You finally bought that house on the hill. You know that one. It’s ‘100-and-something’ years old. It has that steep roof and those weird, different-shaped shingles. It has that gingerbread in the eves and multi-pane windows with old-fashioned wooden storms. Part of the roof is wooden shingles. The ‘old guy’ used to live there and then his family put it on the market after he died.
The old Ice Cream shop in Hubbards Cove, Nova Scotia
On this episode of the Chris Cooper Show… I will be visiting Carla Emin in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia – Carla is living the proverbial Canadian dream of living in an old house that has been beautifully restored – with a successful business just steps from her back door.
Old doors have been given a bad rap (excuse the pun) for a long time! The removal of old doors (not unlike wood windows) can significantly reduce or destroy the character and authenticity of a traditional home. The door is the first thing that greets the owner and visitors alike. The warmth and character of…