Send me a FREE trial issue Plus a FREE gift
Old-House Online » Old-House Tips, Restoration Stories, & More » Interiors & Decor

Interiors & Decor

Interiors & Decor

Everything inside the old house! Paint and wallpaper decorating, heating, lighting, furniture and furnishings, mantels and staircases, art glass, period interiors, historic decorating styles, decorative ceilings, period rugs and textiles, ornamental plaster, how to finish a floor–it’s all here.
(Photo by William Wright from A Ravishing Victorian Home)

Traditional Details for New Old Houses

Thumbnail image for Traditional Details for New Old Houses Consider adding these 10 traditional molding profiles to your new old house.
Click for more information →

100 Years of Lighting Designs

Thumbnail image for 100 Years of Lighting Designs A look at how lighting fixtures changed over the course of a century.
Click for more information →

15 Products for Greening an Old House

Thumbnail image for 15 Products for Greening an Old House Going green with a historic restoration is easier than ever, thanks to products that blend eco-friendly technology with timeless forms.
Click for more information →

3 Flooring Options for Period Homes

Thumbnail image for 3 Flooring Options for Period Homes The flooring you choose sets the style, period, and tone for the room.
Click for more information →

3 Ideas for Decorating with Primitives and Folk Art

Thumbnail image for 3 Ideas for Decorating with Primitives and Folk Art The desire to bring simple objects with patina into our homes and decorate with folk art has never been stronger.
Click for more information →

3 Ideas for Simple Window Treatments

Thumbnail image for 3 Ideas for Simple Window Treatments Unfussy window treatments like these may be used alone or as an underlayer.
Click for more information →

3 Steps for Tiling a Fireplace

Thumbnail image for 3 Steps for Tiling a Fireplace A scrapbook of fireplace surrounds from the Victorian and Arts & Crafts eras sparks ideas for today. Also, important steps to take before installation.
Click for more information →

5 Ideas for Historic Window Treatments

Thumbnail image for 5 Ideas for Historic Window Treatments Window treatments confer privacy while giving rooms a décor boost. Here’s our guide to the best window embellishments for old houses.
Click for more information →

5 Wainscot & Wall Paneling Styles

Thumbnail image for 5 Wainscot & Wall Paneling Styles Bare but for a thin skin of paint, modern walls are a stylistic aberration. For most of our history, the lower wall has been decently dressed in decorative wood paneling.
Click for more information →

5 Ways to Transform an Old Fireplace

Thumbnail image for 5 Ways to Transform an Old Fireplace A new breed of historic-minded fireplace inserts can help you get the home fires burning again, efficiently.
Click for more information →

6 Arts & Crafts Furniture Essentials

Thumbnail image for 6 Arts & Crafts Furniture Essentials Furnishing a Craftsman-style home? These iconic furniture pieces are at the top of every collector’s list.
Click for more information →

6 Classic Doorknobs for Old Houses

Thumbnail image for 6 Classic Doorknobs for Old Houses Need doorknobs for your old house? Start your search with these time-tested basics.
Click for more information →

6 Ideas for Country Wainscots

Thumbnail image for 6 Ideas for Country Wainscots Plain-spoken wainscot treatments create architectural interest for farmhouse walls.
Click for more information →

6 Rules for Displaying Collectibles

Thumbnail image for 6 Rules for Displaying Collectibles A common sense guide to displaying your collectibles.
Click for more information →

6 Tips for Historic Holiday Mantels

Thumbnail image for 6 Tips for Historic Holiday Mantels From simple to dramatic, here's a look at holiday mantels by period and style.
Click for more information →

6 Ways to Survive a Wallpaper Project

Thumbnail image for 6 Ways to Survive a Wallpaper Project A quick guide to avoiding the most common pitfalls of wallpapering.
Click for more information →

7 Architectural Salvage Shopping Tips

Thumbnail image for 7 Architectural Salvage Shopping Tips Shop at a salvage market for reasonably priced period materials that will enhance the authenticity of an old house.
Click for more information →

9 Gifts for Old-House Lovers

Thumbnail image for 9 Gifts for Old-House Lovers From lanterns to rugs, fireplace tools to furniture: editor’s picks for gifts for the old-house enthusiasts on your list.
Click for more information →

9 Great Lights for Tudor Houses

Thumbnail image for 9 Great Lights for Tudor Houses From porch to dining room, light up your Tudor with fixtures that borrow heavily from Old English, Arts & Crafts, and Storybook styles.
Click for more information →

9 Mid-Century Modern Furniture Designers You Should Know

Thumbnail image for 9 Mid-Century Modern Furniture Designers You Should Know Identify some of the most iconic Mid-century Modern furniture designs with this handy cheat sheet.
Click for more information →


Get your FREE Trial Issue of Old House Journal and a FREE gift.
Yes! Please send me a FREE trial issue of Old House Journal and a FREE gift.
If I like it and decide to continue, I'll get 7 more issues (8 in all) for just $16.95, a savings of 53%. If for any reason I decide not to continue,
I'll write cancel on the invoice and owe nothing. The Free Trial Issue is mine to keep, no matter what.
 
 Full Name:
 Address 1:
 Address 2:
 City:
 State:
 Zip Code:
 Email (req):
 
Offer valid in US only.
Click here for Canada or here for international subscriptions

Products & ServicesHouse ToursHistoric PlacesHouse StylesOldHouseOnline.comMagazine
Architectual ElementsKitchen & BathsHistoric HotelsArchitectural TermsRepairs & How ToSubscribe to Old-House Journal
BathsInterior & DécorHistoric NeighborhoodsAmerican FoursquareFree NewslettersBack Issues
Ceilings & WallsGardens & ExteriorsHouse MuseumsBungalowSubscribe to Arts & Crafts HomesDigital Editions
Doors & WindowsColonial RevivalOld House CommunityAdvertise
Exterior Products & LandscapeGothicAbout Us 
FlooringQueen AnneContact Us 
FurnitureVictorianPrivacy Policy
HardwareLand for Sale
Heating & CoolingSite Map
Home Décor
Kitchens
Period Lighting
Real Estate
Repair & Restoration
Roofing & Siding
Tools & Equipment

EXPLORE OUR HOME GROUP BRANDS:
 
Designer Sourcw e bookDesigner Craftsman Historic Home Show Logo

Copyright © 2011-2014 Old House Online