Daydreaming: A Hawaiian Sugar Plantation House

February 11, 2015

On cold winter days, I often daydream about moving somewhere with better weather year-round. So why not go big and imagine living on Maui in a house like this, which was built on one of the island’s first sugar plantations? 

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A Family’s Cheerful New Home in Sherman Oaks

February 9, 2015

When Jeff and Michelle were building their home in California, he wanted neutral white rooms, while she was leaning toward gray and burgundy. But designer Alison Kandler encouraged them to try “happier hues” like purple, yellow, and turquoise. Michelle was pregnant with twins at the time and agreed that the rooms called for more “fun, kid-friendly colors.” 

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Jennifer Lopez’s Hidden Hills Home: Before & After

February 5, 2015

Jennifer Lopez is selling her house in Hidden Hills, so now we can compare the photos of how it looked before she bought it to the ones in the listing today (fun!). She bought it in 2010 and worked with designer Michelle Workman to redecorate it. Here’s how the front of the house looked before…

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A Charming Yellow Cottage Near Bristol Harbor For Sale

February 4, 2015

Not only is this Victorian cottage adorable, but it’s one of the “Herreshoff Houses” in Bristol, Rhode Island, built for the famous yacht-builder’s workers in the 1880s.

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A Look Inside the “Ozzie & Harriet” House Today

February 2, 2015

Some people call this the Ari Gold house because it appeared on “Entourage.” But as a fan of classic TV sitcoms, it will always be the Ozzie and Harriet house to me! Actor Chris Meloni recently bought it, and I was excited to see what it looks like today. First off, here’s how it appeared in the opening credits of the […]

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A New England Farmhouse in the Snow

January 29, 2015

There’s just something special about a white farmhouse in the snow, isn’t there? This one has been lovingly restored in Kennebunkport, Maine, and it has an interesting bit of history behind it, so let’s take a look… 

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Josh Hartnett’s Lovely Victorian on the Lake of the Isles

January 28, 2015

Actor Josh Hartnett is selling his 1887 Queen Anne Victorian in Minneapolis overlooking the Lake of the Isles. He’s not able to spend as much time here as he’d like, his publicist says, and he wants this historic home to be “properly loved and lived in.” 

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A Look Inside Grey Gardens in the Hamptons Today

January 26, 2015

When I heard that Sally Quinn is renting out her iconic East Hampton home, I was eager to see what it looks like today. She and her late husband Ben Bradlee bought Grey Gardens in 1979 for $220,000. At the time it was in such bad shape that most of the prospective buyers saw it as a […]

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