Cathy Poshusta

Cathy, an old house lover, designer, and renovator. I'm always on the lookout for a great old house! Right now my husband and I are working on turning a 1912 farmhouse into a dream family home.
7 Money-Saving Lessons I’ve Learned from Renovating Homes
Saving money on a remodel is easier said than done. There’s a delicate balance between time, money, and quality, and you rarely get all three. But over the years, my husband and I have developed a few tried and true methods for reducing the budget while not sacrificing on quality. Here are seven money-saving strategies to implement on your next remodel. 1. Update existing materials instead of replacing them.
May 3, 2019
This Is The Hardest, Most Controversial Decision I Make When Renovating
Some rooms are blessed with really great bones. Things like original wood cabinets, brass hardware, and hexagonal tiles to name a few. But even when these features are in great shape, it can be hard to incorporate them into a modern remodel — especially when your contractor, your mother, and your neighbor are all telling you to gut the space. So how do you decide what to keep and what to toss? Well, if you’re like me, you default to saving every original feature you lay eyes on.
May 3, 2019