Shutters once had a real function. They were a security measure, a way to close up houses safely at night or when the occupants were away. But they serve no purpose on a modern house. Please don't glue fake shutters to your siding!!!
Today, a breakdown of the Midcentury Modern style - both at NASA and at home - in one of my favorite recent movies: Hidden Figures.
A little insight into my ranch's inception. It, along with some 300 other local homes, was built in 1952 by a local contractor. Today, I find out a little more.
Visiting my friend Malea last weekend, I took a chance to peruse her amazing collection of children's books. I was reminded how very traditional the architecture shown in most children's books is ... and how much it doesn't have to be. These would make a great gift list if you were looking to hook any … Continue reading Mid-Century for the Kids in your life
It is relatively easy to put an addition on to a ranch style house. In fact, they were designed with just that idea in mind.
The front entry is like your home's face. It can have a friendly aspect or be forbidding. You want to make a good impression with it and yet its easy to miss the mark. Don't loose a chance to make your entry shine.