First impressions are important, which is why the entryway to a house needs to be more than just a pass-through on the way to the stairs.
A former antiques dealer and her husband restore a 110-year-old Bethesda farmhouse-and provide it with personalized touches from a well-traveled life
High school sweethearts find each other again after 30 years-and then find the perfect spot for their dream house in West Virginia
After demolishing a 1950s-era house, a Somerset couple builds a dream home that's simple, spare-and spectacular
With temperature changes in the region come all sorts of plants that once thrived only in Southern climes
Designers have a knack for making sure every room in a house looks great. But let's admit it: When it comes to their own homes, there's often one room they love more than the others
Great gifts for the host or hostess
Three local oenophiles play it cool-with wine cellars and tasting rooms right in their own homes
Three homeowners see kitchen cabinetry in a different light
A grand old Chevy Chase home is expanded and updated to accommodate three generations
There's something inherently charming about a roof deck. Those in the area who have roof decks-and there aren't many-agree that a private retreat, often high among the trees, elicits a sense of delight and tranquility.
Bethesda architect Mark McInturff designs a weekend retreat with a modern, quirky sensibility
A onetime speakeasy in Chevy Chase undergoes a dramatic transformation
Many local residents have found a way to beat the elements and enjoy outdoor living in almost every season, creating vacation-worthy spaces right at home.
A Bethesda photographer and glass artist creates the minimalist 'tree house' of her dreams
Roses are red, but indigenous plants are greener
Seeing red? Feeling blue? Tickled pink? There's more to color than meets the eye
Three teenagers get the bedroom makeovers of their dreams
Whether entertaining clients or toasting marshmallows with the kids, area homeowners enjoy the warmth and beauty of their outdoor fireplaces almost year-round.
Hamid and Tammy Darvish Fallahi have created a showpiece that sings: 'Let us entertain you.'