Performance Meets Style – Media Centers for the Contemporary Home


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In the final installment of our media room series, we’re addressing one of the focal issues: where to put the TV.  Of course, in the contemporary media room, the TV might take center stage. But the variety of receivers, speakers, … Continue reading

How to Create Guest-Worthy Living Spaces for the Holidays


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When it comes to interior design, the dining room gets the bulk of the attention at Thanksgiving.  But after the big meal – or when you gather your family to pull presents out from under the Christmas tree – the … Continue reading

How to Get your Dining Room Thanksgiving Ready | Part 1 – Dining Tables You’ll Love

Even though it’s only the beginning of October, it’s already time to start preparing for the coming holidays. If you are hosting Thanksgiving this year, not only do you have the menu to consider, but how to accommodate a house full of guests. Of course, as we start to ponder what it is that we are most thankful for this year, we are also pondering the perfect dining room scene. Continue reading

Designer Spotlight: Pamela Hope Designs

We don’t just get to help people transform their house into a dream home, we also work with some of the most talented interior designers in the country who are based right here in Houston. And we don’t think they get enough recognition. Houston has been touted for his livability, culture, food, business and now it’s time we add design to the mix.

So we’ll take some time each month to recognize some of great designer’s and their projects. We started doing this on twitter as #ProjectWednesday but the amazing projects just got too big for 140 characters, so now we’re sharing them on our blog.

Kicking it off with this dreamy bay house furnished by Pamela O’Brien with Pamela Hope Designs.  “We fell in love with the Stanley Coastal Living Collection and ordered some of the first pieces to hit Houston.  We used it in every bedroom in our client’s bay house and highlighted it with beach-hued linens and his colorful art and photography collection.”


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