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Renovated Villa in Portugal Maintains Its Rustic Charm

Collect this ideaLocated between the Algarve mountain range and the Ria Formosa Natural Reserve in Portugal, this villa was recently upgraded by Atelier Rua architects. The renovation process aimed to conserve as many original details as possible while adapting the living spaces to the contemporary needs of the owners.The site is divided into ...

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DIY Wood Desk Organizers

As I flipped through my planner from last year, I saw why it’s cool to keep your planner from last year.  Bigger reasons include seeing where you were then, what you were up to, how far you’ve come, all that good self-growth stuff and so on.  The reason I’m shining light on today ...

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Classic Texas Beauty Displays Refined Elegance

Collect this ideaMarie Flanigan Interiors completed this welcoming residence in the River Oaks neighborhood in Houston, Texas. Balance and refined elegance characterize the spaces, which boast an array of traditional design elements.The social core of the home is a large living room filled with natural light from large windows. It features a variety of ...

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Top 5 Decluttering Tips

This topic is very important to me not because I’m good at it, but because I was once very terrible at it.  Ok, so there are a few more reasons An immensely big part of making a home is knowing what not to keep and when it’s time to let ...

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Modern Tiny Library Glows in Canada

Collect this ideaPromoting literacy and a lifelong love of reading, The Story Pod, a lending library and community gathering space, is a small structure with star power. The pro bono project by architecture firm Atelier Kastelic Buffey (AKB) is the realization of one community’s goal to create a central, modern landmark at which residents can engage ...

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2016 Goals

I have big dreams for where I want to go this year, hoping I’m prepared to make real plans and take action to get there, but this post is not really about that. This one is about my high and low of last year, and how I want those to ...

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Colorful Apartment in Paris Suits Young Fashion Designer

Collect this ideaSABO Project designed Hike, a stylish contemporary apartment in the Montmartre district of Paris. The apartment was envisioned for a young fashion designer who wanted clever storage solutions and original ways to maximize space.Several partitions were removed and a multi-functional wall unit was inserted. This wall acts as a “stair, office, display, closet, fabric storage” and ...

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The Best of Freshome: Top 10 Posts of 2015

Collect this ideaIs it any wonder that the story on this amazing loft was our No. 1 post of the year?What a year 2015 has been! Amid all the terrorist attacks, natural disasters and political posturing, it’s tempting to want to hunker down in our homes. After all, they’re our safe havens, ...

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Top 10 Posts from 2015

Hi, guys.  It’s my last post for 2015 before I leave for Christmas break, and before the year ends I’m making it a tradition to pause and look back on projects from the year before heading lightning speed into the new year.  This is also, for some friends and family that ...

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