See How Designer Maureen Stevens Gave a 1920s Home a Modern Makeover

Designer Maureen Stevens set out to give this 1920s home a modern makeover, and by incorporating cool colors, gold hardware and geometric details, she was able to give the Victorian-style home new life. Still, she held onto its unique history, making the century-old crown molding, stain glass windows and original bathroom fixtures the home’s focal point.

Fill your inspiration board with decor ideas from this sun-drenched home. Along the way, steal Good Housekeeping Cleaning and Home Care Lab Director Carolyn Forte’s top tips on how to keep every room in your home sparkling.

Living Room

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The living room’s relaxing hue (Benjamin Moore’s Gray Owl) recedes to allow the century-old bright white trim to pop. Architectural accents like a coffered ceiling draw the eye up to the ceiling.


living the clean dream 1920 victorian home in houston, texas designer maureen stevens, maureenstevenscom kitchen island, open weave lighting

Peter Molick

Textured pendants, crafted in Thailand in the style of traditional bamboo fishing baskets, unite the kitchen’s and sunroom’s

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