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Hacienda Style Home In Palm Springs

This is one of those tours of a home provided by a real estate company – I love these little tours of homes I can watch from home. This home is really a hacienda style home in the desert hills of Palm Springs, California. You will love the views from every room in this house… […]

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Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture Designed By Cliff May

These two video’s are from a San Diego Home tour. I found these video’s online – I didn’t film these so please don’t criticize me for the poor quality. πŸ˜‰ Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House I didn’t go on this home tour – but wish I had. I love the Cliff May style […]

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Casa del Herrero Classic Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture

I love this house… it’s got the best architectural classic Spanish colonial revival bones. You can see in the video below that this home has some of the classic George Washington Smith details. Casa Del Herrero: The Romance of Spanish Colonial I found this bit of detail on Wikipedia: Casa del Herrero ( ‘House of […]

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Homes Of Santa Barbara From George Washington Smith Architect

George Washington Smith Entrance Image Above I’ve been looking for old history of the architect George Washington Smith – because I love his Spanish Colonial Style.Β  I recently ran across an old article published in 1922 (Western Architect and Engineer) and I thought I’d share some of it with you.Β  I’ve tried to edit it […]

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Spanish Home Style In California

I found this video published by a builder (Chandler Building) located in California. The Spanish Home Style pictured in this video is stunning and full of some great ideas. Gardens in Spanish Style Homes really should always include lot’s of bougainvillea – as it is (and was) something that is seen everywhere in Southern California […]

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Architecture From Albuquerque New Mexico

We took a trip to Albuquerque, New Mexico last year and I snapped a few photos of interesting architecture around the old part of town. I’m always interested in two story homes with red tile roofs.Β  I don’t see many of these in my area – so they attract my attention.Β  And… I am always […]

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Large Home Accessories Make Shopping Quicker

I love to shop for Home Accessories… but I stopped buying so much a few years ago. I found that I was usually buying small accents that ended up a cluttered mess and not making a statement at all. I’m all for having a personal look in my home – but a slew of 6 […]

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Architecture Of Mexico

I found this list of Mexico Style Architecture in an old book – Really Old! I’ve modified it some so it “reads” better… which means I’ve changed some of the archaic language. The history of Architecture is by no means confined to that of the structures erected by the English-speaking races of the United States. […]

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Spanish Home Styles From 1929

I was looking through an old architectural book from 1929 and found these Spanish Style Homes pictured – some even have floor plans… enjoy! They called this one a Spanish Style Villa Spanish Home In Texas Β Spanish Style Home In Florida Italian Influence Home – Still Spanish look in my opinion This Italian Style theme […]

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What Is A Spanish Style Chair

My love for the Spanish Style is never ending… I do love to mix my styles with a bit of old Italy, but generally I’m a Spanish Hacienda Style Girl. I’ve always loved the look of Spanish style chairs and would love to add them to my dining room table. I have the typical “Old […]

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