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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 …

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

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 …

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 …

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

Sweetwater ChateauFrench Country elegance in Fort Bend County 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 …

Southern Living Showcase Home Southern Living Showcase Home

Exuding the very best of Southern charm

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, builders and designers are able to incorporate some of these elements in their construction, few are able to do so MORE>>

Art & Soul – Cherished family pieces infuse this remodeled Arts and Crafts Style home with charm Art & Soul – Cherished family pieces infuse this remodeled Arts and Crafts Style home with charm

Cherished family pieces infuse this remodeled Arts and Crafts Style home with charm
With a nod to Frank Lloyd Wright, this dwelling exudes character with its Prairie House lines, stained glass front door and sink-into connection to the landscape. But step inside and this is where the home really speaks, telling the story of family.

Favorite memories aren’t just exiled to photo albums here. Homeowner Patty Fox and husband Glenn live surrounded by what

Evolution Meets Establishment Evolution Meets Establishment

Home Reflects Family Growth While Maintaining Family Values
For almost 10 years, Jeff and Georgia Pennington have been established home and business owners in Houston’s Memorial area. They bought a home and raised three children — …

Tailored Warmth Tailored Warmth

On a corner lot in The Woodlands, not far from the hustle and bustle of Market Street, is a house that’s very comfortable in its skin. A lot of thought went into its design and …

A Family Affair A Family Affair

Schacht McCollum has a keen eye for detail when it comes to his family’s home.
After all, he’s the builder.

There’s not much chance that Kaye and Schacht McCollum will disagree on their preference of home. No, …

French Country Home Defines Balance and Beauty French Country Home Defines Balance and Beauty

This blended family makes it work
The de Jong home offers a true representation of a family who is dedicated to hard work, high standards and notable achievement. The 8,400-square-foot residence houses Brent and Mariella de …

It’s A CASA Kind of Christmas It’s A CASA Kind of Christmas

Holiday home tour delights visitors every season

Flying high for the 19th annual CASA Christmas Home Tour, the home of Brett and Liz Molgren was one of four residences fabulously decked out last year to …

A River Oaks French Country Christmas A River Oaks French Country Christmas

Biennially at Christmas time, Houstonians are allowed a rare treat: an intimate glimpse into some of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods and most luxurious homes showcasing the best in interior, floral and holiday-inspired design ideas …

An Arts and Crafts Dream Come True An Arts and Crafts Dream Come True

Classic design inspired this habitat

Text by Cheryl Alexander | Photography by Felix Sanchez

When Jim and Cynthia Winton decided to build their dream home, they were enjoying life in the city from a garden home in Memorial Heights. It was large enough and convenient to everything they desired, so their impetus for change was not because they needed more space for kids or because they wanted a change of scenery. Quite the opposite, in fact.

Classic Comfort – A streamlined, uncluttered look rules this house design Classic Comfort – A streamlined, uncluttered look rules this house design

Text by Cathy Gordon     |     Pictures by Bookwalter Photography
When this homeowner sought to downsize from a larger golf-course property, definite needs came to mind. Easy access to Interstate 45 in the …

Shearer Delight, Even the family dog has cute overnight quarters in this thoughtfully detailed home. Shearer Delight, Even the family dog has cute overnight quarters in this thoughtfully detailed home.

Text by Cathy Gordon |  Pictures by Bookwalter Photography  |  Builder: Rohe & Wright
Some families look back and regret leaving out certain details while building their home. But in the case of Rob and Kelly …

Cape Cod Charm Cape Cod Charm

Some things are just meant to be. Jennifer Adam and her husband, Todd, met in a Woodlands neighborhood one day to check out a house that was for sale. “He was in his car, I’m …

The Magic Touch The Magic Touch

Text by Cathy Gordon – Pictures by Bookwalter Photography – Village Builders
She had circled past the chair three times, a sweet, timeworn piece with a broken cane back and seat that had been kicked to …