Esther De Wolde and Charles Phillips examine antique doors.
Esther De Wolde and Charles Phillips examining antique doors.

In the seventh in a 13-part Southern Romance Project house renovation series, Phantom Screens CEO Esther De Wolde searches for the perfect doors for her historic Southern home at Charles Phillips Antiques & Architecturals in Theodore, Alabama.

She also finds out more about the history of the Oakleigh Garden Historic District in Mobile, Alabama, where her house is located from Lauren Vanderbijl of the Historic Mobile Preservation Society.

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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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