The 1878: Our New (OLD) Home TOUR

Hi friends! There’s been a lot going on over the past couple of weeks —If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed — that we purchased a new (OLD) home!!! This home is an 1878 Mansard style home which will definitely be a labor of love, needing lots and lots of TLC, however we are most certainly up for the challenge!  We have officially been in this house for 2 weeks now and have spent this time demoing and removing layers upon layers of wallpaper.  We are super excited and optimistic about the future of this 1878 fixer-upper.  These pictures are of the first floor from our first viewing of the home, check out the video below for a full tour . . .

Let’s take a tour, shall we?


Like most Victorian homes, the curved staircase, 10ft ceilings, hardwood floors, and adorable little side porch is what drew us in.

This home is chock full of character!  -Front stairway-

-Livingroom-

-Livingroom-

-Entryway to kitchen/dining room-

-Dining room-

-Diningroom-

-Kitchen-

 -Kitchen-

 -Living room/entry-

 -Rear staircase-

-Doorway to back hall/mudroom-

-Back hall/mudroom to bathroom-

 -Downstairs bathroom-

 -First floor bedroom-

So, what do you think?  Trust me guys, it looks much scarier than it actually is–or maybe I can so easily see past the scary stuff, ha-ha!  I can’t wait to share this journey with you all! Stay tuned!

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  1. Jamala Wallace
    June 15, 2018 / 11:21 pm

    Thank you for sharing this exciting journey.. I'm so happy for you and your family. I love old homes and yours have so much character

    • Made By Carli
      June 18, 2018 / 11:38 pm

      Aww Thanks Jamala! Your sweet words mean so much!

  2. Jessica Panos
    June 16, 2018 / 12:11 am

    This is amazing!!!! A dream come true!

    • Made By Carli
      June 18, 2018 / 11:39 pm

      Totally! Thank you Jessica!

  3. Delightfully Styled by Arie Williams
    June 16, 2018 / 12:30 am

    I’m all here for it, cannot wait for this to unfold!!! I’m so happy for you and the family!!!

  4. JENELL PINA
    June 16, 2018 / 12:46 am

    It is absolutely beautiful!!!! Love it!!

    • Made By Carli
      June 18, 2018 / 11:39 pm

      Thanks Nel! Can't wait for you to visit!

  5. Tanida West
    June 16, 2018 / 1:10 am

    I can only imagine the vision you have for this already beautiful home. Good luck guys!

  6. Sarah Martina
    June 16, 2018 / 6:14 pm

    Just stunning! Living vicariously through you!

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