We want to share one of our favorite new houseblogs, San Fran Vic. The homeowners have chronicled the ongoing restoration of their 1890′s Victorian home in San Francisco. They’ve done amazing work so far and we are particularly stricken by their staircase renovation which they’ve laid out in 7 blog […]
Post Tagged with: "Victorian"
We really love the color palette that this homeowner chose for his Victorian beams. The gold really is a beautiful touch and a genius choice. This reminds us to choose our house colors carefully and if the palette feels right then don’t be afraid to go for it. You can […]
I know we are a bit late on the news but one of our favorite housebloggers, no longer has a house. After a three year run they’ve successfully sold their house in upstate New York and are now apartment dwellers.
If you’ve got a Victorian-era home that needs restoration or you are just curious as to what defines a Victorian and what it takes to return them to their former glory, then the Old House Web has a great article for you. Renovate With Elaborate Details Of Victorian Style [Old […]
A few months ago we pointed out the great house styles guide featured on About.com, but we wanted to highlight a few other informative resources for determining house styles. Modern House Styles [Oldhouses.com] Historic Style Guide [Antique Homes Magazine] Browse by Style [Houseplans.com] Historic House Architecture [Ragtime] Books Abrams Guide […]
Do you love the look of ornate french sofas or tiffany lamps? Antiques can cost a fortune and it’s hard to find furniture that is well-constructed, beautiful, and reasonably priced. Heirloom reproductions specializes in hand-made victorian furniture and hand-painted victorian and tiffany lamps. Many pieces are built with the fabric […]