White Houses with Timeless Charm

Parick Ahearn Architecture


We have some fabulous white houses that are sure to brighten your day! The beautiful green shutters, 

Fairfax and Sammons


Perfect symmetry,

Patrick Ahearn


Mixed materials to add tons of charm,

Patrick Ahearn Architecture


And, of course, a welcoming garden gate,

White House
Preppy Empty Nester


We’re big fans of white houses no matter how they come! Our fabulous friend Katie from Preppy Empty Nester’s Home is a to-die-for example of this classic look that is forever, eternally beautiful. 

No matter the size, the style or the personality, the most important thing about any white house is that you make it your own. These stunning examples are a great start!

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High Flying Flags

white clapboard house with flags flying

Happy Memorial Day, friends! We hope you are all having a wonderful, relaxing day with family and friends. Between the barbecues and sunbathing, boat riding and fireworks, we are remembering all the men and women who gave their lives for our freedom and all those who continue to fight to keep this country great! We are so grateful for the sacrifices that our troops and their families make every, single day of the year!

white clapboard house flags
Patrick Ahearn


clapboard house flying
Patrick Ahearn Architect


gray shingle house with flag
Patrick Ahearn Architect


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Austin Patterson Disston


gray shingle house flying flags
Patrick Ahearn Architect


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Ralph Lauren


boat on water




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Creating a Kitchen that is the Heart of the Home

Elmira Appliances in kitchen with wood beams


Denash Photography, designed by Jenny Rausch

We all know that the kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s obvious, really. We don’t know about you, but we feel like, no matter how we try to make the living room enticing and sunroom chic, everyone always wants to congregate in our kitchen! 

Elmira Appliances

Denash Photography, designed by Jenny Rausch

In that way, we think the kitchen sets the tone for the rest of the house. Is it formal? Cozy? Casual and fun? Whatever feeling guests get when they walk in the door is probably the one that will stick with them. That’s why we always think that, when it comes to design, kitchens should get a lot of love!

Elmira Appliances in kitchen

Knight Architects

There’s nothing quite like a pop of color to infuse life and personality into a room, and there are so many ways in a kitchen to add an accent. 

Elmira Appliances in Kitchen
Karr Bick Kitchen and Bath


Of all the ways to add a little fun, we think these retro appliances might be the very best! They instantly set the tone for the rest of the room–and the home. 

Elmira appliances in kitchen
Knight Architects


This blue is one of our very favorite Elmira Stove Works shades. It’s bright, bold and perfect for making a statement.  We would love these appliances anywhere, but we can really see them at the beach!

Elmira Appliances in Kitchen
Emily Winters Design via House


Maybe it’s because the early Spring fever has gotten the best of us, but we are loving yellow these days. It’s one of our favorite refreshing shades and is made for the kitchen.

wood cabinets with Elmira refrigerator in kitchen
Davenport Building Solutions


This soft shade adds so much dimension and fun without being overpowering. 

Elmira Appliances in Kitchen
Case Design and Remodeling


White appliances are back in in a big way, but why go basic when you can have appliances that are super chic?


These Elmira appliances are just the right amount of retro–with modern functionality, of course–to add a vintage flair.

Elmira Appliances in Kitchen


From antique to retro to contemporary, Elmira Stoveworks has the right collection to help you create your dream kitchen. What’s your favorite shade we showed? The blue, the yellow or the white?

Thank you to Elmira Stove Works for sponsoring this post!

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