If you are so inclined, you could, say, hit the bi-annual Thrift Studio! pop-up shop benefiting Dwell With Dignity. The 30-day sale of donated, gently-used furniture, housewares, accessories, and high-end designer finds holds its preview events on Friday and Saturday (a must if you want to nab the really good stuff from Horchow, Michelle Nussbaumer, Melissa Woody, David Cadwallader, and Wisteria among others). After that, the sale is open to the public, so it’s anyone’s game.
Dwell With Dignity Thrift Studio
April 14th – May 12th
Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday noon- 5:00PM
1250 Slocum Drive, Suite 550 in the Design Center
Or, if you’re more of a paper gal (or guy), you could pop over to The Paper Store at Nest for a bell’Invito trunk show featuring their 2012 stationery collection. In addition to lots of pretty paper goods, there will be tea, champagne, and petit fours + complimentary on-site monogramming.
bell’Invito Trunk Show
April 13th and 14th
3:00-5:00 pm (both days)
4524 McKinney Ave.
And last but not least, you could kick-off the season of peeking into the (really lovely) homes of perfect strangers with the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society 2012 Home Tour. Be inspired and then head home and make a list of all the things you wish were different in your own home. (Or is that just what I do?)