Designer’s Corner

Addison Sloane Art is a Creative Holiday Gift!

By Karen Eubank / October 25, 2020 / 2 Comments

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 […]

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Cavalieri Designs Creates With One Simple Idea: Make Things Beautiful

By Nikki Barringer / October 18, 2020 / 1 Comment

Not everyone has been designing interiors since they were 11 years old. But then again, not everyone is Claire Cavalieri. Her father was a modernist architect in Detroit in the 1950s and 1960s. In those days, Detroit was THE place to be for modern design. Mostly because of the Cranbrook Academy where it seemed like […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Jim Olvera Photography

By Karen Eubank / October 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Christmas morning is exactly 75 days away. I’m starting the CandysDirt.com Holiday Gift Guide now, so we can all avoid the last-minute Amazon Blues. And, I’m only featuring local artists because we’ve already ordered everything Jeff Bezos has to offer. Kicking off our seasonal guide is Dallas is photographer Jim Olvera whose work has been […]

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Local Craftsman Creates Vintage-Style Mosaic Curb Appeal

By Karen Eubank / September 27, 2020 / 2 Comments

Curb appeal starts, well, at the curb! Have you noticed mosaic vintage-style addresses and street names appearing around town? Maybe you’ve seen them on the curb, but they also appear on sidewalks and steps and are absolutely beautiful. If you’re lucky, you’ve got one. If not, get on the list! Some time ago, one of […]

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Brush Up: Change The Look Of Your Home With A Simple Coat Of Paint

By Nikki Barringer / September 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

There should be a whole new line of home improvement products called Inspired by Quarantine, because hello — it’s happening. According to CNBC everything is up, including remodels, add-ons, outdoor living, etc. Seriously, there are so many stats and all of them are up. Like way up.  One of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to transform your […]

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Talulah & Hess: The Best Neighborhood Store in Dallas

By Karen Eubank / September 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

I’m going to let you in on one of my secret sources, Talulah & Hess. This is a fantastic neighborhood one-stop shopping experience. Whether you need a great gift, a perfect piece of furniture, incredible new artwork, or flowers and champagne, this is your go-to store. A word of warning, however — once inside, you […]

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