Rachel, our youngest adult child, has gone from helping a church make over a farmhouse for a youth house to helping city dwellers who have a school and an after-school program for inner city kids update their home.
Here is the living room before the redo:
And here is the room afterwards:
I wish I had before pictures of the dining room, but a brightly painted room with out-of-date light fixture and broken chairs, got a facelift with white paint, new casual chandelier, and six Craig's-Listed chairs.
The eat in kitchen was spruced up as well.
And a back utility room, aka gathering spot, was cleaned out and made into a quiet reading corner for the man of the house.
…a wife, mother, and homemaker …a writer and reader who lives across a covered bridge from Amish farms…formerly, a newspaper reporter, a foreign missionary, and a college professor…a lover of hospitality, interior design, and antiques…who finds comfort and hope from Bible reading and prayer.