antique dry sink

Rebirth of a ca. 1830 Farmhouse

With a light touch, a Connecticut big house–little house configuration is restored after a fire. “Good old noncombustible plaster is what saved the historic house,” says the interior designer.

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Pacific Register Co. custom grill

Pacific Register Co.

Pacific Register Co. specializes in registers manufactured from steel, aluminum, brass, bronze, stainless steel, wood, acrylic and stone in standard designs and sizes as well as custom designs. Made in the USA.

crown point kitchen

Crown Point Cabinetry

Crown Point Cabinetry offers custom cabinets for period style kitchens, baths, offices, laundry rooms, home bars and more. Styles include Shaker, Arts & Crafts, Early American, Victorian and Transitional.

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19th-century farmhouse kitchen

White Kitchens for Vintage Homes

From cabinets and flooring to tile, lighting, and hardware, it’s the details that usher a white kitchen into the right decade. Keep in mind that white hasn’t always meant bright white, either.

House tours

Forest Oaks

The Story of Forest Oaks

Built in 1806 as a side-hall house with a tavern, this dwelling, known today as Forest Oaks, became a manor after additions in 1812 and, significantly, in 1916.

Repairs & How-to