Friday, July 5, 2013

Storybook illustrations inspired the interior of this mountain home...

Homeowner/ designer Bill Cook and architect Michael Faust created this fairytale-inspired mountain home from a mix of architectural styles from across the Appalachian region.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Pele's Castle in Transylvania... Staircase for kings only

If you are a king, then this wooden spiral staircase is for you only... Pele´s castle in Transylvania

Friday, June 14, 2013

Beautiful Resort in Tahoe

Such a beautiful report in Tahoe! I think I may need this little pond at my house!

Monday, June 10, 2013

Friday, June 7, 2013

My Fantasy Cottage

Put me in this sweet little cottage. I'll sweep the floors and cook over the open hearth. Just please.... put me here!

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Friday, May 31, 2013

Biltmore Estate

Exterior of the Biltmore Estate at sunset

Library at the Biltmore Estate decorated for Christmas

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Thursday, May 23, 2013

A Secluded Woodland Paradise

A dream house like no other..... this perfect little log cabin looks snug as a bug in a rug, all nestled in with the trees and rocks of the forest. Show of hands... who wants this dream home?? (Me! Me! Me!)

Friday, May 17, 2013

Traditional Scottish Dry Stone Blackhouse

This is a traditional Scottish dry stone home called a Blackhouse however it's in Canada. Here are some blackhouses in Scotland. The house was built using 126 tons of stone at Eric Landman’s farm near Grand Valley, ON. Notice steps are built into the wall leading up to the chimney and the green roof.

A Man and His Mansion

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Storybook Home

On Canada's Vancouver Island you will find this [] a beautiful example of storybook architecture built by two creative natural builders, Timothy and Daniel []. The cottage was built with local douglas fir, logged and cut with a portable sawmill. The roof is cedar shingles (shakes) hand split and steamed to make them supple enough to follow the curves of the roof.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Modern Highlander House in Zakopane, Poland

This modern Highlander house is in Zakopane, the southern Mountain town located in Poland.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Ah.....To be a hobbit....

A real-life hobbit house constructed by a company in Pennsylvania

Interior of a real-life hobbit house constructed by a company in Pennsylvania

Hobbiton (movie set from "The Hobbit")