Design Inspiration: Bayou Bend & Ima Hogg

Hi, blog friends! I hope you're all having a fun-filled July 4th weekend! If you're looking for some food and decor ideas to celebrate Independence Day, be sure to check out last year's post and this one too! One of my latest jobs has me thinking about all the people who've gone before us... I had so much fun looking into part of Houston's history to inspire a room we were doing recently!! Designer Marti Stewart asked us to create a wall mural inspired by the dining room at Bayou Bend, a ...

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Pool Decking and Coping!!!!

Well the house project continues... This week I had to finalize my pool decking and coping materials. Since my house is lime washed brick that leans to the gray side, I didn’t want the stones to turn creamy or yellow which many do. When I first was looking at inspirations for my pool, I was really drawn to the ones that had a coping detail and grass. The large inset stones into the grass are my favorites!!! I wondered how furniture would set up around them and if it would be hard ...

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