Our 4 Most Popular Home Renovation Stories of the Past Year

FROM A BUNGALOW in Oaklawn Park to a Cornelius lake house, we've featured several major renovations over the past year that have stirred conversation. Below, we’re looking at four of the most popular of those feature stories on regional homes.

Michael Alan Kaskel

Inside a Cornelius Lake House Built with Forever in Mind

“When we transitioned to two lots, everything changed,” says architect Harry Schrader of Schrader Design. “It was really a great opportunity for us to push new boundaries of design … I feel like it reinterprets what a ranch house can look like.”


Couple Transforms Dated Bungalow in Oaklawn Park

“It has elements that complement both of our personalities,” Talaya Brown says. “And it was important to me to show people that small house living can both look good and meet all your needs with some creativity and intentionality.”


A Tour of NASCAR Driver Angela Ruch's Uptown Penthouse

“They’re up for anything I bring to the table, and aren’t afraid to be adventurous and make bold design choices,” designer Summer Tubridy, owner of Onyx Interiors, “which is what ultimately leads to fabulous and inspiring interiors.”


Inside an Elegant Lake Norman Home

“Not only did I feel like this client was meant to be, I felt like the project was, too,” designer Wanda Horton says. “I felt like everything about the project just fell into place. As a designer, you almost pinch yourself when it works this way.”

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