It was a cold, snowy February day when Arvin and Alicea decided to travel northeast from San Francisco to explore Lake Tahoe. After spending most of their adult lives in the Bay area, they were contemplating a big move. Snow banks engulfed the houses leaving much to the imagination.Read More »
As an interior designer by trade, Sara Silburn loves designing, renovating, and updating homes. The principal of Hill House Design Studio, Sara recently turned her creative eye to her own home located in the Tangletown neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota.Read More »
Built in the late 19th century, the old hay barn in northwest Connecticut served well as a storage building and shelter for farm animals for decades. Fast forward 100 years and the building took on new life with living spaces on the first and second floors.Read More »
When Peggy and her husband decided to renovate their home on Pickwick Lake in southwest Tennessee, they envisioned a modern farmhouse that would be fun, relaxing, and low maintenance.
“This was an extensive renovation; pretty much a complete gut,” Peggy says. “We went with blues, grays, and white with mostly shiplap and tile and very little sheetrock throughout the house.” Peggy also wanted plenty of warm light with fixtures that could be dimmed to control the brightness as needed.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 »
Brooke and her husband admired the old barn for years. The classic New England barn in East Burke, Vermont, had been renovated into a home in 2007, and when they saw it listed for sale in 2018, they jumped at the chance to own it.Read More »