A Modern Montreal Home Has the Best Black and White Tile Backsplash — House Tour

Name: Maca Atencio, husband Esteban, and kids Nico and Oli Location: Montreal, QuebecSize: 1,120 square feetYears lived in: 11 months, owned Living in Montreal can be fun, artsy, and beautiful, and that’s completely on display in lifestyle blogger Maca Atencio’s home. She and her husband Esteban had waited a couple of years to buy the perfect house for their little family, and this one had every single detail they wanted! The wonderful eco-friendly house is located in the heart of Montreal, and it was designed in a modern multi-level layout, with ceilings over 12 feet and mezzanines. READ MORE » Read More

This DIYed, Colorful House Is the Complete Opposite of Boring — House Tour

Name: Tina Bousu and family (including four kids and four dogs!) Location: North ColoradoSize: 4,500 square feetYears lived in: 7 years, owned This house is essentially our dream home! We have a large family and had quickly outgrown our starter home and this neighborhood and home were so far out of anything we ever thought we could have. I was half seriously looking at homes in the area for sale and this one came up. It was way out of our price range at the time but I couldn’t help but dream. Turns out it was a foreclosure and didn’t Read More

A Designer Created a Colorful Connecticut Home on a Budget — House Tour

Name: Angela Belt, her husband Leon and their daughter Brooklyn Location: West Hartford, Connecticut Size: 900 square feetYears Lived In: 8 months, renting Angela’s career revolves around interior design and creativity. As a senior designer and contributing editor for Homepolish and an interior stylist and art director for AphroChic, her work has been featured in publications like Elle Decor, House Beautiful, The Washington Post and more. Both her portfolio and the home in West Hartford she shares with her husband and daughter are proof that she’s got a passion for design and a keen eye for what is on trend. Read More

This Chicago Home Has the Best Use of Color — House Tour

Name: James Conley and Kurt HeinrichLocation: Rogers Park — Chicago, IllinoisSize: 2,000 square feetYears lived in: 1 year, owned A lot can happen in a year. Last summer, just a few weeks after closing on this home and a few days before their wedding, James and Kurt’s kitchen and bathrooms were demolished for renovation (and therefore not in working order.) But that didn’t stop them from celebrating their love. The couple quickly painted the living room, gathered friends and family, and were married in their living room right in front of this fireplace. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

This Australian Home Celebrates Fun, Happiness & Color — House Tour

Name: Helen Bayley and husband Chris Bayley. Daughters Charlotte (9), Annabelle (7), and Imogen (6).Location: Queensland, AustraliaYears lived in: 11 years, owned Helen Bayley knows how to create happiness with color. In 2013 she launched Lovestar, a company that vibrantly re-imagines the old-fashioned ceramic wall vase out of modern materials like Lucite. Helen and her husband handcraft their products in their studio in Brisbane, and the vases have been a huge hit since day one. A success story likely due to the fact that these cheery vases—shaped into clever, playful images like Frida Kahlo, Iris Apfel, and hearts—just spread joy. Read More

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

Name: Michelle and Alex GageLocation: Havertown, Pennsylvania Size: 2000 square feetYears 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. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

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

Name: Zoe PetersLocation: Mill Valley — CaliforniaSize: 231 square feetYears 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 Read More

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

Name: Steve and Beth ParnellLocation: Manchester, UKYears 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.” READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

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

Name: Kristin Nicholas. I live here with my husband Mark and teenage daughter JuliaLocation: Western MassachusettsSize: 3500 square feetYears 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. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

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

Name: Zane and AldoLocation: London, UKSize: 860 square feetYears 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. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico