Forever Home

Houston, Texas
Location
  • Houston, Texas
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Type
  • Traditional
  • Year
  • 1920
  • Square Feet
  • 2450
  • Lot Size
  • 7800
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Full Baths
  • 2
  • Updated a craftsman bungalow for the evolving need of this family, we added an addition to the back of the house to give the homeowners a new kitchen / great room as well as a new master ensuite. Renovating the existing house gave them the updated look with historic elements they wanted to make the house flow. The exterior was renovated with hardscaping, landscaping and new paint for the home.

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    While the house was raised to bring it off the ground, a new entrance was built with brick walkways, brick steps, custom handrails and railings to give his old bungalow a majestic feel.  Photo  of Forever Home modern home

    While the house was raised to bring it off the ground, a new entrance was built with brick walkways, brick steps, custom handrails and railings to give his old bungalow a majestic feel.

    While the house was raised to bring it off the ground, a new entrance was built with brick walkways, brick steps, custom handrails and railings to give his old bungalow a majestic feel.  A new parking pad in this cramped area gave guests designated parking when visiting. Photo 2 of Forever Home modern home

    While the house was raised to bring it off the ground, a new entrance was built with brick walkways, brick steps, custom handrails and railings to give his old bungalow a majestic feel. A new parking pad in this cramped area gave guests designated parking when visiting.

    A new parking pad in this cramped area gave guests designated parking when visiting.  The antique chicago brick was laid in a framed herringbone pattern to provide more visual interest and to set the tone for the home. Photo 3 of Forever Home modern home

    A new parking pad in this cramped area gave guests designated parking when visiting. The antique chicago brick was laid in a framed herringbone pattern to provide more visual interest and to set the tone for the home.

    A new walkway with the antique Chicago brick in the framed herringbone layout provided a lush entrance through the gate. Photo 4 of Forever Home modern home

    A new walkway with the antique Chicago brick in the framed herringbone layout provided a lush entrance through the gate.

    A new walkway with the antique Chicago brick in the framed herringbone layout provided a lush entrance through the gate. Photo 5 of Forever Home modern home

    A new walkway with the antique Chicago brick in the framed herringbone layout provided a lush entrance through the gate.

    Beams were added to the large living room to give a majestic feel for the home.  Each room had it's own beam & crown configuration to provide visual interest throughout the home. Photo 6 of Forever Home modern home

    Beams were added to the large living room to give a majestic feel for the home. Each room had it's own beam & crown configuration to provide visual interest throughout the home.

    Beams were added to the large living room to give a majestic feel for the home.  Each room had it's own beam & crown configuration to provide visual interest throughout the home. Walls were resurfaced to a museum quality to add elegance to this home. Photo 7 of Forever Home modern home

    Beams were added to the large living room to give a majestic feel for the home. Each room had it's own beam & crown configuration to provide visual interest throughout the home. Walls were resurfaced to a museum quality to add elegance to this home.

    The dining room was renovated by fixing the floors, adding trim to the pillars and updating the seating at the dining room to provide better flow throughout the house.   Photo 8 of Forever Home modern home

    The dining room was renovated by fixing the floors, adding trim to the pillars and updating the seating at the dining room to provide better flow throughout the house.

    The old kitchen space was renovated to include pantry storage for the new kitchen, a wine bar for entertaining, a desk for the homeowners and laundry facilities / additional storage. Photo 9 of Forever Home modern home

    The old kitchen space was renovated to include pantry storage for the new kitchen, a wine bar for entertaining, a desk for the homeowners and laundry facilities / additional storage.

    The old kitchen space was renovated to include pantry storage for the new kitchen, a wine bar for entertaining, a desk for the homeowners and laundry facilities / additional storage.  The image behind the desk was taken by the homeowner and reproduced as wallpaper to add a personal touch to the desk. Photo 10 of Forever Home modern home

    The old kitchen space was renovated to include pantry storage for the new kitchen, a wine bar for entertaining, a desk for the homeowners and laundry facilities / additional storage. The image behind the desk was taken by the homeowner and reproduced as wallpaper to add a personal touch to the desk.

    The kitchen in the new addition included high-end appliances, a seating area for everyday use, custom made 10' doors and custom beam work to tie the new addition to the older home. Photo 11 of Forever Home modern home

    The kitchen in the new addition included high-end appliances, a seating area for everyday use, custom made 10' doors and custom beam work to tie the new addition to the older home.

    The kitchen in the new addition included high-end appliances, a seating area for everyday use, custom made 10' doors and custom beam work to tie the new addition to the older home.  A large window was placed over the sink to allow natural light to permeate the space throughout the day. Photo 12 of Forever Home modern home

    The kitchen in the new addition included high-end appliances, a seating area for everyday use, custom made 10' doors and custom beam work to tie the new addition to the older home. A large window was placed over the sink to allow natural light to permeate the space throughout the day.

    The hallway was updated with stained headboard ceiling and crown as well as antique light fixtures to accentuate the heritage of the home. Photo 13 of Forever Home modern home

    The hallway was updated with stained headboard ceiling and crown as well as antique light fixtures to accentuate the heritage of the home.

    The master suite was updated with custom wall paper, new lighting, and furnishings that brought elegance to the homeowners favorite space.  Beams were added to "hide" the different ceiling heights in this section of the house. Photo 14 of Forever Home modern home

    The master suite was updated with custom wall paper, new lighting, and furnishings that brought elegance to the homeowners favorite space. Beams were added to "hide" the different ceiling heights in this section of the house.

    The master suite was updated with custom wall paper, new lighting, and furnishings that brought elegance to the homeowners favorite space.  Beams were added to "hide" the different ceiling heights in this section of the house. Photo 15 of Forever Home modern home

    The master suite was updated with custom wall paper, new lighting, and furnishings that brought elegance to the homeowners favorite space. Beams were added to "hide" the different ceiling heights in this section of the house.

    The entrance to the new ensuite incorporated pocket doors to maximize floor space.  2 new closets with french pocket doors created a dressing area for the homeowners who previously had 2 small closets flanking the windows in the bedroom. Photo 16 of Forever Home modern home

    The entrance to the new ensuite incorporated pocket doors to maximize floor space. 2 new closets with french pocket doors created a dressing area for the homeowners who previously had 2 small closets flanking the windows in the bedroom.

    The new master bath featured custom cabinetry, an antique clawfoot tub, a walk-in shower and his and hers vanities as well as a water closet with opaque glass doors to allow light to flood the bathroom and dressing area in the mornings.   Photo 17 of Forever Home modern home

    The new master bath featured custom cabinetry, an antique clawfoot tub, a walk-in shower and his and hers vanities as well as a water closet with opaque glass doors to allow light to flood the bathroom and dressing area in the mornings.

    A new deck was built on the back of the house at the same height as the interior floors.  This become one of the favorite areas of the homeowners as it gave them a birds eye view of the large side yard. Photo 18 of Forever Home modern home

    A new deck was built on the back of the house at the same height as the interior floors. This become one of the favorite areas of the homeowners as it gave them a birds eye view of the large side yard.

    A little nook on the side of the garage offered a quiet getaway when needed. Photo 19 of Forever Home modern home

    A little nook on the side of the garage offered a quiet getaway when needed.