Mary Ellen Polson

Mary Ellen Polson

Mary Ellen Polson is a writer and Senior Editor for Arts & Crafts Homes, Early Homes, and Old House Journal.

Mary Ellen Polson is a creative content editor and writer with 20 years experience producing heavily illustrated know how and service journalism articles, full-length books, product copy, tips, Q&As, etc., on home renovation, design, and outdoor spaces. 

Polson is the author of the Curb Appeal Idea Book, a 176-page picture book that demonstrates hundreds of ideas to help homeowners create a house that appeals on first glance. She is also  the author of the Trim Idea Book, a 160-page illustrated "Idea Book" packed with ways to use decorative trim to transform living spaces.

Products of the Week

OHJ Product of the Week - Allied Window, Inc. - Bowed - Custom Color (2)

Allied Window

Allied Window offers a beautiful, affordable and invisible solution for your bent glass and shaped windows.  Allied Window's specialty is creating insulating storm windows that disappear into your shaped openings - matching the shape exactly - from bent glass to odd shapes, sizes and thicknesses – disappearing into your window opening.

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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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Mark E Industries, Inc

GOOF PROOF SHOWER installations made easy. Mark E Industries manufactures products to simplify the art of shower and tile installations by focusing on some of the more difficult and time-consuming tasks.