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FBF: Interviews with Design Celebs

It occurred to me the other day that I've been fortunate to interview or speak with virtually every celebrity interior designer I admire and that it might be nice to collect all of those articles together in one place. This [...]

Blogging Update

You might have noticed a crazy wide gap between the date of my last blog post and this one. What gives? Man, I dropped this blog like a hot potato. It was never my specific intention to stop blogging when [...]

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Modern Home Tour Austin Tickets Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Heather, who has won two tickets to this Saturday's Modern Home Tour in Austin!

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Austin Modern Home Tour 2014

After a week (and counting) down with the flu, I am hoping to celebrate re-entry into the germ-free world by hitting this weekend's Modern Home Tour in Austin. Some highlights of what you can look forward to: 314 Ridgewood [...]

Drawing Inspiration from the Golden Globes

I'm not usually one who has to watch awards shows. Apart from seeing what everyone is wearing, the percentage of time spent on boring thank yous far overwhelms the interesting moments. But since Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were hosting [...]

CB2: Three Hot New Pieces

TGIF! As I duck out to my first consultation this morning, I give you not one but three great things to drool over from CB2: Three-Piece Mango Wood Guardian Set, $69.95. Stella Cabinet, $399. Vane [...]

Work in Progress: Elaine & Roy’s Northwest Austin Media Room

I've been working with California transplants Elaine and Roy for several months now, to furnish their enormous home in the northwest hills of Austin. It has been SO. MUCH. FUN. Why? They want things to look good, but they're not [...]

Celebrity Interview: FORD Model Turned Interior Designer Ryan White

Happy New Year, everyone! I must say, that was a much more extended break than I had planned. It's just so hard to get back into the swing after the holidays...I'm sure I don't have to tell you that. For [...]

Christmas Cupcakes Pinterest Fail

I had to make cupcakes for Phoebe's third grade Christmas party, so obvs it was time for another PINTEREST FAIL! You might recall last year's Valentine's Day Cyclops Cupcakes. My Christmas cupcakes aren't as scary looking as that, but still a [...]

Prepping for Guests: Last Minute Holiday Decorating Tips

Christmas is eight days away. Most holiday guests will arrive on Christmas Eve, and if that's the case for your guests, you have seven days to prepare for the onslaught. Really, you have six days, because you're probably going to [...]