The House That Love Built

After 25 years in Austin, we're moving to San Francisco. Before we go, I say good-bye to the home that's given us so much these past six years.

How to Make Your Own Curtains

Have you ever wondered if you could make your own curtains? You can! Here's how.

Perfect Color Something or Other

Online color tests may be hazardous to your health.

Apartment Therapy!

Yesterday afternoon I was searching for dinner recipes on my phone (trying to figure out what on earth to do with these little Korean rice tube things called duk that my youngest son keeps talking about ever since his grandma served them to him months ago), when my phone tweet-tweeted at me that I had… Continue reading Apartment Therapy!

The $200 Office Nook Makeover

Great things happen when you are willing to haul your neighbors' trash down the street in your PJs. Read how I made over my office for $200.

Office Nook Makeover: After Photos Tomorrow!

A sneak peek at my office nook makeover! More photos coming tomorrow.

Chairish (what?) Roundup, plus other cool stuff

My pics from the new(ish) online company Chairish, the upcoming Austin Auction, and more.

♥ Your Home: Make Your Bed

A quick shake to the sheets, a tug on the quilt, a fluff to the pillows—a tidy bed does wonders for your bedroom, and your state of mind.

Austin Auction Roundup

My personal picks from the upcoming auction at Austin Auction Gallery, featuring items from Richard Garriott's estate.

Craigslist Roundup: September 6, 2013

The Craigslist Roundup has been killing me this week because I found so many things I want for my home! And even though these are Craigslist prices, I can't shop right now because I'm saving all my money for the project I'm working on (hopefully I'll be able to show you soon). But man! It… Continue reading Craigslist Roundup: September 6, 2013

Austin Craigslist Roundup: August 30, 2013

Just for this week: a kids Craigslist Roundup!

Austin Craigslist Roundup: August 9, 2013

My Craigslist Roundups have evolved into mini-"The House that Craigslist Built" sessions. This week I feature a living room that I think my design hero, Emily Henderson, would appreciate.

Office Nook Makeover: Update

Hello there! Since I last wrote about my plan to make over my office nook, I've made progress! I thought you might like to see how it's going. I bought the shelves (Vittsjo), as well as the trestle legs (Lerberg) for my desk, from IKEA. Assembling them was easier than I had feared. I think… Continue reading Office Nook Makeover: Update

Austin Craigslist Roundup: August 2, 2013

Are you all sick of looking at velvet tufted couches? I hope not, because I can't really get enough. And look, this one is moss green, which means it is close to my dream sofa. Click on the link to see the super cute owners. You could be next!And to hang behind the sofa .… Continue reading Austin Craigslist Roundup: August 2, 2013

Austin Craigslist Roundup: July 26, 2013

This past week, my husband and three kids and I drove across the country to visit family, which was very fun despite a few National Lampoon Vacation moments, like my GPS non-skills resulting in us cruising a downtown Memphis neighborhood in our out-of-gas minivan at midnight, wondering why a Comfort Suites would be located next… Continue reading Austin Craigslist Roundup: July 26, 2013