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Eclectic Homes 345 Stories

Moving from separate homes to a shared apartment and blending furniture and accessories may be difficult for some couples, but for Jesse Hayes, a graphic designer, and Kate Davison, who recently moved to San Francisco from Georgia,...
My Houzz: Rooms With a View on Whidbey Island
Where do you choose to live after traveling the world? After spending time in Italy, India, New York City and California, Trace Farrell wasn’t drawn to the damp and rain of the Pacific Northwest. “I really didn’t like it here,” she says. But after...
My Houzz: Curator of Her Own Sweet Home
Thirteen years ago Ramona Audrey and a colleague sought a house to share in Fitzroy, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. Looking for an older home with lots of character, they instead found a spacious new three-story modern townhouse and were immediately...
Houzz Tour: Historic Home Connects With Its Past
It’s hard to believe it now, but the owners of this home purchased an old, run-down house with a bad ’70s addition and one bathroom. There was method to the madness, however, as the home had stunning historic details and finishes and was located on...
My Houzz: A Stylish Brooklyn Apartment Filled With Memories
Cody McBurnett and her husband, Douglas Friend, moved back to New York in 2004 after living in Panama for two years. They wanted to be in Brooklyn near Prospect Park, and they fell in love with this apartment, with its fireplaces and picture rails. It’s...
Houzz Tour: High-Low Mix in a Colorful Victorian
This Victorian terrace house in East London was in poor condition aesthetically when it was bought by its current owners in 2008. They were attracted by its central location and quirky, three-story layout, and saw plenty of potential in spite of its worn...
Houzz Tour: Midcentury Meets Mediterranean in California
For many of us, personal style is not a one-note thing. It wasn’t for this couple, who love both classic Mediterranean style and a midcentury modern aesthetic....
My Houzz: A Pre-Revolutionary Home for a Modern Family
Jaime Costiglio kept her eye on a gorgeous saltbox home in a nearby town for years, hoping for it to go on the market. It did, and she and her family jumped at the chance to call it their own. “We always felt like we belonged in this...
Houzz Tour: Sophisticated Updates for a Traditional English Home
“The house was in a bad state of repair, and putting it right was an extensive project,” says interior designer Charles Bateson. “Everything had to be done from...
Houzz Tour: Room for Fun in a Sophisticated Family Home
When Sacha Berger and her husband decided to redesign their home, in London’s Queen’s Park, they were determined that it would reflect their eclectic personalities. Berger, who runs her own vintage...
My Houzz: Reflecting Personality in a Rented Townhouse
When designer Jessica Viscarde and her partner, Ryan Ward, moved to Melbourne, Australia, two years ago, they decided their ideal suburb would be close to the...
Houzz Tour: Southern Charm in the California Wine Country
After work had sent them around the globe, the owners of this California wine country house wanted to put down roots in their retirement. They turned to their vacation house, which had served as a constant during years of relocations. It was a turn-of-the-20th-century...
Houzz Tour: Upcycling to the Max in a New Home
Armed with a passion for upcycling and sustainability, and eager to show what can be achieved by experimenting with design, Carla and Ben Karsakis took on the project of building a home with as many recycled materials as possible. They call it the Recycled...
Houzz Tour: Good Vibes for a Hollywood Couple in Laurel Canyon
Pretty Little Liars actor Ian Harding lives in Los Angeles, but he’s not a beach guy. Fans of the mountains, wildlife and trees, he and his girlfriend, artist and blogger Sophia...
My Houzz: Eccentricities Fill a London Flat
As with all good homes, a tour of this one-bedroom flat in East London is like walking inside the mind of its owner. Lego, typographic prints, Barbie dolls, taxidermy, train station signs and a giant teacup all sit under the same roof. It’s an eclectic...
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