Get Inspired!

At our 2019 Idea House, vintage charm meets modern comfort and ease

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Idea House 2019: Sleek Revival

Take home some inspiration! This rebuilt circa-1840 Greek Revival in New Canaan, CT, remains classical on the outside but is now contemporary on the inside—and chock-full of the kind of useful design features that modern families are after

adding up

For the first project of TOH TV’s new season, the team tackles a 1949 ranch in Westerly, RI, transforming it into a two-story with a gambrel roof and sweeping lines

period pieces

Decades of additions muddled an antebellum stone house in rural PA, until a history-loving homeowner’s careful renovations made it into a seamless home filled with period-style details

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toolkit

The metal fan rake; leaf mold; a better gutter guard; improve radiator efficiency; and more

before + after: kitchen

A father and daughter team up to give her 1920s farmhouse the kitchen it deserves

paint ideas

Freehand a basketweave pattern on the wall

build it

Make a retro record cabinet with Tom Silva

photoshop redo

Elevating the details on a 1950 Cape Cod

the TOH top 20: home tech

Smart-home gear to give and to get

ask this old house

How to restore wood windows, add radiant heat in stages, spot-finish a floor, and more

save this old house

A Tudor-style brick cottage in a riverside town

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TV Listings

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