Beyond the Curb with Jena Salmon

I am absolutely delighted to bring you another Beyond the Curb home tour with interior designer Jena Salmon. After recently relocating from Atlanta to Dallas, Jena designed her beautiful home layered in pretty patterns, stunning antiques, and a sophisticated warmth that makes you feel right at home. Without doing anything structural to the home, Jena was still able to make each room a true jewel box of style. A testament to her storied design career.

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Building Tips

Hi friends! An instagram follower recently asked me what I would be sure to include when building or renovating a home. I decided to poll my audience for what they would be sure to include. So if you are in the midst of a renovation or building a home, this post is for you. For those of you like me who hope to do that one day, it is a great post to bookmark and save for later.

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Beyond the Curb with Libby’s Movie Hunt

Some homes stand a part with their presence. They hold great stature, elegance, and grandeur. My friend Libby’s home is surely one of those outstanding estates to remember. Originally built by the former Governor Clements of Texas, this home feels grand but cozy. It is full of beautiful collections displayed in clever ways, as well as lushly layered pattern and design.

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PAINT

The most frequently asked question at The Potted Boxwood is:

“What is the paint color?”

 

I understand why. Finding the right paint color is tricky, and so often it doesn’t turn out the way people envision.Pictures are brightened and edited, plus online doesn’t translate to real life in more ways than one.

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Beyond the Curb with Anna Fiascone

While I was in Hinsdale, I was fortunate enough to tour one of the most iconic homes in this charming Chicago suburb. Anna Fiascone took me through this colorful home that was once a dairy barn in 1898 for the house next door. In 1924, it was converted into a residence.  Despite a long history, the home is still perfectly functioning for a modern family- plus, full of charm!

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Beyond the Curb with Cathy Kincaid

It is a true Christmas treat and a major personal privilege to bring you a Beyond the Curb home tour of renown interior designer Cathy Kincaid. Cathy’s lovely 1918 Dallas home is every bit as charming and thoughtfully designed as you would expect it to be. With a masterful eye, Cathy uses pattern in perfect proportion. She strives to make her design equally layered and refined, while still being comfortably chic.

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Chic Peek with AnnBlair Housefield

The minute you meet AnnBlair Housefield, you want to be in her orbit. She is magnetic, charming, funny, and effortlessly chic. Her home equally embodies all those qualities. Despite being a 1946 home lightly touched up over the years, this West Highland Park home in Dallas is still very relevant. AnnBlair was not afraid to use color, especially in the two darling girls’ nurseries featured. This is an ideal example of young family making fresh waves in an older home without losing the intended aesthetic.

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Kips Bay Dallas 2021

Kips Bay has made its way back to Dallas this year. I truly enjoyed every aspect of the exterior design of this home, as well these favorite interior moments I featured below. Show houses give designers the capacity to design without limits, so I always find it insightful what they choose to do. This home had so many beautiful and complimenting layers. I know you will love to see.

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