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I totally have a plan and I'm going to - LOOK! SHINY THINGS!

(actually these were painted, dirty and discarded things, but we’ll get to that in a moment)

Ah focus. Some people have it, I don’t. I’m easily distracted by possibilities, by day dreaming and by imagining the worst of the worst case scenarios. 619 more words

Life In An Old House

A new life for old pine floors

Did we mention the KILLER deal we scored on reclaimed pine flooring?    No?   But wait…  We already have pine wood floors:  they’re original to the house.  250 more words

Salvage Project Video/Picture Tour

Last week we posted a video tour of one of our latest salvage projects, an 1884 Second Empire style house in South Carolina. You can view the YouTube video… 424 more words

Southern Accents Architectural Antiques

The Reclaimed Science Lab

In recent months we’ve noticed the growing trend in reusing old teak and iroko worktops, once a standard site the school science lab, they are now being lovingly re-crafted into… 146 more words

London Salvage

Junking "How To"

Antiquing or “Junking” has become a very popular pastime. For many, it is simply a fun hobby. For some it is a true appreciation for the artistry and craftsmanship of period pieces. 459 more words

Southern Accents Architectural Antiques

My Potting Shed

When we moved into our home many years ago the gardens I envisioned were in books; not in my yard. But, there was an old chicken coop: rustic shelves, small windows that didn’t close properly, crude wooden beams, and a table made out of a vintage door. 502 more words


Somewhere Between "What Will Show" and "What Will Not Show"

There were very few things in my house that would have made for fascinating stories about treasures uncovered while renovating. This scrap of linoleum was one item that I preserved from the old laundry room where it had been used as a sink backsplash…kind of modern in a way. 235 more words