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Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt

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

CASA Christmas – Under the Big Top 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.

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 …

In the Provençal Style In the Provençal Style

Couple Finds Familiar French Ambiance In New Home
For the past decade, the professional couple (both physicians) whose home is fea­­tured here, lived, worked and started their family in France. Both Texas natives, they met while …

Comfort and Class Comfort and Class

A Thoughtful Design With Punches Of Soft Color Makes This House Sing
Sometimes it’s worth the wait. It didn’t bother this homeowner that her living room was vacant for months before its overhaul. It was by …

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

Settling In And Spreading Out At Cross Creek

A Luxurious Lakeside Villa A Luxurious Lakeside Villa

Settling In And Spreading Out At Cross Creek

A Remarkable Renovation A Remarkable Renovation

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

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. 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

Fresh Start 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.

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.

A French Country Christmas A French Country Christmas

Kappa Kappa Gamma Charitable Foundation Holiday Pilgrimage kicked off the 2012 holiday season with a festive home tour to support local charities. The biennial Pilgrimage Home Tour was held last Nov. 30 through Dec. 2

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

Extraordinary Details 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!’ ”

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 …

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.
Houston’s top 20 interior designers combined their creative …

A Majestic Home in Memorial 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 …

Traditional With a Twist 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 …