As Cheryl began planning to build a new farmhouse in her hometown of Linn, Missouri, design inspiration came from her 150-year-old family home which once stood on the property.
“Unfortunately, the home was in a state of disrepair and couldn’t be saved,” Cheryl says. “In designing our new home, I tried to preserve the farmhouse look from the old house but with some improvements.” (more…)
One of the many design trends we’ve seen thus far in 2020 is a definite uptick in barns being converted into homes. If you missed this blog post on April and Andy’s gorgeous barn home in Pennsylvania, it’s worth a click to check it out. (more…)
West Lake Okoboji in northwestern Iowa has been a gathering place for Beth’s family since the late 1890s. For generations, her ancestors spent summers at the 3800-acre, spring-fed lake enjoying the natural beauty of its crystal blue waters. (more…)
Families flock to Florida year after year thanks to our abundant year-round sunshine, white sandy beaches, and endless array of activities. Choices for lodging are as varied as the theme parks, and range from five-star hotels to mom-and-pop motels along A1A. (more…)
Whether you live alone in an uptown condo or share a spacious farmhouse in the country with your family, the kitchen is likely the heart of your home. With so many activities taking place in this space, from food prep and entertaining to homework and midnight snacking, this hub must not only be functional and adaptable to many needs, but should reflect your style. (more…)
Creating an inviting, comfortable spot in your home for overnight guests can be tricky. While some homeowners dedicate a spare bedroom for this occasional use, others opt to utilize space in a basement or room over the garage. (more…)