With a story behind every element, this Austin home has everything from reclaimed Tennessee barn wood to a Pennsylvania-made concrete dining table. With visual variations of color and depth, the ceiling contrasts beautifully with the white cabinetry and over-sized kitchen island. Down to the last detail, this stylish and modern home has a sleek sophistication that beings a unique look to each room.
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Texas is home to many different immigrant communities that have settled in its fertile land over the centuries, bringing their language and culture with them. In most instances, a native tongue dies out by the third generation after immigration, but Texas contains one curious case of a language that has clung to life for much longer, changing and evolving into its own unique dialect (think of a dialect as a “language subspecies”) in the process.
If you are lucky this Valentine’s Day, cupid might find your perfect match. However, when you are looking for bread that brings love at first bite, no luck is needed to guarantee La Panadería will help you find the perfect batch! If chocolates and candy hearts are not quite your cup of tea, stop by David Cáceres Galicia’s San Antonio bakery, La Panadería, for sweet treats and fresh pastries that are sure to show your ‘butter’ half just how much you care.
When his luck ran dry in Nashville, Texas country music artist Aaron Watson still chose to view his cup half full rather than half empty. Creating a brand free from the bounds of a record label, Watson found favorable success in a career he built himself against all odds that claimed he never could. Through the journey of it all, the Honky Tonk Kid has become a living legacy as a husband, father, musician, and man.
Elopements have significantly risen in popularity in recent years, and Texas has met this demand with truly unique and appealing options. Services and packages for elopements, reunions, vow renewals, and celebrations of all kinds are available to couples and their families to customize. The best part is that many of these locations also offer year-round services and activities for everyone to enjoy!
Fly fishing is a much-romanticized pastime beloved by outdoorsmen the world over. Yet Texas fly fishermen find themselves in a bit of a predicament when it comes to this addictive passion; there is no trout species native to Texas. Sure, any fish can be pursued through fishing with flies, but the heart and soul of the sport will always lie in the pursuit of the game fish it was invented for: trout. Therefore, Texas fly fisherman are relegated to traveling out of the great state of Texas if they wish to pursue non-stocked trout populations. Imagine, however, if none of that was true.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then what is a word that makes a beautiful picture worth? Calligraphy, the lost art of decorative writing, is making a resurgence. You have likely seen the scrolling and elegant lettering on invitations and other paper goods, but right now, all things handwritten and hand-lettered are en vogue. Calligraphy is no longer reserved for weddings and formal events. There are services, some likely nearby in your neighborhood, that will create beautiful works by hand for your invitation, frame-able print, and personalized stationery needs.