The Grandma Moses Schoolhouse Museum In Bennington, Vermont

This diminutive historic schoolhouse and adjoining museum - the Bennington Museum in Bennington, Vermont - contain the largest public collection in the world of paintings by Grandma Moses, the beloved 20th-century American folk artist. Grandma Moses was known for painting scenes of rural life celebrating an idyllic America of days gone by. Anna Mary Robertson... Continue Reading →

1950’s Dream House You Can Rent!

This house is so much fun! Located in Portsmouth, Virginia, this 1950s home has been meticulously staged in the era of Leave It To Beaver. Ms. Carly Niño is the queen responsible for this creative endeavor that like-minded retro lovers can now rent as an Airbnb. Here's the home's Airbnb write-up: "Travel back in time... Continue Reading →

Scenes of Domestic Bliss By Artist Lucy Almey Bird

House Crazy Sarah recently came across this amazing artist and she is in love! British painter Lucy Almey Bird creates the most whimsical images of all of House Crazy Sarah's favorite things: private interior spaces, solitary women doing what they love, beloved pets, antiques, books, and comfy old chairs. Lucy's subject matter centers around snapshots... Continue Reading →

Folk Artist Maud Lewis’s House in Nova Scotia

The story of Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (1903 - 1970) is a poignant one. She lived most of her life in abject poverty in a tiny cottage in Marshalltown, Nova Scotia. She made do with what little she had and nourished her painting talent by turning her house into a canvas, covering nearly every... Continue Reading →

Enchanted Paintings Of Old Houses By Julie Horner

Few things set House Crazy Sarah's heart a flutter as much as paintings of old houses. When she came across British artist Julie Horner's whimsical watercolours of cottage homes set in magical landscapes, she knew she had to feature them. House Crazy Sarah asked permission to display these images and also asked the artist a... Continue Reading →

Couple Builds Mid-Century Modern Dollhouse Based On Childhood Homes

Sweet nostalgia in this dollhouse! Married couple Annie Kampfe and Cliff Donnelly from Leewood, Kansas built their own Mini Modern House. Their creation is a multi-story dollhouse based on the styles of their childhood homes. The couple has experience with interior design and remodeling work, but they’ve never made anything at dollhouse scale - until... Continue Reading →

The Colored Girls Museum

Welcome to The Colored Girls Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. House Crazy Sarah stumbled upon this enchanting place in her usual way - whilst perusing the interwebs for meaningful, beautiful, historic things. The Colored Girls Museum is a multidisciplinary memoir museum focused on "the ordinary colored girl." It was founded by Vashti DuBois in 2015 and... Continue Reading →

The House Of Sarcasm: Eye-Popping Art House In Portland Oregon

Welcome to The House of Sarcasm - an eye-popping house in Portland, Oregon that takes psychedelic décor to a whole new level! Artist Christine Claringbold and her husband Charles certainly are not shy when it comes to putting a little color in their 1924 bungalow. This fun couple takes great pleasure in living in a... Continue Reading →

Former Canadian Hockey Player Now A Respected Folk Artist

Here's a story that is near and dear to House Crazy Sarah's Canadian heart. There is a former Vancouver Canucks goalie who paints whimsical scenes of Canadian kids playing hockey in quaint neighborhoods and country villages. Richard Brodeur is a 68-year-old retired NHL player who now spends his time lovingly depicting his childhood memories on... Continue Reading →

Artist Suzanne Moxhay Creates Haunting Indoor Landscapes

These surreal and somber landscapes by British artist Suzanne Moxhay are made by using an early 20th-century photomontage technique called matte painting. By mixing her original photography with historic archival images, she creates delicate, unsettling masterpieces. Her subject matter is interiors of urban decay; long abandoned mansions and buildings that seem to be in the... Continue Reading →

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