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Historic Living Room

Historic Living Room

Take a step back in time in this fully restored 1740s plantation home.

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Low Cost Ideas to Improve the Value of Your Home

Low Cost Ideas to Improve the Value of Your Home

Whether you're considering selling your house or just want to show your home some care and attention, making some improvements to it will not only help it look and feel more welcoming but also...

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How to Put a Vintage Twist on a Modern Room

How to Put a Vintage Twist on a Modern Room

It's always a grueling process to decide on the style you want to decorate your room in. There are so many alternatives that you can choose from and different things to consider when defining the new...

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Northwest Mid-Century Modern

Northwest Mid-Century Modern

A unique take on a classic style

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Making an entrance

Making an entrance

Photographing a project at the "wrong" time.

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Latest Completed Bathroom

Latest Completed Bathroom

Completed bathroom project @StudioDecor.

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Weinberg Building

Weinberg Building

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This former brewery was named the 2009 Public Building of the Year after its extensive renovation that included custom, oversized Round Top windows made by Marvin.

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A bridge from the past

A bridge from the past

A bridge in the courtyard speaks to the sites past

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Necessity is the mother of invention.

Necessity is the mother of invention.

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This unique solution to a "historic" problem is quite a surprise.

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Bringing the Outside In

Bringing the Outside In

A Seattle Architect re-imagines the relationship between a home and its surroundings.

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Clairemont Renovation

Clairemont Renovation

This project was a whole-home renovation where the home, before, was dark and closed off where access to the second level and many of the spaces on the main level were difficult to navigate in this...

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Riverfront Raze and Replace

Riverfront Raze and Replace

A raze and replace that includes a historic portion of the home originally brought across the ice of the frozen Nantucket Sound.

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Beach Home

Beach Home

A quirky four-apartment structure on the water transformed into a multi-generational beach home.

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The Gatehouse

The Gatehouse

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Transformation of an early 1900's gatehouse on a majestic lakefront property

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Hardware Geek - Accurate Pocket Door Hardware Review

Hardware Geek - Accurate Pocket Door Hardware Review

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I'm a hardware geek, and I think hardware can make or break a house. Here's what I think about Accurate's full mortise pocket door hardware.

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Finishing Touch Extra: Porch from the Past

Finishing Touch Extra: Porch from the Past

Clues from the past helped reconstruct this porch to its original beauty.

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Another Take on Reproducing Historic Moldings

Another Take on Reproducing Historic Moldings

FHB author Bill Rainford (#237, Master Carpenter - Reproducing Traditional Moldings) wrote a blog his work with Historic Boston, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to preserving buildings in the Boston area.

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Tulikivi Fireplace in Frank Lloyd Wright home - McCartney House - Kalamazoo MI

Tulikivi Fireplace in Frank Lloyd Wright home - McCartney House - Kalamazoo MI

The customer was familiar with Tulikivi masonry heaters and wanted one for his newly acquired Frank Lloyd Wright home (McCartney House) in Kalamazoo MI. The quality of heat from the fireplace...

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Heart of the Living Room

Heart of the Living Room

I designed and constructed this fireplace from cast concrete tiles and mouldings, and two concrete corbels found at a garden shop which we stained to match. I also installed an artwork hanging system...

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Renovated mid-century fireplace

Renovated mid-century fireplace

Rather than demolish and recreate a new fireplace, the existing brickwork was repointed to minimize the vertical grout joints. The brickwork was then painted with a two tone paint scheme, using a...

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