A 48-Hour Guide To the Round Top Antique Fair

No doubt your first trip to the famous bi-yearly antique festival in Round Top can be intimidating. Just look at the numbers: Two weeks. Sixty shows. About 22 miles miles. Approximately 2,000 dealers. Close to 100,000 shoppers. We give you a place to start with our 48 hours in Round Top Guide. We tell you where to go, eat, stay, and refuel. (Hint: It’s in a VW beetle.)

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Spruce Up Your Cocktails with Spring Herbs

Spring brings on an itch that’s easy for gardeners to scratch. The next few weeks will be filled with the best and biggest bounty of plants offered up for sale. Not to say there shouldn’t be just as big a bounty (or gardening itch) in fall, being that it’s a better time to plant; but […]

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Pinterest Meets Practical: Bright Bohemian

While I was finishing up registering for wedding gifts the other day I noticed a common theme between all my registries: everything was white. Now, I’m all for neutrals and bright whites for a crisp, clean look, but I am also against being boring. I didn’t want to go back and change everything I had registered for, first of all because I think it’s important to have a neutral base to work with, and second of all, I think it takes just a few of the right bright accents to liven an area up. The above room on my home décor Pinterest board has inspired me to add some jewel tones to my palette. I can’t handle much clutter, so this clearly wouldn’t be a realistic room option for me, but I can take an idea here and there and apply it to my future digs to get a similar vibe.

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West Elm Goes Local

You already depend on West Elm for chic and reasonably priced and chic home goods. Now, you’ll also be able to find something extra special at the Mockingbird location — a little taste of Texas. The store recently announced that, starting later this month, they’ll be stocking the shelves with the work of artisans from […]

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Splurge vs. Save: Graphic Gold Accent Tables

I’ve had a style crush on Jonathan Adler’s Nixon tables ever since I spotted the cocktail version on the set of E!’s Fashion Police (which Adler himself designed). Every time I resist the urge to buy a Starbucks iced coffee or I pass on a new pair of shoes, I mentally bank that money toward the purchase of the end table in gold. But at $695, I’m going to have to forgo a loooot of lattes.

…Or maybe not.

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Spring Flowers from Tommy Mitchell Arrive at Avant Garden

The ladies of D Home have been completely charmed by the work of Tommy Mitchell, which was part of the decor at our party celebrating the best interior designers in Dallas. His line was recently picked up by Avant Garden, and features mixed materials like lucite, copper, and tin covered with realistic or golden paint. […]

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