Like so quite a few people today this earlier 12 months, Kelly Jo moved back to her hometown to be nearer to spouse and children. A one guardian to a younger son, she took it a action further by getting her grandparents’ ranch-model residence, which was her mother’s childhood home. The dwelling, in Pittsburgh, held sweet reminiscences, but she wasn’t connected in the least to the precise interiors. Darkish and dated, with a modest kitchen area, it was in dire have to have of a refresh.
Kelly Jo’s strategy was to shift the little kitchen into the roomy and light-stuffed sunroom, an addition that her grandparents experienced put in a long time after the home was created. Her remodeling budget of $80,000 was not a smaller sum but complicated nevertheless when you element in the other assignments (turning the old kitchen into a household business, opening up the entryway, furnishing the kitchen area, eating, and dwelling areas) that would have to be carried out in buy to change the interiors into a vibrant, heat, minimalist space.
Enter Leanne and Steve Ford. In episode 4 of Home Once again with the Fords, a new HGTV sequence that follows the sister-brother staff as they enable redesign the properties of persons going back again to their hometown of Pittsburgh, Kelly Jo gets her aspiration kitchen, thanks to clever hacks and wise, budget-minded decisions.
Let’s acquire a tour.
Photography by Erin Kelly, courtesy of Leanne Ford Interiors. (Building by Williamson Building.)
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