Minette Hand



Minette Hand is a freelance photographer previously based in Louisiana.
This Wyoming House Built in the 1980s Was Renovated from Top to Bottom
Grace and Jason jumped head first into a DIY reno after buying this 1980s house that needed some serious TLC; it took two years to strip the house back to the frame and rebuild.
Nov 16, 2023
A 1970s Single-Story Ranch House Transformed into a Peaceful and Quiet Homestead
Alexandra Rodriguez bought this single-story house built in the 1970s two years ago. Even though there was a major amount of gutting, updating, grading of the driveways, landscaping, and remodeling of the interior rooms, Alexandra has kept it true to its original ranch style form.
Jan 13, 2023
B&A: This Home's Reno Has the Dreamiest Dark Bedrooms & Brilliant Budget Art Tip
This is Hill Stark's fourth renovation in the last seven years.
Jan 4, 2023
This South Carolina Home Has the Neatest Window Kitchen Cabinets
This artist calls her home a true expression of  “slow design," mixing flea market finds with hand-me-down family pieces and combining clean lines with organic materials and surfaces that show their age.
Dec 13, 2021
This Dallas Chef's House Fittingly Features a Wall Paint Color Named 'Sriracha'
Chef LaMara Davidson, the founder of Cornbread + Kimchi, lives in this Dallas house that she's painted in bold colors.
Dec 10, 2021
A Vintage Seller's Dallas Home Is a '70s and '80's-Inspired Maximalist Showcase
Aarica Nichole draws inspiration for her home from the '70s and '80s, Hollywood regency, mid-century, Scandinavian, and maximalism styles.
Dec 2, 2021
A Fiber Artist and Ceramicist Share a 200-Square-Foot Airstream and Studio
Erica and Kristen purchased this airstream for only $500, then gutted it, cleaned it, and re-built the interiors to fit exactly what they need.
Nov 3, 2021
This Small East Texas Cottage's Style Is Called 'Deconstructed Southern Modern'
Sam Melton is a seller of vintage furniture and his renovated home was originally built for his great-grandparents in the 1960s.
Oct 26, 2021
Nearly Everything in This Vintage Store Owner's Home Is 50+ Years Old
Leney Breeden, photographer, creative, and owner of the store Folkling, lives in a 1045-square-foot rental house filled with vintage goods from her travels around the country, a variety of special family heirlooms, and lots of gorgeous vintage quilts.
Jun 22, 2021
Two Musicians Live in a Cozy Yet Surprisingly Bright Countryside Log Cabin
Daniel and Lauren Goans of the band, Lowland Hum, share this charming log cabin in the woods, which also has on the property an old horse stable the couple turned into a tiny recording studio as well as a and work van-turned-home-on-the-road RV.
Jun 9, 2021
Before & After: An Untouched-Since-1965 House Gets a Gorgeous (Respectful) Reno
This house hadn't been touched since the 1960s, and this couple jumped at the chance to purchase this architectural gem!
Mar 12, 2021
A WFH Pro Shows How to Design a Home to Feel Motivated and Inspired In
Professional photographer Eric Garcia has worked from home for five years and knows a thing or two about designing a home that you both have to live AND work in.
Jan 14, 2021
A Rental House's Kitchen Was Transformed With Contact Paper and Paint
Hidden among the tree canopy in a historic Baton Rouge neighborhood, is John-Taylor's 800-square-foot rental house that he's DIYed into a personal, warm home.
Dec 16, 2020
An Architect's Austin House Has Splendid Built-Ins (& an Amazing Walk-In Closet)
Everything is always changing and moving around in Melanie Raines' remodeled house, it's why she lovingly calls it “the laboratory.”
Nov 30, 2020
Before & After: This Kitchen’s Remodel Is Simple, Chic, and So Good
When Betsy and Manny bought this former rental house, the plaster walls were damaged, squirrels were nesting in the eaves, and they didn’t have a working fridge.
Jul 29, 2020
A Remodeled Charleston House Goes from Dilapidated to Delightful
This classic four-square house in Charleston was originally built in 1935 and before getting remodeled, needed a more efficient and open layout, and lots of love.
Jul 17, 2020
B&A: This Boring Beige Condo Is Completely Unrecognizable After a Makeover
This South Carolina condo looks AMAZING now.
Jul 13, 2020
A Brooklyn Home's Blush and Black Kitchen Isn't Even Its Boldest Element
"This is one of those neighborhoods where if you want to have a peacock, you have a peacock."
Jul 9, 2020
A Sunny Minimal 588-Square-Foot Apartment Seems Larger Than It Is
Keeping the furnishings minimal makes this small rental apartment feel quite airy and spacious.
May 14, 2020
This Charleston Apartment is 425 Square Feet of Southern Style and Stained Glass
This senior editor at "Garden & Gun" magazine lives in a STUNNING studio apartment with no less than NINE stained glass windows (plus a whole lot of charm).
May 4, 2020
Of Course This Georgia Home Has a Perfect Peach Dining Room
Jodi Bond, of the popular blog and Instagram account "House on a Sugar Hill" has a beautiful home in Georgia she describes as "color layered on neutrals."
Mar 23, 2020
A 480-Square-Foot Backyard Shipping Container House Slays Small Space Style
Adorable in style, this house is full of small-space lessons anyone could use for a size-challenged home, from a DIY Murphy bed (using hardware found on Amazon), to sliding doors, and even the use of color in a compact space.
Mar 11, 2020
A Pro Organizer’s Exceptionally Serene, Minimal Rowhouse
Go ahead...take a look behind her doors and drawers.
Jan 10, 2020
This Rental Apartment's Shelf Wall Is Simple But Stunning
This loft-like apartment in an old historic building is a rental and full of stylish ideas.
Jan 2, 2020
A Stylish 420-Square-Foot Chicago Studio Shows How to Use Every Bit of Space Wisely
Graphic designer Jonathan Black's small Chicago studio is a lesson in how to make the most out of a teeny space.
Dec 19, 2019
A Colorful, Maximalist Chicago Loft Has Maybe the Best DIY Patterned Paint Job
This Chicago rental apartment started out as a pretty bland, cold modern canvas, but now it's as colorful, patterned, and maximalist as ever.
Dec 19, 2019
This Life Coach’s Small and Serene NYC Apartment Boasts Modern Furniture, Family Antiques, and Art by Women Artists
This mindset coach has called the same Manhattan apartment home for more than a decade... and as she has evolved, so has her apartment's style.
Dec 19, 2019
A Fashion Designer’s Fort Greene Apartment Is Chic and Parisian-Inspired
Danielle Ribner is the founder of Loup, a Parisian-inspired women’s wear collection collection that focuses on well-made wardrobe staples. She lives in this minimal, bright apartment in Brooklyn's Fort Greene rental apartment.
Dec 19, 2019
The Gut Reno of a 119-Year-Old Brooklyn Home Is Impressive
Name: Vivian Okwuagwu, Erik Solomonson, and cats Sugar, Neil and Lemon Location: East Flatbush — Brooklyn, New York Size: 1,900 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years (but owned for 3 years) Vivian Okwuagwu uses the word “survived” to describe the gut renovation of her and her husband Erik’s 119-year-old Brooklyn barrelfront limestone and brick rowhouse.
Dec 19, 2019
This Dallas Apartment Is Incredibly Quirky, Witty & Colorful
Melissa's apartment is full of subtle, tongue-in-cheek cultural references to movies and TV.
Dec 19, 2019
An Abandoned Brooklyn Brownstone Is Brought Back to Beautiful Life
It's a home full of relaxing nooks and vibes... and has one seriously awesome backyard.
Dec 12, 2019
An Older Charleston Home Is an Inspiring, Eclectic Art Haven
Designer Teeny Morrison's Downtown Charleston home is an art-filled, worldly space.
Dec 11, 2019
A Couple Went Antique Hunting at an Estate Sale... and Ended Up Buying the House
Anyone who frequents large estate sales on the hunt for antique goodies *might* have thought about buying the house too... but this couple actually did it.
Dec 9, 2019
A Cozy, Warm Industrial Remodeled Chicago Loft
Sruthi and Gautam sought to create a cozy home with "come sit here and chill" vibes, something that would fit their family's personality.
Nov 21, 2019
Two World Travelers and a Sunny, Plant-Filled Manhattan Loft
This place is filled with so much sunlight, green plants, and gorgeous views it's going to make you want jungle vibes in your own home.
Nov 14, 2019
A Watercolorist Creates in a Cozy Chicago Apartment
Carly and Scott have lived in this warm Chicago apartment for just over a year. It is both a haven from the busy city life and a creative space for Carly's watercolor business.
Nov 14, 2019