As a local realtor, I’m always out looking at what’s on the market. I love to check out new listings every day and visit realtor open houses. I found a beauty the other day on Tuxedo Road in Atlanta! I just love that front door and the inside is even prettier! I fell in love with the living room chandelier! The first … Read More Storybook Cottages
I am originally from a small town in Georgia. My family has been in that area for generations. My parents are aging, and I find myself down there more and more these days. My sister and I are now the third generation to take care of my grandparents farmhouse. My grandfather built the house and moved his family in in 1937. The house is … Read More The Farm
If you love old homes too, I hope you enjoy this little cottage I ran across the other day. It’s listed as a lot, and in a great neighborhood, so the sellers are thinking that no one will want to keep this 1930’s bungalow. I fell in love with it though!
Suzanne Kasler says that when looking for a new home, “You’ve got to have good bones, and if you don’t you must create them.” How true! So when looking for a new home, think about focal points in a room. Is there a pretty mantel? Are there moldings in the home? Is the room symmetrical? If not, can you add something and make it more … Read More Quick Change for a Well-Built Condo
Congratulations! You’ve decided that you are tired of renting and are ready to take the plunge into homeownership! I’m proud of you! Let’s take some time and organize our thoughts. Find a realtor! He or she is going to be your new best friend for a while! Make sure you like her! What’s her plan? Does she help you use the internet to find … Read More So You Want to Buy A Home? The Top 5 Things to Do to Prepare
James Means is a very important Atlanta architect who designed 60 homes throughout America. Sixteen were built here in Atlanta. This particular home was originally built for the Ballard family in 1965. Through the years the home has been lovingly updated, staying true to the original concept of the house, but bringing it into a new century of modern living. After it’s most recent update, … Read More A James Means Jewel in Atlanta
When I first moved to Atlanta as a new college graduate, I had a delightful sales job in Cobb county. It was a great day when I found myself near the exclusive area of Paper Mill Road. The homes are so beautiful there. I loved to drive that road as I went to visit clients. It’s the road that could be in a movie, one … Read More Georgian Perfection in an Idyllic Setting
Look what landed in my mailbox today! I’ll take it all, thanks! Where do I sign?
Now that I have your attention, let me start this article by saying that he is one of my favorite artists ever! Most of his crazy ideas and attitudes are why I like him so much! He definitely had a way of looking at the world that was extremely counter-cultural! From his family life, the way he decorated, painted, and dealt with his neighbors, … Read More Monet was a Hippie!