Kim’s Bookshop In The United Kingdom

Kim's Bookshop came about in 1971 when Kim Francombe, an avid book collector, needed more space to house her vast book collection that was taking over her home. Kim opened a small shop in Worthing, England with a stock of 250 books. Kim’s Bookshop has grown over the years and now has locations in Arundel... Continue Reading →

Sweet Vintage Cottage in Prescott, Arizona

House Crazy Sarah has a treat for you! Look at this pristine 1930's home that will soon be on the market! Located in Prescott, Arizona, this period-decorated bungalow will be up for sale this fall. Seeing the photos made House Crazy Sarah's vintage-loving heart go pitter-patter! She especially loves 1930's houses because that's the age... Continue Reading →

Hotel Caron de Beaumarchais In Paris

THIS is what House Crazy Sarah envisions when she dreams of Paris. And she dreams of Paris often.... one day she'll get there. HOTEL CARON DE BEAUMARCHAIS is a romantic boutique hotel in Paris, close to Notre-Dame and the river Seine in the historic Marais district. Although the hotel is an ode to all things... Continue Reading →

‘The Nest’ Country Cabin in Franklin Tennessee

Welcome to "The Nest"! This sweet country cabin is available for rent just outside of Franklin Tennessee (that's where all the country music stars live!) The idyllic property sits on almost 10 acres of woodlands and pastures. The cottage has 1,100 square feet with one bedroom on the main floor and an upper loft with... Continue Reading →

Lauren P. Dodge, Gothic Miniature House Artist

House Crazy Sarah has featured talented miniature house artists before, but miniaturist Lauren P. Dodge puts her own unique spin on dollhouses - she goes to the darkside. She calls her style "southern Gothic" and House Crazy Sarah is beguiled. Lauren P. Dodge's mini decor is so detailed and intricate, it's hard to imagine all... Continue Reading →

Valley House: The New Jersey Home Of Gangster Al Capone

There's something about a vintage 1920's home hidden away in the dark cover of New Jersey woods that just screams gangster hideaway. This estate in Berlin, NJ. was once a getaway home for famed American gangster Al Capone.  It was recently listed for sale and sold for $1.3 Million. Historic photo of the home Al... Continue Reading →

The Servants Staircase

House Crazy Sarah doesn't want servants... she does her own housework. But she's always wanted an old house with a servant's staircase. Why? Just because they are so narrow and steep and unique. And House Crazy Sarah loves all things old and funky. Servant staircases were typically located off the kitchen or back part of... Continue Reading →

Horton Bay General Store In Northern Michigan

House Crazy Sarah is obsessed with real-life old country stores.... The Horton Bay General Store in Boyne City, Michigan (near the lake resort towns of Charlevoix & Petoskey), is notable not only for its preserved historic character, but also for one of its famous former patrons: none other than classic American writer, Ernest Hemingway. Hemingway... Continue Reading →

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