Emma Lawson
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Tell us about yourself:
Emma is stay at home mum to two boys,decorating junkie and forever in love with vintage style.
Tell us about your old-house experiences and dreams:
It's always an extraordinary experience to visit some of the old castles and houses built by our grandparents. We can learn a lot about the use of the space and materials.

Emma Lawson's Blog

Vintage House Renovation Essentials

People often ask if there is a difference between restoring a modern house and a period house. The answer is both yes and no. If you are doing it room by room, then the procedure is pretty much the same, while if you are renovating the whole place at once, the order in which you do it might be different. This is one way to do it.…


Posted on October 6, 2017 at 8:10am

Restoring an Old House in 6 Simple Steps

Restoring an old house is by no means an easy task. You have to consider the design, assess the situation, decide on the suitable construction method and find period-specific materials, all without burning a hole in your pocket. Fortunately, there’s a specific order in which things need to be accomplished and unless you want to become just another restoration horror story, make sure to go over the following six steps.…


Posted on October 3, 2017 at 8:00am

6 Ways to Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Vintage House

Owning a vintage house is more than just being that new owner of “that adorable vintage place the Smiths used to live in”; it’s actually about adjusting your new home to your standards and turning it into a gorgeous, inviting and healthy space you and your family will love living in. For everyone who’s redoing their house and lives in Sydney (or any other part of Australia), they know how challenging it is to do any other design but the “beachy” or open space one. A vintage…


Posted on September 12, 2017 at 11:30pm

Vintage House Exterior Renovation Tricks and Tips

In order for our old house to keep its charms  and that wonderful rustic appeal that we all love, it is important to maintain the exterior the right way. At times you can just do a couple a small repairs, and be satisfied. However for those occasions when a much larger scale of renovation is needed here are a couple of useful tips and tricks.…


Posted on September 12, 2017 at 5:14am

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