Posts Tagged ‘Spicewood’

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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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 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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READY FOR SOME GREEN?

Pantone’s color of the year is “Greenery”.After many months of dismal grey outdoors, green sounds great, fresh.However, not all clients prefer a bright green like Pantone’s Greenery.  So, tone it down a bit if you have to,  in another varying shade of green. Green brings the beauty of the outdoors in and creates a harmony between…

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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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ADVICE ON SELLING & BUYING A HOME

Y’all know that we’ve bought and sold a few homes over our designing career right?  We’ve also been fortunate on selling them fast because we know how to stage, we try to maintain a home in the most tidy way we know, update the heck out of each home and we’re great on negotiating with…

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Pictures Of Our House – Part 1 : Family Room, Kitchen, etc.

Entry  Just had our house pictures taken and wanted to share.  We had them taken on the day just before Thanksgiving.  So I’d be in between the pumpkin orange decor and  the Christmas clutter :). Today I’m just sharing a few pics and will continue with more posts later in the week. Kitchen Breakfast Area…

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