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.
If ever a home should be a movie location, it’s this gorgeous neoclassical estate in Tyler, Texas. Can’t you just see that façade on the big screen? And it doesn’t stop there. The interior design aesthetic is straight out of the Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton award-winning film Something’s Gotta Give. If this neoclassical estate feels […]Read More
Ok, let’s get serious. If you want a unique holiday gift, it’s time to start shopping. There are precisely 61 days until December 25th. Yep, two months. Not to worry! Your elves at Candysdirt.com are continually researching the most exciting and talented new artists in Dallas who can make your holidays merry and bright— and […]Read More
Why do we call these “O” properties? I’ll give you the family version. They simply make you stop and go, “OH,” and this striking Volk Estates modern mansion does just that. While you may be familiar with the names Highland Park and University Park, many of our newcomers have not a clue about the name […]Read More
Why are we drawn to homes like this flawless historic Federal? It’s simple. Historic architecture resonates on a profoundly organic level because it’s so familiar. Architects have always looked to classic European architecture for inspiration. The Federal style evolved from Georgian architecture, which was the dominant style of the English colonies. It is originally derived […]Read More
When this dramatic modern home was built in Highland Park, it upset some of the neighbors, which I found puzzling. Highland Park was the launchpad for modernism in Dallas in the 1930s, so give me a break. A Legacy of Haute Homes This is the neighborhood where architects try new things. If you want cookie-cutter, move to […]Read More
Finding a luxury lease in Oak Cliff is a rarity, so I was thrilled when this East Kessler Contemporary popped into view. This neighborhood is geographically stunning, and one most people don’t expect to find in Dallas. Architects have taken advantage of the chalk cliffs and heavily wooded landscape to create some of the most […]Read More