We're making an old house work for modern life.

Follow along as we transform our (second!) turn-of-the-century house into a restored, 21st century, sustainable dream home. 

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old, meet new

Creating a beautiful & sustainable old home you love doesn't have to be daunting. Join us as we share new ways for designing an old home that perfectly suits modern needs.

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Bespoke storage on a budget

The IKEA Pax Hack that looks like it's always been here

If you're new here, you may have come in search of our detailed how-to on our IKEA Pax Hack that we customized to blend seamlessly into our 1889 Victorian home. Get all the details here.


"This 1889 Victorian Italianate has been respectfully brought back to life." 

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Victorian Refresh in Kingston Life Interiors

We share our thoughts on everything old house design, savvy thrifting, and some of the things we'd like to do more (and less!) of when it comes to decorating. 

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