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Elmwood Cape Cod Transformed From Dumpy and Downtrodden to Darling

By Leah Shafer / February 28, 2017 / 7 Comments
Elmwood Traditional Hits the Market in Oak Cliff | CandysDirt.com

Every now and again, a house undergoes a total transformation. Not your average flip, these changes take downtrodden properties and make them shine. Our Tuesday Two Hundred shows off its total rejuvenation with a top-to-bottom renovation. The house is unrecognizable from its previous state (“before” photos after the jump). What was once an eyesore is now […]

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Stunning Bud Oglesby Townhome in Heart of Oak Lawn Is a Midcentury Modern Dream

By Leah Shafer / February 7, 2017 / 4 Comments

Bud Oglesby’s architectural work is a Dallas treasure, and we have lots of it. Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred is a Oglesby-designed townhome in the heart of the Oak Lawn neighborhood. Located at 2727 Hood St. Apt. 107, this townhome is a midcentury modern masterpiece, built in 1964 and extensively updated in a way that adds to […]

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The Shelby Residences in East Dallas’ Hip University Crossing Offer Sleek, Chic Living

By Leah Shafer / March 15, 2016 / 5 Comments

If it’s all about location, location, location, then The Shelby Residences in East Dallas’ new University Crossing neighborhood has it nailed. Situated near Mockingbird Lane and Greenville Avenue at 5609 SMU Blvd., this 55-unit contemporary residence is just steps away from The Katy Trail, and a five-minute walk to Mockingbird Station and the DART light […]

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Dallas Top Designers Dish on 2016 Kitchen Trends, From Lacquer Paint to LED Lights

By Leah Shafer / January 28, 2016 / 12 Comments

The emergence of the open floorplan as a home design standard means more eyes than ever are on our kitchens. Design and function evolve every year, and we’ve asked some of the top Dallas interior designers to dish on 2016 kitchen trends for us. They say the overall vibe for this year is crisp and uncluttered, with the […]

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From the Archives: Lake Highlands Estates Home Has Custom Features, Vintage Charm

By Leah Shafer / December 31, 2015 / 0 Comments

Editor’s note: This post was originally published Sept. 24, 2015, and features the incredible design work of Summer Riggins. You can read the profile we later wrote on her here. Some home renovations go halfway, updating a few spots here and there. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is not that kind of reno. The owners of […]

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Chapel Downs Reno Offers Light-Filled Interior in Hot Dallas Neighborhood

By Leah Shafer / November 19, 2015 / 5 Comments

Today’s Thursday Three Hundred takes us to Northwest Dallas, to a friendly, spacious, 1962 ranch, updated with modern amenities, but retaining lots of original charm. Located at 3309 Citation Dr., near Walnut Hill and Webb Chapel, this home is 2,254 square feet with three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a powder room. This house, like the […]

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