ann bridgman
 
Is your backyard ready for entertaining?
As the days get warmer, we start looking forward to spending time outdoors with friends and family. Take a look at your backyard and ask yourself: is it ready...
How to make a cozy bed for these cold days!
Winter is here, North Texas, and it's time to trade your shorts and flip flops for your sweaters and boots. Or maybe it's time to curl up in a cozy bed and...
New home decor trends
What’s on the horizon for home décor trends? That was the subject at the recent Sherwin-Williams 2017 ColorMix at the Dallas World Trade Center. Megatrends...
Is your house messy because you are overweight, or are you overweight because your house is messy?
Research shows that carrying unwanted weight, and living in unwanted clutter seem to go hand in hand. Many times both make us feel out of control and too...
Is your house messy because you are overweight, or are you overweight because your house is messy?
Research shows that carrying unwanted weight, and living in unwanted clutter seem to go hand in hand. Many times both make us feel out of control and too...
4 Big Bathroom Trends for Spring 2016
North Texan homes require regular investment to stay current. Most bathrooms require major updates every 8-12 years. But fortunately, a beautiful bathroom can...
Texas Style in Transition
Texas Style in Transition When Southlake was developed twenty years ago, the builders of our homes gave the people what they wanted: lots of texture and...
Ever asked yourself, "Is it worth hiring an interior designer?"
Now that spring break is almost behind us, it's a mad dash to get it all done before summer! So have you ever asked yourself, "Should I hire an interior...
Ever asked yourself, "Is it worth hiring an interior designer?"
Now that spring break is almost behind us, it's a mad dash to get it all done before summer! Have you ever asked yourself, "What's the benefit of hiring and...
How do you refresh your home for spring?
What's new for Spring? These warm days have given North Texans spring fever! While we may get a few more cold snaps before spring really comes to stay, we can...
Decorating for Christmas: when more is more
Many times in decorating it is all about editing: remove the extraneous items to have more impact. But not at Christmas! Not in Texas! For trees, garlands,...
When you hear “Tarzan”, what do you think of?
When you hear “Tarzan”, what do you think of? The Disney movie? The loincloth? The yell? Whether it’s the shiny cartoon that pops into your mind, or the black...
“My dream would just be to pursue the career I love.”
“My dream would just be to pursue the career I love.” Ben Singel, Porter in the upcoming Carroll Senior High production of Tarzan, has big plans for a lifetime...
Watch out! There’s some scary stuff out there in the jungle…
Watch out! There’s some scary stuff out there in the jungle… While Carroll Senior High School’s production of Tarzan is family friendly, there’s more to fear...
Tarzan finds Jane At Carroll Senior High
Ever wonder what swinging through the jungle held tightly by Tarzan might feel like? One local Senior High Schooler knows! McKenzie Bridgman, Carroll senior,...
The Top Five things to do when preparing to sell your home in 2014.
1. Hire a real estate agent. Sure, you’ll pay commission. But the exposure and expertise an agent brings to the process will give you a shorter time on...
Two great home trends for spring!
Two trends I am watching for spring: Big blues, and petal power! Big Blues: Navy, royal, midnight..nautical blues are rich and elegant and can be striking...
"They" tell us the color trends for spring. "They" define trends for home. Who are "they"?
Ever wonder who "they" are? "They" pick the color trends for each season. "They" are the ones retailers like Pottery Barn take their cues from. "They" are...
How to update your home and maximize future resale value
Sometimes you know when the next move will be--and sometimes you don't! Therefore it is always wise to consider the impact of your design choice on future...
Home Decorating Trends for Early Spring 2014
Like it or not, Pottery Barn is a great barometer of what will be popular in home trends. Unlike high design, their style is easier to blend into your existing...
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