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...]

Horseshoe Beach House with Eclectic Style

Today we're taking a break from all the popular Christmas colors to enjoy cool blues in a Horseshoe Beach house that sports eclectic style. Photo by M&P Design Group   A coffered ceiling spreads its architecture above the soothing light blue living room with white trim. Blue and white always look so refreshing together - especially in a beach home! Photo by M&P Design Group   The kitchen is mostly white but rich wood floors add … [Read more...]

Modern Country Ranch Style Home in Montana

We're taking a break from all the holiday decor to visit a modern country ranch style home in Bozeman, Montana. The house was expanded and renovated by StoneHorse Design, Inc. and all photos provided by them via Houzz.   Step inside to clean, fresh, and uncluttered interiors.   The light and bright kitchen creates a cheery space for meal preparations.     A high top table pairs with cross back bar stools to … [Read more...]

My Christmas Home Tour 2018

Welcome to my Christmas Home Tour! You'll find a mix of neutral tones with metallic finishes sprinkled with a little holiday magic.   This week is the annual Holiday Housewalk week organized by Jennifer Rizzo. Each day different bloggers showcased their homes decorated in a variety of holiday styles. Today's the last day of the tour, but you can visit Jennifer's blog to see the entire line-up from Monday through today.   If … [Read more...]

Beautiful Coronado Beach Style Home

Beautiful Coronado is a beach resort city just across the bay from San Diego. It's known to have the best beach in the U.S., and also has beautiful places to live - like today's beach style home. Photo by Burnham Design   A lighted anchor overlooks the sunny white kitchen with a beautiful blue island in the center.   Photo by Burnham Design   The dining room in this beach style home is also filled with sunshine and if you … [Read more...]

Scandinavian Style Loft in Serenbe, GA

Have you heard of Serenbe, GA? Me either. Until I found this amazing Scandinavian style loft decorated by Julie Holloway. Serenbe is a wellness community outside of Atlanta. The focus of living here is nature, fresh food, fresh air, and well-being. And the homes are beautiful, too! Photo by Julie Holloway   Scandinavian style mixes simplicity and minimalism with functionality. Photo by Julie Holloway   I love the use of botanical … [Read more...]

Vintage Farmhouse with All the Charm of Yesteryear

I'm excited about today's charming home tour because this vintage farmhouse exemplifies all that I love about older homes! And it starts with the six-over-six windows, clapboard siding, and unique windows above the back porch. Photo by DeGraw & DeHaan Architects   "They don't build them like this anymore," is a phrase you frequently hear about older homes, and it's so true. The artistry and craftsmanship that went into constructing a … [Read more...]

Traditional Buckhead Home in Atlanta

Today we're headed to the state of Georgia to see a traditional Buckhead home filled with soft colors and casual elegance. Photo by T.S. Adams Studio, Architects   As soon as you cross the threshold of the front door, you know you're in for a wonderful treat of a home tour. Arched doorways greet invite you to explore more of this classic, traditional home. Photo by T.S. Adams Studio, Architects   But first, take a moment to admire … [Read more...]

Minimalist Approach to Fixer Upper Style

If you're a fan of Joanna Gaines, you might like today's home tour. It's a charming home with a minimalist approach to Fixer Upper style! Photo by Rafterhouse   The white kitchen has a beautiful metal range hood and black pendant lights. To expand the length and functionality of the kitchen island, a cupboard was placed at the end. The dark color and wood top adds depth and drama to the space. Photo by Rafterhouse   Wood beams add … [Read more...]

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