Home Features

Transforming a plot of bare land into a full-fledged resort is no easy task, but these three Valley experts know how to do it with style and ease, all while saving clients time and money. more

Apr 1, 2017 10:10 AM Outdoors

Michael Strickland knew that he had found his new home away from home as soon as he set foot in the driveway of the old farmhouse in Bucks County. “I guess I saw the potential,” he recalls. The trick would be getting his then-partner, now-husband... more

Apr 1, 2017 12:00 AM Home Tours

Every year, builders from all across the area submit their finest work to the Lehigh Valley Builders Association in hopes of being recognized amongst their peers and accepting awards that will set them apart from the rest. more

Mar 31, 2017 4:00 PM Indoors

Executed and designed by some of the top builders in the Valley, these four kitchens are sure to inspire and amaze. more

Mar 31, 2017 2:20 PM Indoors

As spring begins to make its grand entrance and leisure time is no longer spent wrapped in layers on the sofa, the appearance of your home’s outside becomes just as important as its inside. more

Mar 31, 2017 11:00 AM Outdoors

The day that the Campania International catalog arrives in the mail must be akin to Christmas morning for purveyors of home and garden goods. Of course, this is no ordinary catalog; it’s more like the Sears Wish Book of decorative accents. Hardbo... more

Feb 28, 2017 9:03 AM Outdoors

“Playful and bright” is how architect Maria Diaz-Joves of a423 Architecture and Design in Hellertown describes the house she designed for this young professional couple with two preschool-aged daughters. Playful isn’t a word ordinarily applied... more

Feb 28, 2017 9:03 AM Home Tours

Carrie Oesmann recalls completing a school career project when she was in fifth grade. The subject she reported on, based on the theme “what you want to be when you grow up,” stuck with her for years. She was finally able to pursue her “dream” pr... more

Mar 28, 2016 7:37 AM Home Tours

When you find a truly talented interior design blogger on Instagram, you click “follow” and then proceed to swoon at everything you wish you could put in your dream home. When you find out there’s a swoon-worthy interior design blogger (with over... more

Feb 26, 2016 10:02 AM Home Tours

The Michael and Eve Metzger family have called their house in Coopersburg home since moving there in 2004. They moved into a Dutch Colonial-style house, originally constructed in 1977 and situated on a lush, semi-rural, six-acre parcel, including... more

Aug 26, 2015 8:02 AM Home Tours

“The beauty of art is getting to know the story behind the art and the artist,” Bruce Loch says. The same can be said of this home and its owners. With their daughter now a married mom living in London, Bruce and Pam Loch of Allentown set out ... more

Apr 29, 2015 8:05 AM Home Tours

After relocating for work ten times in 17 years, Paul and Kym Farr had no intentions of ever moving from the stone-and-stucco Center Valley house they had lovingly turned into a home for their three children. “We had it all done,” says Kym Far... more

Feb 27, 2015 9:44 AM Home Tours

“You are going to die when you see this room,” says Lauren Midlam, spinning her laptop around to show off a before picture that would make any potential homebuyer understandably faint of heart. It’s hard to reconcile the lime-green ceiling and fa... more

Aug 27, 2014 7:53 AM Home Tours

If someone told you that a company in our region partners with some of the world’s most famous designers, would you know its name? If we mentioned its recent 75th anniversary, would that clue you in? The company is Knoll Furniture, and it’s locat... more

Apr 28, 2014 7:46 AM Indoors

Standing on the deck of Lisa Stephen’s house in Eastport, Maine, you can look across the water and see Canada. The wide, open space affords a panoramic view of the Bay of Fundy. Small islands dot the bay, including Campobello Island where a young... more

Mar 28, 2014 7:41 AM Home Tours

Building a custom home can be a huge undertaking even when someone else is doing the detail work. But for a Lehigh Valley woodworking enthusiast and his wife, the detail work was the whole point. Even before they had drawn up plans for their five... more

Feb 28, 2014 7:45 AM Home Tours

Thirty-four hundred square feet of stark, empty, white space can be either the most intimidating thing facing a homeowner, or the most exciting. For Kim Conrad, it was definitely the latter. more

Aug 27, 2013 11:01 AM Home Tours

Are you the proud owner of a backyard that makes everyone who sees it say “Wow,” or could your landscape use a little design intervention? more

Mar 25, 2013 3:50 PM Outdoors

Creating a gorgeous home with exotic materials, top-of-the-line appointments and an army of subcontractors is one thing. Doing it with concrete, old barn beams and your own two hands is quite another. more

Feb 25, 2013 8:38 AM Home Tours

It’s fitting that Dave McCormack and Dru Thomas kick-start their holiday season each year with a Black Friday trip to Fifth Avenue in New York. Shopping is a favorite pastime, New York City a favorite destination and the unveiling of festiv... more

Dec 3, 2012 1:02 PM Home Tours