Sunny Poolside Cottage: Home Tour

No matter what your weather is today - I'm sending a bit of sunshine your way with this uplifting tour of a sunny poolside cottage! I couldn't help but smile and be inspired when looking at the interior and exterior spaces of the "Allamanda Cottage" decorated by Laura Hay Decor and Design. Photo by Laura Hay DECOR & DESIGN Inc.   Blue accent pieces wash a feeling of serenity throughout the neutral living room. White walls and trim … [Read more...]

Contemporary Coastal Home in Rhode Island

Today's home is truly a breath of fresh air - salty sea air, that is! A modern shingle style exterior makes way to expansive waterfront views from almost every room. Rhode Island designer, Kate Jackson, worked her magic throughout the living spaces to create a stunning yet comfortable contemporary coastal home. This house had me at hello! Walking through this courtyard to the double glass doors, you just know it's going to be a treat to … [Read more...]

Working Farm Becomes Countryside Retreat

When you tour today's featured home by Sims Hilditch of the UK, you might find yourself disbelieving that this was once an old working farm. Outbuildings were pieced together to create an amazingly beautiful countryside retreat! Rustic beams lend architectural appeal in the traditional family room decorated with rich texture and neutral tones. Photo by Sims Hilditch   Amazing details are found throughout this countryside retreat, like … [Read more...]

Fresh Country Style Home Tour

Today's fresh country style home pairs two of my favorite decorating staples - wood and the color white. The rooms are warm, inviting, and beautifully styled. The living room contains a variety of textures. Shiplap walls hug the room, soft linens cover the armchairs, and earthen pottery graces the built-in shelves. Photo by Kemp Hall Studio   On the other side of the living room is a beautiful fireplace and mantel. A wood mirror takes … [Read more...]

East Hampton Village Charming Home Tour

Although spring season is upon us, parts of the country are getting hit with snowstorms. So I thought today we'd tour a peaceful and pretty home located in East Hampton Village, decorated by Phoebe Howard. A beautiful blue and white living room with vaulted ceiling awaits inside. A monochromatic room is soothing and restful and this is the perfect place to enjoy a new novel or your favorite decorating magazines. Photo by Phoebe … [Read more...]

Flea Market Style Beach House: Charming Home Tour

You're in for a treat today! We're touring a charming beach house decorated in flea market style. Fun colors and repurposed items come together to create an appealing and comfortable cottage by the sea. Photo by Patrick Ahearn Architect   A pretty blue door opens into the entryway of the seaside cottage. A pegboard provides a convenient place for hanging bags after coming in from the beach. Photo by Patrick Ahearn Architect   A … [Read more...]

Moscow Log Cabin: Charming Home Tour

Lately I've been coming across a lot of beautiful homes in Russia, like today's Moscow Log Cabin. I've never really studied Russian architecture and design, but I find it has unique appeal. Take a tour of this charming cabin and enjoy its cozy appeal. The logs have a light finish which creates a bit of airy appeal while allowing the home to have cozy appeal. Photo by I.D.interior design   The swing chair provides additional seating … [Read more...]

Modern Craftsman: Charming Home Tour

When I think of solid home construction, I think of craftsman style. Even the name "craftsman" sounds strong and authoritative, resulting in quality design and building. Today we're touring a modern craftsman house with oodles of curb appeal, gorgeous interiors, and attention to detail. I've never seen a craftsman style house I didn't like. There's just something about the strong lines that makes them stand out in any neighborhood. Photo by … [Read more...]

Tennessee Classic: Charming Home Tour

Happy Sunday! Are you ready for another inspiring home tour? Today we're headed to the Volunteer State to check out a Tennesee home decorated by¬†Pillar and Peacock. You'll find the interiors filled with what I call modern farmhouse style. Beautiful brick steps lead you up to the wide porch which is perfect for southern summers. Photo by Pillar & Peacock   Appealing wood double doors open wide to reveal an interesting light fixture in … [Read more...]

Modern Country: Charming Home Tour

Modern County style is an updated, fresh approach to farmhouse style. Cleaner lines, less clutter, and a bit more color create a more contemporary look with the timeless style of country charm. Today's home by Liz Levin Interiors is located in Bethesda, Maryland, just north of Washington D.C. A comfortable living room is beautifully decorated with soft furnishings and silver accents. Coffered ceilings are emphasized with light blue paint. A … [Read more...]

Australian Beauty: Charming Home Tour

Over 8 inches of snow fell in northern Illinois this weekend and I'm ready to head some place warm and sunny. How about Australia? We're trekking to the land down under to tour a beautiful home by Adam Cox with both beach and farmhouse appeal! The entrance of this Australian beauty gives a glimpse of its country charm and rich detailing. The front door is uniquely amazing while the straw hats provide a down-home charm. Photo by Adam … [Read more...]

Bold Coastal Style: Charming Home Tour

Bold coastal style? Normally I think of beach style as being soft and serene in hues of blue and green, but today's home adds a fun twist. Strong colors mingle with nautical decor to create unique living spaces in a beautifully constructed home. White paint pops next to chocolate brown wallpaper and a brightly striped stair runner. White board and batten allows the amazing bachelor's chest to take center stage just below the vintage pendant … [Read more...]

Brooklyn Townhouse: Charming Home Tour

What kind of house would you live in if you could just up and move without any ties holding you back? I always thought it would be fun to live in an urban row house or city loft. I wouldn't want to live there permanently since I'm not a city girl, but I think it would be an adventure to have a place in the city. Today we're touring a Brooklyn townhouse that would be perfect for a weekend city place, or a permanent residence. This home appears to … [Read more...]

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