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May 18

An Interior Designer's Ambitious DIY Remodel Filled With Vintage Finds — House Tour

Name: Michelle and Alex Gage
Location: Havertown, Pennsylvania
Size: 2000 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, owned

“Everything needed to go!” That’s how interior designer Michelle Gage describes the Havertown house she and her husband bought three years ago. Because it’s in the suburbs, they were able to get more for their money — 2000 square feet — but Michelle reports that though large, it was, well, hideous.

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May 18

This 231-Square-Foot Mini Modern Cottage Is a Must-See — House Tour

Name: Zoe Peters
Location: Mill Valley — California
Size: 231 square feet
Years lived in: 3.5 years

Nestled under trees on the far edge of family property in Mill Valley is a charming cottage Zoe calls home. Near Mount Tamalpais, it’s the perfect home base for a nature lover. And it’s got a history packed with artistic spirit; the space used to be her brother-in-law’s grandmother’s art studio. A little over three years ago, Zoe made a fantastic deal with her family; she would convert the small existing structure into a home in exchange for living in the space. Though Zoe’s renovation updated the cottage’s look, it’s still an inspiring space: Artwork created by Zoe adorns the walls.

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May 18

Inside a UK Home with Palm Trees, Pineapples and Leopard Print — House Tour

Name: Steve and Beth Parnell
Location: Manchester, UK
Years lived in: 2 years, owned

“Our home incorporates our love of pattern and color and also retro style—I like to call our interior style Eclectic Modern Retro!” describes Beth Parnell, founder of Dotty Dishes. “When we moved from London to Manchester two years ago, this was the only house we viewed. We knew straight away what a lovely home it could be and the gorgeous period features such as the stained glass, original wooden floorboards and picture rails really sold it to us.”

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Apr 18

This Hand-Painted, Patterned Farmhouse Is Drenched in Color — House Tour

Name: Kristin Nicholas. I live here with my husband Mark and teenage daughter Julia
Location: Western Massachusetts
Size: 3500 square feet
Years lived in: 20 years, owned

Our home was built in 1751 in western Massachusetts on a south facing knoll. It sits alongside an abandoned apple orchard that backs up to a small mountain populated with all kinds of wildlife. In the orchard during the growing season, our flock of sheep and lambs graze and rest, graze and sleep. Just outside my basement studio door, I grow a large flower and veggie garden.

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Apr 18

A Cozy Minimal London Remodel with Clever Clutter Concealing Ideas — House Tour

Name: Zane and Aldo
Location: London, UK
Size: 860 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, owned

We lived together in Australia before moving to London in 2014 on a work transfer. We were only going to be here for two years, but we fell in love with the city and decided to stay. Aldo works as a Senior Designer in a prominent architectural firm, and Zane became COO of the tech consultancy 101 Ways.

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Apr 18

Musician Andrew McMahon's Quintessential California Bungalow Gets a Bold, Modern Rebirth — House Tour

Name: Andrew, Kelly, and Cecilia McMahon—and Doris, the family dog
Location: South Orange County, California
Size: 1,600 square feet
Years lived in: 7 years, owned

Our historic California bungalow has been reborn and we love it! As a musician (Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness), I spend as much time on the road as I do at our home. My love of travel started early, growing up all over the U.S., however California has been home for most of my life. As far back as I can remember I’ve always dreamed of owning a quintessential California bungalow. Finding a historic home, built in the ’20s, when so much of Southern California was undeveloped, was really appealing to my wife and I. When we walked through the door of our current home, we knew this was the one! Although the original structure was smaller than we liked, the location and original details were perfect.

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Mar 18

A Dutch Designer's Cozy London Home Feels Like Being in a Happy, Patterned Gift Box — House Tour

Name: Ottoline de Vries, Michiel van Soest, and children Caroline (10) and Tom (8)
Location: North London, UK

Ottoline de Vries founded the London-based Dutch design company (named Ottoline) in 2010, growing it into a prominent purveyor of fabulously patterned homegoods like wallpaper, furniture, lampshades, throw pillows and art. Inspired by architecture, nature, artists, geometry and more, one of the things all her patterns and products have in common is they broadcast a happy energy. And the North London home she shares with her partner and two children is a perky, patterned gallery, showcasing some of the best of her designs.

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Mar 18

A Candy-Colored Seattle Studio — House Tour

Name: Suki
Location: Queen Anne — Seattle, Washington
Size: 677 square feet
Years lived in: Owned 9 months

Before she started decorating, Seattle homeowner Suki set out to create a space that felt like a vacation home, which worked out nicely for me since it was an especially gloomy day the afternoon I showed up to snap some pictures. I was desperately in need of a mini getaway and Suki’s condo totally delivered.

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Jan 18

A Creative, Colorful Canadian Townhouse — House Tour

Names: Jag Nagra, Agata Matyszcuk and their two dogs
Location: Port Coquitlam — British Columbia, Canada
Size: 1,400 square feet
Years lived in: 2.5 years; Owned

“When Agata and I decided to move in (and purchase our first home together), we went to visit a new townhouse development on a lazy weekend on a whim,” begins Jag. “As soon as we walked in, we knew we had to live there. It was the only place we visited in person and it was exactly what we wanted. After a few false starts getting our financing in order in such a quick time, we luckily ended up getting the last available unit of the floor plan we wanted. It was the perfect blank slate for us to put our own personal touch on it.”

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Jan 18

A Graphic Designer's Tiny Buenos Aires Apartment — House Tour

Name: Lucas Ortega Navarro
Location: Vicente Lopez — Buenos Aires, Argentina
Size: 495 square feet
Years lived in: Rented, 1 year

After living in a much bigger place (where he never felt at ease), Lucas finally found his home a year ago in this one bedroom apartment over an avenue in the Vicente Lopez neighborhood. The furniture that seemed to be floating all over his old apartment now felt at home in this much cozier place.

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