These ideas from our first-ever renovation of a historic home offer inspiration for floors, ceilings, and everything else—including the kitchen sink!
Preserve the patina.
The house's original pine floors were sanded by hand and then simply sealed and waxed for luster.
Keep paintings unframed.
A piece of modern art is juxtaposed with rustic finishes used throughout the room.
Gray velvet and a driftwood finish update the look of these classic spool chairs by C.R. Laine.