custom built-ins in office of colonial revival home
Photo: Tria Giovan
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Period-Style Upgrades

Rebuilding the drawers in the built-in linen hutch was a bear, while replacing the cabinet doors and molding in the living room was, well, nearly a breeze. "A good lumberyard has scraps of trim you can play with,” notes Jim, who enjoyed figuring out which combinations worked best.

Shown: Jim used stock cabinets and trim to create custom built-ins in the home office.
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