Just a little historic reno

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Just a little historic reno

Postby melissakd on Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:29 pm

I thought you'd all get a kick out of this lady's late-Vic house. I don't know her, but I stumbled upon her Flickr photos today. We're all familiar with the years of hard work, the ingenuity required sometimes, the decisions about how historically authentic we want it to be, and the joy of assembling the perfect period details. It's like a microcosm of everything we're about here on the OHW forums.

40 photos to browse:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/54abc/with/3267683562/

:)
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The Thaddeus W. Bayless House
Built between July 1863 and January 1865, major add/reno between 1890 and 1902
Style = Mutt
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Re: Just a little historic reno

Postby oldhouseluvr on Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:23 pm

Great pics. I am also a "dollhouseluvr". :mrgreen:

Here's a picture of my dollhouse parlor at Christmas time.
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Re: Just a little historic reno

Postby KristenS on Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:17 am

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!! ***going into sugar shock***
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c. 1907 Shingle Victorian/Craftsman
House history still being researched!
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Re: Just a little historic reno

Postby Tujo on Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:23 am

I have just about exactly the same wallpaper in my front parlour ... :roll:
Looks a bit different when there are a million little flowers on the wall instead of just a handful of large ones.
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Re: Just a little historic reno

Postby melissakd on Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:48 pm

OHL, I love the valance, you found just the perfect bit of trim!

There's so much I love about the British lady's dollhouse, but what really killed me was recognizing the repro wallpapers. Here's the one in the stair hall:
http://www.victorianwallpaper.com/25412.html
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