My writing desk
Alliums grown in the backyard dried, on display.
Note the bottom left corner of Jane Powell's book!
I have moved the alliums to the dining room and placed the Van Briggle Bunny and bowl on the ledge...Mrs. Plant's photo can be seen through the pillars.
Jane Powell came to our humble bungalow and photographed some details of the interior several years ago. She lives in Oakland California and is restoring her arts and crafts home. Her restoration philosophy is pure, honest, and true to the historic details of the period.
San Francisco artistic license article.
The heritage movement has many supporters and they are a group of diverse personalities that are passionate about their cause. In my experience, they are creative and flamboyant with academic art history roots.
A small portion of our arts and crafts book collection on the Stickley bookcase.
Have you restored or renovated a home?
Have you overseen the process as a contractor or are you hands on?
Do you have any advice or hints when living in a home during the construction?
What were the biggest challenges and would you do it again?
Interested in opinions as I am contemplating a bedroom redecorating project in the next few months....