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Green home in Mexico – wow!

Published February 28, 2012 by housecrazy

Welcome to Casita Dos Arbolitos. The English translation of that name means (roughly): House of the Little Trees, or, more literally – according to my Mexican husband Lupe: little house two little trees.

Priced reasonably at  $167,500 USD, this home in central Mexico is another artistic wonder.

This adobe house, built in 2006,  is 1,300 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

Casita Dos Arbolitos is an on-going adventure in sustainable living.” – from:

Green features include: solar panels, passive solar components, composting toilet, and a rainwater collection system.

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Artist Lynn Hanson’s little cottage

Published February 20, 2012 by housecrazy

One of my favorite visual artists is Lynn Hanson. I love her earthy, moody, naturalistic artwork, but I am also a huge fan of her adorable (and now famous) house in Venice, California.

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Denver mid-century FABULOUS!

Published February 7, 2012 by housecrazy

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I am insanely excited to display this mid-century modern home located in the hip Krisana neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. This creative cornucopia of color just went under contract and I am hoping that the new owners don’t change a thing!

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mountain wonder – an artist lived here

Published January 28, 2012 by housecrazy

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This stunning mountain home located just west of Denver, Colorado seems to defy being categorized. The outside is linear and ranch-style – a bit of a mid-century feel – but also has some cottage-y elements with the decorative green trim and cupola-like thing jutting out from the roofline.

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Crazy painted house

Published January 24, 2012 by housecrazy

For today’s post, I am going to return to the small town of Florence, Colorado to revisit one of the most memorable mini-Victorian homes I have looked at.

We went to view it when it was for sale in 2010, and though it was just a small, typical 1900 story-and-a-half design, it was quite the eye-popping spectacle.

Just looking at the flyer can make you dizzy:

listing flyer from: Collette Wright (Prudential Rocky Mountain Realtors)

The seller was an artist (no kidding?) and apparently had some mania going on as well. It was impressive.

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