25 Most Bookmarked Tours of 2012

What exactly do a Northwest garage, a Pennsylvania “hobbit house” along with a rustic French cabin have in common? Not much, at first glance. However, these amazing homes compose a few of the best Tours that readers considered worthy of bookmarking last year. While each one of these homes are beautiful in their own right, [...]

Loving Efforts Restore a 1787 Farmhouse

The website of Revolutionary War–era love, tasty fox-hunt teas and formal piano recitals, this 1787 Georgian farmhouse brims with classic ambiance and charm. The house had been vacant for years when Barry Barton and David Ferrini first seen the inside on a dark winter night. “We ceased to close a door left open by the [...]

Swanky Vintage Style at Texas

Brad and Tiffany Ross believe there’s a place where Versailles, granny posh and midcentury modern can all live together. As owners of Swanky Couch, a vintage furniture dealing and styling company, they applied this decorating combination to their Frisco, Texas, home. They gutted and remodeled everything out of the bathrooms, garage and terrace to the [...]

18 Ways to Bring Language Country Charm Home

My favourite thing about traditional English country style is that it may feel formal or casual. Its origins date back hundreds of years into the cottages of farming communities from the English countryside. English nation–fashion decor is collected over time. Colours are mostly natural and muted. I love to find a little chance of yellow [...]

Modern Architecture Brings Fall Color Home

In many regions of the Earth, autumn is signaled by leaves changing color before they fall to the floor. Greens give way to reds, oranges and yellows, which makes the passage of time noticeable and beautiful. These autumnal colors may also be inspiration for a house’s outside, as the illustrations reveal. Within their embrace of [...]