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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 [...]

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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Must-See Shoal Creek Remodel on the Market

This is a project that is near and dear to me. When I first met with this client, her first floor was a little sad... Painted paneling in the living room, dated stair railing, enclosed staircase: That little drive-thru window? [...]

Friday Fu!

Attention Austin parents of school-age kiddos! Here's a date night deal you shouldn't refuse that involves both a Friday and some FU. Austin Kung Fu Academy is doing a three-hour Kid's Fun Night (a.k.a. Parents' Night Out) for $25 next [...]

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DIY Cheap Art You Can’t Mess Up

Here's a great idea for that big, empty wall in your house that would be perfect for a huge piece of art--especially if you can't afford a huge piece of art. Time investment: 15-20 minutes Cost: Approximately $12 SUPPLIES 1. [...]

Fab Finds: French Bull

While running through Target recently, I was blown away by the colorful kitchen appliances I posted yesterday. Curious about the "French Bull" branding on the toaster, blender and Crock-Pot slow cooker I saw, I did a little research and discovered [...]

Fun Home Decor: Hall Bathrooms and Powder Rooms

We're focusing on ways to incorporate more funkiness into remodeling projects, while protecting your resale value and return on investment. This the fifth post in our series on the subject--if you want to read more tips like this, catch up [...]

Art Week: Events

Okay, so I've been playing hooky with the blog the past two days. My apologies for "Art Week" turning into such a short stint, but I can at least fill you in on some don't-miss art-related events going on this [...]

Art Week: Room Fu’s Art Installation Services

Art on 5th gallery owner Joe Sigel's living room features a piece by Canadian artist Sacha. Photo by Suzi Q. Varin / Q Weddings. We're going to be focusing on art this week--everything from a current exhibition I'm [...]

Magazine Monday: HGTV Magazine

I couldn't resist picking up the May 2013 issue of HGTV Magazine, since it promised "bright & cheery" rooms and "COLOR COLOR COLOR." I wouldn't say it rocked my world as much as Adore--the Australian online home decor mag I [...]