56 fairytale home Stories
Visit a Victorian Fairy-Tale Retreat in the Woods
"mobile home she shares with her husband and their dogs, separated by a stream and... wing of a fairy-tale Victorian mansion. It was truly a labor of love, using mostly vintage... like my home, I like it a lot, but there have been so many compromises: husband, resale... little home a million times; and it never gets old. So exquisite and charming! I... first home, I kept only the things that resonated with me," Foster says. "My first..."
Building a Fairytale Cottage is Easy at Houzz
"living in a fairytale cottage. Could it have been all those fairytales I heard growing... virtual fairytale cottage, pulling inspiration from all the enchanting homes here at... storybook home. Our pumpkin carriage awaits! Take the hand of our mouse doorman and... planning a fairytale cottage for a few years now, collecting photos and 1920s-1940s house... never knew fairytale houses existed in the real world till now. I must go check these..."
Houzz Tour: Personality Perseveres in a Classic Tahoe A-Frame
Rustic gets a modern edge but keeps its pedigree in a lakeside vacation cabin, thanks to a thoughtful renovation by its architect owner
"of the fairytale-like original. "We did not want a showplace. These were all kit... second home of a couple with a daughter (11) and a son (9) Location: Homewood, California... these homes. This may be the best example I've ever seen. Oh, I've been admiring... frame home. Absolutely amazing remodel of an a-frame. No way anyone visiting this... of the home. Absolutely lovely. I love Chalets!!! So comfy and peaceful! The best..."
Houzz Tour: Color Brings Endless Summer to a Santa Monica Home
An interior designer gives her older house a casual cottage feel with vibrant hues and vintage pieces
"vanilla home in Santa Monica, California, for their family, it was completely in character... tasteful home you've created! Reminds me of my ex mother-in-law's home in... Beautiful home! I want to run home & redo mine (my store too! Im right down the street... throughout the home. I hope this is taken as constructive...i totally love this home! The... with this home, plus other homes she has done. If I had the money I'd hire Alison..."
Must-Know Modern Homes: The Lovell Beach House
R.M. Schindler redefined architectural space through form. See how this striking California home influenced modern architecture to come
"California home influenced modern architecture to come... Modern Home, the Rietveld Schröder House. The manifestos attempted to find appropriate... Hollywood (now home to the MAK Center), but its influence on later modern architecture is... like a fairytale or maybe a movie set as each little or big beach house had it's own... Modern Homes The bedrooms are on the top floor. Originally they sat behind west-facing..."
50 Valentines to Home
"with your home. As with any relationship, there are ups and downs, good times and bad... for a home progresses as time goes on. But there's always that honeymoon stage, the... with your home — the thing that tipped you over the edge and made you decide it was the... Houzzers' home love stories, just in time for Valentine's Day.... have a home like this. Nice to read about others' gratitude for their homes. I... wonderful homes to see what made them click. With my home, we walked into an Open House..."
13 Ways to Be Happier in Your Home This Year
Savor a richer experience in your house without Herculean efforts or spending a fortune, by focusing on what's important
"happiness at home with resolutions that will get you motivated to finish lagging projects... live in a Fairytale town where almost all the homes are Cottages or Bungalows. We bought... contractor's home is often unfinished. I have so many unfinished rooms in my house it is... on my home since often the work on it is not at the same caliber as the work we get... But at home, you sometimes don't have that luxury. Great Inspiration...I've been pondering..."
6 Inspiring Midcentury Australian Homes
"garde homes of the '50s helped fuel decades of Australian innovation... 000 new homes were urgently needed. The ornate bungalows of the '30s and '40s — with... box-like homes appeared, with no evident architectural features. But soon a few young... these homes in a totally different light now. I remember many of them being built... copycat spec homes it spawned totally forgetting the historical significance if this particular..."
Mountain Homes: Big Design for Majestic Places
"and lake homes celebrate the materials and sheer scale of place... a new home in the Blue Ridge mountains of western Virginia. The property, more than... These homes situated in the wild have given up the refined elegance, gentility and... these homes. Built in the land of giants where mountaintops touch the heavens, trees... these homes can hold their own.... Gorgeous homes! What I wouldn't give to live in one of them. all these homes are fabulos..."
Modern Canadian Homes Showcase Clever Entryways
From hidden doors to sculptural steps, the entrances to these Ontario, Canada, dwellings make homecoming a special pleasure
"first two homes relative to their neighborhood....interesting homes in their own right... design our homes today in a long ago fairytale styles of old. I do think however that... leaving a home but from a security aspect some of these homes give too much protection... modern home. The first two homes here not only devalue adjoining properties but they... first two homes and some of the other modern homes. It's about time Toronto caught up..."
Designing a Home...Mary Engelbreit Style, Your Cure for a Dreary Day
"describe a home decorated in what I like to call…Mary Englebreit style. When you look... rooms in a home decorated in Mary’s style are happy rooms…rooms that could turn the world’s... minutes in a home decorated in ME style and not leave with a sunnier disposition. Her rooms... I miss Home Companion, Country Home and Southern Accents...so sad when these magazines... Engelbriet's Home Companion Magazine. Thanks for sharing! Kat...me, too! OH thank you for..."
Houzz Tour: 1929 Mansion Revival in Minnesota
The renovation of this classic home pays tribute to its origins but provides thoughtful design updates for modern life
"classic home pays tribute to its origins but provides thoughtful design updates for... stunning 1929 home near Minneapolis paid tribute to its original features while updating... spacious home was beautiful and functional. Most important, she worked closely with... They came home to a major reveal. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A couple, their... speak 'home'. Stunning - I'm a lover of old homes. We live in an old 1905 home in..."
My Houzz: European Touches in the Pacific Northwest
This century-old traditional home takes design inspiration from France and England, with plenty of antiques and artful details
"traditional home takes design inspiration from France and England, with plenty of antiques... beloved home in the Lake Oswego, Oregon, suburbs into a stunning 100-year-old home... energize the home inside and out while keeping its original character and beauty. "I like... beautiful home. Fantastic. I love what Gretchen brought to this beautiful home. I have... to call home. I would love to know the exterior color of your home. If you recall..."
Houzz Tour: Redo Shines Light on 19th-Century Newport Beauty
The renovated Rhode Island home boasts gorgeous woodwork, an appealing wraparound porch and a newly spacious kitchen
"Island home boasts gorgeous woodwork, an appealing wraparound porch and a newly spacious... children left home. It was a simple case of mathematics: Now that their kids had kids, when... older homes and yours is stunning. What a beautiful home to make memories in. What's... older homes, still retain the older home character, and make it look like it should... beautiful home. This home is the pinnacle of taste, exhibits such restraint and lack..."
How to Add a Backyard Shed for Storage or Living
Need a home office, a playspace or extra room for your stuff? Learn about off-the-shelf, prefab and custom sheds
"eed a home office, a playspace or extra room for your stuff? Learn about off-the-shelf... existing home can be time consuming and costly. That’s why many homeowners are turning... for a home show we did a few years back. Won best in show! I love this one. We are... Kardashian fairy-tale wedding dresses I love building sheds, tree houses ,out door structures... Parade of Homes for an Association, they wanted to use it for a ticket booth. When the..."