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! She’s dragging her feet on her kitchen renovation, however. Just get on with it!

Architecture and Design Sites

AntiqueHomeStyle.com – This link goes directly to a 1927 English Cottage style home plan, not unlike our 1927 house.
Here’s another 1924 house plan that is similar to our 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 (Magnolia Network) – 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 (Magnolia Network)- Jeff Devlin works on historic stone houses for clients in Pennsylvania.

HomeTown – (HGTV) Ben and Erin Napier revive Laurel, Mississippi. So sweet and talented, too!

Fixer Upper – Magnolia Network – 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 – She saves old houses in Minneapolis and Detroit from the wrecking ball.  Visit her Facebook page

Sarah Richardson – (HGTV Canada)  Find her on YouTube. Visit her interior design site

Local Resources used in my renovation:

Oregon Tile & Marble

Northwest Custom Stone

Hoag Roofing

Jerry Dietrick Construction