Time for another reveal! This time it's the upstairs hallway. When we walked through for the first time, we knew we wanted to lighten up the area with some paint and uncover the floor beneath the carpet. What we didn't realize was the ceiling would need replaced, (along with some plaster patches along the walls), the trim would need stripped and a new attic access would be added. Here's the before, try not to get claustrophobic.
The progress picture with skim coat and naked trim.
And the after with a fresh coat of paint (SW Repose Grey), refinished floors, and new doorfronts and hardware on the built-in.
(Exhale), now that's more like it.