A Country Farmhouse Decorated with Red, White & Blue

by hookedonhouses on July 2, 2015

Modern Farmhouse in Illinois decorated in red, white, and blue via Better Homes and Gardens magazine

It’s almost the Fourth, so I’ve got red, white, and blue on my mind. Starting with the picket fence, the brick-paved path, and the flag on the porch, this classic country farmhouse in Illinois looks like a perfect place to celebrate the holiday, doesn’t it? [click to continue…]


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A New American Gothic Revival-Style Home on the River

by hookedonhouses on July 1, 2015

New American Gothic Revival-Style Home Built on the Ohio River

This riverside home is newer than it looks at first glance because it was built with a nod to the past. The real estate listing describes it as a “One-of-a-kind custom American Gothic Revival-style home with storybook charm.” Take a look… [click to continue…]


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Denise Richards Selling Wildy Renovated House

by hookedonhouses on June 29, 2015

Denise Richards Selling House in Hidden Hills

Denise Richards is selling the home she shares with her three young daughters in Hidden Hills, a gated community in L.A. It underwent a pretty major renovation after she bought it in 2007. I found some “before” photos, and the interior is practically unrecognizable now. [click to continue…]


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A Cheerful Little House in Little Rock

by hookedonhouses on June 25, 2015

Little House in Little Rock

When this charming blue house with the orange door popped up in my Pinterest feed, I had to track down more pics to see inside. I learned it’s a tiny house in Arkansas with less than 600 square feet — take a look!  [click to continue…]


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A Classic Hamptons House on Further Lane Farm

June 23, 2015

This traditional shingle-style home sits on Further Lane Farm in the Hamptons. It was designed by architect John B. Murray and decorator Victoria Hagan, so it’s pretty darn dreamy. Take a look… 

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A Painted Victorian in Chatham & More Houses For Sale

June 22, 2015

Today I’ve got a Real Estate Sampler of houses for sale, including this purple and white Victorian in New Jersey, a converted church in Kansas, and a mansion from the movie Scarface. Take a look!

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Updating the Exterior of a Small Stone House

June 18, 2015

I was really wowed by the makeover Sicora Design gave this little stone house called Pearce Cottage in Minnesota. It was cute but kind of nondescript before, and the style of those dormers didn’t really work. It has so much more curb appeal now — take a look! 

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A New House Inspired by Classic Shingled Summer Homes

June 17, 2015

This waterfront home makes me smile. It was inspired by classic 19th-century shingle-style summer houses but has a touch of whimsy about it, from the unexpected swoop of the roof line to the bright blue shutters and the quirky weather vane. 

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