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Country Glamour in Woodstock, New York

August 31st, 2011
Although Woodstock, N.Y. is better known for its 1969 concert, this rustic town is also a free-spirited getaway spot for New Yorkers. Interior designer Suysel dePedro Cunningham purchased an 1890s farmhouse nearby as a weekend country home for her and her family. One half of the design team Tilton Fenwick, Cunningham recruited the help of her design partner Anne Maxwell Foster to co ...

The Concord Green Healthy House (

August 30th, 2011
It's appropriate that a new home in Concord, Mass., would be forward-thinking and eco-friendly, but still respectful of the town's history. Concord is the birthplace of Transcendentalism. Ralph Waldo Emerson hailed from Concord, Henry David Thoreau's beloved Walden Pond is in Concord, and they used to meet in town with fellow Concordians like Nathaniel Hawthorne and Amos Bronson A ...

Down the Rabbit Hole

August 28th, 2011
Well, shrink me silly and rename me Alice! This fantasy playroom built by Minnesota general contractor Andy Schrader caught our eye this week. If I were a kid I'd definitely want to follow this white rabbit wherever he's in a rush to get to!

Found in a luxurious, 8,600 square foot home in Edina, Minn., this secret playroom is where anyone — kids and adults alike — would want to fi ...

I'm Ready for My Close-Up: Beautiful Building Materials

August 27th, 2011
It's hard to deny that Houzz is a great resource for finding inspiration in the small details, but photographs that literally hone in on the materials, textures and connections are pretty rare. So I've assembled a number of them here to see what is conveyed in these photos, and what can be learned from them.

Paola's Polished and Modern Kitchen

August 26th, 2011
A modern, open, beautiful and functional kitchen was at the top of Paola DeValdenbro and Juan Carlos Hernandez's remodel wish list. Figuring out all of the details was a little more difficult, but after browsing hundreds of photos, she found herself gravitating to kitchens in a certain style and with specific features. "We said, if there's ever a time to have those special details ...

Elgin Chantrell Open House!

August 26th, 2011

We are proud to announce that this Aug 28th, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 3018 141ST ST in the Elgin Chantrell neighborhood, Surrey. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent House for sale in beautiful Elgin Chantrell.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Elgin Chantrell House for sale.

As always plea ...

11 Home Must-Haves for the Fashionista

August 25th, 2011
Fashion vixens know that dressing well primarily has to do with having the right wardrobe. A less obvious piece of the puzzle is having the right decor. Think about it: Would you ever go out of the house without a quick glance in a full-length mirror? Would you pull out your hair if you had to dig for the right pair of shoes from a pile under your bed?

Thankfully, the right furn ...

3018 141ST ST, Surrey, BC

August 23rd, 2011

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 3018 141ST ST, Surrey, BC

ELGIN PARK* Excecutive 4 bedroom and den RANCHER on 12,196 SF lot, enjoy MASTER ON THE MAIN * Plus a loft for the games/Media room with bedroom & bath up. The Sumptuous Master Retreat features a study, make-up area, walk-in closet & a deluxe en-suite with steam shower, jetted tub and his and her vanities with granite tops ...

7 Details for the Well-Dressed House

August 22nd, 2011
A face is like the outside of a house, and most faces, like most houses, give us an idea of what we can expect to find inside. — Loretta Young

From flower boxes to shutters, lights to cupolas, red window frames and doors and so much more, the exterior of our homes offers an opportunity for dressing up. Whether it's for a backyard barbecue or a gala ball or something in between, ...

When to Use Engineered Wood Floors

August 21st, 2011
After two weeks of discussing the different characteristics of a variety of solid plank wood floors, it's time to delve into the world of engineered wood floors.

Once installed, an engineered wood floor can be difficult to distinguish from a solid plank floor. But believe me, even a trained eye can be fooled as often as not. Even though both types of wood floors bring the look of ...
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