Our Austin Casa

How to Design Your Bedroom for a Better Night’s Sleep

(This post is sponsored by Casper and the new Wave mattress.)  My closest friends regularly give me a hard time for my love of a good eight hour night’s sleep, but all joking aside, I know I do my best work and best momming when my tank is full and for me that means a good nights sleep. (I may not be the friend who is going to dance with you at the bar until the wee hours, but I will be the friend who will meet you for coffee after preschool drop-off or volunteer enthusiastically to watch your kiddo so that you can get a hair cut.) With a …

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10 Things to Consider Before Building a New House

Today marks exactly 9 months since we moved into Our Austin Casa!  It was a journey that began when we decided to move back to Austin from Los Angeles in July of 2015 and began looking for houses and considered building, to June 2016 when we actually finally found the spot where we wanted to build and moved back to Austin that same month, to December 2016 when we broke ground on our home and finally to December 2017 when we moved in at long last and began the process of furnishing and styling our new space. Since then we’ve been …

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Our Austin Casa || The Office Reveal

It’s been a busy year.  In the last 12 months, we’ve added a new baby to our family, moved for the third time in 18 months (this time into #ouraustincasa), and began the process of designing the entire thing from scratch.  Aaron kept up his busy travel schedule for work and I found a way to mother two children and still do the work that I love so much.  (Also, this is starting to read like one of those holiday letters that people send along with Christmas cards– ha!)  I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but …

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Our Home Office with Design Within Reach

And just like that, the first sneak peek of our home office!  This isn’t exactly what it looks like today, but it’s similar and we are going to be sharing the full reveal here very soon.  Here’s the back story:  Back in December I received an email from a location scout asking if they could come check out our home for a shoot they were producing here in Austin for Design Within Reach .  We hadn’t even moved in yet!  They came by for the scout and we decided to partner on this office space, which will also be …

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