Whew! It’s hot outside! No worries. We’re taking you on a cooling whirlwind of air-conditioned options for home design inspirations, exciting and adventurous indoor escapes and outdoor wet-and-wild fun for the entire family.
If you missed July’s 2017 ASID Designer Show House with all the creative decorating ideas from 21 members of the local Texas Gulf Chapter, again, no worries! We escort everyone on a tour of this professionally decked-out, 10,000-square-foot estate built by Peterson Homebuilders in Tomball’s exclusive community of Willowcreek Ranch. Photos, tips from the design pros, resources on where to buy…it’s all here in our August issue for you to experience from the (air-conditioned) comfort of your home.
“Small Spaces” guides you through transforming limited square footage into areas you can't live without. Move over, "Man Cave": The "She Shed" is here!
Come with us to the Round Top/Burton area for a look at a fabulous house built and creatively detailed and accessorized by a Houston couple. You won’t believe the meticulous workmanship that went into this getaway. And nearby, a husband-wife gardening team at K2 Farms in Bleiblerville grows veggies that are perfection in look and taste. The gardeners share their expert advice.
Our always-reliable friends at The Arbor Gate create living art with succulents in “Gardening,” as well as detail their successful planting and growing tips for these amazing plants. Enjoy this professional first-hand lesson.
Time to break out the champagne, as the Fall Round Top Antiques Fair, set Sept. 25-30, celebrates a landmark anniversary of “50 Years of Fabulous.” Our vendors’ list is chock-full of shopping suggestions. If you can’t make the big show, no worries! You’ll find stores aplenty for that country-chic style right here in Houston. Get that “Round Top look Locally”…or send a personal shopper to the real deal (check it out!).
Now, for the adventure part. “Beat the Heat” goes beyond the AC of movies and libraries and introduces you to ways to keep cool. Note: Indoor skydiving is one of them! And “Editor's Picks” heads to swimming pools, rivers, lakes and beaches with toys for all ages.