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Old Doors, New Charm
"bring old doors back to life. A look a the following ideas may inspire you to go... INSPIRATION!! Old doors, old shutters...the possibilities...we just repurposed old windows... added an old farm window to our kitchen. Such great ideas everyone, thanks for sharing... bricks from old homes and churches. The old side panels of the chapel doors were used bck... Old doors can be a real eye-catcher, especially when they look out of place. We..."
Houzz Tour: 800-Year-Old Walls, Modern Interiors in Provence
"Old architecture and new additions mix beautifully in a luxurious renovated vacation... additions; old and new are distinguished in what is now a luxurious vacation home. "Once... years old. Previous renovations were over 50 years old & had reached their end point... between the old and new, but in some areas, the new overpowers the old. The juxtaposition... between the old and the new - old walls done in a clean fresh style, retaining materials..."
Houzz Tour: From Old Stable to Minimalist Guesthouse in England
Its interior bays once held racehorses, but now this all-white and wood home holds fascination as a modern part-time home
"update my old, worn little concrete block. I love the exterior and the old barn doors... lovely old windows at the backside... Spectacular! I love horses and I love decorating... turning an old stable into livable space. Maybe I would feel differently if I saw it furnished... highlights the old, preserved areas. I appreciate the photos before the owners filled it with... mix of old and fresh is beautifully balanced. I normally like a mix of modern with..."
An Old Florida Bungalow Gets Brand-New Polish
Childhood memories and neighborhood nostalgia live on, as a bungalow on the Gulf Coast gets a gentle update for a new generation
"renovating the old home and keeping those memories alive was the right thing to do. As Ed... 40-year-old aluminum windows on my Florida house, but the regulations are so strict... good) windows only if I change fewer than 25% of the windows per year. Who would... but the windows on two sides of the room are graduated in size and the middle bank... bank of windows are all the same size. The original architect of the house, George A..."
Replace Your Windows and Save Money — a How-to Guide
Reduce drafts to lower heating bills by swapping out old panes for new, in this DIY project for handy homeowners
"swapping out old panes for new, in this DIY project for handy homeowners... four old windows were a break from the new, builder-grade vinyl windows that had... in the window department; we have only four single-paned windows to replace. The four... century-old home has a laundry list of items that need attention. But for all the things... replacing windows, take a little more know-how. We took advantage of nice weather being..."
Houzz Interview: Jennifer's Old Painted Cottage
"store- The Old Painted Cottage. In her blog, she shares with the readers fabulous photos... inspiring old painted cottage. Please tell us about your "first meeting" with your... front window had been vandalized, and had a huge sheet of plywood covering up the... front window. The industrial grade carpet smelled like cat pee and the seams were... stinky old carpets in every room and replaced it with new carpet and new wood floors..."
Houzz Tour: Old World Style Gets an Airy Update
"ceilings, windows and architectural details came Atlanta-based interior designer Sherry... castle windows and the way everything fits around them! extraordinary, well thought... for an old house with much sentimental value. Just beautiful and airy. I love this... arched window with its wooden doors and strapped hinges gives this vignette an Old-World... comfort. The windows give the feeling of being outdoors, yet the furnishings and decor have..."
My Houzz: Old-World European Flair in Oregon
Custom woodwork, stained glass and Arts and Crafts touches create warm, earthy interiors in a ranch-style home
"installing windows and built-ins. The year-round construction is being done in stages... in an old European villa drafts and all. Custom-tiles: if you go to the Marcial... door and window in the craft room to create a bank of windows. The wood flooring is... clerestory windows. Sal's beautiful black and white photos with custom-made frames line... salvaged window from Europe. Sal was fortunate to get several from a friend and integrated..."
How to Replace Window Trim
For finishing new windows or freshening the old, window trim gives a polished look with less effort than you may think
"finishing new windows or freshening the old, window trim gives a polished look with less... aluminum windows with energy-efficient double-pane vinyl windows in our kitchen nook... adorning the windows with beautiful trim. I was excited for the end result, but since... holes from old curtain rods in the corners of the window casings (even if they're filled... house look old and worn out. Replacing window trim is a relatively inexpensive update..."
Old Southern Highlands Style for a New North Carolina Retreat
"like an old Southern Highlands homestead. “They just wanted a house that fit the vernacular... screen/ windows for the porch? I am "old" Asheville, and while this is a lovely... with big windows providing ample sun light and the vault type ceiling provides a good... good old look to the place. All in all, a great retreat home. Such a beautiful home... the big windows. I also love the way the driveway was designed. It also blends well..."
Houzz Tour: An Old Oregon Library Starts a New Chapter
With an addition and some renovation love, a neglected Craftsman building becomes a comfortable home and studio
"and the windows. Across from the window seat is an area on the wall and floor that... how the windows were prioritized. Saw this house in the NYT; glad to see it on Houzz... thoughtful window and siding replication, the small-scale and efficient addition...not... Custom windows like that are really expensive, for one expense, but another really... love the windows and the woodwork. great result. Lovely! It is such a pleasure to see..."
Guest Picks: Everything Old-World Is New Again
Give even a new build a romantic history with lighting fixtures, hardware and drapes that recall the Old Country
"remodeled an old house. People assume it is old because it is a Craftsman-style home in... have an old-world feel. The front porch ceiling is covered in antique painted beadboard... while the old beams and reclaimed oak floors came from a salvage yard just down the street... a very old, rusty, wrought iron fence post that I repurposed for use indoors. Then... with the old-world feel I wanted to create. Here are my sources, along with photos..."
Houzz Tour: Century-Old Home Gets a Scandinavian Update
A hundred-year-old home of a family in New York is lovingly reworked with fresh colors and modern furniture
"hundred-year-old home of a family in New York is lovingly reworked with fresh colors and... 100-year-old home has provided an ideal canvas on which to layer our more modern style... mix of old and new under the same roof." Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Kelly... iams, Window Pane; rug: Scandinavian Made; pillows on window seat: made from fabric... little window seat make this space feel like a cozy treehouse. Wall paint: Sherwi..."
11 New Uses for Old-School Christmas Ornaments
Been there, done that with the tree? Have an embarrassment of extra ornaments? Try these beautifully creative decorations this Christmas
"tattered, old-school decorations for newer, shinier models. Before you head out and brave... out my old favorites and just do a vignette. Particularly love the idea of the window... framing some old ornaments. Thanks for this post. There were a lot of cute ideas in this... love the window screen & ornament tree. When I lived in a small apartment that didn't... using the window screen idea but make a Star of David design instead of the tree, or..."
Old and New Make for a Jolly Good Mix in England
Give an 18th-century country cottage a contemporary addition, and what do you get? A surprisingly cohesive-looking home
"in an old house with tiny windows installed with no consideration of the view and... frameless windows, those hardly visible horizontal aircondition vents, the hidden kitchen... mix of old and new is great! I personally love the modern, bare walls look. I would... in the old cottage rather than the new one. I'm not usually negative on my comments... in the old structure but, like buffyfoster, I can't quite wrap my head around that..."