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Contemporary Village Chic Contemporary Village Chic

Making A New Home In A New Style In A New Neighborhood
Married for 19 years, the Coneleys know what they want and what works for their family. Though Clay, who works for an energy investment …

LIVED-IN and Luxurious LIVED-IN and Luxurious

Family-friendly home allows both comfort and well-appointed finishes
Achieving the right balance in home design when accommodating active adults and even more active kids is not an easy task. What helps is having a clear vision, …

Space, Location, Specific Design Space, Location, Specific Design

Couple’s ‘must have’ include three essential elements
Since we married in 2002, we’ve lived in three homes, and each move was dictated by a need for more space both indoors and out,” disclosed Deneige and Derek …

Comfort and Class Comfort and Class

A thoughtful design with punches of soft color makes this house sing

Hill Country Comfort With Urban Refinement Hill Country Comfort With Urban Refinement

Southern Living Home Builder Fuses The Best Of All Worlds In Showcase Home

Quietly Modern, Completely Fabulous
From bare slab to sophistication
Quietly Modern, Completely Fabulous </br>From bare slab to sophistication

We’ve all driven through lovely neighborhoods in the Houston area and admired the big lots, wonderful architecture and inviting landscape. But you’re unlikely to drive by the exquisite residence I visited for this month’s home …

A Luxurious Lakeside Villa A Luxurious Lakeside Villa

Settling In And Spreading Out At Cross Creek

A Remarkable Renovation A Remarkable Renovation

A villa gets a facelift
Since 1998, these homeowners have moved from Houston to Canada, then back to Houston. They make their living in the oil and gas industry and though frequent moves are sometimes a …

Fresh Start Fresh Start

Steve and Lynne Gibson’s twin daughters were mere newborns when the couple moved into their house a few years back. Fast-forward and those babies were toddlers on the move.  A little house-tweaking was in order.

Mission Accomplished Mission Accomplished

It was a drab scene. Outdated wallpaper, gold-colored fixtures and white carpet throughout. Add to that a less than appealing orange exterior brick and a tall arched exterior entry that served no purpose.

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

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.

Sienna Chic – Grown-up and sophisticated new digs Sienna Chic – Grown-up and sophisticated new digs

Husband and wife team, Todd and Linda Riddle, are passionate about their home. And they know homes. As a couple with a business (they are real estate professionals) and with children, they have long appreciated …

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 hardware store, founded by his father in the 1860s.

A Stunning, Sun-Drenched Abode A Stunning, Sun-Drenched Abode

Gene and Stacey Strouhal have been sweethearts since they attended high school together at Wharton High. Though they went their separate ways for a few years (she attended college at Southwest Texas State; he went …

Riverstone Showstopper Riverstone Showstopper

The Winklers believe the ASID designers embraced their ideas and broughtthem to life with style, ingenuity and valuable solutions to their list of “wants” for the home.

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 …

Dazzling Design with Room to Grow Dazzling Design with Room to Grow

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 client of hers through the energy business and they each …

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 …

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 …

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

For 20 years, 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 …

Comfortably Contemporary Comfortably Contemporary

A homeowner finds her modern niche in this tastefully updated home

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 50 homes,” she recalls. “I wanted something fresh and contemporary, but I didn’t see much of that around. And it was either too far away or not kid friendly ..

Southern Living Comes to Bellaire Southern Living Comes to Bellaire

Houston’s sixth Pink Ribbon House®, a designer showcase home built to “raise the roof” for breast cancer research at The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), did just that. Established in 2003 by the Breast Center Advisory Council