before-and-after

Before-and-After Crestwood Home Creates a New Style

By Seth Fowler / October 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

I love writing about before-and-after transformations in Tarrant County Tuesday. Some of the time the before photos showcase areas that were downright nasty and in need of major updating. Other times the home is simply dated or has a cacophony of styles that caused the home to sit on the market for a lengthy period […]

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Interior Designer Kevin Twitty Creates Dream Reno, House Hitting the Market Wednesday

By Leah Shafer / April 18, 2016 / 1 Comment

Have you ever wondered if interior designers live in homes as fabulous as the ones they create? One of our favorite designers, Kevin Twitty of IBB Design Fine Furnishings in Frisco, is giving us a sneak peek into his soon-to-be-listed house, and showing us before-and-after photos of the 1970s ranch he and his partner Brad bought three […]

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From the Archives: Phenomenal Buckner Terrace Reno Goes Under Contract in 3 Days

By Leah Shafer / December 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

Editor’s note: This piece originally ran March 24, 2015, and highlights the gorgeous work of Barton-Graham Home & Design Firm. We subsequently wrote a profile of them here and featured another renovation of theirs here. If you want to see what an incredible renovtion can do for a house, look no further than the 1960s […]

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Spacious, Open Floorplan, Elegant Finishes Will Sell This Webster Grove Home

By Leah Shafer / October 13, 2015 / 1 Comment

Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred is a home in Northwest Dallas that went from cluttered and cramped to contemporary and classy in a substantial recent renovation. The Webster Grove house at 3233 Dothan Ln., near Royal and Webb Chapel lanes, was an outdated ranch, built in 1961 and looking worn. It’s a 3-2 with 1,625 square feet, but felt smaller. New owners bought […]

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Sparkman Club-Highland North Reno Is Quick Flip That Makes Most of Space

By Leah Shafer / October 8, 2015 / 2 Comments

Sometimes, house flips get a bad rap. But many flippers make smart choices that turn outdated properties into warm, welcoming homes with lot of amenities. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is just such a example. Located in Northwest Dallas at 3506 Warick Dr., near Royal and Marsh lanes, the house sold on Sept. 12, and went back on […]

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Summer Riggins Delivers Divine Design with First Top-to-Bottom Home Renovation

By Leah Shafer / October 5, 2015 / 5 Comments

Two weeks ago, an East Dallas property in Old Lake Highlands went on the market and was featured as the CandysDirt Thursday Three Hundred. It caught our eye with its custom-build features; cohesive, elegant look; and Midcentury vibe. The response was overwhelmingly positive, and people swooned over the details of this big renovation that turned a dated cottage into […]

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