Victorian Home Exteriors: Jaw-Dropping Architecture You’ll Love
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Victorian Home Exteriors: Jaw-Dropping Architecture You’ll Love

Who doesn’t love the intricate beauty of a Victorian home? There’s nothing quite like it, although I imagine there are a few minimalists that aren’t smitten with this era of architecture. Victorian houses originated in the UK in the 19th century and are named after Queen Victoria. The architecture spread into the U.S. and lasted…

Dreamy Lake Houses: The Ultimate Getaways for Relaxation and Adventure

Dreamy Lake Houses: The Ultimate Getaways for Relaxation and Adventure

Lake houses offer an idyllic escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, providing a serene haven where nature meets comfort. Whether your idea of the perfect lake house envisions lazy afternoons on a sun-drenched dock, invigorating water sports, or cozy evenings by a crackling fire, lake houses promise a rejuvenating experience that captures…

See Architectural Heritage in the Amazing Georgetown Neighborhood
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See Architectural Heritage in the Amazing Georgetown Neighborhood

Have you ever been to the amazing Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC and enjoyed its rich history and architecture? Located just west of Downtown DC, Georgetown is a National Historic Landmark. The homes are Federal in style and a little more diverse than the Capitol Hill area where we recently stayed. Following are some of…

Epic Historic Homes in Capitol Hill: Preserving a Colorful Heritage
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Epic Historic Homes in Capitol Hill: Preserving a Colorful Heritage

Are you ready to tie on your virtual shoes and take a walking tour of beautiful Washington DC and its epic historic homes? There are so many interesting neighborhoods, gardens, museums and more in our country’s capital – it’s hard to fit everything into a single trip. Hubby and I were there last week and…

An Innovative Decorative Ceiling Treatment Makes a Grand Room
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An Innovative Decorative Ceiling Treatment Makes a Grand Room

Yesterday I shared a craftsman style home that featured an amazing coffered ceiling in the dining room. As I thought about this often-neglected element in interior spaces, I decided it would be fun to write a post about different types of a decorative ceiling treatment. Let’s start with a classic vaulted ceiling that’s lined in…