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68 Ideabooks by Sarah Greenman
My Houzz: A ‘Whimsical Museum Gallery’ in Texas
Librarian Megan Charters is always on the hunt for unique vintage home decor. Her tendency to hunt for treasures is so well known that even friends and family have begun scouring thrift shops, garage sales and auction houses on her behalf. Charters’...
My Houzz: ‘Everything Has a Story’ in This Dallas Family’s Home
“When I walk into the house, I see us. I see our family,” says Crispin Deneault. Crispin, who has an Etsy shop, and her husband, Tyler, transformed their Dallas ranch into a kid-friendly,...
My Houzz: Creative Thrifting Beautifies a Texas Bungalow
Secondhand finds and a designer’s gift for reinvention turn a historic-district house into a quirkily elegant family home
Designer Misty Spencer believes that good looks can come at any price. “You don’t have to have money to create a beautiful design,” says the owner of Objects Living. “Design isn’t about brand names; it’s...
My Houzz: Neutral and Natural Elegance in Texas
Creamy hues, plush furnishings and vintage touches create a serene setting for a stylist and her family
Interior stylist Dana Pugh spends her days knee-deep in vibrant paint samples, bold patterns and flashy home accessories. But after a long day at work, she returns home to a neutral color scheme in a home where...
My Houzz: Welcoming Baby in an Eclectic Dallas Rambler
Setting up a sweet nursery is just the latest project in a home filled with art, DIY touches and a dream come true
Markus and Lilly Neubauer were expecting their adoption process to take months — maybe even years — when they received a call on Christmas Day in 2013 announcing the arrival of their daughter, Heidi....
The Most Incredible Kids' Tree House You'll Ever See?
Duck your head to enter this unforgettable Dallas wonderwork, lovingly crafted with imaginative delights
Steve and Jeri Wakefield had the idea nine years ago to build an elaborate tree house for their grandsons, Lincoln and Sullivan Scott, in their Dallas backyard. They hired architect and family friend James...
A Magical Tree House Lights Up for Christmas
An incredible tree house takes things up a notch for the holidays. Take a tour, meet the architect, the kids, and see how it came to be
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwwVolkrLas “When I was 14 years old, I wrote myself a letter, which I still have,” says Jeri Wakefield. “It reads, ‘No matter what happens in my life, I pledge to be the best grandmother I can be, so when I...
My Houzz: Sleek and Chic in the Lone Star State
Cosmopolitan flair springs up in the Texas countryside, courtesy of a jewelry designer and her husband
Sarah Wilson had been a city girl for most of her adult life, squeezing into small apartments in Brooklyn, Philadelphia and Dallas. Then she and her husband, Ben, found an 8-acre stretch of land in Waxahachie, Texas, and the creative wheels started turning....
A Greenhouse Rises From Texas Tornado Wreckage
Barn damage became a blessing in disguise for a thrifty, creative couple with a hankering for more greenery
Carolyn Pace says she’d rather be up to her elbows in dirt than cooking in the kitchen. So when a small tornado demolished her backyard pole barn, the Centerville, Texas, resident worked with her husband, Gary, to transform the damaged structure...
My Houzz: Beachy Bliss in a Dallas Rambler
Beth Gillespie spent her childhood visiting family on Florida's breathtaking Emerald Coast. Inspired by the clear water, the brilliant aqua hues, the white sand and the feeling of calm, she now infuses her home decor with these same fundamental elements....
My Houzz: Elegant Updates for a 1928 Bungalow
Realtor Chris Berry specializes in selling homes in conservation districts and historic neighborhoods, and has always been drawn to the architecture of older houses because of their character. "There is something about these old homes that feels...
My Houzz: Upcycled Boho Style in an Austin Townhouse
Colorful textiles, rich hues and DIY upholstery give this Texas rental house a sophisticated, creative sensibility
Rachel Anderson is a big fan of upcycling. The blogger and jewelry maker gets creative with less in her family's Austin, Texas, townhouse rental, which she shares with her husband, Scott, and their toddler, Ruby. In fact, her online shop, aptly...
DIY Transitional Fall Decorating Ideas
See how this Dallas homeowner spruces up her outdoor spaces with painted pumpkins, fall color and eye-catching vignettes
After surviving another hot Texas summer, Lynsey Purl is enjoying autumn's cooler weather. Fall is her favorite time of year to decorate her family's...
My Houzz: A Home Comes Alive With Day of the Dead Decor
Sugared skulls and bright paper flowers keep a Texas home's macabre decorating style on the lighter side
Melissa Love Tristan and her family go all out for Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. At the end of each October, their Dallas home is awash in paper flowers, skulls, skeletons, sugared treats and Halloween decor. Melissa was introduced...
My Houzz: Color and Heirlooms Combine in a Welcoming Bungalow
Inherited furniture mixes with bright hues in a 1921 Dallas home that embraces the neighborhood and modern life
Priscilla Rieves started giving her husband, Mark, decorating advice before they were even dating. When he bought his 1921 bungalow in Dallas' Vickery Place, a historical neighborhood, he'd ask coworkers for decorating ideas. "Priscilla worked in...