Hey, guys! I am SO EXCITED to share today’s video. A few weeks ago we closed on our future home in Nashville, Tennessee. The first thing we did (well, after we went to switch the utilities over—haha!) was go into the house and film a video for you of all the empty rooms.
The next day we began the process of painting, pulling up carpet and turning it into a disaster zone. The next time you see these rooms they will look VERY different. I’ve never made a before tour before, but I’m already SO happy we did. I feel like we immortalized a very special thing because, already, it looks so different! I have a feeling this video will be even more fun to watch back in a year or two as our home gets decorated and lived in.
A little history about the home—it was built in the 1970s and had only had one owner before us. A doctor and his wife built it, raised their family, and have now moved to another state to be closer to their children. The decor was pretty preserved from the seventies and eighties, and while a lot of it was not our style, we loved the way they had it decorated. The house is full of custom details with the prettiest sun porch I have ever seen, beautiful moulding on all the doors and (HOORAY) hardwood under ALL the carpet.
We almost didn’t look at this house because I had my heart set on another one. But we decided that since we were driving eight hours for one day of house shopping, we might as well see as many as possible. When we stepped inside, I instantly knew it was a special house, not to mention an incredible makeover waiting to be made. The next day we viewed it a second time with Todd and Laura and they assured us that it was the right space to start the next chapter of our life together and run our two businesses. We made an offer the next day!
Anyway—I’m rambling, aren’t I? Here’s the empty house tour!
Thanks so much for watching! Did you guys get enough of that carpet? Isn’t the living room pretty? Do you think we’re crazy to take on that studio renovation? I hope you feel included on our new adventure. I’m so happy to share it with you and can’t wait to share more in the coming months! xx. Elsie
Credits// Author and Photography: Elsie Larson. Video and Music: Jeremy Larson.