Pediment be gone; Molding update

I love moldings, I think they make the house, and while obviously in the picture below they were trying to be grand and impressive, it is maybe… uhem, just a little over the top, So, here is how Heather of Our Life in a Click fixed the pediment without any impediments… (sorry I had to!)  Such a beautiful molding update!

Recently I posted this asking what you would have done with that. 
Well, here’s what we did.  Added a more simple header and changed out the side moldings too.

We also added a coordinating molding over the front door to tie it all together. 


What do you think?  Did we do the right thing?  I think it’s definitely more our style.  
Yes!  You did the right thing, with this molding update 
although I hoped you saved those other moldings to reuse on something…
But, maybe I am too much of a building materials pack-rat!
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Cassity Kmetzsch started Remodelaholic after graduating from Utah State University with a degree in Interior Design. Remodelaholic is the place to share her love for knocking out walls, and building everything back up again to not only add function but beauty to her home. Together with her husband Justin, they have remodeled 6 homes and are working on a seventh. She is a mother of four amazing girls. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.

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  1. >Wow. The pediment reminds me of the tour I took of Mount Vernon!
    It's definitely better after!!!
    Blessings to you as you make your home!