows I have watched and followed. If you have seen my favorite show “Fixer Upper” by Chip and Joanna Gaines you’d know that there’s no project too small or too big for them. They would share their client’s problem and then create a plan for a brilliant transformation.

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From here you can see the “staged” look of the house we are closing on. None of the furnishings that you see will be included once we close on this property. It will be an empty canvas, and we will need to furnish before we can say it is officially a home we can live in.

Aside from needing new furniture and appliances, we will also need new flooring and some fresh coat of paint in most rooms. Personally, I am not a big fan of the maroon/burgundy accent wall in the master bedroom as well as dining room, lime green paint in the home office, and if you have seen the other spare bedroom –the bright purple and pink walls are simply unappealing! Altogether there’s 5 bedrooms in this house. So you bet there’s a lot of work to be done.

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Here’s a proposed timeline for everyone to follow along with. That way, you can easily see all the upcoming updates and be in the know when new things are about to take place.

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As soon as our “House to Home” project wraps up, I will create an overall big reveal that features the house transformation.

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Interested in home related updates? Make sure to bookmark this blog so you can see what else our family have to share!

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Until next time! Thank you for checking out our “House to Home” project.


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  • Stacie

    This is going to be so amazing. I can’t wait to see more!

  • brianna S

    I love staging and house renovations!! Do you find the process fun?

  • Terri Beavers

    I’m excited for you about your new journey and I’m going to be watching for your posts. Moving is always fun, it gives us time to reboot and go in a new direction.

  • Brianne Tursi Manz

    This is a HUGE project you are taking on, and I know you’re up to the challenge! I love the planning, and the execution will be amazing!

  • Tara Pittman

    Sounds like a good project. It seems like you got things under control.

  • Terri Steffes

    That is an incredibly thorough look at your project. I am very impressed at the level of detail. I learned a lot just reading through you project details.

  • Amy

    Wow, now that is a plan! What a nice home! Congrats on your purchase. I wish you health and success.

  • krystal

    good luck with all the updates! i agree with the maroon in the master – time to refresh that!

  • Mama to 6 Blessings

    Speaking of piles of junk that is what I am going through now in my homeschool room. I tend to hoard but I have run out of space, I need less clutter, it will make a totally different atmosphere when I am done!

  • Heather

    This is so cool! What an exciting time for you and your family!

  • Angelica Sereda

    This looks like an awesome project!

  • Mayuri Patel

    I’m all for nice airy bright rooms. Brings in good vibes. The vintage pieces and farmhouse style decor, wow. That really sounds exciting. I admire how you’ve planned the whole make over. Congratulations on your new home and hope you enjoy for many many years.

  • Catalina

    I am so glad for you for your new journey! I am sure it will be a lot of fun!

  • Ruth I

    That looks like a wonderful home to spend a lot of time with. I think it looks tidy and well organized. Certainly my type of taste as well.

  • Ntensibe Edgar Michael

    Nnnniiiccceeeeee….I am rooting for you all the way. You deserve to live your own life now that you have sacrificed enough to get where you are now.

  • Carolyn

    Wow, clever idea! I love how you designed this and I’m excited to see the final reveal. I love all things home!

  • Emman Damian

    Wow! This is such an amazing time! I can’t wait to see more updates on this. Good luck!

  • Emily Fata

    Wow, this looks like an incredible project! Definitely a lot of work, but so worth it for the end product.

    P.S. You have a beautiful family!

  • Rachel

    I am so impressed with how organized your plan is. I don’t know that I would ever be this well thought out when figuring out our home.

  • Lavern Moore

    Wow this house to home project sounds so neat! I would love this for myself. In the meantime, glad for you!

  • shannon gurnee

    I am so excited for your new adventures! Can’t wait to see how everything turns out for you and your family.

  • Fatima Torres

    I’m excited about this new project. Can’t wait to see how you turn your house into a home.

  • Sara |

    Congratulations on your new home! It looks like you have so many gorgeous plans. I’m excited for you and can’t wait to see it all come together ♡

  • Krystel | Frugal Living

    It’s amazing that you are sharing this with us, thank you. Beautiful home

  • Kiwi

    Your life is an absolute dream! I will be following this is beautiful!

  • blair villanueva

    I love home makeover! I recently did mine for my new apartment, and really such busy weeks! I’m excited to see yours soon 😀

  • Art & Home

    This looks like it’s going to be an amazing experience!

    When it’s time to start thinking about the actual move, make sure to checkout our blog for a list of moving tips & hacks to make your move easier.

  • Art & Home

    You must be DAYS away from getting possession, that’s soooo exciting!!! I wish you both the absolute best with your move!


    Congrats on your new home! This looks like such a fun project! We just downsized from 3600 sq ft to 1100 sq ft and we’re trying to figure out how to decorate, where to store things and what we want to do with our place. I’d much rather watch what you’re doing than figure out what to do at my house! 🙂

  • Steph s

    We are in the middle of planning a huge reno project too! I like the planning but not the chaos! Your project sounds amazing and inspiring!

  • Chad

    This is AMAZING!!! I love what you’ve done to the house, wow!!! I mostly love the idea of transforming a house into a home. Well done.

  • Catalina

    Good luck with your new adventure! I think it’s so fun to transform a house in a place where to live forever!

  • Patricia M.

    Congratulations, you should be closing this week if you haven’t yet. This is an excited time for you family. Good luck on the rest of the journey.

  • aisasami

    What an awesome project! Good luck on your project and may it be a successful one!

  • That Dog Momma

    Wow! This is so great and easy to follow! I can’t wait to see a follow up!

  • Ruth I

    Oh I bet you have lots of ideas in mind. I can’t wait to see the photos when done!

  • Kristal

    What an awesome project. I cant wait to see updates.

  • Adriana

    What an incredible journey and a beautiful family. Love the designs of your home.

  • Kalyon Subbarao

    Such an overwhelmingly big project you have taken up…..I am also taking up my home redoing my house….! will keep a tab on your blog and see how the journey is for you….! cant wait to see your next post on the same…! 🙂 thanks

  • tweenselmom

    you are amazing and I love all your work. Goodluck to your lovely home and project, and your lovely family!

  • Celebrate Woman Today

    I am sure you’ll do so well with making this house a HOME for your beautiful family. All good winds to you!

  • Olya AMANOVA

    I enjoyed reading your article. Every blog with renovation/home tips are in my list of fav. Yours is on the top.

  • Berlin

    Will definitely bookmark this post as it’s my first time to visit this site and I learned so much already.

  • Krystel | Frugal Living

    Home remodeling and improvement aren’t easy. I do it on my own and can barely keep up.

  • Elizabeth o

    Goodluck on your new project. I hope all will be easy for you. Make sure to have fun and enjoy the process.

  • Rachel Edmonds

    Wow, it sounds absolutely amazing. I can’t wait to hear more.