Our Austin Casa

Our Austin Casa || The Playroom Reveal

(This Mid Century Modern Playroom reveal is the latest in our series of room reveals from Our Austin Casa. It was originally published in 2018.) This room has been a long time coming. The long and meandering journey to this room goes back to sitting at our dining room table in Los Angeles circa 2015 with our initial architect and hearing myself explain my idea for a playroom. “I want it to be a space downstairs, that’s close to the kitchen and living areas, but also not like right in your face,” I said. The kids’ …

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10 Tips for Building a New House

Ever considered building a house from scratch?! We did and we lived to tell about it so keep reading for all of the details below! It’s been a few years now since we moved into Our Austin Casa!  It was a journey that began when we decided to move back to Austin from Los Angeles and continued as we began our house search from 1500 miles away. We considered renovating, but building new ended up being a better choice for us. I have had a lot of people message me about building a new home and the subject always seems to come up in …

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What to Know about Clay and Cement Patterned Floor Tiles + Our Patio Reveal

If you’ve thought about installing cement tiles or patterned floor tiles of any kind, you are not alone and this post is for you! We will cover the differences between cement and clay bodies, how much cement tiles cost, different layouts for pattern tiles and so much more! It turns out, I’m not immune to the pattern tile trend. I had been dreaming of a place to use it and never landed on the right spot while we were building. Once we were done and moved in, though, I couldn’t let go of the idea. Enter our side patio. The …

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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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