Built-in buffets beef up dining room style
Call them sideboards or dining buffets. Stack on a china cabinet or not. No matter the style, these built-ins serve up sophisticated storage.
1920s Bungalow Restoration on Rehab Addict
Rehab Addict host Nicole Curtis is giving a turn-of-the-century bungalow a second chance to be the cute and cozy home it once was. A crumbling brick facade, leaking roof and unfinished attic are renovated along with a living room, dining room, bathroom and master suite. See the surprising before-and-afters here.
A Beautiful 1912 Bungalow Restoration - Old House Journal Magazine
Sidelights flanking the front door were restored to their original configuration. The replacement door is by cabinetmaker Charles Saenger.William WrightBuilt in 1912 for $1,500, the modest but comfortable bungalow was sited on a sunny Santa Barbara street near the trolley line. Owners (a dentist, the city coroner, a one-time mayor) had, for a half-century, made […]
The Stained Wood Trim Stays – 16 Wall Colors To Make It Sing
Dear Laurel,I just found you on Pinterest. Great boards. I was googling best neutral wall color with stained wood trim and found you again.I am desperate. The contractors are coming Monday to repair all of the damage from many hellish winters in Massachusetts. The wood is largely a medium…
Furniture & Objects of Art
Ah, the furnishings! When your house restoration is nearly complete, it’s time for finishing touches. This part should be fun, but many people find buying furniture daunting.
Gamble On Design
An oddball 1984 Oregon ranch is remade as a stunning California Bungalow, its woodwork details inspired by the owners’ trip to Pasadena’s most famous houses.
Inside a Craftsman Foursquare - Old House Journal Magazine
Photos by William WrightRobust and whimsical details of the Arts & Crafts period were everywhere, so the owners found it easy to overlook the long list of repairs the house had in store for them. The dining room had a plate rail—perfect for their collection of Royal Doulton china. The living room retained a handsome […]
Restored Craftsman in Portland - Old House Journal Magazine
The daylight-starved Pacific Northwest has always inspired architects to design houses with lots of windows. But what if you are a serious collector of poster art from la Belle Epoque? You want not just light but plenty of wall space, too.The restored entry staircase is visible beyond the parlor. A Toulouse-Lautrec “La Revue Blanche” faces […]
Tracing the Lineage of Arts & Crafts Furniture
The movement’s furniture proves that Arts & Crafts is a design philosophy and a way of working, much more so than a “style.” How else to explain so many design vocabularies?
1908 Craftsman Style Home In San Diego California — Captivating Houses
CLICK HERE 1908 Craftsman Style Home In San Diego California. $2,650,000. Hawley Residence by William S. Hebbard & Irving J. Gill.
Giving an Old California Craftsman New Curb Appeal - Hooked on Houses
This 104-year-old Craftsman-style house in Pasadena was an all-white washout in need of some curb appeal to help it sell.It was a bit of a challenge because the entry door is on the side of the house instead of in front.Thanks to some new paint and landscaping, it’s turning heads now. Take a lo!An […]
Inspired by English Arts & Crafts Style
Inspired by the English Arts & Crafts style of a home in the first Hobbit movie, homeowners Jerry and Julie Gordon transformed an ugly pink tract home into an artisan-made bungalow.