before and after: nora’s home

i love a big, fabulous before and after. chair makeovers are fantastic and so are single rooms, but sometimes nothing satisfies my makeover cravings like seeing an entire home redone. and thankfully designer nora fleming came to my rescue. founder of nora fleming– a design company focusing on stylish, interchangeable tableware- nora lives with her children and husband in this beautiful suburban chicago house, which they recently gave a major facelift. the “afters” were shown in budget decorating magazine but i was psyched to get a chance to show the total transformation and see the “before” shots as well. thanks to nora for sharing this incredible before and after makeover with us- click here to visit her company online.

[above: kitchen before. top image above intro text: kitchen after]

[above: dining room after]

[above: dining room before]

[above: family room after]

[above: family room before]

[above: front of house after]

[above: front of house before]

  1. WOW, that turned out great! I am such a sucker for red houses, but the white makeover is absolutely gorgeous! Stunning.

  2. DC Sarah says:

    This. Is. AMAZING. It makes me wish I didn’t rent a tiny little DC studio! I think my 2 fave things are a) the paint in the dining room and b) the kitchen floor treatment. Seriously they make me grin. And thanks to Nora for sharing so much great info above!!!!!

  3. Juliet says:

    Nora I love all the white so much!!! Did you strip or sand all the wood finishes in the house before you painted them? I need to know so I can do the same?

  4. Emery says:

    The floor is the kitchen is great! I love the combo of wood floor and tile.

  5. Marcia Saraiva says:

    Ficou maravilhoso.


  6. Michele says:

    I think its a shame that they didn’t take a harder look at the original design of the house and show more respect for it in their makeover. A beautiful, classic home was sacrificed for a trendy makeover.


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