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Gogglebox’s Matty reveals incredible house transformation

The young dad and new homeowner has shared before and after pictures of his new home, and the results are amazing!

It's been a busy few months for Matty and Sarah Marie, welcoming their son, Malik into the world and buying their first home which they are now renovating. 

With plans to give their 1960s home a huge overhaul, the Covid-19 pandemic halted their plans and the duo have experienced a few set backs - but in a recent Instagram post from Matty, the Goggleboxer reveals their house is well and truly on the way.

"Here is the before and after of our facade makeover so far," the marketing professional writes.

"It’s crazy what you can do with some paint. Our goal was not to lose touch with the 1960’s style of our home but rather give it a modern facelift, and so we decided to paint the bricks instead of the more common render that would of hidden them.



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"This was not DIY, we chose to get the experts to do the work here, I would not back my painting skills or my patience for a job this big," he continues.

"It’s only been a few months in the new place and we have a long way to go. So what’s next for the facade?

- more paint - this time the driveway, garage door and fence
- landscape the garden you can see here & add potted plants to the front porch and driveway
- renovate the front porch, including the tiles and fencing
- add a front fence and mailbox

"So if you love this stuff, stay tuned, we have lots more to come. Thank you for all your suggestions along the way."

While many commended the Goggleboxer on his efforts, there was one familiar name who wasn't as quite as generous with his comments:

"Just make sure my room is next and it’s looking fresh. Thanks," wrote fellow Goggleboxer, Jad. 

But Matty wasn't taking any hints, cooly replying: "Leaving it till last."

The exterior work has been the latest update from the Fahd's renovation, as they have previously shared updates from their initial DIY interior work.

Firstly, the Goggleboxers updated the lighting fixtures and changed the outdated blinds to new modern ones - all by themselves!

Posting on Instagram, the couple wrote:

"Covid-19 safe renovation hack: check out our new plantation shutters, which we ordered online, had delivered and installed ourselves today.



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"We are so bloody happy to be able to still do some renovating during this pandemic and are in love with the final product, which has transformed our living spaces."

The couple had also bought new furniture for their family home, including a new dining set and living room furniture to match their newly fresh space.

With restrictions easing, we're sure we'll see many more updates from the beautiful young family and hope that next time, Jad pulls his weight to get his room ready!

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