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Early American Life Magazine

Early American Life Magazine

Source on early American style, decorating, and traditions as well as antiques and reproductions. We can't fit it all in print, so we put extras here to share.

A cozy corner of the living room from a house covered in the upcoming October 2013 issue. #antiques #earlyamericanlifemagazine

Looking out from a primitive style house in Vermont. See the August 2013 issue. #primitive #window #earlyamericanlifemagazine

A gold bedroom in the 1820 Benjamin Stephenson House museum in Edwardsville, IL, featured in our October 2013 issue. #museum #yellow #historichouses

Kitchen window at the Stephenson House Museum in Edwardsville, IL. See more in the upcoming October 2013 issue of Early American Life magazine. www.stephensonhou... #windows #earlyamericanlife

A red-and-white chair contrasts nicely with the blue trim in this house, featured in the October 2013 issue. #color #earlyamericanlife

The red chairs brighten up this condo's porch, featured in our upcoming October 2013 issue. #porch #earlyamericanlife

This porch has a spectacular view of Vermont scenery. More from this house in the August 2013 issue. #porch #earlyamericanlife

An autumnal view of a stone fence and birdhouse from an 18th century saltbox covered in the October 2013 issue of Early American Life. #stonefence #birdhouse

This corner cupboard uses complimentary shades to make a statement. See more of this house in our upcoming October 2013 issue. #color #earlyamericanlife

Some useful basics from the National Trust for Historic Preservation: [10 on Tuesday] How to Keep a Renovation/Rehabilitation Project from Breaking the Bank

The Historic Home Market for pre-Revolutionary War houses.

The house this little building accents in New Jersey can be found in our February 2013 issue.

These Vermont birdhouses have a spectacular view. See the house in our August 2013 issue.

Drilling the old fashioned way. #ALHFAM13 at Hale Farm and Village

Participants in the "Handles Through the Ages" workshop at #ALHFAM13 practised attaching pulled handles to bisque (once-fired) pots. This was for practice only, handles should be attached to wet pots, a key point in the presentation.

Carving out a mortise at a timber framing workshop for #ALHFAM13

Rudy Christian explains timber frmaing at #ALHFAM13 at Hale Farm and Village

A pulled handle ready to be attached to a pot.

Caty Petersilge, the Village Potter at Hale Farm, demonstrates how to pull a handle.

Forming a handle on a pottery wheel at Hale Farm and Village.

Making handles at Hale Farm and Village

Participants learned to make turned handles at #ALHFAM13 conference held at Hale Farm and Village

The August 2013 issue features our Directory of Traditional American Crafts photographed at Tryon Palace. Also read about two Vermont houses, the history of porches, and maritime paintings.

Iron Gate @Lee Semel Homan Palace in New Bern, NC, featured in our August issue.

Staircase from a house in Williamsburg from the October 2012 issue.