Selena Kirchhoff

Born and raised in the Hill Country of Texas, now traveling the world and bringing you beautiful homes to drool over.
This Small Lisbon Apartment Is ‘Scandinavian Simplicity’ at Its Finest
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This Finnish graphic designer and illustrator has used Finnish design in her small and bright Portuguese rental apartment.
Aug 29, 2023
A Renovated London Home Has the Dreamiest Bedroom Loft and Walk-In Closet
Interior designer and stylist Justin Coakley and his partner, Zunaid, renovated this 1930s property, creating a more open-plan feel by taking down walls and converting a loft into a bedroom with incredible walk-in wardrobe.
Aug 24, 2023
This London Two-Bedroom Victorian Was Renovated on a Budget, Bit by Bit
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Nadine Bacchus and partner, Juls, didn’t have a ton of money in the bank after buying this Victorian two-bedroom house, built in 1901. But, they saved money, then “completed a room, lived in chaos, saved a bit more, did another room. It was wild!”
May 19, 2023
This Formerly "Dark Gray" 1977 House Is Now Colorful, Thanks to a Fun Reno
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Nayeli Crossdale, a visual designer, and her husband, Nate, have transformed this dated Austin house into a colorful, eclectic, and lived-in home full of inspiration.
Apr 19, 2023
See a Heart-Themed Bathroom & Disco Ball Trash Can in This Barbie-Core Bungalow
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Ashley Martin’s inspiration comes from vintage aesthetics, from Hollywood Regency to charmingly kitsch honeymoon motels. ”I love incorporating modern art, eclectic furniture, and plenty of sparkly disco balls for a funky twist!” Ashley says. “It’s like if Barbie’s grandma had her own dream house.”
Apr 11, 2023
A Blank New-Build Is the Perfect Canvas for a DIY Enthusiast’s Colorful Designs
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Laura Hartstein is the co-founder of Tola Home and a first-time homeowner DIYing her way through *wildly* decorating this new-build house. ”No major renovations are needed, so I've been able to go right into mural-ing walls, replacing light fixtures, wallpapering, hanging disco balls from the ceiling, and so on.”
Mar 17, 2023
This Colorful London Home Isn't Afraid of White Walls
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Coming from Italy, white walls don't scare Anatolia. She loves to add bright pops of color to her neutral backgrounds to enhance her space.
Feb 17, 2023
This Couple Combined a Love For Color AND a Love For Neutrals in a London House
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When Noor moved in with her partner, they had to learn to combine styles. By blending pops of color with classy neutrals, they created a beautiful blend of their interests, which thankfully includes rainbow-colored stairs!
Jan 26, 2023
After Stripping Away Layers of Paint, These UK Homeowners Kept What They Found
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"The bare plaster walls in living room walls felt cozy with a fire on and I loved seeing the history of where a door was, or where the room had once been divided. We decided to leave the newly stripped original doors and upstairs floors and stairs raw wood as I never like the finish of oils or varnishes."
Jan 12, 2023
This London Home Inspired by '90s Teen Movies Will Have You Saying 'As If'
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When Francesca got the chance to make her East London home anything she wanted it to be, she knew where to start — pink! She painted the walls pink and took inspiration from movies like "Clueless," "But I'm A Cheerleader," and "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" to create a colorful paradise.
Dec 8, 2022
This London Flat Deftly Mixes Stripes, Patterns & Color for a Bold But Cozy Look
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Clare, who is the founder of POP Bakery, describes her home's style as colorful and eclectic, with lots of vintage, pattern, and art on the walls!
Dec 2, 2022
This Colorful London Flat Is an 'Escape From Daily Work Drudgery'
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Sophie made it her mission to make her flat stand out from other London flats. "Flats in London are often just that: flat… a big box with little boxes inside. But not my flat, and that’s why I love it," she writes.
Nov 30, 2022
Every Inch of This Bold London Victorian Is Cool and Colorful
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Simon is the founder and director of FLOOR_STORY and Emma is the founder and creative director of trifle*. So when it came to designing and filling up the Victorian house in Walthamstow Village they purchased 13 years ago, there was no chance these two incredibly creative people would end up with a boring home.
Nov 21, 2022
Candlemakers Transformed a Victorian into Modern Gothic with a Botanical Twist
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Ky Ismet and James Burrow, founders of A House Like This, a London-based aromatherapy and candle company, transformed their Victorian house with dark colors and lots of plants, achieving a look that feels bold, botanical, and bohemian.
Oct 31, 2022
Antique Collectors Transformed a Victorian Terrace Into a Dreamy, Warm, Minimal
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Ben and Cat Bailey, owners of an online antique shop, have renovated and filled their British home with all their favorite pieces... many they originally intended for their shop!
Oct 12, 2022
A Neon, Pink, and Eyeball Motif-Filled Victorian Terrace in South London
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Home and DIY enthusiast Sophie totally transformed a dated Victorian terrace by infusing color, fringe, plants, and lots of repeated eyeball patterns.
Sep 29, 2022
The Biophilic Design of this UK Home Feels Like Living Inside a Garden
Ross and Marianna Popejoy's home blurs the line between indoors and outdoors after their thoughtful, intentional renovation of this 1900 worker's cottage in East London.
Sep 2, 2022
This Eclectic Victorian Terrace Uses Color to Tell a Cohesive Story
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When Lottie and Michael realized they weren't able to get the five-bedroom house of their dreams, they decided to make one.
Aug 31, 2022
An Architect's Portuguese Apartment Features a Built-In Curiosity Cabinet
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Architect Emanuel de Sousa actually found this apartment by chance. When his sister spotted the place, de Sousa says it was rundown and abandoned, but he was leaving his rental of four years at the time, "so it was almost serendipity..." he says.
Aug 25, 2022
A Victorian Terrace in London Has the Most Stunning Kitchen & Dining Room
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Deniz is the founder and principal interior designer at Studio Kaya, and she lives in this home with her husband, son, and dog.
Aug 19, 2022
An Illustrator and a Sculptor Turned a Barcelona Apartment into a Creative Home
It's full of a surprisingly impressive amount of furniture found on the street!
Sep 17, 2020
A Historic Amsterdam Home Has the Best Wooden Ceiling Beams in Every Room
This family of five has created a lively home in a UNESCO Heritage Site built in the late 17th century, in an old warehouse that was used to store sugar, coffee, and spices during the Dutch Golden Age.
Nov 25, 2019
A Scandinavian-Inspired Paris Home Is the Perfect Mix of Modern, French, and a Hint of Pink
As this family grew, they purchased the apartment next door, merging the two apartments to create the perfect home for their family.
Sep 5, 2019
A Mid-Century-Modern-Loving Californian’s Vintage Mix
Name: Eric Kunau Location: Beverly Hills, California Size: 1000 square feet Years lived in: Renting 2 years Eric’s sunny Beverly Hills apartment combines his love for art, mid-century modern style, and contemporary design to create a bright, welcoming space to call home in his adopted state of California. Originally from Minnesota, Eric now calls Beverly Hills home in this 1000 square foot apartment.
Feb 22, 2017
A Southwestern-Inspired Shabby Chic Austin Apartment
Name: Micaela Clouse and June Carter Cash the Pug Location: South Central Austin, Texas Size: 630 square feet Years lived in: 3 years, renting Drawing inspiration from her family’s collective design styles, Micaela brings together ’70s charm with Southwestern flavor in this mid-century apartment in Austin, Texas. Tucked away in an apartment complex in South Central Austin is an oasis of macrame and greenery. Micaela has effortlessly made this 630 square foot space a home.
Feb 3, 2017
A Sweet Sentimental Depression-Era Cottage in Atlanta
Name: Jess, Zach, and Roxie Monette Location: East Lake — Atlanta, Georgia Size: 1400 square feet Years lived in: Owned 3 years Take a visual stroll through a bohemian dream in a 1938 “American Small House.” Jess, curator of Scoutmob‘s maker shop, has filled her home with charming family mementos and handmade goodies, lifting this depression-era cottage into its serene style.
Jan 22, 2017
Thrifty Granny Chic Style in a 1940s Minnesota House
Name: Tasha (Granny Tash) and Travis Schultz, Cheeto (Fur child) Location: Falcon Heights, Minnesota Size: 1,800 square feet Years lived in: 2.5 years Formerly known as “that house” on the block, the one looming there behind an overgrown lawn. Now, Tasha and Travis welcome us into their 1942 home in Falcon Heights, full of vintage charm and its reworked quirks.
Dec 15, 2016
Southern Style in Northern St. Paul
Name: Victoria Kirchhoff Location: Downtown St. Paul, Minnesota Size: 780 square feet Years lived in: Rent, 8 months Young professional, Victoria Kirchhoff, carves out her own piece of Texas in a downtown Saint Paul apartment. Although an unlikely spot for a Southern girl, her cozy rustic design successfully brings her roots to the Midwest.
Sep 14, 2016
Before & After: A Tropical Meets Mid-Century Living Room Redo
Andrew Deming and Rachel Gant of YIELD Design Co. transform a drab 1950s living room into a bright and fresh sanctuary, incorporating their mix of modern and vintage design. The difference is astounding, and truly brings this midcentury home to its fullest potential. “When we bought our house last year, the living room was one of the worst spaces.
Aug 18, 2016
An Outdated House Updated into a Tropical Retreat
Name: Andrew Deming and Rachel Gant and Dog, Clover Location: Davis Shores, Anastasia Island, St. Augustine, Florida Size: 1550 square feet Years lived in: 11 Months Rachel and Andrew of YIELD Design Co. open their doors to their beautifully renovated mid-century home in St. Augustine, Florida. What was once an outdated 1950s house is now a peaceful, tropical retreat. Nestled in the tropical flora and fauna of the old city of St.
Aug 13, 2016
A Bright Mix of Old & New in Georgia
Name: Morgan and Andrew Beatton Location: Historic Marietta, Georgia Size: 915 square feet Years lived in: 4 months! Morgan and Andrew welcome us into their beautifully designed home on the outskirts of Atlanta. Plants and natural textures create the welcoming aesthetic of this home, leaving this smaller space feeling bright and airy. The Beatton’s home in quaint and historic Marietta, Georgia is a clever blend of old and new that feels finessed and effortless.
Jul 17, 2016
Bohemian Minimal Style With Rich, Vibrant Textiles
Name: Meghna Davé and Jake Williams and Lemmy (our pup!) Location: East Atlanta, Georgia Size: 1000 sq ft Years lived in: Owned 1 year Dive into a world of brilliant colors displayed through the ancient form of block printing by Maelu Designs, a sustainable textile company by local Atlanta entrepreneur, Meghna Davé. The bold patterns in the home she shares with Jake are highlighted by a minimal and natural aesthetic, making this space modern with a sense of familiarity.
Jul 4, 2016
A “Mid-Century Western” Bungalow
Name: Eryn and Jared Erickson + Dog, Sprocket Location: East Atlanta; Atlanta, Georgia Size: 1200 square feet Years lived in: 7 months, Renting Eryn Erickson of lifestyle brand, So Worth Loving, and Jared Erickson of the beloved Atlanta motorcycle co-op space, Brother Moto, combine their individual aesthetics and open their doors to give us a glimpse at where the magic happens in this beautiful and eclectic East Atlanta home.
May 3, 2016
A Minimal & Modern Atlanta Studio Apartment
Name: Sean Michael Davis + Dog, Charlie Location: Ponce City Market in Old Fourth Ward — Atlanta, Georgia Size: 575 square foot studio Years lived in: 1 year With great natural light, clean lines, and a touch of creativity, this space is the envy of bachelor pads everywhere. Local Atlanta graphic designer, Sean Michael Davis, welcomes us into his home. Coming in at a whopping 575 square feet, this studio space is on the smaller side of the spectrum.
Apr 25, 2016
Liza & David’s Eclectic Mod Home & Garden in Atlanta
Name: Liza Monteagudo and David E. Peterson + Dog, Paco Location: Grant Park — Atlanta, Georgia Size: 1,100 square feet Years lived in: 2.5 years Designer and DIY guru Liza Monteagudo and abstract painter David E. Peterson have created an eclectic, creative home in the Grant Park neighborhood of Atlanta. It’s a treasure trove of David’s paintings, art from Liza’s home of Puerto Rico, carefully chosen antiques, and plenty of clever DIYs.
Feb 12, 2016
Jessica’s Cozy, Layered Georgia Home With Cabin Vibes
Name: Jessica, her dog, Bhalu, and her cats, Chutney, Norma, and Feynman Location: Atlanta, Georgia Size: 624 square feet Years lived in: 4 years In a small space, it’s important to surround yourself with things that serve a purpose but also have meaning. With a treasure trove of collected items, Jessica’s cozy quarters tell a story from every angle. On a rainy afternoon I meet up with Jessica, a talented local potter and blacksmith, to scope out her studio and home.
Dec 4, 2015