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Like many of us here at Country Living HQ, George and Mary Bailey couldn't resist a good fixer upper in the 1946 classic It's a Wonderful Life. The couple sets up a last-minute bridal suite in the abandoned "drafty old house" after their honeymoon gets cancelled—and eventually, they move in and renovate. The town of Bedford Falls was actually a four-acre set built on the RKO Ranch in California; you can read more about the making of the film at Hooked on Houses.

Like many of us here at Country Living HQ, George and Mary Bailey couldn't resist a good fixer upper in the 1946 classic It's a Wonderful Life. The couple sets up a last-minute bridal suite in the abandoned "drafty old house" after their honeymoon gets cancelled—and eventually, they move in and renovate. The town of Bedford Falls was actually a four-acre set built on the RKO Ranch in California; you can read more about the making of the film at Hooked on Houses.

One day, Whitington was home alone, moving boxes from the kitchen to the side porch of his Jefferson, Texas house. After repeatedly entering and exiting the house without a problem, Whitington suddenly found himself locked out. When he got into the house through another entrance, he saw that the kitchen door had been dead-bolted from the inside. Among the mansion's many ghostly inhabitants is Minerva Stilley, the original owner "She is a lady in white who haunts the east side of the house…

One day, Whitington was home alone, moving boxes from the kitchen to the side porch of his Jefferson, Texas house. After repeatedly entering and exiting the house without a problem, Whitington suddenly found himself locked out. When he got into the house through another entrance, he saw that the kitchen door had been dead-bolted from the inside. Among the mansion's many ghostly inhabitants is Minerva Stilley, the original owner "She is a lady in white who haunts the east side of the house…

That's My Letter: "S" is for Saltbox Project

That's My Letter: "S" is for Saltbox Project

After your old home is empty and your things are in the moving truck, you should be thinking about things to do before the moving truck arrives at your new home! Read here for our favorite projects to do in an empty house.

After your old home is empty and your things are in the moving truck, you should be thinking about things to do before the moving truck arrives at your new home! Read here for our favorite projects to do in an empty house.

We moved into this old house in 2011 after moving around quite a bit. We were  all ready to put down roots and stay for as long as possible. As we walked up these steps for the first time with the realtor he said "Well if old houses are your thing..". At the time we had no idea all that goes into owning an old home. We didn't know it would try so hard to own us but we've learned as our roots have grown deeper into this North Dakota soil. A place far from all extended family but a place that…

We moved into this old house in 2011 after moving around quite a bit. We were all ready to put down roots and stay for as long as possible. As we walked up these steps for the first time with the realtor he said "Well if old houses are your thing..". At the time we had no idea all that goes into owning an old home. We didn't know it would try so hard to own us but we've learned as our roots have grown deeper into this North Dakota soil. A place far from all extended family but a place that…

Name: Chris and Amber Earl Location: North Hollywood, CA Size: 1,190 square feet Years lived in: 2 years Amber met Chris at a mutual friend's BBQ and she admits it took her forever to notice him but once she did she was done for. Chris grew up in Papua New Guinea and is a talented woodworker and chef and Amber is a fashion rep who grew up in SoCal. After getting married, they moved into Chris' grandfather's old house and renovated the space which includes a spacious outdoor area a...

Name: Chris and Amber Earl Location: North Hollywood, CA Size: 1,190 square feet Years lived in: 2 years Amber met Chris at a mutual friend's BBQ and she admits it took her forever to notice him but once she did she was done for. Chris grew up in Papua New Guinea and is a talented woodworker and chef and Amber is a fashion rep who grew up in SoCal. After getting married, they moved into Chris' grandfather's old house and renovated the space which includes a spacious outdoor area a...

“Make this house feel like a home,” said the owners of this freestanding Victorian era home in the Sydney suburb of Bronte before it was transformed recently by The Designory. And perusing the end result, I’d say that goal was most definitely achieved! After moving from a… The post Real home: This chic Sydney family abode mixes old with new appeared first on The Interiors Addict.   Real home: This chic Sydney family abode mixes old with new

“Make this house feel like a home,” said the owners of this freestanding Victorian era home in the Sydney suburb of Bronte before it was transformed recently by The Designory. And perusing the end result, I’d say that goal was most definitely achieved! After moving from a… The post Real home: This chic Sydney family abode mixes old with new appeared first on The Interiors Addict. Real home: This chic Sydney family abode mixes old with new

John Austi - art gallery..ABOUT THE ARTIST  After a diversity of occupations that included creative lighting designer and pub landlord, changing circumstances gave John the opportunity to realise a lifelong ambition to become an artist specialising in the depiction of the steam railway. A move to a cold 300 year old house on the banks of the River Severn at Bridgnorth, close to the Severn Valley Railway, provided a perfect inspirational environment. More recently, John has moved to Dawlish…

John Austi - art gallery..ABOUT THE ARTIST After a diversity of occupations that included creative lighting designer and pub landlord, changing circumstances gave John the opportunity to realise a lifelong ambition to become an artist specialising in the depiction of the steam railway. A move to a cold 300 year old house on the banks of the River Severn at Bridgnorth, close to the Severn Valley Railway, provided a perfect inspirational environment. More recently, John has moved to Dawlish…

Group says pastors are murderers urges parents to stop sending kids as house-help    By Okechukwu Onuegbu  A right group Welfare Peace and Universal Human Rights Initiative (WPHRI) has urged parents especially widows to desist from sending their children as house-help to people following what they termed rising cases of child abuse and murder allegedly perpetrated by the would-be helpers.  Late Chibuzor  The National President of WPHRI Chris Prince Chidiadi who spoke to news48hour.comat…

Group says pastors are murderers urges parents to stop sending kids as house-help By Okechukwu Onuegbu A right group Welfare Peace and Universal Human Rights Initiative (WPHRI) has urged parents especially widows to desist from sending their children as house-help to people following what they termed rising cases of child abuse and murder allegedly perpetrated by the would-be helpers. Late Chibuzor The National President of WPHRI Chris Prince Chidiadi who spoke to news48hour.comat…

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