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Abode Americana

| June 1, 2015
Abode Americana

City Dwelling Reflects Couple’s Love Of Lodge Design

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Southern Style

| May 1, 2015
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, and with their early plans sketched onto notebook paper, this vibrant family embarked on the 14-month journey that would lead to their custom […]

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Modern Moroccan Riad in River Oaks

| April 1, 2015
Modern Moroccan Riad in River Oaks

Contemporary interpretation blends age-old design with Old World details 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 forever home,” said Pam, “and we desired a different aesthetic altogether.”

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Light and Bright Renovation

| March 1, 2015
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.

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Thrill of the Hunt

| February 1, 2015
Thrill of the Hunt

An Inspired Remodel Plays Canvas For A Homeowner’s Thrift Treasures

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CASA Christmas – Under the Big Top

| December 1, 2014
CASA Christmas – Under the Big Top

Don’t Miss This Year’s Home Tour!

Friday, Dec. 12
10am- 4pm and 6pm-9pm

Saturday, Dec. 13
10 am-4pm
Tickets are on sale now and
may be purchased online at cafb.org until Dec. 8 or at
select Fort Bend County Kroger and Randalls stores.

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Contemporary Village Chic

| November 1, 2014
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 bank, and Stacy,

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LIVED-IN and Luxurious

| October 1, 2014
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, the luxury of time to plan what the family’s wants and needs are,

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Space, Location, Specific Design

| September 1, 2014
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 Dooley with smiles on their faces. Their current abode is the result of their own vision,enhanced by experts in […]

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In the Provençal Style

| August 1, 2014
In the Provençal Style

Couple finds familiar French ambiance in new home

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Hill Country Comfort With Urban Refinement

| July 1, 2014
Hill Country Comfort With Urban Refinement

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

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Quietly Modern, Completely Fabulous
From bare slab to sophistication

| June 1, 2014
Quietly Modern, Completely Fabulous </br>From bare slab to sophistication

Settling In And Spreading Out At Cross Creek

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A Luxurious Lakeside Villa

| May 1, 2014
A Luxurious Lakeside Villa

Settling In And Spreading Out At Cross Creek

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A Remarkable Renovation

| April 1, 2014
A Remarkable Renovation

A villa gets a facelift S ince 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 fact of life, it’s not always easy to find and make a home.

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Old World Wonder in Hunters Creek.

| March 1, 2014
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. This accomplished neurosurgeon, along with his wife and three children, knew they were ready for a completely different aesthetic than they’d enjoyed in their previous home — an

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Fresh Start

| February 1, 2014
Fresh Start

S teve 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.

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Mission Accomplished

| January 1, 2014
Mission Accomplished

An outdated custom home goes
from nondescript to extraordinary
thanks to a tasteful remodel

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.

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Merry Manor

| December 1, 2013
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

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Sprawling, Spacious and Stupendous

| November 1, 2013
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.

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Tantalizing Texture

| October 1, 2013
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

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Extraordinary Details

| September 1, 2013
Extraordinary Details

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!’ ”

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Splendor in Shadyside

| September 1, 2013
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. Heitmann was also a prominent civic leader and proponent for Houston’s […]

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Riverstone Showstopper

| July 1, 2013
Riverstone Showstopper

TEXT by Cheryl Alexander | PHOTOS by Bruce Glass | INTERIORS by ASID Designers | DESIGNERS BUILDER by Teramor Custom Homes 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. Houston’s top 20 interior designers combined their […]

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A Majestic Home in Memorial

| June 1, 2013
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 reveals breathtaking architecture

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Traditional With a Twist

| May 1, 2013
Traditional With a Twist

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 sunset just like at your grandmother’s house. Or it’s the dining room that reminds you of family dinners growing up. Whatever the case, the house has that sense of familiarity — […]

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