Renovation (also called remodeling) is the process of improving a broken, damaged, or outdated structure. Renovations are typically either commercial or residential. Additionally, renovation can refer to making something new, or bringing something back to life and can apply in social contexts. For example, a community can be renovated if it is strengthened and revived.

Home improvement, home renovation or remodeling is the process of renovating or making additions to one's home.


22 January 2019

  • Trend Alert: The Return of the Patterned Wool Blanket
    Lately we’ve been pleased to note the return of an old-school staple: hardy wool blankets, the sort an English grandmother would have on every bed, back from the blanket chest. In hues of olive, rust, and black, and a variety of tartans, checks, and traditional Welsh patterns, they suit cottages and streamlined interiors alike. Take […]
  • Steal This Look: Moody Monochrome in the Scottish Highlands
    The Killiehuntly Farmhouse is an estate in the Scottish Highlands restored by and designed by owner Anne Storm Pedersen as luxury vacation lodging. One of the Killiehuntly guest rooms, the Birch room, features a dozen design details to steal including a coal-colored jute rug and a monochromatic Shaker peg rail. Here are the key elements […]
  • Guardswell Farm: Rustic Cottages for Let in the Scottish Countryside
    Situated on 150 acres of grassland “between Abernyte and Kinnaird, Perthshire” is Guardswell Farm, a series of rustic and charming cottages run by two families and available for stays. “We feel a bit mean keeping it all to ourselves,” the proprietors say; so, they’ve opened lodgings for the traveler “who fancies themselves running a micro-farm, […]
  • Blanket Statements: Wintery Throws by Traditional Scottish Weavers Begg & Co.
    January seems like a good month to replenish our stores of warm blankets and throws. Currently on the wish list: Begg & Co.’s sumptuous throws. Begg & Co. has been in the weaving business for more than 150 years. The Scottish company started out in the town of Paisley, where it became famous for its […]
  • Edinburgh Bolthole: A Stylish One-Room Vacation Apartment Converted from a Garage
    Located in Edinburgh’s Old Town, the rustic stone building originally served as a blacksmith’s shop with a holding pen for horses and carriages on the ground floor. Three centuries later, a young creative couple happened upon the real estate listing for the lower story. Eilidh Izat, 29, is an architect and her boyfriend Jack Arundell, 28, […]
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22 January 2019

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