I'm not going to lie, this 'before' photo is a little scary... and probably a little sticky. And smelly, too. And, well, there's a whole lot o' yellow going on up in there. The 'after', though? Oh, the after rains down buckets of awesome--and wipes that sticky, smelly, yellow mess right off the map!
One more "before" for good measure:
Aaaaand the after:
What! How is this even the same place?! Walls have been removed, ceilings raised, and, after 17 months, the makeover of all makeovers has been completed. GardenWeb user Firsthouse_mp (I wish I had a real name, sorry!) details the whole thing over on this forum, so check it out for the full scoop.
Meanwhile, I'm just going to drool over those honed granite countertops and all that incredible natural light. Mmm!