A Beautifully Restored Red-Brick Victorian in Maine

June 15, 2015

If you’re one of my readers who hates to see the original woodwork in old houses painted over, then take a look at this lovingly restored red-brick Victorian in Portland, Maine. 

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I Want the Beach House from “Grace and Frankie,” Thanks

June 11, 2015

I binge-watched the new Netflix series “Grace and Frankie” this week and couldn’t get enough of their beach house. Judging by the number of emails I’ve gotten from readers asking me to feature it, I’m guessing I’m not the only one who’s a little obsessed {grin}.

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Faerie Door Cottage in Wiltshire

June 9, 2015

Meet my cottage crush of the moment: a 17th-century thatched-roof home in Wiltshire, England. The listing says, “Thatched with golden wheat straw and sprinkled with magic, Faerie Door Cottage is a dream holiday home plucked straight from the pages of a story book.” 

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A Craftsman in Tacoma & More House For Sale

June 8, 2015

Hi guys! Let’s kick off the week with a Real Estate Sampler and take a look at 9 houses that are on the market right now, starting with this 1910 Craftsman with gorgeous original fireplaces and woodwork in Washington (click the links to see the listings for each one):

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The Real House from “The Man Without a Face” in Maine

June 4, 2015

This house perched above the rocky coastline of Deer Isle, Maine, is famous for several reasons: 1) It was built in 1896 for landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. 2) It was designed by William Ralph Emerson, who originated the popular Shingle Style. 3) It was the filming location for Mel Gibson’s The Man Without a Face. It’s on the market, so take a look…

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How Singer Holly Williams Decorated Her House in Nashville

June 3, 2015

I’ve been listening to Holly Williams’ hauntingly beautiful album “The Highway” a lot lately, so I was excited to see her home featured in Country Living. She decorated her 107-year-old cottage in Nashville with a mix of family heirlooms and antiques. 

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A Blue & White Lake House in Wisconsin

June 1, 2015

I’m in a vacation state of mind now that my kids are home for the summer, so this house on Lake Geneva got my attention. Imagine how many boats must linger a little as they go by! I know I’d be trying to get a better look at the porch and balconies, myself. Here’s what the front of the house looks […]

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“Property Brothers” Scoop & More Weekend Links

May 23, 2015

I’ve got some fun links to share with you this weekend, starting with a “Design Cruise” you can take with Jonathan and Drew Scott and some of their fellow HGTV stars…

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