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10 Favorite (and Inspiring!) Home Tours

10 inspiring online home tours from Babble.com

Obsessively stalking, falling in love with, and pinning photos from gorgeous homes is a bit of pastime for me. (Or a ridiculously time-consuming hobby. Call it what you will!) Interior design is definitely my first love. As a kid I used to draw out floor plans on construction paper with crayons and beg my father to rearrange my bedroom for me on a near weekly basis. So I guess it’s no surprise that 25 years and one architecture degree later, taking a peek into the beautiful homes that dot the internet days just makes me happy. I love finding inspiration in the cozy spaces others create and call home. Today I am sharing 10 of my favorite home tours. Ready to be inspired? There’s no end of beautiful ideas showcased in these lovely homes!


  • Kristen + Kyle’s Bungalow 1 of 10
    Kristen + Kyle's Bungalow
    I love the mix of period details, cozy colors and modern accents in Kristen and Kyle's Portland bungalow. Every room is detailed to perfection!
    See the tour at Young House Love.
  • Erika + John’s Eclectic Home 2 of 10
    Erika + John's Eclectic Home
    My lovely friend Erika is a supremely talented graphic designer and it shows in every detail of her former home in Racho Santa Fe, California. The blend of traditional decor paired with eclectic, punchy color and pattern make it a total win!
    See the tour at Design*Sponge.
  • Emily + Jacob’s Cozy Abode 3 of 10
    Emily + Jacob's Cozy Abode
    Everything about this home speaks of quiet, beautiful serenity to me. A combination of mid-century furniture, cool colors and soft yet masculine details make it one of my favorite house tours of all time!
    See the tour at Apartment Therapy.
  • Tiina + John’s Hamptons Farmhouse 4 of 10
    Tiina + John's Hamptons Farmhouse
    This Hamptons farmhouse is just stunning. Pairing a white-washed Scandinavian influence with whimsical touches, it's a clean space with loads of charm.
    See the tour at NY Times.
  • Chad + Margot’s Chicago Home 5 of 10
    Chad + Margot's Chicago Home
    I have pinned more photos of this Chicago home than I can even tell you. The exposed brick, colorful artwork, cozy textiles and vintage finds make it just feel so welcoming!
    See the tour at Design*Sponge.
  • Bash, Please Studio 6 of 10
    Bash, Please Studio
    While not a home at all, the beautiful personality of this studio make it just as comfortable and inviting as you can imagine. Who wouldn't want to work here?
    See the tour at Bash, Please.
  • Emerson Farm 7 of 10
    Emerson Farm
    Another of my long time favorites, Emerson Farm pairs traditional architecture and design with sweet, heartfelt touches that lend an air of whimsy to every space. And the pantry? To die for. I swear it's the pantry pinned 'round the world!
    See the tour at Design*Sponge.
  • Lauren + Paul Urban Farmhouse 8 of 10
    Lauren + Paul Urban Farmhouse
    This home screams "farmhouse" in all the right ways. The color palette is soft and peaceful and all the vintage touches make it like a treasure trove I'd love to explore!
    See the tour at Apartment Therapy.
  • Whitney + Dustin Brooklyn Apartment 9 of 10
    Whitney + Dustin Brooklyn Apartment
    Proof that small spaces can be just as awesome as large ones, this Brooklyn apartment combines white walls, loads of natural light, and original wood floors with quirky pattern, color and personal mementos that make it so sweet.
    See the tour at Design*Sponge.
  • Wendy’s Beautiful Richmond Home 10 of 10
    Wendy's Beautiful Richmond Home
    Are you seeing a theme yet? This house is more of the same! Beautiful color, a quirky eclectic style, fun vintage finds and a modern sensibility that I just adore.
    See the tour at Young House Love.

Read more from Cyd at The Sweetest Occasion.
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