Real-Life Renos

Putting Down Roots in a 221-Year-Old Kitchen in Italy

Putting Down Roots in a 221-Year-Old Kitchen in Italy

How cookbook author Emiko Davies' kitchen reno became her thoughtful response to a year of uncertainty and loss.

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Lessons in Sustainable Living From My 100-Year-Old Japanese Farmhouse

Writer Hannah Kirshner's century-old kominka is full of stories about how it was lived in. What can she learn about how to renovate it—and what to preserve?

Century House Reno: Amanda & Timmie Roll Up Their Sleeves

A before-and-after of how they brought a 124-year-old family home into the 21st century—original charm intact.