Houzz Tours 1799 Stories

The story of how landscape designer Connie Cunningham became a farmer and then opened...
The story of how landscape designer Connie Cunningham became a farmer and then opened a bed and breakfast has more twists and turns than a bumpy country road — but the telling reveals how love of home breeds perseverance and passion. It begins...
My Houzz: From Belgium With Love
More than 20 years ago, Hilde and Reza Leiaghat began providing Los Angeles residents with a line of curated vintage furniture and reproductions through their chain of Pom Pom Interiors stores. So popular was their style of relaxed luxury that Jennifer...
Houzz Tour: Stunning Rooftop Deck Tops a Totally Remodeled Home
Nearly 26 years ago, Geoff Lomax’s brother turned to him as they stood outside the 1929 Mediterranean-style home they had just bought together in Berkeley, California. He pointed to the roof and jokingly said, “That’s where a rooftop...
Houzz Tour: Elegant Georgian Townhouse for a Family of 6
The owners of this Georgian townhouse had an advantage when it came to renovating their home. The interior designer they called, Henriette von Stockhausen, had directed their home’s initial renovation some 15 years earlier and knew their likes and dislikes...
Houzz Tour: Family Rebuilds Home and Community After Hurricane Sandy
When we make plans, God laughs. Or so it would seem for Chris and Shannon Nelson and their two children, who, after living overseas for years, planned to move back to the States and make their family beach house their full-time home. Their 50-year-old...
My Houzz: A Family Makes a Fresh Start in a Remodeled Beach House
This three-story beachfront property has undergone several renovations since Andy Gordon purchased it almost 15 years ago. The latest came with his recent marriage to Carlo Brandon in 2013. This renovation involved two interesting design challenges:...
Houzz Tour: Room for the Whole Gang in This Cape Cod Home
These homeowners have big plans for the future at their house on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and they are fully prepared to welcome the next generation and extended family. The changes in the house mark a big change in their home life: the emptying of the...
Houzz Tour: Compact Beach House With Room to Grow
This modern beach house in the township of Barwon Heads, near Melbourne, is a far cry from its previous life as a tiny, dilapidated clapboard. Recently retired academics wanted to spend more time at their retreat, but as their family grew — three grown-up...
Houzz Tour: Light, Art and a Floating Bed in a Chic London Flat
There are benefits to renting a home before you buy your own, including having the chance to work out what you like and don’t like, designwise. So it was for the owner of this two-bedroom apartment in London’s Notting Hill. “She had only rented...
Houzz Tour: Desert Home Blurs Every Line Between Indoors and Out
This house in the desert is not only a home but an art gallery and part-time concert hall for the couple who live in it. One of the homeowners is an amateur singer and a music aficionado, and the other is a watercolor artist. They wanted to live in a...
My Houzz: Minimalist Style and Original Art for a Seattle Home
“We think of our home as a gallery and a gathering space. Each space offers an opportunity for objects to interact in a beautiful way,” says Rachel Ravitch, a jewelry designer and an intern at Castanes Architects. She and Jon Parker, a hardware engineer,...
Houzz Tour: Brood Spreads Its Wings in Art-Filled Addition
With gorgeous Bronte Beach just a 10-minute walk from their house, these Sydney homeowners had no issue with their home’s location. But with four children at home, they wanted more room. The busy professionals love design, clever architecture...
Houzz Tour: Undone in the French Quarter
One theory about how New Orleans earned its “Big Easy” nickname points to a local gossip columnist in the 1970s who contrasted the city’s easygoing, laid-back lifestyle with the pace of New York’s Big Apple. Laid back is exactly what New...
Houzz TV: See a Man Turn a ’70s Airstream Into a Cool, Happy Home
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0p47D-XIzs Jordan Menzel and daughter Penelope touched our hearts last summer when Houzz Contributor Lucy Call profiled Menzel’s inspiring...
Houzz Tour: Victorian's Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep
James Wright wasn’t looking for a house to do up; he wanted a plot of land. “I started off wanting to build a house from scratch, as all architects do,” he says. “But after a few years, we realized it was never going to happen in the area...
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