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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 [...]

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 [...]

Simple Christmas Centerpiece Idea

Love this pic from the Crate & Barrel catalog of a modern and understated floral arrangement in a simple white platter. I suppose it would be easy to replant the succulents after your event? The same idea could be applied [...]

Celebri-Trees Charity Auction: KEYE Anchor Judy Maggio’s Christmas Tree

Thanksgiving may be two weeks away, but we're getting the Christmas season going early, thanks to our involvement with the UT Co-Op's Celebri-Tree event. Local celebrities are being paired with designers to decorate Christmas trees that will be auctioned off [...]

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…

CHRISTMAS, Y'ALL!! Oh, the agony of everyone on Facebook, lamenting about the proliferation of Christmas decorations before trick-or-treating. Quel horror! Some of you know me well enough to understand that I have the opposite reaction to all of the holly [...]

Celeb Interview: HGTV & DIY Designer Krista Watterworth Bonus Content

In the middle of the maelstrom of pre-tag-sale-prep, I completely forgot to release the bonus content from my interview with Save My Bath designer, Krista Watterworth! It's really fun, juicy stuff, too, so shame on me for the delay, but [...]

Celeb Designer Interview + Portfolio Tips for Interior Design Students

Two of my articles have gone live recently on other websites: 1. Interview with HGTV & DIY Network designer, Krista Watterworth You know her and love her from TV shows like Splurge and Save, Save My Bath, and The Vanilla [...]

A Tribute to Breaking Bad. In Furniture.

UPDATE: If you haven't watched last night's Breaking Bad series finale, there's ONE SPOILER here. Like millions of other people, Jeb and I have been glued to Breaking Bad since it started six years ago. The tension leading up to [...]

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HGTV’s Austin Casting Call

Calling all HGTV junkies, designers, realtors and the like: HGTV is doing another open casting call here in Austin for two shows. According to the email I received from casting agents, here's what they're looking for: "For Brother vs. Brother, [...]

House Hunters International: Not Just Fake, but Superfake

You've probably heard stories for years about how fake HGTV's House Hunters and House Hunters International are. There are plenty of stories online about how the homebuyers have already settled on a house before the cameras start rolling. The producers [...]

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