04
Nov 17

Author Amy Stewart Says Goodbye to Her California Victorian — House Tour

Name: Amy Stewart and Scott Brown
Location: Eureka, California
Size: 2800 square feet
Years Lived In: 17 years; own (well, we used to own it. We just sold the house and we’re moving to Portland.)

How do you say goodbye to a house you’ve lived in and loved for 17 years? That’s just the dilemma writer and artist Amy Stewart and her husband, Scott Brown, a rare book dealer, recently faced when they decided to sell the big Victorian house in Eureka, California they’ve lived in for almost two decades. Amy and Scott are downsizing and making the move to Oregon. “The new condo in Portland is cool, but it’s not 110 years old,” wrote Amy. To help with the farewells, she took pen (and watercolor) to paper to illustrate her favorite elements to this house. “The sketchbook is SUCH therapy. I don’t know if I will ever get over this house. I question my sanity every day for leaving such a gorgeous home.”

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Oct 17

A Family of Six's Cozy, Renovated Buenos Aires Home — House Tour

Name: Andrea, Fernando and their children Delfina, Juan Cruz, Bautista and Benito
Location: Villa Adelina — Buenos Aires, Argentina
Size: 950 square feet
Years lived in: 20 years, owned

When Andrea got pregnant with their first child, they moved to this house that belonged to her husband’s family. It was supposed to be for the meantime, while they’d keep looking for their “forever” house.

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Oct 17

A Cozy Rental in the Center of Vibrant Cape Town — House Tour

Name: Darren Sandras
Location: Tamboerskloof — Cape Town, South Africa
Size: aprox. 1550 square feet
Years lived in: 5 years, renting

Tucked away in the heart of Tamboerskloof is a row of semi-detached Victorian houses, each with a different colored door. And if you enter the blue door, a surprise awaits you: A beautiful and relaxed home that has come together over time.

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08
Sep 17

A "New Traditional" Home in the Suburbs — House Tour

Name: Alexis Sassard, husband Walt and children Felix, Luella
Location: The Woodlands, (right outside of Houston) Texas
Size: 2,500 square feet
Years lived in: 4 years, owned

Alexis and her husband Walt moved to his hometown of Houston from NYC almost five years ago to start a family. Walt, a former professional photographer, fulfilled a dream of his to become a fireman. Alexis, an interior designer, was nervous but excited about rooting down in The Woodlands, a large suburb outside of Houston. The allure of a quiet, wooded neighborhood appealed to Alexis and her husband, having come from living a fast-paced life in New York City. Over the last four years, Alexis has worked hard to replace the builder-grade features that came with her home with her personal aesthetic. One of her biggest needs is the space to create her homewares line Alexis Sassard, comprised of gorgeous linens and striking fiber wall hangings, among other endeavors.

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