Wednesday, November 7, 2018

ORC: Home Exterior REVEAL Week 6

The day is here, y'all! It's the reveal day for the One Room Challenge. Our exterior is done! *this post contains affiliate links.

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

As a reminder. Here's the before:

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

To catch you up, we got new windows several weeks ago and had to replace the siding upstairs because it was rotting and being eaten. Since the upstairs would need to be painted, we decided to do it up right. The painters were delayed due to weather and didn't finish until Monday night at dark. Tuesday and Wednesday I hustled to finish the details. I'm so tired but it's done.

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

The color is SW "Greek Villa" it's a nice warm white. I picked it to offset the cool tones that come from the constant shade that our house sits in. I love the color.

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

The door is SW "Lei Flower" it's a great, bright pop and it's exactly what I wanted.

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

The porch lights are from Globe Electric. You can find them for a super reasonable price, here. You might have eagle eyes and notice there are no bulbs. I got Edison bulbs but they had a yellow tint to them which was super noticeable against the white brick. I'll get something soon but the bulb is the least exciting part. I love the modern touch these added to the house.

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

The numbers are from Drop Cap Studio. There are lots of different fonts, materials and sizes of numbers to choose from. I picked these.They made it really easy on me and sent a template to make installation a breeze....Then I changed things up and decided to hang them vertically and on the brick. It was still pretty easy but I had to modify the template and use a masonry drill bit to install them. Also, I might have cried when I realized I had to go buy a different drill bit. Breaking point?..I think so.

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

They look so good though. And with them installed on the side, it helps to balance the asymmetry of the windows.

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

Landscape is a process. At least that's how I like it. We used a lot of what was already there, we extended the bed forward a little (more and more eventually) and filled in the gaps thanks to Calloway's Nursery.

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

It'll look so incredible once things grow in a little. 

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade


ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade


ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade
doorbell / doormat

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade
mailbox

A few things changed along the way but all in all I'd say we got the look we wanted. I feel so thankful. This was a big project and none of it could have been done without my hardworking husband and a great real estate market that made us some extra dough on the way over to this new hood.
ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade
When we bought this house I was perfectly happy with it as is.

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade
I might have changed the shutters but that would have been it. An exterior like we have now is a dream. It's a huge blessing. I'm crying again.

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

To see more One Room Challenge makeovers click here hopefully I'm not the only one that got emotional.... It's going to be such a fun day full of awesome finished rooms! I can't believe I'm saying this but I'm already excited to do the ORC in the spring but with an actual room-sized room.

ORC: Home Exterior Reveal | House Homemade

A big thank you to the amazing sponsors that worked with me on this makeover. The finishing touches couldn't have been done without them. And thank you for your encouragement and excitement along the way!


Thanks for reading, friends!


13 comments:

  1. What a beautiful change! Love the front door color!

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    1. Thank you so much! We love it so much. Feeling thankful

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  2. I love a good red door! Awesome job!! It's beautiful!

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  3. jessica, girl! this is amazing!!! what a great transformation and it is now SO you!

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    1. Eeeeeek Thank you! I'm so excited and can't even believe it's ours.

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  4. So so so beautiful!! My husband and I have talked about painting ours, and now I want to do it even more!

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    1. It makes such a drastic difference! Thank you so much!

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  5. Wow! It looks so good! I love the colors that you chose! Nice work!

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    1. Thank you!! We’re so happy with how it turned out.

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  6. As a Sherwin Williams Color Consultant, I must tell you that Lei Flower is one of my favorite front door colors! Well done...

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  7. GREAT job!! How exciting to come home to that fresh look!

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