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Jessica Honegger’s Cozy and Eclectic Pool Room Reveal

This interview with Jessica Honegger embodies precisely why she is one of my favorite people. No matter what it is, whether discussing a recent home remodel, raising children, marriage or any number of other topics, you get all of her. You get all of her wisdom, experience, pitfalls and thoughtfulness and it’s all so good. Jessica and her husband, Joe, recently completed phase 1 of their 1970’s ranch home remodel here in Austin and are currently knee-deep in phase 2. We decided to reveal the pool room first because it feels like …

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Our Laundry Room Reveal + A Simple Update For Less than $40

After making it through the bulk of our home projects for Our Austin Casa, I took a much needed break. Everything felt like it was in a good place and I was excited to let something else fill that headspace. As time went on, though, I realized that one room that I was in day in and day out needed some design love. We partnered with EasyCare Ultra Premium Paint and added more color and warmth to our laundry room, which makes it feel like the rest of our home. Plus, EasyCare Paint has superior stain resistance and durability, which is perfect …

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Our Austin Casa || How We Designed Our Backyard, Progress and Plans

I’m not sure if everyone feels this way, but the outdoor space surrounding our home has always felt just as important to me as the indoor space. We designed the kitchen specifically so that I could see the girls playing in the backyard as I was cooking. One wall of our living room opens completely to the yard so that we can swing it open when the weather is nice. However, as we were rounding the corner to move-in day– probably about two months out– I realized that I needed to start prioritizing an actual plan for our outdoor …

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Cool Hunting || 22 of The Best Pendant Lights on the Market

After months of ogling wood boards and drywall returns, when we finally got to choose light fixtures for our house, things got really fun! The lighting alone in a house can totally change the design direction and I think it’s one of the easiest ways to give a room and major boost. I think  switching out light fixtures can be intimidating because, you know, electricity and wires, but it’s actually so much easier than you would think and a pretty inexpensive job for an electrician or handyman. Whether you’re choosing a …

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