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    What We Did | Down-in-the-Dumps Bungalow Revival | Photos | Remodels | This Old House

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    I LOVE it!! Love it, love it, love it!! I wish I could find a house like this (fully re-done and in my price range! )

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    They did a very good job. I would reduce the trim outside & tone down the bath color a bit. Love that kitchen.
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    It's really cute. They did a good job.
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    I normally like old bungalow style but this doesn't do it for me. The turquoise zigzags on the front have to go. I hate what they've done to the front room with its random pieces of coloured glass and worm eaten wood, hate the turquoise walls and coral towels in the bath and the kitchen just grates on me with the knotty wood and tin ceiling and the collection of pendant lamps providing visual clutter.

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    Overall I like it, but some of it is a bit over the top. Certainly better than the before pics, but it could be toned down, like McJag said in the bathroom, etc.

    Was this in New Orleans? Just curious...

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    I agree ^ I don't like some of the inside make over but I love the outside! Love the colors and the pattern/trim.
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    I like a lot of it and am awed at the amount of work that went into this. That said, what they ended up with has a whole lot of Victorian gimcrackery for what's supposed to be a Craftsman bungalow. Craftsman was a reaction against overdone Victorian style. This project is kind of akin to taking a streamlined modernist house and adding a bunch of grandma knickknacks and light blue carpets.

    But I still prefer this overhaul to a wrecking ball.
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    I love it. It's terrific! It now has a homey, cottage-like feel to it - like it's really great to come home to this place.

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    i'm not to crazy about the interior (though i do like the stained glass in the living room windows), but the exterior is freaking awesome! i love, love, love craftsman bungalows...that's the style of my dream home for sure.
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    I'm not super excited about the exterior, but i do like the inside. A lot of work, but the outcome was worth it.

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    Too much teal on the outside for my liking... the inside looks homy, though.

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    This is what happens when you let lesbians decorate. Srsly. Worse than straight men.
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    I just love it - it had great bones tho.

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