Diane Hatfield realized she’d made a big mistake even before her family moved into their new home.
That was in 1994. The Plymouth resident and her husband, Scott, looked around inside the house they’d just built and disliked its dark finishes so much that they were sure the wrong ones had been applied.
“We were to blame for all of the selections when we built the house. We literally walked in the day they were staining the woodwork and said, ‘That’s not what we picked out.’ But it was,” said Diane with a chuckle she can afford now that it’s been remodeled. “We hated it from the get-go. We kept trying to ignore it and decorate around it, until I