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For 50 years, Old House Journal has been helping people repair, rehabilitate, update, and decorate their homes in classic style. We cover every American architectural style—from the earliest colonial-era buildings to mid-century ranches—and the wealth of Victorians and bungalows in between.

Our October 2022 Issue:

Hardware & Lighting
Deciding how to mix and match in choosing the hardworking jewelry for your old house.

They Still Make…
Kerosene oil lamps of the pre-electric era.

VINTAGE VISION
A colorful nursery with painted furniture, ca. 1928.

KITCHENS & BATHS
The “furnished bath” is a good model for early homes.

INSPIRED + TIMELESS
Wonderful faux effects; new bits for the bath.

WINDOW SHOPPING
Houses before 1850.

SUCCESS!
A family takes on their first Victorian restoration.


Details in Wood
On-the-job repair of historic exterior wood ornament­—
a pediment, balusters, and brackets; use of epoxies.

TOOLS & MATERIALS
For wood restoration jobs.

SCREWED UP
When twin roof dormers aren’t identical.

KNOW-HOW
Strip and repair hardware.

SALVAGE IT
New uses for a historic pipe-organ screen. 

OLD HOUSE DIYer: Simple Roof Repair Tips
Simple or temporary repairs for special roofs.

DO THIS, NOT THAT
How to secure antique hinges.


A Cabinet of Curiosities
A stylist and collector becomes the steward of an 1866 farmhouse, adding to its story. 

IDEAS FOR WOOD CEILINGS

Downsize to the Ranch
Despite deaccessioning, this owner created a layered ambiance.

TIPS FOR DOWNSIZING

Restoration & Salvaged Treasures
Jewel-like rooms distinguish a transitional Arts & Crafts house.

NEIGHBORHOODS OF LOS ANGELES

REMUDDLING 
Awkward from any angle!


NEW OLD HOUSE MAGAZINE

New Old House showcases new homes built with the integrity of yesterday and the modern innovations of today. This unique magazine features beautiful, traditionally designed homes, created to provide a classic feel. Included in these new-old homes are all of the modern conveniences, bringing together a great combination of the past with the present.

Now published annually, this beautifully photographed, popular look at newly built, but traditionally designed, homes combines the best elements of classical architecture and new construction, artfully weaving together the past and the present.

Some stories featured in New Old House Magazine:

New England Colonial Revival Farmhouse
Colonial Revival style defines this classic New England farmhouse by Patrick Ahearn in Massachusetts.

New Old Rustic Log House
Peter Zimmerman Architects designs a rustic log home in Jackson, Wyoming.

A Traditional Landscape for a Philadelphia Main Line Estate
Doyle Herman Design Associates bring seamless modernity to a traditional landscape, preserving the viewshed and complementing a Philadelphia Main Line estate.


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