5760 historic wall coverings Stories
Room of the Day: New Life for Historic Wallpaper Landscapes
In a Rhode Island mansion, painstaking restoration saves lavish woodblock-printed paper scenes commissioned in the early 1800s
"seeing the walls in two rooms of the 200-year-old Providence, Rhode Island, mansion she... to the walls. As an interior designer I have seen many examples of wall covering such... think the walls are breathtaking. I love to see historic homes loved and maintained with... to the covering or the wall: a nice feature if you want to change the design, are... with the walls. Historic restoration goes hand in hand with these types of homes. I..."
Houzz Tour: Lovingly Resurrecting a Historic Queen Anne
"over or covered with linoleum, and 1970s wood paneling covered the original plaster... in the historic downtown Atlanta neighborhood of Grant Park for about 13 years. It’s... and lath walls. Mattison and Smith thought it deserved better. After scooping up the... article on Wall Street Journal about renovating historical homes http://online.wsj.co... effort this historic home requires, currently I am restoring a 1930s historic home in the..."
Houzz Tour: Historical Modern Chicago Makeover
"remodel had covered many of the original details with glitzy faux finishing, but the bones... reveal historical detailing and give the home a sleek contemporary look. The result... yrs in historic preservation, and is no way a purest, I do think this application... d the historic character of the house. If you want a modern house, there's lots... advocate that historic projects should keep in mind modern aspects - who wants an outhouse..."
Historic Stone Barn Now a Country Farmhouse Kitchen
A designer carves out a cooking and dining space while carefully preserving the protected 17th-century structure
"Protected as a historic structure, the barn had to be sympathetically brought into the 21st... stone walls and a ceiling stretching up to just over [16 feet] at its apex.”... stone walls! I've been in houses with brick walls a third as thick and they keep... clean the walls? I have an old stone wall on the interior of my house and I've been... interested in historic preservation be sure you do not purchase in a historic district. I..."
My Houzz: Eclectic Charm in a Historic Dallas District
"painted walls and tackled DIY upholstery projects. Their approach enhanced some of... Heights historic district of Dallas Size: 1,700 square feet; 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms... kitchen walls? The living room matches Oliver perfectly. Well done. Love eclectic... on the walls in your kitchen. This us the color I've been looking for! So refreshing... the gray walls in the master bedroomBedding: Target; “Let’s Make Out” pillow: The Gypsy..."
We Can Dream: Lush Life on a Historic Normandy Estate
New gardens surround centuries-old buildings on a 10-acre property in France, creating a beautiful haven
"stone wall is a nice play on a chinese moon gate. Good job. A little slice of heaven... stone wall for hours. The contrast against the roof tiles, the old doors and the... climb the wall of the barn. “I channeled it to maintain the architecture of the barn... their high walls.” The vegetable garden can be seen from the hydrangea garden through... stone wall and the fountain, as well as the two ponds. The vegetable garden can be..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Addition for a Historic Bungalow
A 1927 redbrick home in a downtown historic neighborhood of Phoenix gets a metal-clad modern addition
"downtown historic neighborhood of Phoenix gets a metal-clad modern addition... loves historic homes but is also a huge fan of modern design. So when it came time... possibly cover some brick with sheetrock (away from the main focal wall of brick). A... glass walls, enclosed by more dark walls, an enclosed human intended nook directly... single wall window to what was originally just a very ordinary and tatty old barn..."
6 Tips for Staging Historic Homes
Putting a period home on the market requires a unique level of attention to detail. Here's how to preserve its historic appeal
"attracted to historically decorated interiors. Most historic homes sell to a specific kind... with a historic or period home. While you want to make it appeal to the widest audience... focus on a historic home's distinct architecture and appeal to the most likely buyers... (rip up wall to wall carpeting and refinish wood floors if necessary) as buyers of... upied-historic-property I designed and flipped a historic (by California standards)..."
Houzz Tour: New Life for a Historic Mill House
Respectful reconstruction, an addition and a new site take a Delaware home from the 18th century to the present
"to be covered back up, but now that I have seen the Mill's walls, I no longer feel... period wall colors and wall paper, period lighting fixtures and hardware, etc., but... chimney wall and much steeper but also enclosed stairwells--one had a wall that was... outer wall chimneys. The early owners had hidden the "Indian Wall" by building... ceiling wall to wall closets--surely not the norm in houses of this age! We used part..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Plays Nice in a Historic Houston Neighborhood
Subtle modern details make this new home stand out from its elderly neighbors without disrespecting them
"Heights is a historic Houston neighborhood with wide, tree-lined streets and old-time charm... with the historic association. “I wanted to show that you can do a modern home that... meant by "historic Craftsman" is that the style is historic and the neighborhood is historic... Closets/Pantry Walls SW 7662 Evening Shadow Flat latex Living Room Cabinets SW 7665 Wall Street... double-thick wall. Thanks for your comments. Beautiful! I'm so happy to see someone building..."
Houzz Tour: Restoration Revives a Historic Italianate Home
Painstaking work on a 3-bedroom in St. Louis results in a home that marries modern conveniences and respect for the past
"Louis’ historic architecture, and I knew I could do a better job,” says Scott Vogel... to a historic home’s architecture has been key in attracting buyers to parts of... darker wall plate. :) No one was questioning the value of the outlet, just the color... all with historic homes should aspire to! I hope someone thinks I've done as an... window coverings in a city home is not very practical or realistic. :-) Really gorgeous..."
Houzz Tour: Whole-House Remodeling Suits a Historic Colonial
Extensive renovations, including additions, update a 1918 Georgia home for modern life while respecting its history
""an" historic rather than "a" This is a gorgeous home! I love historic homes and... the 'a' historical people. If we say 'historic homes' there's no reason to drop the... phrase "an historic" instead of "a historic." It's an incorrect application of the rules... was "an historic" also! ;) I'll always take a grammar lesson, I need them, so please... front of 'historical.' Would you say "An 'appy camper" or "a happy camper"? "A hamster"..."
Houzz Tour: A Historic Remodel Keeps the Romance Alive
It was love at first sight for the owner of a 2-centuries-old house. She and her husband renovated it with tender loving care
"lovely historic romance. Also loved when Judy says "when we have guests, there's a... making this historic home livable to today's standards but keeping true to the home's history... to the historical knick knackery? But it's an effective, tastefully done reno with... see the historical aspects of the house brought to life by people who care. And refreshing... the many historical houses that are left mere shells of themselves with modern interiors..."
Houzz Tour: Historic Home in Austin, Texas
"week is historic and quaint. Architect Tim Cuppett took a property that had been... black walls in the living area! Seems quite a unique idea in such an historic home... ceilings and walls. This is adorable, you have a wonderful home, it flows with charm and... BLACK walls, I can't imagine them being any other color! Thanks for sharing this... it as a historic preservation home. These houses are under very strict renovation..."
Houzz Tour: Historic Home Connects With Its Past
"stunning historic details and finishes and was located on an attractive street. With... Love the wall to wall wardrobe with a hidden entrance to the dressing room and master... idea to cover cabinets with drawings. Thank you for featuring a home with COLOR! Can... still historical and the interior is a pleasing update. It looks comfortable and... still historic from the street view. These are homes people live in, not museums..."