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Carl Mattison Design
10 Reviews
Queen Anne Bungalow Resurrection
Ideabooks832
Questions3
Historic Queen Anne. Coffered ceilings and pocket doors.
Restoration of Historic Queen Anne
“picture hanging trim at moulding” — Lora Kay Johnson
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Cardea Building Co.
5 Reviews
Family Room
Ideabooks3,288
Questions10
light grey with white trim Edgecomb HVC-173 *HC= Historical Collection)
Edgecomb gray BM historic
“too pale” — marks2315
Clark Collins - Collins Design & Development
3 Reviews
Lombardy Lane, Laguna Beach
Ideabooks2,622
Questions5
added details like plant pot shelves, latticework and a Dutch door. The city of Laguna Beach has identified homes and other structures with potential historic significance, but the register includes only structures built before 1942, so Collins’ house was slightly too young to be a candidate. However, he
was, and check the ownership records through the city or your local title company,” he says. “Then check with the heritage committee or the local historical society.” Collins also found that First American Title Company had a thorough collection of old photographs for all parts of Orange County.
“Sofa” — sandiadams
The Red Jet
kitchen
Ideabooks3,744
Questions3
historic rebuild, drawers, wall color, shelves and chairs
I love the historical look...
“White Shelves” — Brenda Freers
Debra Kling Colour Consultant
37 Reviews
Recent Exterior, Old Greenwich, Connecticut
Ideabooks304
Questions1
Don't rely on historic paint lines to be truly historic. Kling points out that some of the pigments offered today weren't available during some of the historic eras they claim to represent. One of her specialties is helping clients in older homes research and choose historic colors, whether it's getting
researching and matching the original color. "Colonial-era homes in New England often had matching paint on the trim, so that's a way to acknowledge the historical era without matching the exact color," she says. "If clients want to research the original color, we can usually find it by using a sander in a
“colors, door” — acm517
Volz O'Connell Hutson
Bastrop County Plantation House
Ideabooks302
Questions4
pool house, and outdoor kitchen pavilion; project includes historic finishes, refurbished vintage light and plumbing fixtures, antique furniture, custom cabinetry and millwork, encaustic tile, new and vintage reproduction appliances, and historic reproduction carpets and drapes. © Copyright 2011, Rick
Your firm did a fabulous job with this historic renovation/restoration. I'm an historic tax credit consultant in Baltimore and I wish I got to do more of these amazing projects! Jealous!
They are custom colors based on a historic paint analysis; Benjamin Moore Powell Buff HC-35 would be a close substitute.
Strict historic guidelines were loosened a little in what the owner refers to as the gentlemen's parlor. While the red and gold Gothic revival wool rug, madras window treatments and light fixtures are appropriate for the time period, the sofa on the left is covered in a more updated leather and hide
“Painted wood” — lusciavictoria
Barclay Butera Living on the Coast
Ideabooks3,660
Questions6
1. Anchor the room with black. Traditional rooms often have muted shades. Historically, textile manufacturing and fiber dyeing processes weren’t able to produce fabrics and patterns in hues as vibrant and saturated as the ones we see
Anchor the room with black. Traditional rooms often have muted shades. Historically, textile manufacturing and fiber dyeing processes weren’t able to produce fabrics and patterns in hues as vibrant and saturated as the ones we see
1. Anchor the room with black. Traditional rooms often have muted shades. Historically, textile manufacturing and fiber dyeing processes weren’t able to produce fabrics and patterns in hues as vibrant and saturated as the ones we see
“i like this photo for good color combination .” — Binita Rajbhandari
Favreau Design
Historic Estate
Ideabooks1,666
Questions6
Favreau says the light blue color in the living room is not historically accurate either. “I painted it this color to lighten things up a bit,” he says. Here, as in the rest of the house, modern pieces live unabashedly
Favreau says the light blue color in the living room is not historically accurate either. “I painted it this color to lighten things up a bit,” he says. Here, as in the rest of the house, modern pieces live unabashedly with antiques, much to the dismay of the Victorian woman in the painting over the
“Paint color” — sbbroz
Historic House Renovation to Sell
I was hired to develop a design renovation plan for a historic home in San Mateo California. The owners were placing it on the market after it had been...
Small historic home needs curb appeal
My son just bought this small historic house, what can we do for curb appeal? We are limited because of its historic classification. I thought a small...
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