Posts tagged home improvement

House Lady visits St. Mary Drive

By | October 12, 2013 9:54 am | 0 Comments

I was on St. Mary Drive less than a year ago to visit the home that Adelmo and Eleda Duchini built in the 1970s. It sold quickly This week’s home for sale — which their daughter built — is right next door at 1208 St. Mary Drive. The most recent owners added a lot of…

 

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Flying saucer house — discovered by Gypsy Nesters

By | April 24, 2013 7:44 am | 0 Comments

I am a follower of Gypsy Nesters — a baby boomer couple who sold their nest after the kids grew up. They pretty much travel the globe and tell us about it. An out-of-this-world discovery in Chattanooga, Tenn., is on their website. Here’s a slideshow that includes the home. I love interesting homes, so to…

 

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House Lady — tour some history, hire an artist

By | March 23, 2013 8:09 am | 0 Comments

Always wanted to tour the homes on Millionaire’s Row? Now’s your chance.  Take a peek at residences and churches on the tour this week in House to Home. Then buy your $10 ticket for the April 25 tour. It sells out every year. The Watson-Curtze mansion, at left, is on the tour. Read the full story here….

 

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House Lady — condos aplenty for sale right now

By | March 16, 2013 7:06 am | 0 Comments

In 20 years of writing for House to Home, I don’t think I’ve seen so many nice condos and patio homes on the market at one time until now. The picture is of one of my favorites behind Erie Day School, but there are some for every price range and plenty are open tomorrow for…

 

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House lady — Pebble Creek house hides 2 homes in 1

By | March 9, 2013 7:28 am | 0 Comments

It’s always nice to find a surprise in a house for sale. This week in House to Home, we visit  Pebble Creek, where the  home at 5471 Granite Lane has two full floors of living and separate entry points — perfect for a multi-generational Millcreek family. Read the full story here. The house is open…

 

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House Lady — Gorgeous on Gordon Lane $189,900

By | March 2, 2013 12:02 pm | 0 Comments

If you venture out to open houses tomorrow, don’t miss the cute home at 515 Gordon Lane. Read my story on it wit this link – A lot to love at 515 Gordon Lane. It’s a cute older home with some great new features — granite in the kitchen and more. Outside, it offers a .5…

 

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House lady — from fairy gardens to tall cabinetry

By | February 24, 2013 6:43 am | 0 Comments

Fairy gardens are clever miniature garden ideas — and we have some magically creative gardeners, too. Check out the story by Sue Scholz about the cute dish garden Bonney Daubensock created in the picture at left. It’s all in Saturday’s House to Home. Or check out the link here. We have some terrific decorating ideas…

 

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House lady — kitchens kids will covet

By | February 16, 2013 7:45 am | 0 Comments

In this week’s House to Home, check out my article about how a grandma and grandpa converted media centers into kid kitchens. I was so impressed when Erie Times-News photographer Andy Colwell told me about this — I called these Oklahoma City folks up — terrific idea. Read it here. See the cool green kitchen…

 

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House lady — floored by good-looking options

By | February 9, 2013 9:25 am | 0 Comments

I remember when flooring was very obviously a laminate, wood, stone, tile or something else. Not anymore. I’ve seen incredible concrete and other materials that look like natural wonders. To catch up on what’s out there, read the cover story this week in House to Home right here. If that vinyl flooring story doesn’t surprise you…

 

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House lady — suite lake views in Harborcreek

By | February 2, 2013 6:26 am | 0 Comments

What a view of Lake Erie though those doors! I took this shot in a Harborcreek home where three bedrooms suites offer similar vistas. This residence is one of those hidden gems on Lake Erie — for more info, read my column in this week’s House to Home. Click here. Check out our local garden feature…

 

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