Architectural Details

Is a home with great character on your wish list? If you want to add personality to your home -- or just need advice for how to replace old trimwork -- consider upgrading with architectural details for your next home improvement project. Regardless of your home's style, there's no one way to give it eye-catching character.

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You Can Actually Tour These Five Famous Frank Lloyd Wright Homes

Many of the architect's famous houses are still privately owned, but these five impressive designs are open to the public.
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How to Change a Wood Panel to Glass

Show off your china and glassware by replacing your cabinet doors with glass panels. This step-by-step tutorial shows you how.
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How to Install Decorative Columns

They may look load-bearing, but decorative columns are actually an easy way to add class and style to your home.
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This Instagram Account is a Gold Mine for Fixer-Uppers

With shocking renovation potential, the homes on this popular social media account have us channeling our inner Chip and Joanna. We spoke with the owner of Cheap Old Houses to hear how she discovers and saves unbelievable homes with historical charm.
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How to Make a Wood Plank Ceiling

Give your ceiling a makeover with this simple weekend project. No professional help necessary!
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Stairway Railing Ideas

Stair railings serve more than a functional purpose—they give stairs a visual presence and make a staircase a work of art. Explore these stair railing ideas and find inspiration for making a stylish statement in your home.
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8 Ways to Add Architectural Character (When Your Home Has None)

Give your home the charm it craves with these eye-catching updates for ceilings, walls, doors, floors, and more.