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This site is the ultimate resource for owners of old houses and period-style homes, gathering information from Old-House Journal, Old-House Interiors, Early Homes, and New Old House. You’ll find inspiration, how-to info and advice, stories and photos of old houses galore and sources for traditional products. Whether you’re restoring your old house or searching for period decor, you’ll find help here.
    A collection of charming cottages echoes the French Quarter’s blend of history and culture.


      This deceptively simple 1937 house offered sturdy brick construction, heavy moldings, and romantic arches—even Batchelder tiles. But it needed TLC.


        When adding on to their 1912 house, Don and Lana LeVine chose a mix of heating systems for ease and efficiency.


          A project to transform a historical dairy barn into a home with a breathtaking country kitchen is well worth the effort for a couple in Weston, Massachusetts.


          6 Ways to Integrate Modern Lighting into Old Houses

          Thumbnail image for 6 Ways to Integrate Modern Lighting into Old Houses High-tech lighting illuminates places that period lamps don’t reach.
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          How To Install a New Faucet

          Thumbnail image for How To Install a New Faucet Perk up your bathroom by swapping out your faucet for a retro-inspired one.
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          History of the Desk

          Thumbnail image for History of the Desk Desks of any sort were uncommon before public education created greater literacy at the start of the 19th century. Here's a look at common early desks.
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          4 Ideas for Timeless Baths

          Thumbnail image for 4 Ideas for Timeless Baths These spectacular bathroom designs offer utility along with beauty.
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          Uncommon Carpets for Early Homes

          Thumbnail image for Uncommon Carpets for Early Homes A review of the “unseen” floor coverings of early America challenges the myth that colonial homes were bare.
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          A Reproduction Georgian House in Massachusetts

          Thumbnail image for A Reproduction Georgian House in Massachusetts This new house was planned around a collection of rugs and furniture passed down for five generations.
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