Milly’s Cabin in Virginia & More Houses For Sale

October 12, 2014

Here’s a Real Estate Sampler of listings that caught my eye this week… 1. A 1740s Log Home known as Milly’s Cabin

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Giving an Old California Craftsman New Curb Appeal

October 9, 2014

This 104-year-old Craftsman-style house in Pasadena was an all-white washout in need of some curb appeal to help it sell. It was a bit of a challenge because the entry door is on the side of the house instead of in front. But thanks to some new paint and landscaping, it’s turning more heads now….

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HGTV’s Urban Oasis in Atlanta: Want to Win It?

October 8, 2014

Have you seen HGTV’s Urban Oasis 2014 in Atlanta? They’re giving it away and there’s not much time left to enter (the deadline is October 10). Take a look and tell us what you’d do with this luxury high-rise residence if you won it…

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How Would You Fix Up This Old House in Virginia?

October 6, 2014

When I’m looking through the real estate listings and see a great old house like this with lots of potential, I can’t help but hope that someone with the necessary resources and skills will come along and “rescue” it. Take a look at this 100-year-old home in Virginia and tell us how you would fix it up […]

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They Couldn’t Afford That “Full House” (& More Links)

October 5, 2014

1. Ever wonder if TV characters could afford their houses in real life?

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For Sale: Carole King’s Secluded Ranch in Idaho

October 2, 2014

Singer-songwriter Carole King is selling her sprawling property in Idaho known as Robinson-Bar Ranch. The main house was built in the 1870s and sits on nearly 130 acres with charming guest cabins and a private recording studio overlooking Warm Springs Creek. Take a look…

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Seventies No More: Jenna Sue’s Sunny New Kitchen

October 1, 2014

After my post about House Beautiful’s Kitchen of the Year, a reader told me she needed “an antidote to that dark, cold and mod room.” Based on your comments, I have a feeling she’s not the only one! So today let’s take a look at Jenna Sue’s kitchen, and how they knocked down the walls between the original […]

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Before & After: The Kitchen of the Year 2014

September 29, 2014

Have you seen House Beautiful’s Kitchen of the Year? Designer Steven Miller was tapped to “reimagine” the kitchen and adjoining family room in a Presidio Heights estate where the 2014 San Francisco Decorator’s Showcase was held, and you won’t believe how different it looks now…

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