Amazing Miniature Old House Artist Chris Toledo

No that's not a giant pair of scissors. It is a regular sized pair of scissors in a teeny-tiny replica vintage bathroom. Artist Chris Toledo builds miniature 1:12 scale interiors of old houses that he dreams up. This guy is amazing! He's done everything from ornate Victorian interiors to farmhouse kitchens. Toledo's range of design... Continue Reading →

The Last Farmhouse In Manhattan: Dyckman House Museum

What a gem! When House Crazy Sarah heard about this place, she knew she had to feature it on her blog. The only surviving farmhouse in Manhattan? Over 230 years old?? Tucked among multi-story apartment buildings and the hustle and bustle of big city life??? This place is remarkable! What's truly astonishing is that this... Continue Reading →

Colorful Southern Victorian Cottage

Some people love their old houses, and it shows. This pretty vintage cottage in Decatur, Alabama is one of those homes you can tell the owners dote on. She's a regular Southern Belle! And she was recently for sale so we get to see her glamour shots! This 2,547 square feet, 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom... Continue Reading →

Victorian Era Wedding Photos

House Crazy Sarah loves old wedding photos of any age because they give us a glimpse of the silly fashion fads of the day. But she especially loves Victorian era wedding photos because they often give us a peek at elaborately staged Victorian parlors. Plus the people are just so darn morose! Wasn't anyone happy... Continue Reading →

Texas Grain Silo Converted Into A Rustic Retreat

Texas is no longer the stereotypical land of long-horns and dusty 10-gallon hats. On the contrary, Texas is design central for those who are into rustic cottage-chic style (Chip and Joanna? We don't even need to reference their last name!) A woman named Amy Kleinwatcher from La Grange, Texas converted this old grain silo into... Continue Reading →

A Century Old Theater Gets New Life As A Bookstore

  This is truly a stunning transformation! Old theaters are already so enchanting but add shelves and shelves of beautiful books and it is a breathtaking combination. The El Ateneo Grand Splendid is a book store in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 2019,  the Grand Splendid was named the "world's most beautiful bookstore" by the National... Continue Reading →

Colorado’s Famous Spaceship House

House Crazy Sarah loves all things funky, especially when it comes to homes. She loves Colorado and she loves mid-century modern design. So it's a no-brainer that she has always had a *thing* for the famous "Spaceship House" in the mountains just west of Denver. Also known as The Sculptured House, The Sleeper House, or... Continue Reading →

Hotel Schweizerhof Santa Maria In The Swiss Alps

House Crazy Sarah has long been smitten with the Alps. Snow capped mountains, rich creamy food, adorable chalets, hiney-hugging Lederhosen. What's not to love? When she came across Hotel Schweizerhof Santa Maria located in Val Mustair, Switzerland, she fell in love all over again. The Hotel & Restaurant Schweizerhof dates back over 110 years. Situated... Continue Reading →

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