The Story of Houston’s Beer Can House
I spent this past weekend in Houston, reveling in some of the city’s more artistic sites. I meandered around The Menil Collection and its surrounding campus, taking in its fantastic contemporary art collection and enjoying the beautiful grounds. I took a restful stroll through the beautifully manicured Bayou Bend, reveling in the lushness and serenity there. But if I had to pick one place in Houston that was my favorite, it would certainly be The Beer Can House.
Top 12 reader renovation and decorating projects of the year -
The #1 reader remodel story on Retro Renovation in 2012 wasn’t about a house: It was about Pete’s 1964 Shasta Astroflyte restoration – 10 photos...
This house flipper goes retro - with immediate success -
We’re now — often painfully — accustomed to house flippers whose first step is to strip charming original features to create a ‘blank slate’ that they believe will appeal to today’s potential buyers. But reader Bill, who fixes up and resells old homes in Memphis, Tennessee, recently took the opposite strategy — with immediate success. He recently completed the …
Before and after: A 1950s kitchen gets an affordable upgrade
Even with a limited budget and time frame, a major overhaul can be done on a dated kitchen. This 1950s kitchen in Oxnard, California, was in bad need of an update. Walking into it was like a blast from the past: The knotty pine cabinetry had funky details, the linoleum floor was still intact from its original installation, and overall, the space was cramped and dark.With a little ingenuity, the da
Daily Inspiration – 29th April 2015
Doug Taylor’s early 20th century kitchen is a must see. I fell in love with Doug’s kitchen the moment I saw the picture above, the colours, the sink, the individual bespoke kitchen cabinets and built in hutch (in the UK we call them dressers) style cabinets in my eyes are just perfect. I was surprised […]
You Can Buy Emma Stone's House from "The Help" for $240,000
This lovely old house where Emma Stone's character Skeeter lived in "The Help" is on the market in Greenwood, Mississippi, for $240,000.
'House & Garden - July 1948' Premium Photographic Print - William Grigsby | Art.com
House & Garden - July 1948 Premium Photographic Print by William Grigsby | Art.com
Photo Gallery: Checkerboard Kitchen Floors - Old House Journal Magazine
The new floor in this 1920s lakeside cottage is a floating laminate system laid over a substrate. (Photo: Carolyn Bates)Green and cream tiles laid on the diagonal jazz up a Depression-era Tudor kitchen. (Photo: Jeremy Samuelson)Earthy painted floors create a farmhouse ambience in a new Greek Revival kitchen. (Photo: Eric Roth)A black-and-white marble floor is […]
The 1950s Vintage English Rose Kitchen - Kate Beavis Vintage Expert
Kate Beavis shares her favourite vintage kitchen: the 1950s English Rose kitchen with the modern version by John Lewis of Hungerford