Details of a beach shack makeover
Scenes from the condemned beach shack that became a dream house
Before: The front of the cottage
After: The front of the cottage
Before: Creating usable space
After: Creating usable space
Before: The kitchen
The original kitchen was a cramped, haphazard jumble.
After: The kitchen
Colorful outdoor shower
All you need for an outdoor shower can be tucked into little shelves made from scrap wood.
In keeping with the rear deck's tropical feel, Joe Rivers Altieri strung Christmas lights in bamboo covers from Target under the bamboo awning.
All in the family
The copper water feature in the garden came from Joe's grandparents' home. "It was in their Tucson garden for 40 years," Joe says.