Craftsman Cottage

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Beautifully restored Craftsman Style home. More pics of this gorgeous house on this really cool blog. {if you love houses~especially MOVIE\tv houses!}

Before & After: Reviving a 1912 Craftsman in Portland - Hooked on Houses

A reader named Sharon told me about the wonderful old house they restored in Portland, Oregon.“We bought this ly, but somewhat neglected, Craftsman home in the historic Laurelhurst neighborhood in Portland, Oregon. We wanted to transform it into the beauty we knew it could be.”And boy, did they ever. Here’s how it los now:They used …

In stark contrast to the ugly pictures outside, I have been given permission to share the photographs Alex Vertikoff took of our house back ...

Alex Vertikoff's Photos

In stark contrast to the ugly pictures outside, I have been given permission to share the photographs Alex Vertikoff took of our house back in July 2013. They turned out really beautiful! I'm a little embarrassed about this one. I wasn't expecting him to include the sewing room in the background so I didn't have it totally cleaned up. The rainbow of threads is pretty though. LOL

In stark contrast to the ugly pictures outside, I have been given permission to share the photographs Alex Vertikoff took of our house back ...

Alex Vertikoff's Photos

In stark contrast to the ugly pictures outside, I have been given permission to share the photographs Alex Vertikoff took of our house back in July 2013. They turned out really beautiful! I'm a little embarrassed about this one. I wasn't expecting him to include the sewing room in the background so I didn't have it totally cleaned up. The rainbow of threads is pretty though. LOL

Architects and buyers show a growing fascination with the Arts and Crafts style developed in the early 20th century.

Architects and buyers show a growing fascination with the Arts and Crafts style developed in the early 20th century.

Craftsman Built in Bookcases | Craftsman fireplace with built-in bookcases

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Craftsman Built in Bookcases | Craftsman fireplace with built-in bookcases

i would buy this for all the houmes i would own...   American Craftsman Arts and Crafts font with 4on4 by AtlasSigns, $147.00

American Craftsman Arts and Crafts Font with squares only | Etsy

For your American Craftsman Home. We think this is very representative of the American Craftsman movement and a good fit for your bungalow, mission, prairie, or arts and crafts home. Size listed: 12"W x 8"H, Numbers are 3.5 High - FOUR NUMBERS OR LESS FIT BEST ON THIS SIZE (see or convo us for another size if you have more than four or we will make the numbers smaller to fit)- street name optional - please specify in the comments section at checkout. Choose between HDU (type of…

Ravens (a popular motif) recall the lively birds in a fireplace grille by Voysey; also, the client was a South Dakota farmboy who had a pet raven as a child. The oak trees are all about California. Photo: Nathanael Bennett

Celebrating Artistic License

Collaboration is alive and well in the revival of Arts and Crafts. This installation for a client in Santa Rosa was conceived by Debey Zito, who designed and built the fireplace woodwork, the light fixture, and the chair (with a copper falcon inlaid in the side panel). Her partner Terry Schmitt did the carving.

New Victorian Craftsman Eastlake "Olive Tree" Doorbell Button #Victorian #Doorbell

New Victorian Craftsman Eastlake "Olive Tree" Lighted Doorbell Button | eBay

This new doorbell button is based on a Victorian design originally created in the late 19th century. This one is new, cast in resin (a moldable plastic), and (unlike the original) very affordable. Extend a veritable olive branch to your guests with this Eastlake-inspired design.

Pinecone pulls from Craftsmen Hardware in a revival kitchen.

Lighting, Hardware & Metal

Could there be anything else that so perfectly combines Beauty and Utility as art lighting? Designed from the beginning for electricity, in a period that championed craftsmanship, Arts & Crafts lamps and fixtures represent an unprecedented marriage of technology and artisanry.

Think them ingenious, historic, or simply charming, millwork built-ins are an essential part of the Arts & Crafts house. Those surviving bungalow and Craftsman built-ins are economical with space and functional in design. A buffet recessed into a dining-room wall eliminates the need for a butler’s pantry. A bench tucked against a staircase creates a place for rest or dropping a package in a narrow space. Bookcases make excellent use of the dead space on either side of a chimneybreast....

Immovable Furniture: Built-Ins, Colonnades, Buffets

Think them ingenious, historic, or simply charming, millwork built-ins are an essential part of the Arts & Crafts house.

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The large vase on the Limbert dining table is by Wheatley, the owner’s favorite pottery.

Aladdin’s Magic

An unusually handsome model with English pedigree, “The Rossley” pre-cut home by Aladdin has great character.