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Some people look for a beautiful place. Others make a place beautiful. -Hazrat Inavat Khan

Whether you’re building a home, or making a home, it’s the most important place on earth! It’s where your memories are created and your people gather. We have  built and bought homes in the past, and both have unique challenges and joys. I hope some of our experiences and tips will help you navigate your own home projects.

How to Create a Gallery Wall!

How to Create a Gallery Wall!

Not everyone can create a gallery wall like a pro! I’ll never forget the day I went to my sister-in-law’s to see her brand new house. She was still fuming at the “help” my Mother-in-Law had provided earlier to get it set up and decorated. There was probably a 7-inch...

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Pods Packing Tips

Pods Packing Tips

Planning longterm storage or a house move? These PODS packing tips from an experienced storage professional will be a great help!

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Tiny Homes 101 with a Dallas Tiny Home Builder

Tiny Homes 101 with a Dallas Tiny Home Builder

Tiny Home living is foreign to me Having recently moved across town, I am acutely aware of how much STUFF we have. It's...a lot. At any point during the packing/unpacking process, I was ready to walk away and just start over. But... we have 3 dogs, a 10 year old and a...

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How to choose lighting for your home

There’s something about a dazzling crystal chandelier that makes my heart flutter. I get all gah-gah when I see the sparkly rainbow that it throws against the wall. Add something unexpected like wrought iron or a splash of color and I’m a goner, totally mesmerized. I...

Our new home!

I made it. I survived our entire family being sick the week before we moved. The week designated for packing -- which did not happen. Much. I survived the move while having no voice and green gunk oozing from my sinus. I survived my computer melt down the following...

Chez Perot – Week 12

So my builder Adam calls this morning and says, "I was checking out the concrete they poured for your back patio extension last night and wow, looks like a really big coyote left a paw print in it." Yeah... I knew about that. The Princess Cupcake and I went to check...

Design Your Own House : Granite, Tiles and Paint!

It’s killing me that I can’t go to the house today because today, they are installing our granite. Wheeeee! I can’t wait to see it. I have nearly forgotten which granite I chose – I hope it looks good (insert nervous laugh here). Here are a couple of photos I took to...
Confession: I have a lighting obsession

Confession: I have a lighting obsession

So the Pink House is installing a new chandelier. They posted a picture of sweet Nan’s hubby adding crystals to it this morning and my heart just skipped a beat. I had to see it -- as I might have a slight fascination with chandeliers. Well, hanging lights in general....

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