Casual Home in Neutral Tones and Texture

Last week we toured a city home in Chicago, and today we're headed to the bay area of California. Enjoy touring this casual home in neutral tones and texture. It's open, bright, and beautiful! Photo by Jetton Construction, Inc. The home uses a lot of white in rooms but adds texture and a bit of warmth in the form of pillows, throws, rugs, and plants. Photo by Jetton Construction, Inc.   You won't find a lot of clutter. Instead, the … [Read more...]

Country Style Fall Home Tour: 2018

Fall Home Tour Week is here!! For the past couple weeks I've looked forward to sharing this first part of my country style fall home tour with you! I teased in week's past that burgundy and wine are my colors of choice for this year's autumn season. (This post contains affiliate links.)   A special thanks goes out to Krista at The Happy Housie for organizing today's event! And welcome to those of you coming over from Place of My … [Read more...]

Chicago City Living: Stunning Home Tour

I don't venture into the city too often, but when I do, I love walking the many neighborhoods and admiring the architecture. As I wander the streets of Wrigleyville or Hyde Park, I wonder what the beautiful homes look like inside. Today we're getting a taste of Chicago city living with a tour of a stunning brick and limestone house in the Southport corridor of the Lakeview neighborhood. Photo by Middlefork Development LLC   Step inside … [Read more...]

Light and Dark Decor in Craftsman Home

Enjoy the best of both worlds in this craftsman home that uses both light and dark decor to their fullest advantage! Photo by Katie Denham Interiors   Step inside this cozy, charming craftsman home and be greeted by dark, rich wood work! The first house I ever owned had wood trim like this. It was a Sears catalog home and the moment I stepped in the front door and saw the trim I said, "this is it!" We made an offer that day and month … [Read more...]

Georgian Style Home with Blend of Decor

Today we're touring the inside of a beautiful Georgian style home located in the U.K. The dwelling spaces have a wonderful mix of traditional, farmhouse, and Victorian styling to create a unique and gorgeous home. Photo by Imperfect Interiors   The kitchen has an amazing wall of windows with pretty, creamy colored vases lining the shelves. Of course, I saw this and immediately want to replicate the pottery collection on my own kitchen … [Read more...]

Modern Farmhouse That’s Not Afraid of Color

Fixer Upper style gave rise to simple farmhouse decor in black, white, and neutrals. Today we're touring a Maine modern farmhouse that's not afraid of color. Photo by Banks Design Associates, LTD & Simply Home   Step inside and you'll find a pleasing coastal style with plenty of color for those who like to enliven their farmhouse interiors. Photo by Banks Design Associates, LTD & Simply Home   Window treatments aren't … [Read more...]

Old and Charming English Brick Cottage in London

My friend and I were discussing new and old houses today and we both agreed that older homes have a certain charm and soul. Something about their history pulls at your heartstrings. I think you'll find this to be true when you tour today's charming English brick cottage located in London. Photo by ALL & NXTHING   Open the front door and be drawn into the ambiance of this house with its painted woodwork and a surprisingly modern light … [Read more...]

Charming Camp Cabin That Will Capture Your Heart

August is a big vacation month in our area. Families head out for one last summer party before the school season starts. In honor of vacation month, we're touring a charming camp cabin by Brayton Hughes Design Studio that will capture your heart. Photo by BraytonHughes Design Studios   Vintage red wicker furniture beckons you to set a spell on the front porch while a hammock summons you for a comfortable nap. A pair of lanterns are ready … [Read more...]

Seventies Ranch Gets a Feel Good Makeover

Homes built during the 60s and 70s tend to have boxy rooms with carpet and dark paneled walls. At first sight, the basic ranch home might appear boring and dungeon-like. But give it a makeover and you can enjoy a light and airy seventies ranch like this beauty! Photo by Julie Holloway   The charming cottage-style living room breathes new life with a fresh coat of paint. The fireplace was likely dark red brick while the paneled walls were … [Read more...]

Tour a Harbor Cottage with Coastal Style

You're in for a treat today as we take a tour of a beautiful harbor cottage with coastal style and amazing waterfront views! Photo by Taste Design Inc   Open the front door and you'll immediately see the fresh casual style of this coastal home. White walls allow textures and fabrics to take center stage. Photo by Taste Design Inc   Nubby textured rugs provide comfort underfoot while simple shades at the windows allow plenty of … [Read more...]

London Renovated Townhouse Features Casual Elegance

A beautifully renovated townhouse in London shows off casual elegance with a nod to the Hampton's¬†coastal style. The result is a gorgeously comfortable home in soft hues. Photo by Lisette Voute Designs   The home's entryway features an impressive front door with simple pendant light. Photo by Lisette Voute Designs   The soft light of the entryway continues into the living room with a pretty brick fireplace and white painted … [Read more...]

Mediterranean Style Home with Entertaining in Mind

For years I've been showcasing homes each Sunday on my blog - formerly known as the Charming Home Series. I want to be sure to feature a variety of styles, and with that in mind, I think you'll enjoy touring this Mediterranean style home! Photo by Jute Interior Design   Walk in the front door ad you're greeted by a creative staircase with patterned tile on the stair risers. The arched doorway to the kitchen and breakfast nook are another … [Read more...]

New England Farmhouse with Cozy Goodness

A charming New England farmhouse is filled with color and loads of cozy appeal. The home is owned by a potter who's artistry is evident throughout her pretty home. Photo by Rikki Snyder   Step through a beautifully carved wooden door into an inviting entryway with simple peg hooks for unloading coats and hats. A simple country style light fixture gives a nod to the home's casual appeal. Photo by Rikki Snyder   Who can resist this … [Read more...]

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