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i would love nothing more than to throw myself, heart and soul, into giving life to a neglected historic house someday
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every home has a story. leave yours for a future tenant to find.

Light Switch Time Capsule

I ran across this light switch time capsule project a while back. Basically, one puts brief message on the back of a switch-plate to be found by a future occupant. Isn’t that better than leav…

old door for an island/bar.

old door - now kitchen island Great idea for using these terrific old, and very historical old doors. I have done this many times. As a matter of fact my kitchen table is made of an old door and I have a coffee table made of and old door. I love them!

kitchen shelving

Inspiration in White: White on White Kitchens

To-die-for reclaimed wood floating shelves with white subway tile. Rustic kitchen by Crown Point Cabinetry

Old rake into a wine glass rack.

Reusing an old rake as a wine glass holder! alovetea Reusing an old rake as a wine glass holder! Reusing an old rake as a wine glass holder!

armoire in the bathroom

traditional bathroom by Christopher Burns Interiors (pretty, simple armoire/cabinet in a bathroom)

LOVE dark wood floors

One Pinner Said: Dark stained distressed wood floor.especially nice when you have a home with a lot of light.love dark floors, although they will show dust, hair more than light wood floors.but I personally think dark floors are gorgeous!

sunny screen door

What a pretty screen door. It would look lovely on a cottage door front. The only bummer with these types of doors was that children and pets often went through the screens.

Architectural Beauty

Turn of the Century Mansion, This house in part of a several block stretch of Century homes built on Maine Street in Quincy Illinois. The home has a sculptural shape while the roof has tulip wrought iron detailing / Photography by Bo Mackison

These candle holders are actually heavy-gauge feed scoops from a farm-supply store

Create a Fun and Budget-Friendly Outdoor Room

These candleholders are actually heavy-gauge feed scoops from a farm-supply store. anybody know where a farm-supply store is?

Chick Feeder Shelf

Storage Secrets for Your Garden Shed

chick feeder shelf - this would be awesome in the bathroom for toiletries and things above a sink! love it! Thanks Funky Junk Interiors house design interior design 2012 decorating before and after