When driving around CB I notice that a lot of doors are painted another color than the exterior paint color. So if you are stuck on which color would look the best…
Last week we talked about making a driftwood Christmas tree. We are always picking up interesting pieces and stacking them under the stairs for some later project.
(The seahorse in the thumbnail was made by my old neighbor, Maryann Martin, married to Robert Martin of Martin Electric, after seeing one in a magazine. They hung it in the stairwell.
In 2009, we were one of the first houses to be rebuilt in our neighborhood, Sandy Shores after Hurricane Ike. That first year was really cold and desolate, no trees or plants, just wind and sand. When Aron would drive down the beach he would pick up big pieces of driftwood and stack them to use later for firewood. From lemons to lemonade…
Rita Wilson, aka Queen Rita from Ft. Worth, is retired from the furniture business, so naturally you would expect her house to be awesome. And she doesn’t let you down. Her colorful vacation rental, Queendom by the Sea in Sandy Shores (listed with Swede’s) is an invitation to have a great time at the beach. She was able to use her connections in the business to furnish her home. No designer
Charlene, who is one of Aron’s clients and friends, works for Whole Foods when she is not treasure hunting, and Dexter is a semi-retired boilermaker. They travel back and forth from Clear Lake. Let’s take a peek inside where you will find 50′s vintage bamboo furniture. She also loves (Henry Link) faux bamboo and wicker furniture from the 60′s. Charlene is not afraid of color! I love her style which I call
Aron was asking ME about bunk beds the other day and I just look at him, “What are you talking about?”
“Chris wants built in bunk beds in the house we’re building, got any ideas?” Are you kidding?
So when I get up at 3:00 A.M. because my mind won’t let me sleep I start looking.