Ward Place, South Orange https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/ Ward Place, South Orange Front of the House - After This is a house that I helped an investor buy. They then hired me to do the whole house design and project manage the renovation. Once completed I successfully resold the property for them. https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444339 205444339 Front of the House - Before The house was a vacant, bank owned property. https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444338 205444338 Front entryway - Before https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444336 205444336 Front entryway - After The color on the back of the front door matches the color in the dining room and also ties into the color in the floor tile. Many people thought the tile was original to the house, which was a great compliment. I always strive to stay true to the nature of a house when renovating. https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444337 205444337 Living room 1 - Before https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444342 205444342 Living room 1 - After I picked a color palate that would match the Craftsman feel to the house. I used 4 different wall colors and 1 trim color throughout the house. https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444334 205444334 Living room 2 - Before https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444332 205444332 Living room 2 - After I also wanted to play up the wood elements in the home. I had the wooden built-ins stained a rich walnut to match the walnut colored kitchen cabinets. https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444346 205444346 Dining room - Before https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444340 205444340 Dining room - AFter This was by far the most dramatic change to the house. I had the whole wall taken out between the dining room and the kitchen and a new door replaced the dining room window. This gave greater access to the backyard. https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444344 205444344 Kitchen 1 - Before It was a real mess...exactly how I like them! https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444349 205444349 Kitchen 1 - After Opening the wall gave me the breathing room to put in an island. I LOVE the pendant lights my wife Kim found for me to use. https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444335 205444335 Kitchen 2 - Before I was lucky in that the foot print of the kitchen was laid out well enough that I didn't have to move any plumbing. https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444333 205444333 Kichen 2 - After I also placed the cabinets in such a way that the functionality of the kitchen was optimized. https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444343 205444343 Staircase - Before https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444352 205444352 Staircase - After https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444351 205444351 Bathroom - Before Yikes! https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444350 205444350 Bathroom - After The toilet was relocated to the other side of the room which gave us room for a very large, double sink vanity. I also had the wall clad, halfway up, in board & batten. https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444345 205444345 Attic - Before https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444347 205444347 Attic - After I created a fourth bedroom in the attic. https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444341 205444341 Basement - Before https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444348 205444348 Basement - After https://www.thehabitatilist.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205444353 205444353