Around the House


Local Color: Front Gate

There are many fabulous combinations in the Lone Star State. Rice and beans with your enchiladas. Bright bluebonnets, Indian Paintbrush and that one-of-a-kind Texas sky. Boots and, well, you name it. But the combination of glowing qualities located in the growing community of Fair Oaks Ranch is pretty rare, even by Texas standards.

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Light It Up

Ready to make your holidays sparkle and shine? Read on for a round up of the best little holiday light displays in Texas!

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We at Around the House believe that the holidays, above all, should be tasty. And, what’s better than the gift of food? A snap to order, fun to receive, handy to serve to guests and none of that “now where should this go?” for those who have closets filled to the brim!

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Trendy engineered quartz countertops make it even more enjoyable to gather with family and friends in the kitchen. With attractive engineered quartz available in so many popular colors and patterns, this “new granite” offers welcoming appeal, whether you’re eating takeout at the kitchen island or admiring your quartz countertops from the comfort of the living room.

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Changing leaves and crisp days signal the arrival of the Fall season. In today’s design post, Shay Geyer of IBB Design uses Fall’s standout colors to create a glamorous and colorful master bedroom.

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Highland Homes architect David Watters shares ideas about design, insights for aspiring designers and inspiration for creating innovative and tranquil Highland Homes for families.

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Gather ’round, guys and ghouls and brace yourself for 5 spooky tales of ghosts and goblins and things that go bump in the night! We’re doing some ghost-busting of our own on this haunted tour of Texas. Who ya gonna call?

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image courtesy of Apartment 34
(banner image courtesy of Apartment 34)

Whether you’re hosting the entire fam for Thanksgiving or a few friends on a cool evening, fall is a fantastic “come over for dinner” opportunity. But, after all the food prep, creating a magazine-worthy tablescape might be at the bottom of your list. Never fear—Around the House has scoured the best of the blogs and brought some delightfully easy table décor to your screen.

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