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) wall ovens to have them repainted crisp winter white to fit in with a new kitchen renovation.
The photo above is one of our favorites from Cottage Living and we love the antique Chambers stove offsetting the newer cabinets.
They may discover hidden problems that could negatively impact your home's value.
All except one where the owner replaced hers with an an antique salvaged door.
As soon as she installed it, her home suddenly looked interesting to us. Measure yours and keep a lookout for antique doors on craigslist someone is throwing out. Covering plain walls with beadboard can add a layer of texture and can make a new home look cottage-y.
• A few years ago we lived near a brand new housing development and all their front doors looked the same.
Every house had builder's basic doors with oval frosted glass and vine etchings, and a shiny brass lever handle.
Crown molding adds a lot of character to a room thats otherwise a big box.