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Weekend Project: Create Wall Panels

Try your hand at using molding to create wall panels that add dimension and beauty to a room.
Create Wall Panels


Architecture & Culture in New Orleans' Faubourg Marigny

Filled with old-timers and artists, The Marigny is a bohemian neighborhood against a backdrop of pastel Shotgun houses and colorful Creole cottages.
Faubourg Marigny


Turn a Gate Into a Fireplace Screen

Turn an old garden gate into a working fireplace screen with a few modifications.
Fireplace Screen


5 Heating Options for Old Houses

Tips to help make your vintage heating system more efficient.
Old House Heating Options


An Exuberant Queen Anne in Michigan

A long journey took this restoration-committed owner deep into research—and on a hunt for antiques.
Exuberant Queen Anne


6 Ways to Integrate Modern Lighting into Old Houses

High-tech lighting illuminates places that period lamps don’t reach.
Haddonfield, New Jersey


How To Install a New Faucet

Perk up your bathroom by swapping out your faucet for a retro-inspired one.
Compact Routers


Make a Cabinet Out of an Old Window

Rescue a vintage window by turning it into the front of a small cabinet.
Old Window Cabinet


12 Rules for Victorian Polychrome Paint Schemes

Follow these guidelines to create cohesive color schemes for Painted Ladies.
Polychrome Paint Schemes


A Guide to Victorian-Era Furniture

The 19th century’s Victorian era produced a profusion of historically inspired architectural and furniture styles.
Victorian Furniture Guide


Fixes for Common Wood Flooring Problems

From removing stains to matching existing flooring, learn how to deal with some common wood floor issues.
Flooring Fixes


Hardwood vs. Engineered Flooring

Which type of wood flooring is best for old houses? The answer depends on where you plan to use it.
Hardwood vs. Engineered Flooring


How To Re-Create a Georgian Window Pediment

Learn how to use an existing pediment as a guide to replicate a new one.
Georgian Window Pediment


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