theinspiredroom.net – Award-winning design/decorating blog

MissMustardseed.com – Interior decorating and DIY blog


victoriaelizabethbarnes.com  Love her writing style — over-the-top personality. Too funny!

justsomethingimade.com – Cathe Holden’s blog. She’s an amazing graphic designer, crafter and blogger!

theletteredcottage.com – Layla Palmer’s decorating blog

Calico blog – Calico Corners, the decorator fabric store, publishes this blog —great ideas and information

Architecture and Design Sites

The Design Network – Design TV – on the Internet

Houzz.com – This might be the best website in the world—in terms of functionality. (in my opinion) It’s amazing.

AntiqueHomeStyle.com – This link goes directly to a 1927 English Cottage style home plan, not unlike our 1927 house.

The Art of Urbex by Niki Feijen – Amazing gallery of photographs of opulent European mansions, churches, castles, institutions and more in astonishing states of decay. You need to see this.

 Old House Sites

oldhouseweb.com – Ideas and Advice for Old House Enthusiasts

thisoldhouse.com – the website of the long-running PBS TV show, with invaluable information on fixing old houses

TV Shows

Restored (DIYNetwork) – Brett Waterman restores historic homes in Riverside, CA and surrounding areas. LOVE THIS SHOW and Brett’s enthusiasm for old houses and bringing them back to original.

Stone House Revival (DIYNetwork)- Jeff Devlin works on historic stone houses for clients in Pennsylvania.

Fixer Upper – HGTV – She’s an interior designer—he’s a contractor/realtor…they bring old Texas houses back from the brink. Still watching re-runs… 🙂

Rehab Addict – Nicole Curtis – DIYNetwork & HGTV  – She saves old houses in Minneapolis and Detroit from the wrecking ball.  Visit her Facebook page

Sarah’s House – Sarah Richardson – HGTV (and HGTV Canada )  Visit her interior design site

Income Property – Scott McGillvray – HGTV

Property Brothers – HGTV

Local Resources

Oregon Tile & Marble

Northwest Custom Stone

Hoag Roofing

Jerry Dietrick Construction


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