Tag Archives: Kitchen
Friday Four Hundred: Best of Both Worlds in Vickery Park! Historic District Charm With All-New Interiors!
This is exactly the kind of home I like. It’s in a quaint and accessible historic district near a ton of amenities, and it’s got absolutely none of the problems you often find with historic homes, such as horrible ventilation, mis-matched kitchens, sloping foundations, a complete lack of closet space, and antiquated bathrooms.
Thursday Three Hundred: Updates Make a Difference, And This Cute Craftsman Will Be Worth The Investment!
While this house isn’t technically $300,000, it will be worth at least that much when you renovate the kitchen. Located in the Belmont Addition, this cute Craftsman at 5930 Richmond Avenue is listed by Dallas City Center at $290,000.
Kicking It Up With HOUZZ at Capital Distributing: How Much Over Your Budget Do YOU Go When You Redecorate?
So we all love HOUZZ, that way cool design site that gets like a trillion hits a day and fills us with photos, millions of photos of beautiful “HOUZZes” and rooms. Houzz was founded just a couple of years ago by Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen, two Palo Alto residents who were remodeling a ranch home on the Peninsula there in northern Cali and were tired of cutting pages out of magazines for their inspiration file. Houzz soon became an online national photo database and idea generator for people in the process of building, remodeling and decorating. By December 2012, the Houzz i-pad app was downloaded over five-million times and the website featured one-million images. Houzz has a directory of 1.5 million home improvement professionals who use the site to connect with homeowners. So it was no wonder then that when Houzz decided to do a big party in Dallas to promote the site, they chose Capital Distributing (and Thermadore, ModernLuxuryDallas and your’s truly, CandysDirt.com) to partner and party with. I don’t know of a better design central for your home than Capital Distributing, ASID’s 2012 Appliance Designers’ Choice Award” Winner. Last Thursday evening we rocked it up around the latest and greatest in kitchen gadgets, learned how the internet is influencing home design, and got an earful of a survey commissioned by Houzz. There were at least 450 builders, designers, architects and contractors in the house. Lisa Hausman, from Houzz, told me the Dallas event was one of the best attended across the USA.
Wishlist Wednesday is a Feast For Your Eyes: Imagine a Terrific Turkey Day at These Amazing Estates!
In honor of Thanksgiving, we’ve picked out a few of the most incredible kitchens and dining rooms Dallas has to offer as sites for our dream turkey dinner. They are truly a feast for the eyes! Enjoy, and Happy Thanksgiving!
Not many folks can afford to move into a stunning Lakewood abode when they’re just starting out. And of course, you have to start somewhere, right? Caruth Terrace is an excellent neighborhood for folks who want to be as close to Lakewood as possible without the huge price tag!
Ohhh, this home. I am going to get you in trouble because you are going to be looking at these photos all day long, breathing in the flowers in that exquisite garden. I have known this home a long time, been in it, in fact, as a guest. 3316 Harvard is really one of the most charming, perfect cottages in Dallas: character, warmth plus bountiful gardens. Continue reading
This cute little puppy at 10142 Apple Creek Drive in Dallas has been updated and is ready for Mama Bear, Papa Bear and the cubs to move right in. 2619 square feet with three bedrooms, three baths and two living areas. Built in 1979 but totally updated from the studs — new kitchen with those three must haves: cabinets, granite and stainless steel. The roof is new, foundation repaired, and all baths have granite. This area is also relatively close in, near Audelia Forest/LBJ, and mercifully on the OTHER side of construction. I mean, are we not avoiding west bound LBJ from Preston at all costs?
Good morning! You may have heard that the Cowboys trounced the Redskins yesterday!You may also have heard that ranches are coming back in style. Yes, after all those years of mega-storied McMansion utility hogs, guess what more people are craving: a one story ranch! And 5337 Southern is a stunning ranch that was TOTALLY taken down to the studs and updated by mega builder Nickey Oates. Basically, you have a new home with a pool so gorgeous it’s won an award. There’s a kitchen that will compete with (and rule over) any brand new sassy McMansion kitchen. Case in point: an Advantium oven. Where do I begin? Traditional, but not overtly so. Perfect size at 3509 square feet: three bedrooms, four and a half baths, formals, den, library, verandah and that stunner of a pool. Inside there are vaulted ceilings, gorgeous hardwoods — pecan in the master and adjoining library — central vac, plantation shutters, fire sprinkers, limestone and marble baths, recirculating tankless water heaters, and 18 SEER HVAC. Listed with Christopher McGuire over at Briggs-Freeman Sotheby’s International for $1,185,000.