Storybook Style Category

See our Custom Storybook Home featured on NBC 14 Mar 2007

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See our Custom Cottage on NBC Today Show 14 Mar 2007

The national television “Early Today Show” on NBC just recently aired a television clip of one of our custom designed cottages! We were so excited and honored. The show aired on the morning of March 13, 2007 and you can find a link to it on our Custom Cottage web page if you would like […]

A Brief History of Storybook Style (Continued) 18 Nov 2006

In neighborhoods of the 1920’s, it is not unusual to see Colonial Revival, Spanish Colonial, Mediterranean, Stock-broker Tudor mixed with Bungalows, Modern homes and stock plans – and, occasionally a Storybook style home. Where did the Storybook Style home come from? The answer probably goes back to 18th century England. The Picturesque school of design […]

What is Storybook Style? 9 Oct 2006

Storybook Style describes a kind of architecture reminiscent of medieval Europe and reflects upon many Period Revival styles  such as French Country, Tudor, Normandy, and Mediterranean. However, Storybook Style is not necessarily a literal recreation, if you will, of any one style, but may be a creative interpretation that captures the quality of being picturesque, […]