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13 Character-Filled Homes Between 1,000 and 1,500 Square Feet
See how homeowners have channeled their creativity into homes that are bright, inviting and one of a kind
"inviting and one of a kind... inviting and one of a kind. Here are 13 examples of homeowners who did just that.... sh*t and donate, downsize, re-evaluate my life and space and emerge WHOLE again.... that live and love our small homes. Keep up small home ideas. Ps and some small garden... number and size of the windows and glass doors in the room. Even in the ones where... function and design, we live in 1000 square feet in Boston and I find the fewest number..."
Houzz Tour: Clean, Chic and Cost-Effective
Canadian designer Jennifer Hannotte designs her Edwardian home in a modern style that can grow with her family
"expensive and vintage with new, Hannotte transformed this 2,000-square-foot house into... an open and cozy home. She has two children, so making the best possible use of space... space and sticking with a classic, clean style was a necessity.... "Effortless and comfortable" - well said and done! love it I like most of the things... subfloor and painted it" and then proceeds to show what looks to be actual flooring..."
Kitchen of the Week: Paola's Polished and Modern Kitchen
"beautiful and functional kitchen was at the top of Paola DeValdenbro and Juan Carlos... Houzz — and paying careful attention to layout and storage. Location: Dallas, Texas... style and with specific features. "We said, if there's ever a time to have those... materials and contrast used. Looks beautiful, clean, and extremely practical for any... family and entertaining. Dream kitchen for accomplished! Like the contrast and three..."
Houzz Tour: Open and Modern Seattle Remodel
A dining room addition and an all-new kitchen were just part of a renovation that turned a Seattle home from outdated to modern
"addition and an all-new kitchen were just part of a renovation that turned a Seattle... dark and outdated to open, bright and modern, this 1950s Seattle home underwent... collection and their scholarly pursuits. Alison Hogue and Richard Floisand of Floisand... floor plan and adding a new dining space and a basement while still maintaining the home's... footprint and walls. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A pair of professors and their..."
My Houzz: A Master’s Design Goes Green and Universal
Adapting $500 house plans in Pittsburgh leads to planned Platinum LEED certification and better accessibility for one of the owners
"certification and better accessibility for one of the owners... only $500 and were available to anyone who wished to build one of the homes. Lou and... here: Lou and Amy Weiss, and their Goldendoodle, Stella Location: Squirrel Hill ne... Jacobsen and five other well-known architects to design residences for a dream-house... flooring and furniture representative group, bought a set of the Jacobsen plans in 2006... deceased) and decided to go green by trying to get their house LEED certified. “This..."
My Houzz: Sleek and Chic in the Lone Star State
Cosmopolitan flair springs up in the Texas countryside, courtesy of a jewelry designer and her husband
"Philadelphia and Dallas. Then she and her husband, Ben, found an 8-acre stretch of land... here: Ben and Sarah Wilson, daughter Goldie, and rescue dog Munchie Size: 2,700 square... Texas, and the creative wheels started turning. With the help of contractor Joe Zadwick... family, and her goal for the home was to create an open layout with a studio where... says. “And then — surprise! — we got pregnant with our daughter, Goldie, during the..."
My Houzz: Mixed-Use Oregon Home Serves and Charms
Home, restaurant, garden, rental cabin — and it gives back to the community too. This multitasking home is a wonder in more ways than one
"cabin — and it gives back to the community too. This multitasking home is a wonder... garden and deck area, and a cabin for rent. Working with a carefully chosen team of... childhood and inspired by her hands-on, creative family, McErlean created four dynamic... green roof and a water reclamation system. Now, nearly a decade later, her converted home... McErlean and son Bishop Location: Portland, Oregon Size: 1,200-square-foot interior..."
Houzz Tour: Cozy and Creative Home for 5
"style and substance to her San Diego home... Smart and inexpensive DIY fixes can be found in every nook and cranny of this home... dogs, and 3 young sons. In a household as busy as this one, organization and staying... Salazar and her husband redid a lot of this home themselves, and found all of the products... thought and care, she and her husband transformed this 3,000 square foot house into... inside and out! This is just beautiful, and so reassuring to know that it's a do-..."
My Houzz: Toys and Art Make Merry in a Texas Home
Lightheartedness and creativity abound in an artistic couple's midcentury home for their growing family
"dness and creativity abound in an artistic couple's midcentury home for their growing... Gibb and Keasler are most inspired by contemporary art and design, and the belief... mural and a chandelier in a chicken coop are just a taste of the playful nature of... Trust and photographer Misty Keasler are a creative couple whose modern yet lighthearted... collection and quirky accessories, each corner of this house shines with color, art and..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Warm and Eco-Friendly Update
"porch and removing an unusable chimney, Parker and Sidhu were able to double the kitchen... Reclaimed and salvaged wood and glass were an important facet of this home's design.... Bruce and his wife Vinita Sidhu moved into a 1920s Craftsman-style house, remodeling... style and was far too small to do any serious cooking. By enclosing the back porch... living and our 1920s Craftsman house," Parker says.... creative and thoughtful respect for the history of the house and room done so tastefully..."
Kitchen of the Week: Streamlined and Smart in Montreal
"couple and their two teenage boys wanted space where they could eat and prepare meals... Gepetto and designer Laure Guillelmi worked out a renovation within the layout of the... second sink and the large distance between the stove and oven make it comfortable for multiple... design and use of space. Though I do wonder how MDF holds up, over time, in a kitchen... island countertop! Please help! I really loved this kitchen.....white just makes..."
Kitchen of the Week: Whimsical and Modern in Houston
"elements and function for a family with three growing girls. The family had a distinctive... style, and they wanted their kitchen to reflect their fun-loving personalities. The... glass---AND ceiling lighting--and windows provide so much uplifting light... at what... similar and that was my favourite thing about this kitchen haha! i love this bright... unconventional and would also fit better in the relatively narrow kitchen we're working with..."
Basement of the Week: Apartment-Style Living (and Partying)
"a gym and high-end wine storage, this basement is a one-stop space for fun... LaMonte and her husband, Steven, saw this Atlanta home, they knew it was the one. They... potential and, of course, the pool. Plus, it was near enough to their three grown children... easy, and it had plenty of room to accommodate their live-in special-needs daughter... update, and we wanted to make it our own space,” Robin says. They wanted something..."
My Houzz: Sleekness and Soft Touches in a Midcentury Home
Flowers and art make classic furnishings all the lovelier in a San Francisco couple’s overhauled gem
"owers and art make classic furnishings all the lovelier in a San Francisco couple’s... here: Seth and Natalie Brookshire, and their cats, Gertrude and Samantha Location: Laurel... house and — while honoring its midcentury roots — bring it into our era,” says Seth... Construction and other local craftspeople, Seth transformed the home, which he shares with... table and chairs and the shelving. Also, the thick marble counters in the kitchen..."
My Houzz: Arts and Crafts Inspires a Midcentury Home
"iques and modern touches combine seamlessly in a personalized remodel for a Dallas... Connolly and Gae Whitener transformed their Texas home into an Arts and Crafts–inspired... Whitener and their dogs, Banjo and Bobi Location: Dallas Size: Almost 2,000 square feet;... hardwood and curated art, this Dallas home has undergone some big changes to pay homage... designed and built the house for his family in 1964 using unorthodox building techniques..."