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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

| August 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

  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 creative capacity in Riverstone for this year’s only ASID home tour to design a house like no other for owners […]

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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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Dazzling Design with room to Grow

| April 1, 2013
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 had a residence in one of Houston’s super-hip urban neighborhoods. They loved the lifestyle

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A Lovely Lifestyle

| March 1, 2013
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 renovated it more than once, gutting the story-and-a-half for a complete remodel.

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ACADIAN – Style in a Suburban Dream home

| February 1, 2013
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, and learning we had twins on the way, we knew we needed more space — both house-wise and yard-wise.”

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New England Meets European Elegance

| January 1, 2013
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 and native Houstonian Dominique Sachse and her husband, Nick Florescu,

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The Twelve Days of Christmas 2012

| December 1, 2012
The Twelve Days of Christmas 2012

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 as a way to offer holiday inspiration to visitors who then take the great ideas

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Comfortably Contemporary

| November 1, 2012
Comfortably Contemporary

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 […]

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A Perfect Fit – A family finds a new home in this Southern Traditional charmer

| October 1, 2012
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 remodeled for their family of four. Nevertheless, they had started looking around a bit.

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Form, Function, Comfort, Family…and Philanthropy – The Pink Ribbon House® 2012 has it all

| September 1, 2012
Form, Function, Comfort, Family…and Philanthropy – The Pink Ribbon House® 2012 has it all

  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

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Sweetwater ChateauFrench Country elegance in Fort Bend County

| August 1, 2012
Sweetwater ChateauFrench Country elegance in Fort Bend County

If the elegance of French Country architecture and design along with the ease of suburban country club living are your style, then you’ll easily imagine the allure of Dr. Chris and Sherry Angelo’s 11,000-square-foot home on a vast, sprawling lot. This accomplished couple — he a family practice physician; she a family law attorney — […]

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Southern Living Showcase Home

| July 1, 2012
Southern Living Showcase Home

The notion of a Southern Living home evokes all kinds of iconic images such as rocking chairs on deep porches, window seats in wide shuttered windows and lush landscapes with fruit trees and backyard gardens. While many architects,

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Bunker Hill Hacienda – A house that determination built

| June 1, 2012
Bunker Hill Hacienda – A house that determination built

Danny Davis, president of Houston-based Escopeta Oil and Gas Corporation, is Houston proud from the word “go.” His father owned W.H. Davis, Co., an office equipment business, where Danny says, “My mom was the boss. My dad was a well-known and respected man in the business world because he visited his clients every day, going […]

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Tailored Warmth

| May 1, 2012
Tailored Warmth

Crisp white paneled walls pack a punch in this elegant home, filled with serenity and light

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Cajun Comfort

| March 1, 2012
Cajun Comfort

A family pays homage
to its roots in this
Louisiana-inspired home

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A Resort Feel

| February 1, 2012
A Resort Feel

This couple needn’t trek hundreds of miles to an exotic location to tap that vacation spirit. It starts at their front door. “That was a big thing with me. I wanted this place to have the feel of a resort,” says the husband, president of a Texas-based oil and gas company. “It was important that […]

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A Family Affair

| January 1, 2012
A Family Affair

There’s not much chance that Kaye and Schacht McCollum will disagree on their preference of home. No, they’re pretty much in sync when it comes to design aesthetics. And that’s a good thing, seeing as he is the builder.

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