Jennifer’s Favorite Mexican Vegan Recipe: Tofu Tacos

Jennifer’s Favorite Mexican Vegan Recipe: Tofu Tacos While tacos may be your go-to summer food, it might be time to spice things up with this delicious (and highly nutritious) vegan recipe. The benefits of a vegan diet are numerous. While you may not be ready to make the switch just yet, even when you eliminate [...]

Jennifer’s ICFF New York Snapshot

Jennifer’s ICFF New York Snapshot Few design conventions get my creative juices flowing as much as the annual New York International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). I attended the show May 20–23 with my design associate, Rula Al-Obaidi, to get a first-hand glimpse of the newest furniture lines and meet some up-and-coming vendors. For four days [...]

10 Austin Home Buying Tips from the Pros

10 Austin Home Buying Tips from the Pros Buying a home can be a tremendous undertaking. In addition to all the financial preparation involved in finding your dream home, you want to ensure you don’t end up with a money pit that consumes all your resources and your sanity.   If you’re on the hunt [...]

3 Spare Room Ideas That Will Make Your Space Shine

3 Spare Room Ideas That Will Make Your Space Shine Is there a room in your home that doesn’t serve a purpose? Does its sparse décor and bland aesthetic clash with the rest of your home’s design? Or is it simply failing to live up to its full potential? If you answered yes to any [...]

6 Tips for Eating Vegan at Any Restaurant

6 Tips for Eating Vegan at Any Restaurant If you’re contemplating switching to a vegan diet, you may have reservations about adhering to it when dining out. Although most restaurants have some sort of salad, we all know the caliber of salads and their paired dressings can be a bit disappointing. Not to mention you [...]

Jennifer’s Guide to the Round Top Antiques Fair

Jennifer's Guide to the Round Top Antiques Fair In early April, I made my annual trek to the Round Top Antiques Fair, mecca for interior designers and collectors in search of unique home furnishings and accessories at bargain prices. As I drove 85 miles southeast from Austin, Texas, the capital city skyline was quickly replaced [...]

Vegan Interior Design Alternatives to Real Leather

Vegan Interior Design Alternatives to Real Leather When you look at a leather couch, you may not immediately think of things like greenhouse gas emissions and the unethical treatment of animals. But as we all become more aware of the impact our actions have on the environment and its inhabitants, the more we desire sustainable, [...]

6 Simple Interior Design Updates to Help Sell Your Home

6 Simple Interior Design Updates to Help Sell Your Home If you’re contemplating selling your home in the not-too-distant future, we hate to break it you, but you’re probably going to have to put in some work to spruce up the interior. Dark leather furniture, gold-gilded fixtures, and beige wall paint may have been au [...]

Using Non-Traditional Materials in Your Interior Design

Using Non-Traditional Materials in Your Interior Design It's time to funk it up. When you think of interior design, the first materials that usually come to mind are wood, marble and even glass. But if you're looking to make a statement and try something non-traditional, there are a few other materials you should consider to [...]

Design Tips to Warm Up Your Space for Winter

Design Tips to Warm Up Your Space for Winter Although the cold weather is nearly behind us in March, this is usually the time we're most ready to infuse some more warmth into our spaces. If you're tired of being cold, read on for our easy and fashionable ways to warm up your space for [...]