Old home renovation

HGTV's 'Rehab Addict' gives tips on restoring old houses

Southern Comfort –This Brentwood, Tennessee Home is  Warm, Inviting and Filled With Old World Charm | America’s Finest Homes by Frontgate

Southern Comfort –This Brentwood, Tennessee Home is Warm, Inviting and Filled With Old World Charm America’s Finest Homes by Frontgate

Rich Color Scheme Verdigris + Charcoal + Copper  Renovating an old home can help to determine your color-scheme choices. In this gorgeous kitchen update, a monochromatic palette in Victorian green addresses the home?s architectural roots, while charcoal-color soapstone sinks and countertops are period-appropriate choices. Decorative leading dresses glass-door cabinets in High Victorian style, while copper pots add luster and warmth.

Green Color Schemes

LOVE this color - I'd get my green in the desert. Thinking of a goldy-yellow for the kitchen walls & white cabinets so this color in the living room would be green but not like Green Bay Packers

Woodworkers of yesteryear roll in their graves every time an American buys a bookshelf from IKEA. Besides, that bookshelf is just never the correct height, is it? The built-ins in older homes were constructed right along with the house, so they blend in seamlessly with the structure itself.

17 Old House Features That Should Have Never Gone Out of Style

Convert a wardrobe or armoire into a linen cabinet to store extra blankets, pillows, pillow covers, games and more! Perfect for old homes or apartment living.

Convert a wardrobe or armoire into a linen cabinet to store extra blankets, pillows, pillow covers, games and more! Perfect for old homes or apartment living.-- I love this idea!

The perfect house, perfectly decorated!

From Humble to Grand: Magical Places in Snow

W.B. Hart house (c 1902). Tarboro, NC is full of beautiful old homes. Go there on a tour if you can. I did last fall & saw wonderful things!

I love a big porch like this! Hart house (c Tarboro, NC is full of beautiful old homes. I did last fall & saw wonderful things!

So many old brick homes in Roanoke have staircases like this. Ideas for our first home--bench idea!

Favorite “PINS” Friday

A built-in reading nook made from reclaimed wood. So cozy! The quote too(: Love this bedroom Bench in the nook of staircase McGill Design Gr.

Design by Bailey McCarthy: Country Living April 2015  Farmhouse kitchen // brass // farm table // black cabinetry // butcher block // white subway tile // brass // country kitchen

Inside a 105-Year-Old Victorian Farmhouse in Texas

Black Kitchen Cabinets The owners of this Texas farmhouse painted the cabinets black in order for them to blend in with the walls.

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