One of the best antiques and design stores in Houston is making Saturdays special with early summer
hours. Becki and Jur van der Oord of Installations Antiques are opening their doors at 8am for special sales (some great prices!) and breakfast in the garden to clear out their storage.
Becki's gift for curating, displaying and mixing styles is an inspiration. She is a true artist and her love of detail is apparent throughout this historical brick warehouse located in The Heights. This is one of those rare shopping experiences that is more than looking at stuff...it's an art show for the home.
We had delicious breakfast tacos from H-Towns Treats after loading up on some sale goodies.
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We've got a house full of dear friends this week. Before they came I had fun getting the house ready and summer'd up .
That means bringing out some coral and shells. My favorite!
We've had so much fun already this week, but an unexpected project happened when I pulled the big chalkboard down and started my own version of chalkboard art based on our week together. The whole gang ended up contributing and I love it!
The dad's even had an artistic moment...no one can resist the chalk!
The kids helped, too.
We're halfway through our time together and we've run out of room on the chalkboard. Hope your summer is as full of fun!
I've had the best time gathering props and setting up shots for the summer issue of Souvenir magazine. Sign up now and you will be notified as soon as the next issue is available (July, I believe).
We have welcomed Summer with open arms and quickly settled into a routine of staying up late, sleeping in, swimming and playing outside. We've had visitors and expect more in a few days so I'm pulling together a guest room that's been a storage room (pics later) and giving the boys upstairs bathroom a quick little makeover. We love paint!
Client work and blogging seem to slow down in the summer as family becomes more of a priority. I predict my boys will grow as tall as me in the coming months, fed by so much fresh air, sunshine and sleep.
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