Lauren’s Houston Home

There is a great story about our home located in northeast Houston. I had purchased a home before I met my husband in Houston’s 3rd Ward neighborhood that I lovingly called, “The Gingerbread House.” It was a quaint bungalow built in 1945. While it was a sweet home, it was small, needed lots of repairs, and was in a pretty noisy neighborhood. When we got engaged, we decided to start looking for a new home that would be our home. While I never thought I would live in a suburb in Houston, my husband really wanted to live near big trees and in a new construction home. We visited our now neighborhood, and I knew we would live here. For a year we searched all over Houston, but “The Groves” was perfect for us. We drove through our section of the neighborhood and we got out of our car and looked at the lot where our current home sits. I said this is the perfect lot; it’s too bad it is SOLD.

Nearly a year after we were married, we put our house on the market and it sold in three days! Miraculously, when I called to inquire about properties in our neighborhood the exact lot I wanted was available with the exact floor plan we wanted, with upgrades! The family that had purchased it decided that it would not work for them. AND … I was still able to choose all the interior selections for the home (a major requirement for this design-oriented lady). I was in shock. God is pretty awesome! We closed on the home and moved in just three months later. We have been creating our sacred space for almost one year. Of course we still have rooms to finish, but we love living here. We hope you love it as much as we do! We invite you to come and visit us. We enjoy sharing with others what God has so graciously given to us.

— Lauren

Spiritual Design Elements Include:

White Shaker Cabinetry – Value of Simplicity
Built-In Cabinetry in Dining Room – Importance of Sacred Gatherings Around the Table
Vibrant Colors in Family Area Encourage Joyful Living
Water Theme in Bedroom Promotes Peace
Sitting area for prayer and journaling
Bathroom Floor Tile is Homage to My Grandmother’s 1950’s Bathroom