Master Suite Carved Out of Attic: After

Who: Lily D.
Where: Portland, OR

Keeping the history of our house in mind, we created a spacious master suite with a bathroom, walk-in closet/laundry room, and a sitting room, adding 120 square feet with two dormer additions, upgraded windows and insulation for energy efficiency. Contractors put in the stairs and dormers, but we did everything else, including a period-appropriate master bath with clawfoot tub and marble floors.

Who did the work: I did some of the work myself
Cost: $25,000 to $50,000
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