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Cottage Charisma Cottage Charisma

A 1920s bungalow in The Heights undergoes a charming remodel
Leann Mueller loved loft living, but it was time for something different — a time for this former expat to get her cherished possessions out …

Ranch Revival Ranch Revival

A small 1950s Ranch goes uptown with a harmonious mix of contemporary elements and antiques
The Ranch house, warm and inviting, became a symbol for relaxed living in the 1950s, a suburban phenomenon conducive to raising …

Tynewood Home Takes a Modern Turn Tynewood Home Takes a Modern Turn

Design Offers An Italian Villa With 21st Century Style
It only took one visit to this property in Memorial for the clients to become the owners. They admit, “Though the home on the lot was a …

Urban Adventure, A husband and wife architect team offer a new look at city living Urban Adventure, A husband and wife architect team offer a new look at city living

When Sumit and Yvette Bhutani moved to Houston a few years ago, they had definite needs since they were starting a family. Three bedrooms, all on the same level, were important to a home design. …

Inspiration From the Outside In – West U home takes its cues from Mother Nature Inspiration From the Outside In – West U home takes its cues from Mother Nature

In West University Place, Georgian-style architecture may not surprise you; tree-lined streets may not surprise you; small town charm may not surprise you; but when you stop by the home of Linda and Robert (Bob) …

A Family Affair A Family Affair

Schacht McCollum has a keen eye for detail when it comes to his family’s home.
After all, he’s the builder.

There’s not much chance that Kaye and Schacht McCollum will disagree on their preference of home. No, …

A Moment in Time A Moment in Time

Historic Courtlandt Place preserves the past and remains poised for the future
In 1906, due to the rapid, rambunctious and unrestricted growth of the Bayou City, elegant mansions housing the city’s elite, which were once on …

Evolution Meets Establishment Evolution Meets Establishment

Home Reflects Family Growth While Maintaining Family Values
For almost 10 years, Jeff and Georgia Pennington have been established home and business owners in Houston’s Memorial area. They bought a home and raised three children — …

Instant Attraction – A peek behind the trees revealed the perfect dwelling for this family of four Instant Attraction – A peek behind the trees revealed the perfect dwelling for this family of four

House hunting can be an exercise in patience as Shawn and Eric Nitcher discovered a few years ago. “We were losing hope that we were going to find a house, but I kept thinking, ‘No, …

A Pumpkin House Holiday A Pumpkin House Holiday

Some things are just meant to be. Amydell and Bill Beardshall weren’t intending to move just months after having twins, Bryce and Brooke. They had recently remodeled their home, adding a nursery for the little …

A CASA Christmas Fantasy Sweetwater home shines on Christmas home tour A CASA Christmas Fantasy Sweetwater home shines on Christmas home tour

Todd and Laura Taylor’s home in Sweetwater is stunning year-round, but especially during the holidays. Last year, though, was special as the residence was one of several homes featured in the 17th annual CASA Christmas …

The Magic Box The Magic Box

A wondrous concoction of light and spacemake up this
modern Oak Estates home
Mahesh and Devika Ramchandani were on a mission when they trekked to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth a few years back. Yes, …

Country Flair in Bellaire Country Flair in Bellaire

Rustic and rural at home in the big city
When most people visualize big city Houston living, they think of the mansions of River Oaks, the quirky abodes in Montrose, the hometown feel of the Heights …

Flawless Fusion Distinctive Home Offers a Blend of Style and Creativity Flawless Fusion Distinctive Home Offers a Blend of Style and Creativity

When creative minds collaborate on well-planned projects, the combined efforts will likely produce a masterpiece. Such is the case at the home of Aimee and Wynne Snoots. Their home is the result of their own …

Home Within The Trees Home Within The Trees

A few years ago, Elaine McPike ventured out with a realtor friend to scout properties. She was in the market for a new place, perhaps a townhouse. But a “For Sale” sign on a corner …

Refining Riveting Spaces Refining Riveting Spaces

INTERIOR DESIGNER BLAIR GORDON HAS, BY HIS OWN ADMISSION,
NOT ALWAYS BEEN ON THE CUTTING EDGE.
This self-defined “Life Stylist” came to “cool” (and to Texas) in a round-about kind of way. Born in North Carolina and …