Posts Tagged ‘Van Wicklen Design’

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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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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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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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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It’s a Suite Time!

Hello again;  ya it’s been awhile…..Where have I been for the last few months?   Well, lots of happenin’s.  For starters , my precious daughter got engaged in January.   We’re so excited because we love our future son-in-law.  So, it’s all good.  But when they announced their engagement, they also said they wanted to…

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