Happy Thanksgiving 🦃

Happy Thanksgiving 🦃

#throwbackthursday to the front parlor. This is the first fireplace you see when you walk into the house, and we can only imagine how many people it has welcomed on Thanksgiving day. We are so grateful to the Glenn House team, our friends and family, and to all of you...

Happy Halloween 🎃

Happy Halloween 🎃

It may be sunny now, but once the sun sets, things are going to be get spooky here at the Glenn House. 🕸️🕷️👻💀 Happy Halloween!...

Roll Tide From The Glenn House!

Roll Tide From The Glenn House!

Happy first weekend of college football! Our college football flags are flying high up in the tower. The tower porch is coming together with the installation of the arch and balustrade, ball and stick fretwork, and some of the front windows below. It is feeling like...

Arch Week At The Glenn House

Arch Week At The Glenn House

How would I describe the past week at the Glenn House? Unforgettable. I had Monday, August 6 circled on my calendar for over two months. It was the day the Glenn House would return to its old self. The arches, balustrade, and ball and stick fretwork would finally make...

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday from above! 🛸 We are gearing up to install the front porch arches, railing, and more on August 6th. Here's a look back at the demo of the non-original front porch flooring and columns. We sure don't miss the concrete porch floor and that mustard...

Restoring The Front Porch: Columns and Arches

Restoring The Front Porch: Columns and Arches

Today I will share the design and build process of the front porch arches. In some ways, these were the most difficult to recreate. The Glenn House circa 1895 A few months ago, we began the process of rebuilding the front porch as close as feasible to its appearance...

Happy Independence Day!  🇺🇸

Happy Independence Day! 🇺🇸

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of treats and squirrels.   Happy Independence Day to our Glenn House furriends! May your Fourth of July be filled with fun, treats, and plenty of smiles....

Breathing New Life Into A Piece Of The Past

Breathing New Life Into A Piece Of The Past

Imagining the conversations that took place around this 1800's general store counter. This piece will become the centerpiece of our kitchen. A place to gather, talk, and make memories. Have a happy weekend. Britton  

Glenn House Windows: An Unexpected Surprise

Glenn House Windows: An Unexpected Surprise

Most of the windows were painted shut, some had cracks in the glass, the cotton sash cords were reduced to threads, and over half had been changed from the original two (panes) over two to six over six. Through all the layers of time (and paint), we didn't expect to...

Summer Bucket List: A Trip To 7th Street Salvage

Summer Bucket List: A Trip To 7th Street Salvage

If you love old things as much as I do, then a trip to Macon, Georgia should be on your summer list. We'd like to give a special shout-out to our friends at 7th Street Salvage, a new (but old) store that stocks everything from clawfoot tubs, old chippy doors, antique...

This Week’s Quote

“But part of what we’re preserving here is also history. It’s also understanding that places that look ordinary are nothing but extraordinary.” -Barack Obama