The renovation list for a 60-year-old home can be daunting. But Mary fell in love with the classic two-story colonial she and her husband Joel purchased in Oakmont, Pennsylvania. Nestled along a wooded area near the Allegheny River, the home has a touch of Frank Lloyd Wright style, and Mary wanted to create “a relaxed vibe with a calm backdrop to let life happen.”Read More »
Perspective is everything. Take an unfinished basement for example. While some people see a dark, damp space full of creepy-crawly things, others see potential. Plenty of potential!
Such was the case for Jim who purchased a home in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, with an unfinished basement. He envisioned a comfortable, inviting space with a TV room, game room, bedroom, and bath.Read More »
Louise and Jason dream big. For years, they longed to live in the country and finally, that dream came true. The couple purchased 450 acres of rolling hills and native prairies in west-central Minnesota and built a 5,000-square-foot farmhouse for their family of 12. Since the land is not ideal for farming, they chose to bring back the American bison to these native grasslands.Read More »
Cape Cod, the crescent-shaped peninsula jutting into the Atlantic off the Massachusetts coast, is well known for its sandy beaches, delectable seafood, and classic architecture. Sonia lives on “the Cape” as the locals call it and recently undertook a major renovation and new build on her property.Read More »
If you missed our blog post on Monday, be sure to pop over and check out the lovely setting known as HartLand. Monica’s four gables farmhouse in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, was recently completed, but it features such classic details that many people often mistake it for a renovated older home.Read More »
When Laura Yeager Smith tackled an extensive renovation for a family in Gates Mills, Ohio, the interior designer incorporated the family’s love of color into every room. Not even the smallest room of the house was ignored. The tiny, but oft-used powder room just off the mudroom also received a vibrant splash of style.Read More »