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Designing With Carol

  Abby McIntyre Alright friends, over the past few months, we’ve given advice about decorating nearly every aspect of your home. From window coverings to livening up your outdoor living space, we’ve had you covered. However, there is still one space that we have neglected: the big blank wall that you don’t know what to…

Designing With Carol: Past to present

Abby McIntyre Happy summer friend! It’s that time of year again. We’ve powered through the holiday season and gotten a breath of fresh air with spring cleaning. Now it’s time to assess our collection of odds and ends that is left over in our garage or storage unit and make something of them. There is…

Designing With Carol

Abby McIntyre Happy April sweet friends! Up until now, we’ve been focused on the joyous holidays that rang in the new year and the colorful world around us. This month, we’re focusing on the many different materials you can use in your home to add that certain je ne sais quoi you’ve been searching for…

Designing With Carol

Abby McIntyre It is officially spring time in Texas friends! What a beautiful time of year to experience. From the proud bluebonnets growing strong across the state to the happy little brown-eyed-susan’s covering fields in abundance, the colors blanketing the Lone Star State are unparalleled. It is easy to draw inspiration from the bright world…

Designing With Carol

The Holiday Blues Abby McIntyre Coordinating family gatherings, getting the kids to and from their winter recitals, and finding time to search for that perfect little something for loved ones is enough to run anyone ragged at this time of the year. With everything else going on, it can seem like a daunting task to…

Designing With Carol

Wood accents are perfect for Texas homes because they offer the beautiful southern charm and inviting warmth people have come to expect. When it comes to choosing blinds or shades for your home, it seems like the material options are endless. There are colorful fabrics, sturdy metals, sheer, blackout; it can get overwhelming. However, one…

Designing With Carol

  Hygge: Cozy living Danish style Lauren Jones When I first heard about the concept of hygge, I was immediately drawn to it. Pronounced “hoo-ga” by the Danish people who practice this artful way of living, hygge is a way to enjoy the colder weather by celebrating the simple things in life. This helps the…

Designing with Carol

  Farmhouse style Lauren Jones For the past few years an unlikely design trend has become very popular with people nationwide. Now, when many people flock to their favorite stores they are searching for finds to make their house feel more “farmhouse.” But what exactly is Farmhouse design, and why are so many of us…

Designing With Carol

  Lauren Jones Spring is here and the short gray days of winter are behind us. Outside, the flowers are blooming and the leaves on the trees are the fresh light green of new growth. Indoors, most of us are now throwing open the draperies and blinds to spring clean and may be noticing that…

Designing With Carol

  Character in any room Each one of your rooms should be a reflection of you and your lifestyle. At the same time, each room should have its own character, interest and function. Let’s start in the bedroom. The bed is generally the center point of the room. Dress it with linens that bring out…