How to add “Old House” Character and Charm to your Newer Home Step 1 Add wood ceilings. A lot older homes have wood ceilings. Create your wood ceilings by installing wood planks or even bead board. Paint it or leave it natural. Adding wood to your ceiling
Who says you can't mix woods? This cozy, masculine kitchen goes all-in with both maple and walnut cabinetry and a deep, oak-front farmhouse sink. French doors provide just enough light to show off the room's varied textures – copper sink!