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Twitter Global Headquarters by IA Interior Architects

Tired of the boring office quarters, ruminating how monotonous could one’s desk could be? Or is it that the office wall is a reminiscent of the ‘black and white’ office era that one was born into. And yet there are only a few places that you would want to...

10 Examples of Reading Rooms that are a Book Lover’s Dream

“Literature was a game of skill, and skill meant courage, and courage meant honour, and honour meant passion, meant life.” (James, Henry. The Figure in the Carpet)   As the quote says, literature is every book lover’s life. We, the literature lovers, are not just fascinated by literature, it is more...

Captain’s Cabin in Kentucky

One could imagine a banjo being played on the front porch. Yes, House Crazy Sarah is stereotyping in passive voice (and speaking in 3rd person). But look at this wonderful restoration! The owners came across this old cabin while house-hunting around Louisville, Kentucky. Jan Paul and Tammy Donelson wanted something quaint with...

Loretta Lynn’s childhood home in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky

Well, I was born'd a coal miner's daughter In a cabin on a hill in Butcher Holler Loretta Lynn, the beloved American country crooner was indeed a coal miner's daughter from a place called Butcher Hollow in rural Kentucky. If you want to hear the full song, here it is. Butcher Hollow is...

Trout River Log Cabin

Behold this incredibly sweet cabin located in the Trout River Valley, outside of Decorah in northeastern Iowa. The 'Heartland' unfortunately gets skipped over quite a bit here on House Crazy in favor of flashy abodes on the coasts or in the mountains. But there are some real gems on the...

Shiny Tiny Mansion

Located near Millersburg, Ohio, this sweet cottage is a mere 450 square feet. But it looks so much bigger in the pictures.... maybe it's because the homeowners follow, nay, embody the philosophy of "Live small to have it all!" A couple named Sue & Ron live in this tiny cottage....

Rezoned and repurposed: 19th century Montana barn converted to living quarters

Today's post is purely for aesthetic delight - with a western slant. Here you see an authentic 19th century barn near Philipsburg, Montana that has been repurposed into an incredible living space. But it is not a private residence, no sir. It is offered up as "glamping" accommodations for the discerning western...

Blue Moon Rising

One more little cabin for all you tiny house lovers out there. Blue Moon Rising is actually a vacation cabin rental business in Deep Creek Lake, Maryland. Their specialty is cabins built from recycled, vintage and eco-friendly materials. Several cabins are located on the lakeside lot but this cutie caught my eye - her...

The X-permit cabin

Another project by David and Heather! My Canadian house-loving friends in Nova Scotia have been busy little bees over the past few years. I've featured their work before here on House Crazy with their converted school house and beautiful seaside home that is now for sale. Another little side project...

The Community First Village in Austin, Texas

This week is the American Thanksgiving holiday. As we sit in our nice warm homes, stuffing ourselves with fat birds and planning our Black Friday mode of attack... well, you know, there are those less fortunate who are huddling under cardboard boxes not too far from where we live. (Sometimes I can even see...