Sources for Storybook Houses

Looking for castle doors, diamond windows, massive iron gates, chimney pots, storybook wallpaper, medieval Tudor lighting, or a thatched roof? Here you go!


Celtic Gardens Old-world landscape and garden design/build by designer John Cullen.

O’Donnell Custom Homes Design, build, finish work, and cabinetry for custom Storybook homes.

Storybook Homes Original picturesque designs in their Storybook Collection, as well as custom home design; full working plans, specifications etc. provided.


Belisle Ancestral Doors & Windows All-wood doors & windows including casements in historic French styles.

Carriage House Door Co Garage doors & driveway gates in Victorian & Old World styles.

The Hyland Studio Glass studio/restoration firm offers old-world styles, diamond-pane windows.

The Iron Door Store Custom iron doors in Craftsman, Spanish, Italian & “Tolkien” styles.


Bartile Modern roofing tile simulating slate, clay tile, split timber roofs; storybook textures & custom solutions.

Copper Exclusive European-trained artisans specializing in copper (zinc, steel, etc.) roofing & wall cladding, exterior ornamentation

Copper Summit Inc. Copper cupolas, awnings, domes, finials, chimney pots in old English and French styles

Custom Shingles Decorative wood shingling including steam-bent wood “thatch,” aka Storybook or Hobbit roofs.

EJM Copper Inc. Architectural copper (aluminum, brass, zinc, steel) including European-style cupolas, spires, gutters

Endureed Natural-look, fireproof & wind-rated synthetic thatching materials

Hans Liebscher Copper Works Old-world roofs, gutters, domes, ornament.

Huber & Associates Historic roof restoration, from sheet metal & clay to thatch

McGhee & Co. Roof Thatchers Roofer creating English roof thatching with a life expectancy of 60 years

Ornametals Old-world-style copper & zinc gutters, metal ornaments, finials, weathervanes, chimney caps

Renaissance Roofing Restoration of historic roofing systems; inventory of materials

Roofing Artisans Design & installation of steam-bent or wave-coursed roofing (“wood thatch”); also specialists in slate, metal, cedar, copper roofs.

Sheldon Slate Products Co. Slate product specialists producing old-world roofing, flooring, wall facing, landscape elements, signage & more.

Superior Clay Corp. Distinctive chimney pots plus fireplaces, wood bread ovens.


Homestead Timber Frames True handcraft for timber-framed structures Kellogg Hardwood Lumber Wide-plank flooring in North American and exotic species


Chicago Antique Brick & Stone (773) 221-9800 Midwest supplier of antique brick, masonry, veneer, pavers Eldorado Stone High-end manufactured interior, exterior stone products including a river-rock veneer Gavin Historical Bricks Reclaimed brick & stone shipped nationwide Old Carolina Brick Fine hand-molded bricks to match restoration projects


Hans Duus Blacksmith Heirloom custom lighting fixtures inspired by ancient designs.

Hess Ornamental Iron Design & handcraft of iron, brass & other metal railings & fences.

Iron Lock Imports Medieval-style iron hardware forged in the Austrian Alps.

King Architectural Metals Fanciful balusters, ornamental castings, finials, rails & more in all metals.

Mica Lamps Old-world collections include ‘Iron Abbey’ and ‘Storybook Lighting’; work in iron and copper.

Steven Handelman Studios Custom wrought-iron lighting & metalwork in styles including Gothic, French Norman & Storybook Tudor.

Vintage Lights Selling only vintage (antique) fixtures, searchable by decade or style; many Storybook designs.

Wiemann Metalcraft Custom design and metal work including balconies and stairs, entry doors, gates.


Tudor Artisans Design Old English architectural details in authentic materials: leaded glass, carved stone, millwork, steel casements, paneling, crests, hardware, lighting & more.

Trustworth Studio Specialist in reproducing quaint Voysey-designed wallpapers with names including ‘The House That Jack Built’, ‘Hey Diddle Diddle’, ‘The Fairyland’, ‘Four And Twenty’, and ‘I Love Little Pussy’.


Chess Baron Themed chess sets including one based on Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit stories.

Creative Home Engineering Custom secret door systems, not just for safety but also whimsy.

Medieval Collectibles Medieval & Gothic clothing, footwear—and reenactment-worthy wearable suits of armor.

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