interior design

Our 3 Favorite Airbnb Plus Homes in Austin

By Mary Cate Long | October 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Airbnb Plus properties are homes that consistently exceed expectations of hospitality, style, and cleanliness. Austin, Texas is home to over 270 of them. Airbnb.com explains how homes become eligible for an invitation to the upper echelons of Airbnb Plus: They must have “maintained an average rating of 4.8 over the past year” and have had […]

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Lake Living Defined: Jason Lenox of Anteks Home Offers Advice on Second Home Decor

By Joanna England | April 14, 2016 | Comments Off on Lake Living Defined: Jason Lenox of Anteks Home Offers Advice on Second Home Decor

Now that you have your sought-after weekend retreat on Cedar Creek Lake, what are you going to put in it? Bought a home away from home in Boot Ranch? What do you hang on the walls? Acquired a ski home in Aspen? What is your design inspiration? Decorating a second home is a huge challenge, […]

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Museum Tower Shows You How Great a Second Home in Dallas Can Be

By Candy Evans | November 30, 2011 | Comments Off on Museum Tower Shows You How Great a Second Home in Dallas Can Be

Last week, I described my hard-hat tour through the glorious Museum Tower. I had so much to tell you and yes, was trying to get out of Dodge for a California Thanksgiving celebration, so I may have omitted some juicy news. Like the Residences at the Ritz Carlton, The Palomar, The House and One Arts Plaza, Museum Tower […]

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Designer’s Corner: Tiffany McKinzie On the Faux, Faux World of Vacation Homes

By Candy Evans | July 10, 2011 | 4 Comments

There are many wonderful things about utilizing faux finishes when designing a second residence.  Often second residences are vacation homes and lend themselves to be more “theme” inspired, i.e.: a beach house or a mountain home, decorated top to bottom in a style that speaks to the environment.  People typically have more creative leeway for […]

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