Home Sweet Home?  Hopefully very soon! We are hard at work in the final stages of our home renovation. I love these designer profiles on one of my favorite websites – especially this one on Sister Parish. Cutest little book ends ever!  I think I need to get these for my son who was born…

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It is the most wonderful time of the year!  Even though the temperatures haven’t cooled off in Texas quite yet, the spirit of the upcoming holidays is already in the air!  People are planning parties, starting their shopping and looking forward to welcoming guests to their homes so the Dallas Launch of Viyet couldn’t come…

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Hi there!  Thanks for checking back in on our One Room Challenge Living Room Makeover! I’m in Charleston getting ready for my book signing tomorrow but I’m still making progress at the ranch – I have to!  No rest for the weary with the ORC! The photo above is our inspiration.  I am crazy about…

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I can’t even believe this but here we go again!   Seriously…what am I doing? The One Room Challenge bug has bit again!  This is kind of addictive actually and I had another room at White Oaks Ranch I really needed to tackle.  So…here starts the next six weeks of panic and me begging people…

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Blue and White lovers can relax now knowing that it is impossible to take it too far!  Thanks Oscar de la Renta circa 1960s for putting us at ease.  Isn’t it amazing???? I’m packing up one of these and heading to Charlotte this weekend to speak at the Carolina Bridal Fair for Southern Living.  Can’t wait…

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I can’t believe it is already August!  I can’t bear to leave these summer sunsets but I’ll enjoy the last few I have. Need paint?  Want the highest quality paint from Farrow and Ball?  Please don’t miss this chance to win it! Perfect hostess gift!  Wrap it up in cellophane and attach one of these!…

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We have been struggling all summer to figure out some updates that need to be done to our little summer cottage on the lake.  We love it here.  Our time here is spent building sandcastles on the beach with the children, reading that pile of books that collects on our bedside tables throughout the year,…

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Justin and I have just returned from Ireland and had the most amazing time!  The highlight of the trip was our weekend at Ballyfin. We were invited by a dear friend along with twenty others.  It was such a special time with old friends and new at a magical place. Ballyfin’s story is fascinating and…

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I love a good challenge! When one of my favorite children’s clothing brands, The Proper Peony, challenged me to find a room interior that co-ordinated with one of their precious designs, I accepted immediately!  I knew exactly what I wanted to match up too! When I dress my little Millie Stuart up in her Proper…

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Well, it’s cold in Dallas but I’m sweatin! In less than a week, the dining room at White Oaks Ranch is being photographed for the One Room Challenge! I am seriously down to the wire on these final touches. Seriously!  The Ronda Carman Fine Fabrics Pale Blue Check arrived this morning!  Yay!  Ronda was amazing…

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