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My Houzz: Transitional-Style Elegance in Tampa
Tampa, Florida, decorator Patti Newman has seen her house go through a number of transitions. “Since the home was built in the 1940s, the closets were true to their era and quite small — storage was a challenge,” says Newman, the owner of PJ...
Houzz Tour: Just Being Modest on Lake Superior
When you’re building a custom home from scratch, it’s only natural to want to add things to the project. “While we’re at it” becomes a familiar refrain, and before you know it, that little project has grown. That wasn’t the case for...
Houzz Tour: Natural Beauty in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Many considerations go into determining where to live and where to build a house. For much of our lives, jobs and schools are a determining factor, but other things come to the fore later — nature, climate and nearby amenities. For a couple of Connecticut...
My Houzz: Modern Zen Style for a Montreal Loft
When homeowners Cindy Trudeau and Marc O’Brien-Miro spotted a sprawling loft for sale in Montreal’s trendy Plateau neighborhood, they knew it would be a perfect fit for their young family. On their wish list? A large, hip space that would be...
Houzz Tour: Nestling Into the Rural Pennsylvania Landscape
When Barney and Nancy Leonard decided to move from Philadelphia’s Main Line to rural Brandywine Valley, they wanted the house they would build to last for centuries. It would also have to be large enough to accommodate offices for each of them...
Houzz Tour: Seeing the Light in a Sydney Terrace House
Walls make a room, but this row house in Sydney’s Bondi Beach neighborhood shows how light and framed views define a space. When architect Matt Fearns of Fearns Studio was confronted...
My Houzz: Rustic Farmhouse Character for a New Dallas Home
David and Adrienne Sams wanted a home that reflected their family’s love of the outdoors. “When we first built, I was going to have all beige, because that was the thing at the time,” says Adrienne, a Dallas interior...
Houzz Tour: Gaining Space and Options With a Flex Room
It’s amazing the difference adding one room can make. Transforming an outdoor breezeway into a 195-square-foot entry and flex room (bonus room) in this 1960s California cottage improved the home’s flow, brought in light and gave the owners a versatile...
Houzz Tour: Addicted to Iconic Furniture in Houston
At first glance this Houston studio appears to have every “cool home on a design blog” box checked: small space, midcentury furniture (the good kind) and looking like somehow everything fell into place in an effortless, perfectly cluttered way. But...
My Houzz: Thrifty Flourishes Give a ’50s Home Retro Appeal
After renting for 10 years, Aaron and Greta Eskridge developed a very specific wish list for their family’s first owned home. The California couple wanted a midcentury house with original features and a few trendy upgrades, a detached garage, wood floors,...
Houzz Tour: 2 Modern Buildings on an Upscale Farm
When Charles Homcy and Diana Sylvestre bought a ranch house with 25 acres in California’s Sonoma County about 10 years ago, they envisioned a retreat where they could kick back with some wine and do occasional yard work. Instead the couple — he’s...
My Houzz: High Style and Discount Finds Mix in a San Francisco Rental
“As soon as I saw the view, it was a done deal,” says Stacy Wichelhaus, a wedding and event planner. Four years ago she and her husband, Cristoph, a physician, relocated from Southern California to the Russian...
My Houzz: Neutral and Natural Elegance in Texas
Interior stylist Dana Pugh spends her days knee-deep in vibrant paint samples, bold patterns and flashy home accessories. But after a long day at work, she returns home to a neutral color scheme in a home where...
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