House Call: Favorite Renovation Blogs by

Issue 1 · Cabin Rustic · January 8, 2009

House Call: Favorite Renovation Blogs

Issue 1 · Cabin Rustic · January 8, 2009

We're currently following the blogs of a trio of intrepid homeowners engaged in remodeling centuries-old houses; all are well worth a read, especially if you are the lucky owner of an antique in need of refurbishment.


Above: Escaped New Yorker Katy Elliott writes about the process of restoring her 257-year-old house in the coastal town of Marblehead, MA.


Above: Interiority Complex chronicles the joys and horrors of gutting and renovating a 4,500-square-foot center hall Colonial-style farmhouse built in 1827. Dale Saylor (a Manhattan–based interior designer) and Joe Williamson (a landscape architect) document the process.


Above: Anna Dorfman-Stark, a Manhattan book cover designer and author of Door Sixteen, writes about her 1890s Victorian rowhouse in Newburgh, NY—about 60 miles north of New York City on the west bank of the Hudson River. "Since buying our house in March 2006, I have been swimming in repairs and renovations and dirt and plaster and paint and bricks. It never ends."

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