Yacht Inspired Coastal Home

We're all patiently awaiting spring so I thought I'd share a bright and airy, yacht inspired coastal home. You're going to love all the nooks, crannies, and details of today's home tour! Photo by Lisa Tharp Design   Step inside and it's obvious that this home wears a gorgeous coastal style that's sure to lift your spirits. A large painting of a boat makes a statement on the hallway wall. I prefer to use large pieces like this as opposed to a … [Read more...]

Stylish Maine Estate Home

We're on the east coast today enjoying a tour of a stylish Maine estate home. I've recently come across several beautiful houses in Maine that I'll be sharing over the year. This stately home is especially charming and I think you're going to enjoy it! Photo by Nicola's Home   You'll find unique light fixtures throughout the home. Plenty of natural wood is used throughout the home as well, giving it an earthy, organic vibe. Photo by Nicola's … [Read more...]

Island Beach Cottage in South Carolina

Today's island beach cottage reminds me of our trips to Hilton Head Island when the kids were younger. There's something about low country that captures my heart every time I visit. And this beautiful cottage has done the same. Photo by Sea Island Builders LLC The house was designed to take advantage of water views wherever possible.  Photo by Sea Island Builders LLC Before air conditioning was invented, it was quite common for a … [Read more...]

Relaxed Southern Living in Georgian Home

Enjoy a bit of relaxed southern living featured in this elegant yet comfortable Georgian home. I love so many elements of today's tour. Keep reading to see why! Let's start with the arched doorway and sunburst transom window. It's a gorgeous front door surrounded by beautiful brick. Photo by T.S. Adams Studio, Architects The staircase in the Georgian home is stunning but what first caught my eye is that uniquely adorable chair! Of course, I … [Read more...]

Eclectic Southwestern Style in Houston Home

My 2019 goal for home tours is to showcase a variety of styles in architecture and interior design. Some houses you'll love, some - not so much. But it's still interesting to see different design concepts, like today's traditional home in Houston dressed in eclectic southwestern style. Photo by NEST Design Group   The large dining room with vaulted ceiling features a colorful vintage cabinet that's matched by the runner on the table. Leather … [Read more...]

Converted Church Home with Beautiful Style

Would you ever live in a converted church? Before you answer that question, take a tour of this charming chapel that's been turned into a comfortable home with beautiful style! Photo by HSH Interiors   Inside you'll find the vaulted ceiling with natural wood left intact. The kitchen layout is efficient and functional. I think the wood ceiling and wood floor keeps the space cozy despite the high ceiling. Photo by HSH Interiors   It's hard to … [Read more...]

Snug Cabin Home Tour

You may have noticed recently that I'm discovering a new fondness for darker, cozier interiors. Today's snug cabin home tour is filled with cozy rooms in richer colors. The effect is warm and welcoming. Photo by Heidi Caillier Design   Dark gray paint covers the entryway paneling. It's like stepping inside and getting a big hug. Photo by Heidi Caillier Design   A golden couch adds a pop of color in the living room against the dark walls. Photo … [Read more...]

Humble Cottage on Martha’s Vineyard

I have never been to Martha's Vineyard but it's on my bucket list of places to visit. Photos paint it as such a charming, picturesque place and today's humble cottage is no different. (This post contains affiliate links.) Photo by LDa Architecture & Interiors Step inside the front porch and find be greeted by a quaint and cozy daybed. What an awesome place to read, sleep, or hang out with a friend. Photo by LDa Architecture & … [Read more...]

Spanish City House with Rooftop Terrace

Let's take a trip to Madrid, Spain to enjoy a bit of sunshine and a beautiful Spanish city house with a lovely rooftop terrace! The first thing that caught my eye in today's home tour was this lovely arch leading to the living room. I love anything that makes a home unique, like architectural details. Photo by Coton et bois   Lots of windows is always a plus. Natural light is always more flattering than light bulbs so whenever you can leave … [Read more...]

Stone Cottage on the Lake

A cozy stone cottage on the lake oozes charm and architectural details. The home's exterior is especially unique with its mix of rustic wood and stone. Photo by Jeffrey Dungan Architects I love the diamond mullion windows throughout the home. They remind me of Dutch windows. My childhood bedroom had diamond mullion windows, although not as elaborate as those on this stone cottage. Photo by Jeffrey Dungan Architects The front door wears a … [Read more...]

Modern Farmhouse in Chicago Suburbs

Today's modern farmhouse tour would make Joanna Gaines proud. It carries her signature black and white farmhouse style and is located not far from where I live. Large double front doors let in plenty of natural light through their windows. I'm not a fan of exterior doors that don't have a window. If privacy is needed, simply add a shade like you see here. Photo by M House Development   The nearby staircase also receives a lot of natural … [Read more...]

Brooklyn Row House Tour

Let's take a trip to the city and tour a Brooklyn Row House. If I ever lived in the city I thought it'd be fun to live in a row house on a pretty shaded street. Photo by Bonaventura Architect   Inside you'll find a charming white kitchen with country style. Photo by Bonaventura Architect   White cabinets, dark counter tops, and dark diamond inserts in the white tile floor create a classic and appealing look. Photo by Bonaventura … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Antique Christmas Tour

Less than two weeks until Christmas. Are you ready? In the midst of your holiday planning, grab a cup of coffee and enjoy a moment to yourself and join me for today's farmhouse antique Christmas tour! Photo by Rikki Snyder   A rustic stone fireplace is draped with greenery and stockings to create a cozy Christmas vibe.  Photo by Rikki Snyder   The coffered ceiling throughout the house, along with other architectural … [Read more...]

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