Sunday, April 30, 2017
Ike Isenhour Inc Living Room

Designs on Round Top: Ike Isenhour

Ike Isenhour and I played a protracted game of text and phone tag, but I won. Our window of opportunity was the 48 hours...
Anita Joyce The Family Visit Guest Bedroom

The Family Visit

The Family Visit It's strange how most of my memories of childhood are cloudy, like I'm looking through an ever-changing fog. I strain my eyes...

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...
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...
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...
Leftovers Antiques in Brenham

Leftovers Antiques in Brenham

Leftovers Antiques in Brenham is an oasis for the senses. From the beginning, Leftovers Antiques in Brenham was envisioned as a destination for discerning shoppers...
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...
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...
provide places to sit and eat on porch

On the Porch: Making Your Porch a Destination

Country life was foreign to me, yet it drew me in. It imprinted my soul in a way I still don’t fully understand. My Magical...
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...