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My favorite place is the stone tank on my family ranch, where I’ve made a home, on the side of a rocky hill, halfway between Marfa and Fort Davis.

• Strip wallpaper, skim-coat plaster, paint $48 • Remove top-cabinet doors, create open shelves, add crown molding $20 • Finish lower doors with beadboard wallpaper & ¼-inch plywood; paint plywood, new hardware $152 • Use stone-look spray paint on countertops, & seal with on-hand polyurethane $29 • Cover floor with epoxy garage-floor paint $49 • Build island from pine planks, apply dark walnut stain $70 • Make pendant with 4x4s, curtain-rod extensions, & candelabra light sockets $100 Total…

This restored early 1700s thatched stone cottage is located in County Louth, Ireland, where Australian Sonja Bergin and her Irish husband Kevin decided to settle down. Their restoration earned their home Best Period Renovation in the Readers’ Awards 2011.

Old farmhouse bathroom. How to make a sink work RIGHT in front of a large window. Wouldn't think it possible until I see it.