Posts Tagged ‘Austin’

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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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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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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The Big Chill

Last weekend we had alot of fun in Boulder, Colorado.   Let’s just say if I didn’t live in Austin or somewhere by the beach, I’d be moving to Boulder or Denver.  If you haven’t visited either or haven’t been in awhile I highly recommend visiting again.  Always so much to do in the beautiful…

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LAKEWAY/FIREBIRD – Part 2

Finally, I’m posting Part 2 of this fun project!  I know I’ve been MIA right?Things are always swirling around here and had to also recuperate from some surgery.  Feeling great again and ready to share more pics.The first pic above is where we left off last time.  From the home office we’ll go around this…

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Lakeway/Firebird New Custom Home

Today’s reveal is a “Hill Country Modern” custom home I recently worked on.  I’ve helped this family remodel one home and also build two new homes.    The owner is a custom home builder, Craftsmen Custom Homes, and he also owns a framing company called Double Cut Inc.  in the Austin area. We always have…

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Pictures of Our House – Part 3

Welcome back to the house.  Today I’m featuring Part 3 which is basically all the bedrooms and their bathrooms, and the “Ladies’ Closet/Office”. When we first moved in, my husband and I shared a very large walk-in  closet (not pictured) but it was still busting at the seams.  We later added the Ikea cabinets on…

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