Keith and Michelle Clark watched “This Old House’’ for years. Open houses were their idea of the perfect date. A newspaper clipping would help them realize a remodeling dream.
The blue bungalow with its cheerful yellow door is impossible to miss. But when Bryan Frost and Luka Gonzalez first looked at the property four years ago, they weren’t sure if a house even existed behind the row of overgrown cedar trees in the front yard. Painted in a worn green and brown, the home blended with its surroundings.
A 60-pound stuffed beaver isn’t your usual living room décor. But for outdoorsman Daron Smith, it fits. His 3,700-square-foot home southwest of Beaver Lake, Nebraska, is a blend of his lifelong passion for the outdoors and his fondness for mementos from his family’s past.
Kansas natives Steve and Annette Huff have a lifelong connection to the vibrant college town and the scenic Flint Hills that surround it. The tiny house – in lieu of a hotel room – has allowed them not only to economize on lodging but also truly feel at home when they visit.
Leanne Hill Carlson is one of Omaha’s most recognizable stage presences, and unsurprisingly, her home has the kind of elegant glamour you’d associate with a versatile leading lady.
A kitchen peninsula. That’s what Bill and Nisi Wax jokingly dubbed the long counter that divided their kitchen and made for a cramped space. Dark overhead cabinets made the kitchen seem even smaller.
When David Klitz gave his partner a Christmas present in 2014, he packaged it with extra care and even more creativity. Inside were paint swatches, fabric samples and decorating ideas galore.
The metamorphosis — in two major expansions — has been a passion for the now-retired couple, who initially knew little about construction and carpentry, had a family to raise and an auto-body repair business to run.
Craig Lee brings magic to the local stage as a scenic stylist for the Omaha Community Playhouse and Blue Barn Theatre. He used that magic on his own basement.
Paige and Mike Lewis credit much of their enlightenment to Restoration Exchange Omaha’s Restore Omaha conference. To be held this weekend, the conference brings old-home craftsmen and owners of old homes together to make connections and share tips.
“I’ve always gravitated toward patterns and bold colors,” Megan Pettipoole says. “Fashion is a big influence.”
When remodeling a kitchen, it’s best to reflect the overall style of the home.
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Once dauntingly beyond repair, a grand house on the hill now sparkles with personality and is filled with guests throughout the year.
Sometimes it takes only a small change to make a big impact. Here are some simple ways to give your bathroom a fresh look without knocking down walls or spending a fortune
With no knowledge of the history behind the late-19th-century British-style home on Mercer Park Road, Carrie Derrick, an interior designer, purchased it in December, intending to renovate and resell it.
The brick building in downtown Elkhorn must have caught the eye of Tyler Curnes’ grandfather decades ago when he stopped there to fill up his gas tank. It must have captured the imagination of Curnes’ parents, years later, when they sought in vain to buy it.
Loveland home keeps pace with its trees, thanks to architect owner
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Christina Narwicz's 1,800-square-foot South Omaha live-work space, which was built in 1927 and originally housed a barbershop on one side and Rotella’s Italian Bakery on the other, is nestled on an industrial stretch of road less than a mile from the Old Market.
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Louis Moisset's Northern Hills Estates home embraces modern European design inside and out.
Don Wesely toured it that morning, all six bedrooms, six bathrooms, indoor-outdoor waterfalls and granite-countered laundry room. More than 4,000 square feet. “It was more than fine,” he said. “It was amazing.”
A nursery is a very unique space because it is as much for the caretakers as it is for the baby. To make decorating a little easier for expecting parents, Lisa Janvrin, owner of YouthfulNest, shares her favorite thrift, consignment, salvage, antique and boutique haunts around Omaha.
Well-worn never goes out of style. Here's how to make it all yours.
Low-maintenance methods of conserving and recycling water are trending in landscape design
There is nothing quite like it, giving the garden a cloud-like appearance of blue flowers about 3 feet tall and borne on a stiff stick rising out of the soil.
Sometime in June, the first big, beautiful head of broccoli is ready to cut. But the harvest doesn’t stop there. Although no broccoli plant will produce a second head as large as the first, smaller side shoots will continue throughout the growing season.
New census data put Sarpy in the top 100 counties for percentage growth of housing units from 2010 to 2015. During the first half of the decade, Sarpy added about 5,200 dwellings.
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