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Seeking a Cozy Abode? This Kessler Square Tudor Fits The Bill

By Joanna England / January 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Though it’s unlikely to find any snow outside your home during a Texas winter, that doesn’t mean you can’t embrace the Danish concept of hygge, which has gained popularity in our culture recently. Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah), which means “to cherish oneself; to keep or make oneself snug” is though to be the etymological origin for the English word “hug,” […]

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What Makes a Listing a High Caliber Home?

By Joanna England / January 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

For a lot of people, Friday is their favorite day of the week. It’s the precipice before the weekend — two blessed days off! But for me, my favorite day of the week is Wednesday because it’s the day I get to bring to you, our dear readers, our High Caliber Home of the Week […]

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Quaint Hollywood Heights Tudor is The Perfect Backdrop to Family Festivities

By Joanna England / December 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

When you imagine hanging your stockings with care, what does that fireplace look like? Is it a couple of cute little socks next to yours and your partner’s? If so, we have the perfect mantle attached to the perfect Hollywood Heights Tudor for you and your tiny-stockinged charges. It’s our High Caliber Home of the […]

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Built to Last, This Highland Park Classic Revival Offers Grace and Elegance

By Joanna England / December 5, 2018 / 2 Comments

Readers of CandysDirt.com know a classic when they see one, and this stunning, time-honored design from architect Larry E. Boerder is definitely a classic. In fact, after much debate amongst our staff, we’re calling this Highland Park red brick beauty at 3821 Shenandoah a Classic Revival, but if you have an opinion, be sure to […]

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Oak Park Estates Ranch Offers Period Charm Plus Fab Updates

By Joanna England / November 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

When Warren Farmer purchased this 1958 Oak Park Estates ranch from a friend, he already had a vision in mind. The home, which had some issues hiding beneath the flooring and walls, turned out to be a project that was ripe for a full-on transformation.  “This was kind of my pet project,” Farmer said of […]

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Walker + Miranda Updates a Northwood Hills Soft Contemporary

By Joanna England / November 7, 2018 / 1 Comment

The whole of North Dallas is full of houses with excellent bones. These homes, many built in the 1970s, are just waiting for the right person to come along and revive them. I’ve long been in love with the bold, angular rooflines, vaulted ceilings, and open floor plans of 1970s soft contemporary architecture, and I […]

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