The Perfect Book Nook
Settling down to read never gets old. However, searching the house for a quiet, comfortable place to read can be tedious. Why not create a cozy reading nook where you can escape with your favorite tomes? Finding a Space A reading space could be potentially anywhere. It might be an alcove in the living room, a […]
Custom Homes of Texas: Dallas
When lead designer Megan Fornes first set eyes on this home, it was nearly impossible to nail down an exact style. The designer, who works with ML Interiors Group, started working with the homeowners after they had already purchased a custom built home. “When I walked through the home for the first time, there were modern features that stood out and […]
Butterflies are some of the most beautiful and graceful creatures to visit Texas gardens. You can easily create a garden that will entice these winged jewels by providing a favorable site and the right kinds of plants. The Site Locate your butterfly garden in a sunny area. Because butterflies are cold-blooded, their wings act as […]
How to Be Productive at Home
A transition to working from home offers individuals flexibility and ease on a daily basis. However, establishing a new normal requires discipline and structure. While at home, here are a few tips to help you be productive and maintain balance. Establish Your Morning Routine Just because you are not physically entering your workplace does […]
Inspired Gift Ideas to Celebrate Mom
Looking for creative & personalized Mother’s Day gift ideas? This gift guide is for you! These are not your run-of-the-mill flowers and a foot rub ideas; these suggestions take things a bit further and encourage you to truly personalize your gift for mom. The Sentimental Mom A Recreated Childhood Photo Does mom have a favorite photo from when the kids were little that can be reenacted with […]
Building an Outdoor Kitchen
Planning an outdoor kitchen can be a little daunting, but with so many options to choose from, it can also be a lot of fun. Whether you are creating an outdoor space as part of new construction or you are enhancing an existing building, an outdoor kitchen extends the living areas of your home and […]
Custom Homes of Texas: San Angelo
This project was one that almost did not happen. The house was built in the ‘90s and had a distinctly Western ranch style. The homeowner was ready to sell and find something that aligned more with her style, but lead designer Lisa Wallace of Lisa Wallace Interior Design had a vision for the home. Luckily, […]
Cleaning and Organizing Your Refrigerator – Inside Out
With the holidays approaching, now is the opportune time to clean out your refrigerator and make room for your family's favorite dishes and leftovers!
Sitting at the Kids’ Table
Should your formal Thanksgiving dinner include children on the list of invitees, nothing pleases parents more than a separate kids table, where young diners can make messes and enjoy a special meal while the adults get a few minutes of grown-up conversation. The key to a successful kids table is planning.
Custom Homes of Texas: Waxahachie
This beautiful home designed by Ambrose Furniture Works bring old-world Italian elegance to Texas. They display a stunning collection of unique antiques that seamlessly blend sophistication, history, and practicality. A custom-made backsplash, custom mixed paint colors, and hand-hewn wooden beams give life to the homeowners' vision of a dream custom home.
Custom Homes of Texas: Frio Cañon
With their kids growing older, these homeowners wanted a new space to call their own. With help from David Dalgleish, the original builder, they added a master suite that incorporated the minimalistic style found throughout the home. Common elements include reclaimed wood beams from Vermont, white shiplap, and clean lines. A bridge made of steel and glass connects the parents’ oasis to the main house.
Custom Homes of Texas: Tomball
These Tomball homeowners sought a timeless design, inspired in part by the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Eklektik Interiors worked with them to create a breathtaking home in neutral shades that still stand out. The use of varying textures ties together the organic feel throughout the home.