Meet the Homeowners
Sara Hicks Malone, a stationery designer, and Charlie Malone, an attorney; 3-year-old Gram, 2-year-old Adah, and Tag, a black Lab live in Nashville. Looking at photos of the house online, Sara immediately saw a diamond in the rough. "The openness, the abundance of light — it all felt so right."
Reno timeline: Seven months. "It was a challenge that I secretly found exciting," says Sara. "We knew this was a house we wanted to live in for a long time, so we made decisions that weren't necessarily the easiest."