Friday, April 28, 2017
Small Town Big Dreams

Junk Gypsies: Small Town. Big Dreams.

Junk Gypsies: Small Town. Big Dreams. Janie Sikes taught her daughters, Amie and Jolie, that population signs just designate city limits; they don’t dictate the...
Beadboard ceilings

On the Porch: Restoration of a Lifetime

The chemical smell was so strong I felt I might faint. The dizziness wasn't the worst part—I couldn't breathe. I looked down and realized...
Victorian Lady photo by Anna Spencer Morse Grace Photography

Art, Antiques and a Victorian Lady

For almost 25 years, Tom Vining and Dent Beall have collected antiques and fine art. In 2015, they found a permanent home for their...
Country Cottage Idea House Rescue Mission

Country Cottage Idea House Rescue Mission

So much more than a tour house... Last Friday, Julie Dodson and I met at the Idea House to knock around some ideas about...
Church Lane ladies reimagine repurpose restore

Church Lane Upholstery

Brinda Dunlap and Betsy Jones Church Lane Upholstery Co. LLC Waldeck, Texas 979-224-5161 or 979-966-2970 [email protected] Years in the Creativity Biz: One year (officially) and five years (unofficially) Get their...

Woodwork by Westfall

Doug Westfall Woodwork by Westfall Giddings, Texas 979-542-1234 [email protected] Years in the Creativity Biz: 26+ Get his goods: Bar W Field during twice annual antiques shows or by appointment Woodwork by...
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Reimagine, Repurpose, Restore: Bringing New Life to Old Things

by Lorie A. Woodward photos by Dixie Ray Hamilton, DixieRay Photography Twice a year during the Round Top Antiques Shows, local pastures are transformed to fertile...
Country Cottage Idea House Measured

Country Cottage Idea House Gets Measured

Take out the notepad, get out the tape measure.... The Country Cottage Idea House Gets Measured. That’s just what Dodson Interiors staff members, Patty...
Country Cottage Idea House donors

Country Cottage Idea House Donors

Julie Dodson reports that she’s securing Country Cottage Idea House donors. The house is part of her Designer Dream Spree project at The Compound...
Country Cottage Idea House Drawer Pulls

Country Cottage Idea House Drawer Pulls

During last week's Round Top WinterFest at The Compound, Julie Dodson stopped by to see the work progressing on the Country Cottage Idea House...