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Old World Wonder in Hunters Creek Old World Wonder in Hunters Creek

When the owners of this magnificent house began their new home search, their check list included some must NOT haves, along with some non-negotiables.

Living the High Life
Luxury Living In The Sky
Living the High Life</br>Luxury Living In The Sky

Laura Rathe, one of the most successful art dealers in Texas, is most definitely a city dweller. Owner of Laura Rathe Fine Art Houston and Dallas, she spends time in the Lone Star State’s most exciting and vibrant metropolitan areas.

Merry Manor Merry Manor

For more than two decades, Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CASA) has been showcasing homes lavishly decorated for the holidays in the area’s most beautiful neighborhoods as a way of raising money to support their programs and to offer holiday inspiration to visitors who then take the great ideas back home into their own decor. The 2012 tour

A French Country Christmas A French Country Christmas

Kappa Kappa Gamma Charitable Foundation Holiday Pilgrimage kicked off the 2012 holiday season with a festive home tour to support local charities. The biennial Pilgrimage Home Tour was held last Nov. 30 through Dec. 2

Sprawling, Spacious and Stupendous Sprawling, Spacious and Stupendous

Twelve years ago, the homeowners of this Richmond estate met in Houston and were introduced to each other by mutual friends. They embarked upon their life together though they lived in different Texas cities: he in suburban Katy; she in rural Columbus.

Tantalizing Texture Tantalizing Texture

Portrait photographer Susan Becker makes her living through the lens, absorbed in her subjects. It’s all about lighting, contrast, composition. Balance. And it’s that same creative intuition that drove perhaps her most compelling project to date, the design of her art-filled New Orleans style shotgun house.

Riveting in River Oaks Riveting in River Oaks

When Dr. David Shin and his wife Morgan met in l993, he was an intern at Methodist Hospital in Houston and she was a nurse. Morgan recalled, “He brought chocolate-covered macadamia nuts for the nurses, and I remember thinking ‘Aww! He’s such a nice guy!’ ”

Splendor in Shadyside Splendor in Shadyside

Villa de Luxe, a 1920s-era Venetian Revival historic Houston estate, was transformed into a stunning design show house earlier this year. The house was originally constructed for hardware magnate F.A. Heitmann, owner of Houston’s oldest …

Sun-Drenched West Oak Abode Sun-Drenched West Oak Abode

For These Homeowners, A Smaller Home Truly Was Better
Text by Cheryl Alexander   |   Photos by Wade Blissard
Gene and Stacey Strouhal have been sweethearts since they attended high school together at Wharton High. Though they went …

A Majestic Home in Memorial A Majestic Home in Memorial

Text by Melanie Saxton  |  Photography by Gary Zvonkovic
Just a bit off the beaten path in the heart of Memorial is the expansive home of Roger and Debbie Clemens. The view from their gated entrance …

Traditional With a Twist Traditional With a Twist

A sun-filled home on a corner lot puts a fresh face on tradition
It’s a lovely feeling, entering a home and experiencing that sense of déjà vu. Maybe it’s the porch and the way it frames the …

Dazzling Design with room to Grow Dazzling Design with room to Grow

West University home offers this family the best of all worlds
When Steve and Laura Jones met in the late ’90s, she was fresh out of law school at the University of Texas, he was a …

A Lovely Lifestyle A Lovely Lifestyle

Paul and Genelle Robishaw fondly recall the many years spent in their Briargrove Park home in Houston. Lots of love and memories went into that house, purchased in 1973. They raised their children there and …

ACADIAN – Style in a Suburban Dream home ACADIAN – Style in a Suburban Dream home

Like many young couples with growing families, Kirk and Christina Tholen realized that their garden home in Rice Military was simply not going to be big enough. Kirk shares, “With our son, Connor, a toddler, …

New England Meets European Elegance New England Meets European Elegance

Couple blends culture, style and family
She’s a familiar face and a local treasure who appears on the television in our living rooms for the evening news. Now the tables are turned on KPRC news anchor …

The Twelve Days of Christmas The Twelve Days of Christmas

Don’t Miss This Year’s Tour!
December 7-8
Benefitting Child Advocates of Fort Bend
Featuring Homes in:
Sienna Plantation • Lake Pointe
Sugar Land • Lakes of Williams Ranch

Hours: Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Special Candlelight Tour Friday: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Tickets Available:
Online at cafb.org, at all Fort Bend county
Kroger and Randalls stores.
Tickets are $20 presale; $25 starting Nov. 26

Comfortably Contemporary Comfortably Contemporary

Annemarie Stiehl knows what she likes and she wasn’t about to settle when it came to finding a new home for her and her two young children, Isabella and Sebastian.
“I looked at probably 40 or …

A Perfect Fit – A family finds a new home in this Southern Traditional charmer A Perfect Fit – A family finds a new home in this Southern Traditional charmer

Sometimes things are just meant to be. Jennifer Malone and husband Bob had casually discussed moving. “Just a thought… for a bigger yard mainly,” says Jennifer, who was happy in the home they had recently …

A Sensational Equation A Sensational Equation

When award-winning construction meets stunning style and classic design
In the Houston Heights, neighborhood charm is paramount when folks list reasons why they love living in this part of town. As reported in National Geographic …