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The prairie structures of Great Falls, Montana, have always captivated retired...
The prairie structures of Great Falls, Montana, have always captivated retired art teacher Kate Morris. Driving through the undulating, grassy landscape, she imagined someday turning one of the conical metal buildings made to store grain into a...
My Houzz: Contemporary Home Hugs a Central Courtyard
Vincent and Pam Oles didn’t have far to go when they moved into their contemporary home. Vincent, an architect, had designed and built their new house on the vacant lot they owned next door in the Sugarhouse neighborhood of Salt Lake City. Vincent...
Houzz Tour: Usonian-Inspired Home With All the Wright Moves
This Chicago couple looked to Frank Lloyd Wright for inspiration when designing a weekend home on a 2-acre parcel of land in the rolling hills of northwestern Illinois. The husband, a surgeon, has been a fan of the Wright ever since he did a class project...
My Houzz: Country Chic and Contemporary Styles Blend in a Family Home
Cheryl and Andy Anderson fell in love with the family-friendly Steiner Ranch community in Austin, Texas, when they were searching for a new home in 2010. But while builder Taylor Morrison’s floor plan worked well for their lifestyle and fit their needs...
My Houzz: Relaxed Glamour in a Downtown Row House
Mark and Hallie Burrier saw potential in their 1890 Frederick, Maryland, row house when they bought it in 2010, even though much of it was hidden by green shag carpeting and drywall over cracked plastered walls. The couple, who own two popular downtown...
Houzz Tour: Thoughtful Design Works Its Magic in a Narrow London Home
For those who struggle with small-space living, this makeover of a dilapidated workshop with a tiny footprint in east London can offer hope and inspiration. “Everyone laughed,” says architect Fiona Kirkwood of the moment she revealed...
My Houzz: Eclectic Style Shines in a Victorian Rental
“Eclectic, story-telling, warm and forever cool,” is how Abbey Cwiek-Garrett describes her rental located on the ground floor of a 1903 Victorian home in Seattle’s North Queen Anne neighborhood. Abbey, an interior designer, and her husband Todd...
My Houzz: A Soothing Fresh Start in Dallas
Designing the look of a new house on a short schedule can be overwhelming, especially when you’re trying to create a cohesive home for a blended family of six. “We are a very busy family with two working parents and four active children. We both are...
Houzz Tour: A Creative Renovation Says Hello
Everyday building materials have been turned into something head-spinning in the extension and renovation of a quaint Victorian-era home in Melbourne. While raised brickwork is nothing new, using it to send a friendly greeting to all who pass has put...
Houzz Tour: Life, Love and Purpose Down on the Farm
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...
Houzz Tour: Industrial Rococo Style in a London Courtyard Flat
“We love this industrial space. It’s so clean and big,” says film and creative director Harvey B-Brown of the east London Victorian warehouse flat he and husband Steven Riseley share. They moved in together from their respective former homes...
My Houzz: A 1920s Arts and Crafts Home Gets Crafty
“There’s a small gap between tacky and stylish,” says Mikaela Hart of her family’s Montreal home. “We were very close to crossing that line at some points.” Mikaela, a graphic designer, and her husband, David, purchased...
Houzz Tour: Plywood Pod Adds a New Dimension to Living Spaces
Nest Architects director Emilio Fuscaldo and his colleague, architect Imogen Pullar, came up with an innovative idea to transform a dingy, cramped worker’s cottage for a Melbourne family by adding a plywood-clad “pod” in the heart of the living...
My Houzz: Gorgeous Views From a Renovated Houseboat Near San Francisco
The old houseboat they purchased in 2000 turned out to be a 12-year reconstruction project for Tom and Malinda Macey. “The original structure was like a shack,” remembers Malinda. “The wood was so rotten, we ended up with dusty wood particles, instead...
My Houzz: Vintage Furnishings With Stories to Match
We’ve all had some kind of luck — whether good or bad — shopping for furniture on Craigslist. Kristen Parker has been on a lucky streak with the online classifieds site since she began furnishing the 1920s Tudor-style apartment she shares with her...
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