“We loved the fact that it was rundown as it gave us a chance to make the building our home,” she says. Al even apprenticed as a builder’s assistant during the construction, working on-site every day. But these two weren’t strangers to the remodeling process. “When we were teenagers living on a rose farm, we bought an old house that was getting demolished and moved it on a truck to our property, ” she says. This story is from Kinfolk Issue Fourteen Buy Now Related Stories Interiors Issue 46 Bush Modernism Rebuilding the legacy of desert architect Alistair Knox. Interiors Issue 46 Heritage Craft A colorful guesthouse decorated by the artists of Gorée Island. Interiors Issue 46 Rural Splendor A farmhouse turned studio bordering a rugged moor. Interiors Issue 46 California Cool A mid-century post-and-beam house that blends with the nature around it. Interiors Issue 46 Gothic Revival The eclectic ornamentation of Gaudí’s first commission. Interiors Issue 46 Faded Grandeur Peeling back the layers of a scenographer's palatial suite.