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Jul 16, 2019

Both Ashley and Suzannah have lived in brand-new builder basic, cookie-cutter homes (and Suzannah has also lived in a dated, dingy one). We are passionate about taking these homes beyond decor and helping you make them feel unique and fitting to your personal style! You’ll hear tons of ideas in this episode, ranging from easy DIYs to projects to plan ahead for.

Resources & inspirations mentioned:

  1. What is a cookie cutter house
  2. Suzannah’s painted doors and trim
  3. Adding trim to make plain doors look paneled
  4. Suzannah’s latest spray painted light fixture
  5. How to spray paint a brass fireplace screen
  6. Blesser House shares some great ways to add charm to a cookie cutter home
  7. Picture frame molding idea. 
  8. Suzannah’s faux wood beam installation
  9. Amazing before/after of fireplace area/built-ins
  10. How to add interest to the exterior of your cookie cutter home. 
  11. Houzz article on how to customize a cookie-cutter house
  12. Blesser House has some really great before and after’s 
  13. Apartment Therapy post on exterior updates to make your house less cookie cutter.
  14. The Lettered Cottage’s tips for adding character. 

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