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My Colorful Home Office

I have to say, I just adore my office. It is not the only room in the house that is totally me, but it's the only room I didn't have to take anyone else's opinion into consideration when creating the [...]

Celebrate the Year of the Snake

Another Chinese New Year has arrived, heralding the Year of the Snake. I've checked around the Internets to find out what this means for us and either (A) found conflicting information--some think it's a good year for biz and other [...]

Fab Finds: Home Goods

I met a client at Home Goods yesterday (the one up north, for you ATXers out there) and spied: Mid-century-inspired, monster tall table lamp, $49.99. Modern mint green table lamps. Left: $34.99, right: $39.99. More [...]

Fab Finds: Target’s Latest Home Decor Goodies

Holy cow, did Target throw me for a loop yesterday. I went in for toothpaste and came out with a whole cartload of amazing stuff. Stuff I don't need, for the most part, but stuff I couldn't resist with even [...]

Feng Shui’ing My Office

While we're on the subject of transformation, if you have an interest in improving various facets of your life via feng shui, I highly recommend Move Your Stuff, Change Your Life, by Karen Rauch Carter. I've mentioned this book before, [...]

Mini-Makeover: Natasha’s Living Room Built-Ins & Bedroom

Somehow I totally missed posting this mini-makeover before and after. D'oh! So although it's very Christmas-y, better late than never, right? Natasha was one of our Guest Room Giveaway one-hour mini-makeover winners. Natasha and husband Glen welcomed a baby boy [...]

Claire’s Holiday Shopping Guide

Room Fu Decorologist Claire Patrick has put together a shopping guide that ROCKS for the gift-giving season (and beyond). Reading this has made me want to hit the stores immediately--a huge feat for someone who normally loathes getting within 100 [...]

Guest Room Giveaway: After Photos!

We're so excited to share pictures of Guest Room Giveaway winner Neesha D.'s transformed guest bedroom! We are really excited about how this makeover turned out, due in large part to the amazing products and services donated by Austin businesses [...]

E.A.S.T. Recap: Day 4

This year's East Austin Studio Tour wrapped up yesterday with another gorgeous sky and California-style temperatures--perfect for getting out and about. And all of those Formula 1 crowds everyone was crowing about? Never saw 'em. So thanks to the event [...]

E.A.S.T. Recap: Day 3

Yesterday was a banner day--I had FIVE HOURS to spend on the East Austin Studio Tour! Formula 1 crowds be damned (and really, they were nowhere to be found), my friend Kathryn and I took a leisurely pace, starting with [...]