Spicy Cashew Queso

Since following a predominately vegan, whole-food/plant-based lifestyle, I’ve had to get creative with some of my favorite foods. I’ve always loved queso — hey, I’m a Texan — it’s in my blood! So when I had to give up dairy (due to some health issues), I was so excited to learn about vegan queso. If […]

8 Ideas for Throwing an Affordable Outdoor Bash

Casual elegance is key when planning an affordable, yet fancy outdoor party. Looking to impress your friends, but you’re on a budget? Keep things low-key by utilizing up-cycled and re-cycled materials, using mix-matched serving ware (plates, glasses & stemware you’ve already got on hand), and fresh-cut botanicals from your own back-yard. Keep reading to take […]

3 Interior Design Rules I Tend to Break

I’m not much of a rule breaker, in fact I’m quite the opposite, but one of the most common questions I get asked as an interior designer is… “What are the interior design rules-of-thumb I’m supposed to follow?” My answer is typically a mash up of a few things. First off, I believe there are […]

The Eclectic Modern Farmhouse Tour You Won’t Want To Miss

Finding inspirational home tours might be one of my favorite things to do. I love featuring other designers and builders because there is so much talent out there, that I want to share it with you guys as much as possible. That way, you can follow the same designers I follow, and continue to get […]

Amazon Roundup – Vintage Inspired Pieces

A vintage look doesn’t always have to be old. I love finding truly vintage pieces when I can, but we all know the allure of Amazon is sometimes just too tempting. Two day shipping? FREE shipping? Yup. Sign me up. Many times I source my vintage finds from Etsy, but if you can find a […]

9 Curved Sofas & Chairs From Anthropologie You Need

A new year brings new trends in the interior design world, and I think it’s safe to say CURVY is IN this year. Over the last few months, I’ve been seeing these beautiful curves all over instagram. Interior designers are hopping on this trend like they’ve been missing it for too long. Curved furniture has […]

A Lakeside Retreat Home Tour That Will Stop You In Your Tracks

I follow a lot of designers online, and sometimes I’m lucky enough to connect with a few local builders and designers as well. Today’s home feature is a local designer & builder who caught my eye years ago; Scott Buchanan of Buchanan Design Studio. I first discovered his work when I was aimlessly browsing homes […]

Outdoor Kitchen Makeover

Chad and I LOVE outdoor spaces, so when we were picking out floor plans last year, we made sure to find a plan that had an adequate outdoor living space. Although our outdoor patio wasn’t exactly as large as we would have wanted, it was enough for an outdoor living room and a small outdoor […]

7 Coastal Home Exteriors That Will Leave You Craving The Beach

Build by Barrow Building Group Build By Cole Construction Group Build by Barrow Building Group Build by Envision Builders Group Renovation & Design by Three Birds Renovation Build by Barrow Building Group Build by Barrow Building Group If you’ve been following me for a while, you already know I’m slightly obsessed with the beach (as […]

Our New-Build Kitchen Reveal

Since this was a “semi-custom” home, the builder normally provides all the lighting. However, rather than us choosing from their standard lighting packages, I decided to opt-in for their “free” lighting package so I could swap them out as soon as we moved in. I was able to find my own light fixtures with a […]