Mark and Julie Kelley remodeled Glenmary home in Louisville

When Julie Kelley’s sister, Jennifer Eberle, purchased assets in Louisville’s Glenmary subdivision additional than two many years in the past, Julie and her spouse Mark were also on the lookout for a improve. Turns out, the sisters landed right next doorway to just about every other.

“Jennifer utilized to live on (yet another street in the space),” Julie advised The Courier Journal. “(She) acquired this lot and started out to create. My husband and I were completely ready to get out of exactly where we ended up, so we begun seeking for a lot, (and) this large amount was accessible. … And it can be been the most enjoyment, remaining following-door neighbors.”

The sisters have expended many hrs with just about every other’s family members, looking at their little ones develop up with each other. More lately, they also finished residence remodels. Right after Julie observed what Leslie Lewis-Sheets of LL&A Inside Design and style did at Jennifer’s house, she decided to make some modifications to her household, way too.

Even bigger and brighter

The walk-out basement of the Kelley home features a large kitchen area as well as entertaining area with fireplace.

“We love the open up idea of the terrific space, eating room, and kitchen area,” Julie said of her renovated one particular-and-one-50 percent-tale residence. Every of the areas flows seamlessly into the future, now linked by wire-brush-finish wooden flooring.

“Just like Jennifer,” she added, “I had carpet in the eating home, I had tile … in the hall, I experienced carpet (in the terrific room), and I had hardwood in the kitchen. It was just so significantly going on. Now, it just feels like it’s generally been here — this is the way it must have been.”