House with Two Courtyards
Notice the brick paver driveway and the attractive garage door. Antique shutters surround the front window, while an old bench sits out front. I love the copper gutters! To the right is the side garden which leads to the hidden front door. Now that the West University Home Tour benefiting WU Elementary is over, for those who don’t live in Houston, homeowner Heidi Dugan is graciously letting us see these pictures of her beautiful house first published in Houston House and Home magazine. Dugan…
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gravel paths and patios
image via tales of carmel When deciding on a gravel path or patio, keep in mind that as charming and timeless as they are they do require maintenance to keep them looking picture perfect. Raking out ruts and leaves can be back breaking work if the area is large, as well as the need for reapplying gravel periodically. My advice would be to try to include an easy access to the area wide enough for a delivery truck to pass through. This would alleviate the need for wheel barreling the heavy…
unexpected guests: karl aguilar + audrey bodisco. | sfgirlbybay
today we’re dropping in on the beautiful san francisco home of karl aguilar and audrey bodisco. a few years ago audrey’s Grandmother sadly passed away, leaving her lovely Parkside District home to audrey and karl. after spending so much of her childhood there, audrey couldn’t believe how blessed they were to be able to live […]