Spring Fever: New Modern Outdoor Furniture

Spring fever has hit in a big way, leaving me jonesing for extra cash to trick out my outdoor spaces. If you're in the market for new patio furniture, you're definitely in luck. Retailers have showered us with amazing and [...]

Fab Finds: Jonathan Adler Happy Chic @ JCPenney

We all know how much I adore Jonathan Adler, my design idol. Room Fu designers Claire Patrick and Robin Callan pose for a photo with Jonathan Adler at his store in Austin, TX It doesn't hurt that he [...]

Get More Green

If one of your soon-to-be-abandoned New Year's resolutions for 2013 included doing something that would bring prosperity to your household, perhaps you considered incorporating green elements into your home decor, as feng shui would instruct you to do. Or maybe [...]

Red Chair Market: Finding New & Used Furniture in Austin

Craigslist is a great resource for a lot of things, but like all discount shopping experiences, it requires effort. You're slogging through a million posts--even if you're gifted at filtering via keyword searches--because there's just so much schlock to wade [...]

Fab Finds: Mockingbird Domestics

Pardon me while I take a moment to GUSH. I felt a lot of excited anticipation over the grand opening of Mockingbird Domestics here in Austin Saturday. The sneak peeks I'd seen of the merchandise on Facebook left me wanting [...]

Catalog Crawl: cb2

We're making our way through an awesome Catalog Crawl today, and while flipping through the cb2 tome, I've dogeared a boatload of pages. As is somewhat usual with cb2, color is king. The first thing to catch my eye is [...]

Fab Finds: Kohl’s

A friend who has hired me to do a mini home makeover asked me if Kohl's would be a good place to shop.  She lives in Dallas and I live Austin, so I prefer to stick to stores whose Web [...]

Dan the Man’s on

You can finally catch Design Star Season 5 fan favorite Dan Faires' new online show, DanMade on  The first episode features a do-it-yourself upholstered headboard project made from a sheet of plywood, a painter's canvas, and carpet tacks.  Dan's [...]

Craigslist Crawl: Austin, Dallas, Chicago, NYC

Hasn't it been a hundred years since I did a Craigslist Crawl?  I won't promise all cities today, but it seemed like high time.  I'll start with the hometown crowd in the ATX and work my way through frequent commenter's [...]

Fab Finds: New Iron Thread Seating

Those of you who've been with me for a while may be aware of my total lust for Iron Thread Design's awesome button-tufted ottomans and headboards: So imagine how superpsyched I am about their new chairs and sofas! [...]