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Craftsman Decorative Trunks

from Hooked on Houses

The Story of a 1925 Craftsman Cottage in Mississippi

“A collection of vintage mirrors hang grouped in our bedroom, and an armoire built by my daddy and Ben from a door that was in my grandfather’s barn, houses his clothes. We found the old painted cedar chest at a flea market in Meridian, Mississippi. The bed linens are mismatched textures in shades of white and cream. 2 antique cameos sit perched on an old door frame above our iron bed.”

from Architectural Digest

Take a Peek Into Dennis Quaid's Wood-and-Stone Residence in Montana

Stone fireplace -- how open is that grate?! I wonder if we could get a grate that is a screen like that? Open yet accessible when we use it?


Modern Home No. 264B206 1916 SEARS ROEBUCK MODERN HOMES A favorite subtype among the different Craftman-style bungalows was the Swiss Chalet. Some were very Swiss with exaggerated eaves and woodwork. Others, like Sears Modern Home No. 264B206, were much more modest, with the most pronounced expression being the pierced pattern in the vertical slats of the porch railing. In the 1923 catalog, this plan appears as the Westly and was offered with two different plan options. One of…