Eclectic Home Tour – Living Vintage

Living Vintage Home Tour - an 1853 dogtrot style home with farmhouse style

She lives and breathes vintage.

Kim of Living Vintage owns a company that deconstructs old homes then rebuilds new “old” homes and renovates new homes using the reclaimed materials.

Her home is her canvas with bead board ceilings and walls that look like art, vintage ceiling tiles that get a new lease on life and the coolest old finds (love dogs, Kim’s got an amazing collection).

After searching high and low for a charming old home, Kim and her hubby were lucky to find an old dogtrot house (I had never heard of one) that was in foreclosure in Texas so they scooped it up (it did not look like this when they started)!

Living Vintage home tour - love how they reuse old architectural salvage

The centerpiece on that huge table that seats ten – charming old children’s books filled with farm animals.

Vintage book centerpiece

Slowly but surely, they’ve been renovating every room with their vintage finds like the old barn ceiling tiles that they painted and installed and a stunning wood scrap wall.

Scrap Wood Statement Wall - wow!

They even made this bed from reclaimed porch posts, an old door, and an old sidelight!

They made this bed from old porch columns and doors!

Master bath gets a vintage facelift.

Vintage bathroom - love the charming details

Custom bathroom vanity from an old piece of furniture

Another gorgeous tin ceiling.

Metal ceiling tiles in the kitchen

Metal backsplash adds a vintage touch to this kitchen

Old corbels on a kitchen island

How fun is this screen door leading to the pantry.

Walk in pantry - love the old screen door

Step into this creative office.

Vintage office - love the old signs

Very cool old ceiling tiles in this vintage home office

Kim’s high school mascot was a greyhound so she started a collection.

Vintage office - love all of the collections

Even the dog loves vintage and has a ceiling tile doggy gate!

Ceiling tile dog gate - beautiful!

There’s even a mudroom addition that looks like it’s part of the original 1853 home.

Mudroom - it's a new addition with old salvaged finds to give it a vintage look

Charming farmhouse mudroom

I have the sudden urge to scour an old architectural salvage yard.

Stop in and say hi to Kim at Living Vintage.


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  1. This house is AH-MA-ZING!! I have never seen anything like it in all my travels across the blogoshphere. The kitchen? I could spend a week in that room! Thanks for sharing this super cool house – I’m inspired!

  2. All I can say is WOW!!!…love every inch of that home…so many creative and gorgeous things…love the walls, ceilings, and oh heck love it all!…the bed is over the top amazing…My fave?…that screen door!…
    Thanks Kelly for another great tour…going back through the pics again!!!

  3. oh my! I can’t imagine the process it was involved in putting that house together as it looks today. What a work of art, love and creativity.

  4. I cannot even begin to describe how much I love this home! The entryway with the ceiling-to-floor bookcases is lovely. And that kitchen is beyond perfect. Love, love, LOVE! 🙂

  5. I have never heard of a dog trot house either! I enjoyed reading up on that on Kim’s site. I am in love with every detail of this house, but that bed is my favorite. What a fun home! Thanks for sharing.

  6. I can’t help but think of all the very hard work they had to have done in that house. A home like that doesn’t just happen. All the incredible ideas we can get from those photos, what a wonderful home.
    Love the ceilings but the pantry screen door is tops, where do I get one of those? I don’t have a pantry but I’d sure find someplace to hang it. Ah yes as my closet door. Whomever called our closet walk in had quite a sense of humor. I’m not laffing I have to live with that closet and no linen closet. Sure enjoyed the tour, will go back to look at photos again, see what I might have missed. Happy weekend

  7. This is the best I have ever seen, this house has everything a shabby lover would want. Done to perfection. LOVE LOVE LOVE

  8. Beautiful! Simply beaitiful im envious of your talent and creativity! what a licky couple to be able to live what you love!

  9. Great job on this house!! I’m needing to find some reclaimed narrow breadboard like on the ceiling in the first picture for my front porch ceiling. Can you or anyone out there suggest some reliable/reasonably priced sources? I’m located in southwest Missouri. Thank you and keep up the GREAT work!!

  10. So very pleased to have found your site. LOVE IT ALL!!!!! Thanks so much for sharing and also the printables!!!!

  11. Love this gals house! Lot’s of inspiration for me! I have tons of old, tin ceiling tile (I’m hoarding materials like this to put into my dream house one day) and I had never thought of doing the mismatchy thing with them like she did. Great tour of a really neat space, thanks 🙂

  12. I am a watercolor artist and would like permission to paint one of your photos. I would happily acknowledge your photo as my reference!

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