Pretty Impatient

Pretty Impatient
These dramatic changes that Erin made to her home are somehow completely subtle.  She took out a dormer, added a portico over the front door, and re-pitched half the roof! That’s dramatic!  There was a crane involved!  But doesn’t the after seem like it was always meant to look exactly like that?  Like the before was just a weird dream?  So absolutely charming, I kind of wish she was selling it.  To me!

The changes didn’t stop there.  Check out the back view, and take a moment to sigh in wonder at her lush landscaping.  They don’t call her The Impatient Gardener for nothing!



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17 Comments

  1. September 21, 2011 / 5:06 PM

    WOW!!!! WOWEEE!!! WOWZERS. Okay you get my point. I lOVE everything about this transformation. You did a fantastic job it looks GREAT! I love the landscaping difference in the back, so inviting. Nice work.

  2. September 21, 2011 / 5:17 PM

    it’s looks PERFECT

  3. September 21, 2011 / 5:17 PM

    IT not it’s. jeez

  4. September 21, 2011 / 5:36 PM

    Perfect ! I love it!

  5. September 21, 2011 / 5:37 PM

    I smell gingerbread wafting from this cottage. ahhhhh!

  6. September 21, 2011 / 5:52 PM

    It now looks like the house it was meant to be! Terrific changes!

  7. September 21, 2011 / 5:59 PM

    This is absolutely Awesome. I love it!

  8. September 21, 2011 / 6:14 PM

    Wow such a incredible facelift. It was already beautiful and now it’s AMAZING. I love the windows on that second story!

  9. September 21, 2011 / 6:49 PM

    oh WOW what a GREAt update! And it was cute before hand too. Nicely done.

  10. September 21, 2011 / 7:33 PM

    Thanks so much for all the nice comments and thank you SO MUCH Lindsey for featuring it. We’re absolutely thrilled with how it turned out. A lot of people (including the bank) thought we were nuts that we were going to spend a lot of money and not gain a single square foot of space, but what we did was make the most of the square footage. By raising the roof, we were able to add a full bathroom, a walk-in closet and gain valuable useable space in the bedrooms (which were hampered by low Cape Cod-roof syndrome.

    I really do feel like this is what the house was supposed to look like all along.

  11. September 21, 2011 / 7:35 PM

    That looks fantastic!

  12. September 22, 2011 / 2:36 AM

    BIG changes, it turned out beautifully!

  13. September 22, 2011 / 7:16 AM

    I have serious house envy. It’s absolutely perfect.

  14. September 22, 2011 / 1:42 PM

    I looooooove this home! It was cute before and now it’s just perfect. Gorgeous job!

  15. September 22, 2011 / 2:04 PM

    OMG – just perfectly perfect. You did a wonderful job and should be very pleased with your efforts. So worth it! Enjoy!

  16. September 22, 2011 / 4:08 PM

    Wow! Can I live here, please?

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