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Penthouse Plunge: Sudden Stone Sale Brings Countertops Into Focus

By Jon Anderson / January 7, 2020 / 2 Comments

The framing is almost complete in the A-unit of this Penthouse Plunge renovation project. For the newbies, this is the latest installment of a series chronicling the absurdity of my purchasing a double penthouse at The Claridge on Turtle Creek. I’m separating it back into two units and gutting and renovating the corner A-unit and […]

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Kristin Cavallari Teamed Up With Dal-Tile To Make All Your Ceramic Dreams Come True

By Nikki Barringer / November 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Right in our backyard, there’s a tile giant named Dal-Tile. I mean, it’s right in the name: DAL-Tile. But what if there’s some other famous Dal out there? It could happen. Here’s something to consider though, one in three tiles sold in America is a Dal-Tile product. Isn’t that bananas? It is a little, but […]

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Ready to Remodel? Revisiting Countertop Options, Part 2

By Jon Anderson / July 25, 2017 / 5 Comments

Back in 2015 I wrote a pair of columns on countertops, and specifically issues I’d been having with mine. Based on new information, I thought a revisit was in order. In Part One I wrote about some of the more unusual countertop options like paper, wood, and glass before diving into the varieties of stone.  […]

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From the Archives: Phenomenal Buckner Terrace Reno Goes Under Contract in 3 Days

By Leah Shafer / December 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

Editor’s note: This piece originally ran March 24, 2015, and highlights the gorgeous work of Barton-Graham Home & Design Firm. We subsequently wrote a profile of them here and featured another renovation of theirs here. If you want to see what an incredible renovtion can do for a house, look no further than the 1960s […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: Phenomenal Buckner Terrace Reno Goes Under Contract in 3 Days

By Leah Shafer / March 24, 2015 / 11 Comments

If you want to see what an incredible renovtion can do for a house, look no further than the 1960s ranch at 5823 Canterview Dr. Located near N. Jim Miller Road and Interstate 30 in the Buckner Terrace neighborhood, this 3-3 underwent massive changes during the past six months. When Raymond E. Graham and Casey Barton bought […]

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Hip Pocket: Enchanting Cottage in Hollywood Heights

By Cassie Evans, J.D. / March 20, 2015 / 8 Comments

My first house, which became my home, is on the market today. It’s a hip pocket the amazing Britt Lopez of Dallas City Center Realtors is handling for me. I can’t go into detail about how kind Britt Lopez is – I will save that for my book – but know that she is not […]

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