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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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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 [...]

Falling Down on the Blog Job

There's been a lot of dead air on this blog lately, and I do apologize for that. It is hard to juggle a blog and a design practice and the needs of an eight-year old--especially when that eight-year old's after [...]

Fab Finds: Vacancy Road

There's a new vintage store in town--sort of a mashup of Uptown Modern and Mercury but not overly polished. I mean that in a good way, because that grittier version of Mercury means you're not paying Mercury prices. Here's what [...]

Art Week: West Austin Studio Tour

It's about that time, folks! You look forward to the EAST tour every year, and for the second year we also have the West Austin Studio Tour to give us a big art fix. I've gone through everyone's websites and [...]

River Nest: Vintage Cabin Rental in Seguin

My writing partner and I decided to get out of town to focus on the book and screenplay we're writing simultaneously. Our original idea when we booked this getaway was to come back with at least one finished product. But [...]

Magazine Monday: Vogue Living / Australia

By now you may be aware of my recent fascination with Australian home decor magazines, so it's probably no surprise that I make a beeline at the bookstore for anything with "Australia" in the title. Vogue Living: Australia caught my [...]

Decorative Details: Texas’ Capitol Building

Phoebe's recent spring break was more like a staycation, since Mommy and Daddy both had to work. We did try to do something special every day though, to make it feel like a holiday. One of those special somethings was [...]

Art on 5th is Now on S. Lamar

Art on 5th opened in its spatious new location on South Lamar last month. Gone are the mazes of cobbled-together galleries and in its place, a new loft-like open space filled with fantastic pieces. Some of their current exhibition: [...]

Shop Our Etsy Store!

Our Etsy store is full of vintage items that have that funky Room Fu flair! Most have been embellished with a little bit of strategic paint. If you're in need of a little retail therapy, click on over!