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Round Top Last Season

By the time you read this post, we will be headed back to Round Top for the Fall show. Back in March, our design team hunted some of our fave Round Top vendors for a client that needed some equestrian decor and also some beautiful botanicals.   We found these gorgeous arrangements at Botanica Home from…

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Painting a Room From Dark To a Lighter Color

This week we’re taking this Living Room from dark Hale Navy to a softer, warm white. I do love the look here (and Hale Navy), but ready to have a more neutral palette in this room for a few reasons. Would I paint the brick fireplace all white too?  Somehow, for now, I feel the…

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Learning to Love Home Again (and blogging)

Feels great to be back, finally, writing on this blog again.  I mean seriously, last time I wrote was in January?   I have it on my calendar now to send you some design inspo every week from now on.Whether I strum it up from my own home, my clients or share another designer that inspires me,…

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IDEAS FOR UNDER YOUR STAIRCASE

When we outfit a home, we love to utilize every square inch.  So when we purchased our “spec” home a couple of years ago, we just had to add storage wherever there was a blank area.   I’ve always had a huge china cabinet in any of the last houses we’ve had.  When we moved into…

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Home Kisses for You!

I meant to share this post  awhile back, but the Thanksgiving holidays kept me very busy.  Hoping you and yours had a beautiful holiday.  Today and the rest of this month will get hectic.  Therefore, I’m sharing only the highlights of a recent road trip but not alot of commentary here.  So, enjoy the “okay” Iphone…

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OUR FRONT EXTERIOR

We recently had new photographs taken of the front exterior of our home.     Since our garden is still thriving,   we decided to have them taken, in case we were to market our home in the ugly part of winter.   However, we’re almost finished with our backyard, barn garage project.  We like it so much…

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STYLING A SOFA TABLE

One of my clients was tired of her sofa & wanted something new.     She found this gorgeous sectional at Decorum and changed up her living room: The sectional is alot larger in scale than her previous sofa and so now we needed a long sofa table but skinny in depth because the Dining Area is…

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JVW HOME – First Event Party

Finally getting around to sharing some pics of our first Open House Event, from May 4th.  JVW HOME hosted the event along with Tara Camp of Scout Lighting and Design Goodsand  Lea & Stephen Veras of Direct Natural Stones.  We all share a beautiful property out in Spicewood, Texas.  Where is Spicewood?  We’re outside of Austin, in…

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JVW HOME Studio News!

Hi y’all!  Feels so good to be back writing.   Finding time lately to blog, well is challenging to say the least.    I’m embarking on a new phase of my design career that has spanned over 18 years.  Some of you know that I moved my home office, finally, into a commercial space 6…

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MODERN TEXAS FARMHOUSE ELEMENTS

I’ve been working with a few clients lately on infusing their west Austin homes with “modern Texas farmhouse style.”  I could post a ton of pics to give you examples .  Here’s just a small, curated sampling of what I love to incorporate : Barn lighting in many shades of colors Ship lap/horizontal wood &…

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