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From House to Home: Wallpaper Trends



Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

If you’re wondering how to make your house feel more like your home, we have the perfect solution for you. Why not try something new and style your home with wallpaper! Embrace the patterns and the colors that suit your home and your own personal taste to project your personality onto your home. Wallpaper can inspire your favorite rooms with a new atmosphere and assign a certain character to your home. What do you want your home to say about you? Want to stand out from the crowd? Line your dining room with a bold design to wow your guests at your next dinner party. Want to put a little spring in your step? Stop to smell the roses and brighten up your bathroom with a fun floral pattern. Want to remember to enjoy the simple things in life? Spice up your kitchen with a fun geometric print that will put the joy back into meal-prep. Whatever your motivation may be, your perfect wallpaper is out there waiting to transform your house into your home!

5330 Drane Drive | Greenway Parks | Dallas

Listed by Caroline Summers


4433 Bordeaux Avenue | Highland Park

Listed by Caroline Summers


4005 Gillon Avenue | Highland Park

Listed by David Sparling


4612 Watauga Road | Bluffview | Dallas

Listed by Susan Baldwin and Ginger Nobles


1501 Shady Oaks Lane | Westover Hills | Fort Worth  

Listed by John Zimmerman


6916 Sanctuary Lane | Mira Vista | Fort Worth

Listed by Leigh Crates


5601 Banister Court | Willow Bend | Plano

Listed by Gina Lester

Discover extraordinary listings across North Texas

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty is a luxury brokerage headquartered in North Texas. Its award-winning agents, serving clients from offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Southlake, Lakewood, Uptown, The North and The Ballpark, achieved a record-breaking sales volume of $3.2 billion in 2016. Independently owned and operated by president and CEO Robbie Briggs, the firm specializes in the purchase and sale of significant properties, from historic and contemporary to waterfront, ranch and land. The company’s deep-rooted connections, superior marketing resources and global strategies, as part of the $95 billion Sotheby’s International Realty network, bring the extraordinary to every client.


Beauty, Extraordinary Open Houses, The Update

Extraordinary Open Houses in Tarrant County {Video}


Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

The homes below – and more – will be open to tour this Sunday, Oct. 23, in Southlake, Colleyville, Fort Worth and beyond.

6712 Westmont Drive | Colleyville – Open Sunday 1-3 p.m.

6712 Westmont Drive 76034, Colleyville, Wynne Moore-dining
Listed by Wynne and Perry Moore 

4001 Bowden Hill Lane E | Colleyville – Open Sunday 2-4 p.m.

Listed by Nanette Ecklund-Luker and Brian Luker 

812 Lake Carillon Lane | Southlake – Open Sunday 1-3 p.m.

Listed by Wynne and Perry Moore 

801 Helmsley Place | Southlake – Open Sunday 1-3 p.m.

Listed by Wynne and Perry Moore 

1720 Western Avenue | Fort Worth – Open Sunday 2-4 p.m.

Listed by John Zimmerman 

4633 Lafayette Avenue | Cultural District | Fort Worth – Open Sunday 1-4 p.m.

Listed by Moses Druxman 

5507 Collinwood Avenue | Arlington Heights | Fort Worth – Open Sunday 1-3 p.m.

Listed by Leigh Crates 

6920 Vista Ridge Drive E | Fort Worth – Open Sunday 2-3 p.m.

Listed by Tracey Thompson 

Click here to see all of this weekend’s open houses.

Explore these neighborhoods and more. Visit the Best Neighborhoods Site in DFW.
For more luxury homes throughout North Texas, see briggsfreeman.com. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with offices in DallasFort Worth Cultural DistrictFort Worth-Mira Vista,Uptown,Lakewood,Southlake,The NorthRanch and LandRanch and Land West, and The Ballpark.  

Beauty, The Update

Great Homes to Enjoy This Summer in Tarrant County


In the heart of Colleyville, 2001 Renfro Road is a golfer’s dream. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

In Tarrant County’s most popular neighborhoods, several gems have been recently listed, hitting the market just in time for summer. With great schools, shopping and entertainment and close proximity to employment centers, these homes are not likely to stay available long.

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Bought!, The Update

Just Sold in North Texas March 21, 2016 {Video}


Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

6047 Woodland Drive | Preston Hollow | Sold

6047 Woodland Drive 75225, Preston Hollow, Amy Detwiler, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-exterior

4044 Purdue Avenue | University Park | Sold

4044 Purdue Avenue 75225, University Park, Dallas, Tiffany Jackson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas-kitchen

4360 Livingston Avenue | Highland Park | Sold

4360 Livingston Avenue 75205, Highland Park, Ann Goyer, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-living

5617 Collinwood Avenue | Fort Worth | Sold

5617 Collinwood Avenue Fort Worth 76107, Leigh Crates, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth-pool

Learn more about living in North Texas. Visit the Best Neighborhoods Site in DFW.

For more luxury homes throughout North Texas, see briggsfreeman.com. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth Cultural District, Fort Worth-Mira Vista,Uptown,Lakewood,Southlake,The North, Ranch and Land, Ranch and Land West, and The Ballpark.  

Beauty, Ranch and Land, The Update

Rural Properties Are Great Investments in Texas


Valor Farm at 9599 FM 455 in Pilot Point is a 392-acre Thoroughbred farm owned by one of the “royalty” of the horse industry and also where the great Kentucky Derby winner Alysheba was housed. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

The Texas residential market is white hot. Buyers far outstrip sellers, creating bidding wars for high quality homes in great neighborhoods.

Just over the horizon within an hour to two-hour drive is a vast expanse of rural land that is attracting its own growing number of buyers.

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