As we move into the second quarter of the year, the farmhouse trend seems steady as ever. From shiplap walls and sliding barn doors to reclaimed wood accents, homeowners love the cozy, casual, and inviting feel that the farmhouse style brings.(more…)
When John and Courtney purchased a home in 2014 as a foreclosure, they faced a daunting renovation. Built in 1882 and dubbed Content for the peaceful happiness it brought to the owner, the home was historically significant but had been neglected and abandoned in recent years.
Most remodeling plans focus on updates — bringing colors, appliances, fixtures, and furniture into a more modern age. For Ben, of Concord, Massachusetts, the complete remodel of his dining/kitchen area included a new Viking range and wainscoting plus new windows and insulation. The final touch came down to lighting where he looked for something with a bit of history.(more…)
Building a home is not for the faint of heart. From endless searches for inspiration, hiring an architect to create the home of your dreams to lining up a builder to bring the plans to life, the process is chock full of decisions, delays, and dollars.
Do you know the feeling when you stumble upon a photo on Instagram that instantly freezes your fingers to the keyboard? Happened to me recently when I spotted this gem…
Wow. Just wow. There’s so much to love in this pic! Those gorgeous wood floors, plenty of sunshine streaming in, and that pendant! None other than our Bomber Chain Hung Pendant in creamy Jadite. I couldn’t wait to talk with Maryal of Love + Specs to hear more about this kitchen. She and husband Chris have been renovating their 1950s-era ranch home, located in the Arcadia neighborhood in Phoenix, for more than three years now.