Other homes in the Grand Home Tour include:
* Bunny Ferrell, Baxter, designed her home, which was built in 1997. Family and friends refer to the home as "Tara Littenhouse" because of the exterior front pillars and Ferrell's avid interest in "Gone With the Wind" memorabilia. A four-season porch overlooks an expansive back yard and swimming pool. Pastels and light are emphasized throughout the home. Glass blocks were used as a hallway dividing wall to allow light to pass through.
* Jeanine and Dave LaPage, Brainerd, live in a Dutch Colonial home built by a judge in the early 1900s. Original oak trim and hardwood floors are represented throughout the home. A built-in bookcase graces the living room. Two walls of windows in the sunroom make for an excellent place to read on a sunny winter day. This 3,500 square-foot home has five bedrooms and three fireplaces.
The master bedroom includes adjoining bath and a sitting area. The Mathisons said the ceiling detail, called a champaign ceiling, was one of the features they enjoyed adding to the room.
* Dawn and Dr. David Sabir, Brainerd, have a home overlooking Gilbert Lake. The American Traditional home was built in 1992. The sunken family living room has a fireplace for cold winter nights. The entire house has maple cherry wood work. Floor to ceiling bookshelves line the library's walls. A hot tub is in the attached three-season gazebo. The home includes a baby grand piano. Lynne Howard decorated the home for the holidays.
* Brunch is at the First Congregational Church of Christ on Juniper Street.
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