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.
Virtual design is here, and it’s not going anywhere. Thank goodness. We’ve all been stuck at home staring at the dated curtains, the old sofa, and the frayed rug. We can’t get to the gym and are sick of working at the kitchen counter while the kids run in and out of our Zoom meetings. […]Read More
If you are in the market for a luxury family home to lease, this French Normandy country manor house ticks all the essential rental boxes. First, it’s drop-dead gorgeous. I mean, who does not love a French Normandy home? It was built in 2015 and obviously inspired by the stately homes of the Normandy countryside. […]Read More
It’s not every day you happen upon a modern mansard style home, especially one that’s been renovated and updated. When Kevin Paul found this 1969 gem in North Oak Lawn he was thrilled, but not for the reason you might expect. “It was kind of scary,” Kevin said. “There were turquoise and purple walls, and […]Read More
Our series on the 2020 Preservation Achievement Awards presented by Preservation Dallas continues this week with the Sharrock Niblo barn. Historic preservation is not just about restoring homes or repurposing office buildings. It’s also about preserving original pioneer structures like the Sharrock Niblo barn. This is one of the most important aspects of preservation because […]Read More
It takes a lot to get my attention. Writing about the luxury home market means I continually set the bar higher. But, it’s going to be hard to surpass this Frank Welch contemporary home in Turtle Creek. It’s my new standard for comfortable elegance. This home lies in an enclave of only 14 residences along […]Read More
Why do you want a luxury lake house? Well, my first answer is, why the heck not? My second is more complicated. Let’s look back as far as September of 2019. Forbes.com reported 300 people a day were leaving New York City. This was way before the pandemic. So we are not blaming that. It’s […]Read More