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The Element of Surprise The Element of Surprise

French Country Meets Modern Refinements

Southern Charm Southern Charm

Despite what images the term might conjure, “Southern” features more than one style of architecture. Some styles are grand; others are more modest. But Southern homes typically have certain commonalities.

Modern Marvel Modern Marvel

Andria Cain is a visionary. “I can go into a ballroom and make it into Never-Never Land,” says the former international event planner. So it logically follows that her lust for inventive design translates to home turf as well.

A Glamorous Lifestyle Downsized A Glamorous Lifestyle Downsized

The Move From Louisiana’s Bayou Desiard To Texas Marks Life Change
Text by Cheryl Alexander | Photography by Casey Dunn | Construction by Steve Hood, Steve Hood Company | Interiors by Mil Bodron, Bodron + Fruit, Floral design by Todd Events
Typically, life’s most …

Home is Where the Heart Is Home is Where the Heart Is

A Southern Curbside Charmer Puts Out The Welcome Mat
Text by Cathy Gordon   Photos by Susan Friday Photography   Builder: Mary Ross Custom Homes
She’s a real southern lady, clad in white, the perfect amalgam of tradition and …

A Vision in White A Vision in White

Clean Lines And Open Spaces Make This Home Shine
Octavio Orozco figures if he can visualize how an ad campaign is going to turn out, he can visualize the end design of a house.

Magnificent Seven Magnificent Seven

Large Family’s Eclectic Style Defines Luxury Home
For several years, Mark and Melissa Flores lived in what might be considered a traditional “cookie cutter” suburban family home. Their values and life were structured around what was …

High-Rise With History High-Rise With History

Stylish Remodel Reflects Unique Past
Built in 1963 as luxury apartments and converted to condominiums in 1980, Regency House is one of the first condominium buildings in Houston. The 13-story residential icon is an architectural …

It’s a Ritzy, Glitzy Christmas It’s a Ritzy, Glitzy Christmas

Imperial Sugar Land Home Serves Up Sparkles And Glitter During 2015 CASA Holiday Home Tour
For 25 years Child Advocates of Fort Bend has been showcasing homes lavishly decorated for the holidays in Fort Bend County’s …

A Texas Farmhouse A Texas Farmhouse

Modern City Dwelling Honors Tradition

Traditional Indian Concepts Fuse Beautifully with Modern Design Traditional Indian Concepts Fuse Beautifully with Modern Design

Family Of Five Discovers A Perfect Fit In Their Dream Home
When this young couple started their family, they imagined themselves living in a traditional home on a big lot removed a bit from city …

Legacy, Nostalgia and a Model Train
Inspire Mid-Century Remodel
Legacy, Nostalgia and a Model Train </br>Inspire Mid-Century Remodel

Adherence To Family Values And Boyhood Dreams Earns Homeowner A Good Brick Award
Glen Rosenbaum has made a name for himself in Houston in a variety of ways. He is a well-known and highly regarded partner …

Family Home Made New Family Home Made New

Couple Transforms An Empty Nest Into A Sophisticated Sanctuary
In 1995, a couple with strong Houston roots bought a lot in a beautiful area and built a two-story brick home. This was a neighborhood they …

Nestled in the Woods Nestled in the Woods

Beautiful home was worth the wait
As the saying goes, “The longer it takes, the longer it lasts.” And if that is the case, then the Williams’ home will be around for quite a while. Married …

Mid-Century Modernism Mid-Century Modernism

Historic Home’s Meticulous Design Transcends Time And Place
In 1952-53, Lars Bang, one of the first graduates of the University of Houston’s College of Architecture, designed the extraordinary Bendit House in the then-new Ayrshire section of …

Sophisticated Upgrades Transform Suburban Home Sophisticated Upgrades Transform Suburban Home

Remodel provides more comfort, beauty and function
Michael and Karla Beehler built their existing home in 2007 to better accommodate their lives and work after their children graduated from high school.

Holiday Décor Celebrates The Reason For The Season Holiday Décor Celebrates The Reason For The Season

For 24 years, Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) has showcased homes extravagantly decorated for the holidays in Fort Bend County’s most beautiful neighborhoods as a way of raising funds to support its programs and …

Renovated Ranch Home A Symphony
of Contemporary Design
Renovated Ranch Home A Symphony </br>of Contemporary Design

Meyerland Couple Streamlines With Move Into Retirement And City Living
Eddie and Dianne Cousins lived all over the world in the early part of their 36 years of marriage as a result of Eddie’s job as …

Transitional Design Takes Dated Home from Drab to Sophisticated Transitional Design Takes Dated Home from Drab to Sophisticated


Couple Sees Potential In Older Home
When a couple has been married for 40 years, life- and homestyle preferences are pretty well-defined and mutually understood. Additionally, when they’re longtime Hous­tonians, they know which part of town …

Texas Hill Country with a French Twist Texas Hill Country with a French Twist

Award-winning home showcases the outdoors with a fusion of style

Coastal Chic Coastal Chic

Couples Combine Families And Style In Shared Second Home

A Spanish Modern Mansion A Spanish Modern Mansion

Building a custom home and moving in is never stress-free, especially when accommodating a family with four children ranging from 4 to 12 years of age. Clarence and Jana Hinton, who have lived in four …

Abode Americana Abode Americana

City dwelling reflects couple’s
love of lodge design

Southern Style Southern Style

In 2012, Laura and Patrick Schneidau purchased a spacious lot with big plans in mind. They had a solid vision for the nearly 5,000-square-foot home that would one day inhabit that space,

Modern Moroccan Riad Modern Moroccan Riad

When Patrick and Pam Cohan decided they were ready to make a change in their living environment, they were motivated by a few factors. “We are now empty nesters and we wanted to create our …

Light and Bright Renovation Light and Bright  Renovation

Continuity And Comfortable Elegance
Originally built in 1932, aside from its grandeur and stateliness, this elegant home hardly resembles its former self. Current owners Millette and Haag Sherman

Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt

Some people gravitate toward shiny, new things. But it’s that thrift shop treasure spotted among the mundane that gets this homeowner’s heart racing.

Old World Wonder Old World Wonder

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.