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 [...]

One Great Thing: Crate & Barrel’s Como Round Dining Table

ZOMG, I'm obsessed with this dining table from Crate & Barrel. I want it with every fiber of my being, although I already have a supercool mid-century vintage dining table passed down from my grandparents that I would never part [...]

Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2014: Orchid

Emerald's reign as Pantone's color of the year is drawing to a close. What's up for 2014? Orchid! Via LA Times. Soon, retailers will be churning out all things red-violet, but if you want to get a jump [...]

In the Works

Check out my new project: This baby's getting a makeover sometime this week. Just need to nail down the right upholstery fabric. Some of the options I'm considering from Bolt Fabrics: What's your vote??

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Fab Finds: Distinctive Modern Coffee Tables

While hunting down a coffee table for a client, I came across several that made me yearn. What about you? Anthropologie Handcarved Cartesian Coffee Table, $798. Novogratz' Rouge Coffee Table from CB2, $199 on sale (reg. $349) [...]

Red Chair Market Designer Tag Sale Vendors to Know: Retrospective

It's been a week since Red Chair Market's first Designer Tag Sale and I've been meaning to showcase some of the other outstanding vendors of the event. I'd love to start with my neighbor across the aisle, Retrospective. As soon [...]

Event: Red Chair Market Designer Tag Sale

Here's an opportunity to have fun, find fabulous home decor deals, and support local charities in the process. Red Chair Market is throwing a designer tag sale next month, featuring the wares of Austin's interior designers and furniture retailers in [...]

Color, Color, Color at Room & Board

So happy to see so much saturated color among the furnishings at Room & Board! Most of it is being marketed for kids' bedrooms, but good gawd, why should kids have all the fun? If color and sleek, simple design [...]

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What Was So Smart About the Smarter Spaces Tour?

Claire and I hit the town Saturday to view the homes on the Smarter Spaces Tour. When I think of "smart" homes, I think of innovative features like solar panels, a Nest home thermostat, controlling things like lighting and your [...]