<p>A welcoming kitchen was at the top of the wish list for the owners of this 1920s Colonial Revival. The resulting renovation delivered everything they hoped for while respecting the house’s heritage.</p>
Karpen Furniture had some nice rooms illustrated in magazines like House Beautiful and American Home during the 1920s. The company tended to specialize in traditional furnishings which the majority of home owners wanted. This room leans toward the 18th C. Colonial style. (I'm building a collection of 20th C. American residential images and articles at Antique Home & Style.)
Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or simply looking to dabble in a minor DIY restoration, old houses have a certain appeal that's hard to resist. Here are 11 features of old houses worth restoring.