Musings on art, architecture, design, style, photography, books, events, and every little thing else habitually chic may be discovered on this solo-run blog. ”Dans le Townhouse” is French-ish for “In the Townhouse.” This blog focuses on the DIY adventures of Tanya and her husband as they work on their 1976 […]

Can households undertake renovation work to improve their home or prepare their home for sale during the second lockdown in England? Boris Johnson announced that England’s second lockdown will begin on Thursday 5th November until Wednesday 2nd December, with ‘stay at home’ guidance and the closure of non-essential businesses. But […]

Our first president, George Washington, selected the site for the White House in 1791. The cornerstone was laid in 1792 and a competition design submitted by Irish-born architect James Hoban was chosen. After eight years of construction, President John Adams and his wife, Abigail, moved into the unfinished house in 1800. During the War of […]

William Abranowicz They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, and the same goes for homes. The exterior of a house can hint at what’s on inside or offer a contrasting surprise–whether it’s a castle-inspired exterior with a fairy-tale interior or a historic outside with a contemporary inside. […]

Exterior By Bernadette Thierry | February 28, 2020 The exterior look of your house determines people’s impression on you. Therefore, never ignore the exterior look of your house. One of the easiest ways to beautify your house exterior is by applying paint color on the walls. The following are paint color ideas for […]