More of a bold choice with the kitchen. Again, must take middle wall out (at least a large portion - and secure with beam/column.) If you can't bolster more light into the kitchen, this might be too dark.
1905 Craftsman Fixer Upper for Two Fearless Newlyweds
Chip and Joanna Gaines undertake an ambitious makeover on a century-old home for a newlywed couple who are undeterred by a challenging renovation. For the interiors, Joanna strives for a timeless design that honors the home's history while incorporating contemporary enhancements.
Before & After: A 1930s Kitchen Gets a DIY Remodel
Last summer, Eva and her husband bought a 1930s cottage-style home in Portland, Oregon. And because Eva is a blogger at Adventures in Cooking and a soon-to-be cookbook author, she needed a kitchen that was photo-shoot ready. With some elbow grease and a lucky Craigslist find, Eva and her husband completely transformed their kitchen. To start, they decided that instead of the breakfast nook, they wanted more cooking and counter space.