As April and her husband Andy planned their dream home in the mountains of western Pennsylvania, a timber frame or log home appealed to their love of rustic charm and antiques. When a barn nearby collapsed during a snowstorm, the couple considered using the timbers as a framework for their home.(more…)
The search for appropriate lighting for any space, indoors or out, should focus on aesthetics, scale, and function. Interior designers and savvy homeowners take their choices a step further by thoughtfully considering the location of a light as well as bulb wattage and temperature to create the desired look.(more…)
Renovating any home takes time, patience, and, of course, money. When the home is a 130-year-old brownstone, renovations tread the fine line between preserving the vintage details while introducing new systems, fixtures, and furniture to create a cohesive, inviting space that honors the home’s roots.(more…)
When HGTV star Chip Wade puts on his renovation hat, pull up a chair and get ready to be dazzled. Chip’s latest project, dubbed Misty Mill, is a three-bedroom, log cabin in Georgia burdened with 30+ years of wear and tear. Though the project presented challenges at every turn, the results are stunning.(more…)
When the team from Hunter Design & Build tackled two bathroom remodels in Mt. Baker, one of Seattle’s oldest neighborhoods, extensive upgrades were needed to both the electrical and plumbing systems.(more…)
Sasha always dreamed of owning an old house, but when the opportunity to buy five acres of farmland in her Oregon hometown came up, she couldn’t resist.
Although she and her husband Shannon built a new home on the property, Sasha wanted to make it feel like a vintage farmhouse.(more…)