before & after: stefanie’s brooklyn limestone


i’ve been admiring stefanie at brooklyn limestone for some time now. along with her husband, stefanie has been undertaking the renovation of a 100 year old limestone in brooklyn. to say that they had their hands full would be an understatement. some of the rooms were in better shape than others, but many (check out the pink bathroom- ack!) would have had me turning around going “nope! can’t do it!”. it’s with great pleasure that i get to share 16 of my favorite before & after photos from stefanie’s MAJOR project. i hope you’ll enjoy this tour through their renovation as much as i have- they’ve done a great job and from everyone here at d*s i’m sending stefanie and her husband a huge virtual high five and “well done!”. click here to read more about the renovation process on stefanie’s blog. thanks, stefanie!

[have a before & after you’d like to share? just shoot me an email with your images right here! (low res, under 500k per image, please)]



[images above: the bedroom, before & after]




[images above: kitchen before reno, during reno, and after]

CLICK HERE for the rest of stefanie’s renovation after the jump! (including a seriously scary bathroom and office!)



[images above: parlor bathroom, before & after]



[images above: office, before & after]



[images above: hall bath, before & after]



[images above: guest bedroom, before & after]



[images above: living room before & after]

  1. Perry says:

    You did an absolutely STUNNING job. Could you tell me what color paint is in the office? Also, where did you get that great silver desk and black dresser/cabinet?

  2. MrsLimestone says:

    Sarah: The tub wasn’t tossed out. It was just moved to another bathroom.

    Perry: Thanks. The office is painted in Benjamin Moore Waterfall. Both the desk and the sideboard are from Ikea.

  3. Adrienne says:

    HOLY MOLY! wow!!!! thats amazing. i can’t imagine how much work that was!

  4. WOW! AMAZING!You truly transformed the space. It’s gorgeous! Your Works are certainly inspirational! :)

  5. Keren says:

    What you did takes a lot of courage and persistence,
    The thing is that the result came out lovely!
    Not only that you created a home from this mess, but also designed it beautiful!
    Bravo.

  6. Aimi says:

    This is incredible! What a transformation! The pink bathroom was a total nightmare before and it turned out beautifully. I love the clawfoot tub from the other bathroom in there. Ohhh and the kitchen. So beautiful. Amazing work! It definitely paid off.

  7. Raina says:

    This is absolutely amazing! I am drooling over BOTH bathrooms! Fantastic job!!

  8. Vikki says:

    Fantastic & God Bless you, you left that beautiful hering bone floor!

  9. OMG! I love it!! Great interior design job!

  10. Julia says:

    loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee these renovations. I am in the process of renovating my Brooklyn limestone and way over my head. Could you pass along the name of the contractor that you used???

  11. Great interior designing and interior furnishing!

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