Montgomery, Alabama-based designer Ashley Gilbreath works through years of neglect to restore her 1910 Craftsman-style home that's just doors down from where Zelda Fitzgerald once lived.
Intent on preserving her home's architectural details and character, Ashley Gilbreath wanted to salvage and restore. "I reused what I could and replicated anything new to be as close to the original as possible," she says. "If I'd wanted a brand-new house, I would have bought one." With extensive structural rebuilding, she brought back the beauty.
Here's how she made the transformation.