This is me…

I was sitting on one side of my mom while my sister sat on the other.  We were seated in a row of chairs that could be found in a law office or a funeral home.  I wished it was a law office and we were debating on how to split the millions we won…

An Apology for the Growing Pains

I have a “learn as I go” type of style when it comes to life- I gather experiences from my successes and failures, and with a Que Sera, Sera attitude, it has served me well.  Until now… When my website, containing my blog and shop, was handed off to me like the best gift ever with…

The Story of Old House Chic Part 2

  After getting the go ahead from the land developers, (if you’re behind on the first part of this story, read here) it was full steam ahead for me.  I had a month to explore and pick through five historic old homes and rescue all the elements that would soon be lost if the wrecking ball beat me…

The Story of Old House Chic Part 1

I noticed the signs one day while driving to work.  It was a land developers sign that was on each of five historic old home properties.  Each house was mostly hidden from sight from over grown bushes and trees and if you didn’t know they were there, the old homes could be, and were, easily missed. I…

Welcome!

Welcome to the Old House Chic Blog!   I’m Bernadette and I am so excited you’re here.  This blog has been four years in the making after I almost fell off the balcony of an old, abandoned home. I was fueled by the crazy idea of starting a creative antique, vintage and salvage business. This particular old abandoned home had…