Karen is the owner of Eubank Staging and Design. She has been an award-winning professional home stager for more than 25 years and a professional writer for over 20 years. Karen is the mother of a son who’s studying for his masters at The New England Conservatory of Music. An ardent animal lover, she doesn’t mind one bit if your fur baby jumps right into her lap.
Dear Readers, you know by now that I love any well-done Mediterranean mansion. You also know when it comes to buying a builder’s family home, I always say get your banker on speed dial. This one belongs to Preston Custom Homes owner Mark Early, one of the best and most trusted luxury estate builders in […]Read More
Magnolia Hill is quite the story, so settle in as I give you a short history lesson on how this gorgeous contemporary townhome came to life and attracted a couple of all-star sports figures! In my early years in Dallas, I was a fashion photography stylist. I was always scouting disused industrial locations. I’ve clambered […]Read More
What’s the correct recipe for creating a modern midcentury-style home that feels like a magical treehouse? Take a 1955 ranch home in a perfect natural setting down to the studs, add a second story, pay attention to the details, and voila! Of course, it’s essential to have the right person to perform that transformation. This […]Read More
Virginia Savage McAlester was legendary in the historic preservation of our city. Without her, there would be no Swiss Avenue Historic District. There would be no Historic Preservation League resulting in the birth of Preservation Dallas. And Realtors would have no idea how to describe their historic listings without Virginia’s A Field Guide to American […]Read More
This is the best Mediterranean estate in Dallas. You know I don’t mince words when it comes to real estate, and it takes something special to register on my radar. “It’s big enough for a pony,” was my parents’ catchphrase for a large property, and it’s spot-on. Three completely private acres in the middle of […]Read More
I was so pleased to see this luxury transitional in Melshire Heights come up as not only for sale but also for lease this week! If you’re in the market to lease, don’t be surprised if you end up purchasing this one. It’s that good. This luxury transitional was built by Fairmont Homes. That’s not […]Read More