A Dilapidated Old Church Becomes a Happy Vibrant Home — House Tour

Name: Jenny Mountford, owner of Attic and Fable Location: Bridgetown, Western AustraliaSize: 1894 square feetYears lived in: 2.5 years, owned Jenny has always been drawn to color, the avant garde and items that have a history. To hold something in her hands that’s been held by many hands before her gives her such pleasure, allowing herself to wonder about the life both it, and its owner, may have led. So even though when Jenny first stumbled across this building it was in quite a sad and sorry state, she knew that its rich history was something she could not pass Read More

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

This Cozy Catskills Home Is the Modern Cabin of Your Dreams — House Tour

Name: Andrew Cohen and familyLocation: Woodstock, New YorkSize: 2,100 square feetYears lived in: 5 years, owned This four-bedroom, two-bathroom house with a finished basement and two-car garage on 1.3 acres in New York belongs to Parts and Labor Design co-founder, Andrew Cohen. And it just might be the best mix of modern meet cabin vibes that you’ll ever see. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

A Dutch Instagram Star's Cozy Farmhouse Is a Labor of Love — House Tour

Name: Jellina Detmar, her husband Jan, their children Déjan and MelinLocation: Kollum, the NetherlandsSize: 2,422 square feetYears lived in: 1.5 years, owned It’s hard to believe Jellina and her family moved to this old farmhouse a mere one and a half years ago. The former residents had created a drywall box within the house, concealing many of the home’s beautiful elements like the big wooden beams. She and her husband Jan really wanted to let these original features shine, so they had to strip everything bare before they could start building up again. An immense amount of work, especially since Read More

A First-Time Homeowner Hits the Jackpot With This Craftsman Gem — House Tour

Name: Hayley FrancisLocation: Roosevelt — Seattle, WashingtonSize: 1,800 square feetYears lived in: 2.5 years, owned When Hayley Francis set out in search of her dream home in Seattle during the summer of 2015, she did so toting a wishlist of charming must-haves: checkerboard black and white tile floors in the kitchen, hardwoods throughout, and a classic Craftsman style. And, in the midst of a rapidly rising and highly competitive housing market, she was lucky enough to land a house in Seattle’s desirable Roosevelt neighborhood that checked off all of the boxes on her list— and then some! She had effectively Read More

Color, Pattern, and Patina in a Design Blogger's London Home — House Tour

Name: Ruth Matthews, husband Dan and son TedLocation: Wallington — London, UKSize: 1,050 square feetYears lived in: 1.5 years “The right colour has such an impact on the way you feel about your home, and I like to think the colours we’ve used make ours a relaxed and happy home,” says Design Soda blogger and interior stylist Ruth Matthews of the London home she shares with her husband and their two-year-old son. All of the rooms in their home are painted in different colors — ranging from off-whites to subtle blue-greens and deep blue-greens and grays — that form a Read More

Move Over Chip and Jo — This Georgia House Wins Farmhouse Chic — House Tour

Name: Laura Gibson and familyLocation: Sharpsburg, GeorgiaSize: 1,500 square feetYears lived in: 3 years, owned No matter whether you’re personally a fan of farmhouse chic style or not, you have to hand it to Laura Gibson: She’s a woman (and blogger) with a distinct style. And an attention to detail that customizes every inch of a plain home. The house she shares with her family didn’t start out this way three years ago; it’s taken a lot of DIY projects—from knocking out walls to even converting a garage into a living room—to transform this former rental space into the industrial 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