Colorful Homes 122 Stories

My Houzz: An Oregon Cottage With 21 Flavors of Color
Eric and Mimi Kauffman's 1912 cottage in Oregon is a bold reflection of their zest for life, cuisine and comfort. Bright colors and a verdant garden invite those strolling by to linger and enjoy the wonderful aroma from the kitchen window. The...
Houzz Tour: Sunny Colors Lighten a Century-Old Home
The state of Rhode Island has always had an independent streak. It was the first of the original 13 colonies to declare independence from British rule and the last of the colonies to ratify the United States Constitution. So it somehow seems...
Houzz Tour: Distinctive Edwardian 'Design Lab'
The home that designer Jay Jeffers shares with his husband, Michael Purdy, serves a dual purpose: It's part retreat and part design lab, nurturing creativity for Jeffers' interior...
My Houzz: Flea Market Glamour in Texas
Brandi and Scott Powers turned their Texas ranch house into an eclectic, elegant home filled to the brim with unique flea market finds, colorful upholstery and artful DIY projects. The house is still a work in progress, and Brandi is content to let it...
My Houzz: Converted Pennsylvania Pretzel Factory
Most of the time, the exterior of a home matches the interior — what you see is what you get. But every once in a while, you peek in a window and your jaw drops. That tends to be the reaction when visitors see Jo Vaughn's pretzel factory turned modern...
My Houzz: Fitness and Color Pump Up a Dallas Home
A host of paradoxical design elements are at play in this Dallas home. Eclectic art meets traditional architecture with an unapologetic use of color to reflect homeowner Mallory Mansour Dubuclet's Louisiana roots. "I would like for people to feel they...
See 5 Homes That Explode With Color
If you're scared of a little color, you may want to view the homes below through fingers covering your eyes. I've found five of the most colorful houses on Houzz to share with you. Their intrepid homeowners and designers have spun the color...
Houzz Tour: Eclectic Chilean Home Embraces Trees
A chandelier hangs amidst a grove of ficus trees in architect Carolina Katz's house. The trees were part of the home's original design by Fernando Castillo Velasco, a well-known...
Houzz Tour: Boston Home Goes 'Ironic Traditional'
“Our house is what I like to call 'ironic traditional' — meaning it's an older house that isn't formal or stuffy and definitely has a sense of humor," says interior designer Katie...
My Houzz: Visit an Eco-Minded Yoga Haven
With an open heart, a limited budget and a focus on green technology, Melanie and Omar Abderrahman have created a spiritual oasis in the Utah desert. The Abderrahmans were searching for property close enough to Las Vegas for family visits, yet far enough...
Houzz Tour: Colorful, Casual Hawaiian Vacation Home
Front and back lanais lit with twinkling string lights, open living spaces full of natural light and a soothing blue and green color palette come together in this cheerful tropical getaway for a busy California couple. With five business locations throughout...
My Houzz: Small, Vivid Island Home in Washington
Although the "Salsa House" was originally named for the salsa made on the property (the ingredients are grown there as well), this eclectic little home on Washington state's Vashon Island lives up to its festive and colorful name. Recycled materials,...
My Houzz: Designer's Eclectic Pink California Adobe
Neva Williams desperately wanted to peek over and see what was hidden behind this home's imposing wall. After repeatedly passing by, she finally had her chance when an open-house sign appeared out front....
My Houzz: Colorful, Architectural Gem in Ojai
A home that embraces the outdoors is a must in a location as beautiful as Ojai, California. Surrounded by architectural charm and natural beauty, John Hidley and Beth Stephens feel fortunate to live in their dream home. The exterior is full of eclectic...
My Houzz: Budget-Friendly Bohemian Ranch in Dallas
A limited budget meant that Sarah Greenman and her family had to get creative when decorating their new Dallas home. A hodgepodge of their own pieces, Craigslist finds, hand-me-downs and smart DIY projects helped them fix up the entire 1971 ranch for...
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