Back in the late 1800s, Creede, Colorado, was a booming mining town with mercantiles, saloons, gambling joints, and boarding houses filled with thousands of prospectors seeking their fortunes. Fast forward 120 years and the town has quieted down a bit from the frenetic atmosphere of the Gold Rush. Today, residents number in the hundreds, not thousands, and enjoy the town’s rich history with mining tours, a museum, and plenty of outdoor activities in the picturesque San Juan mountains.Read More »
Chelsey and her husband were thrilled to purchase and move into the family home located on a ranch in Nanton, Alberta, Canada. Built by Chelsey’s father-in-law more than 40 years ago, the log home had undergone a renovation, but the couple still had work to do.Read More »
When Kate started searching for a forever home in Connecticut, she imagined finding a mid-century house with plenty of character. She found one, but it was from two centuries earlier than she imagined.Read More »
The old Florida bungalow had been in the family for generations. Located in Bradenton Beach on the Gulf Coast, the home suffered from decades of hurricanes and salt air exposure. Architect Jody Beck, of Traction Architecture, was called in to help save the home but the damage was too extensive.Read More »
When we started our tour of Brooke’s Vermont home three weeks ago, we were smitten with her renovation efforts that brought color and updated style to the converted barn. If you missed that post, be sure to check it out here.Read More »
The guest room is often the ugly stepchild in home design. Why spend a lot of time, effort, and money making a room stylish and beautiful when it sits unused much of the time?
Our friends Barry and Jordan, aka the Brownstone Boys, beg to differ. When they decided to renovate the guest bedroom in their 130-year-old Brooklyn brownstone, they went all out to make it one of the prettiest rooms in the house.Read More »