Maura Grace Ambrose founded Folk Fibers with the goal to "share the craft and folklore that prevails around natural dyes and quilting." Each of her quilts is hand quilted in Austin, Texas and is made using 100% natural fibers.
New York City — if you can make it there, you'll make it
anywhere. But what if you made it there, and now you have to move?? Will you ever find a neighborhood in your new
city that suits you as well as your NYC one did?
Name: Architect Cass Cheesar, Carla Umlauf-Cheesar, Sophie 13, Ella, 11, and Maggie (our lab) Location: Brentwood; Austin, Texas Size: 2,200 square feet Years lived in: 8 years; Owned
Architect and builder Cass Cheesar and his wife, Carla Umlauf-Cheesar, a native Austinite and realtor, renovated a 1952 home in the Brentwood neighborhood a few years back. While modern elements were brought in, they also maintained the spirit of the original home, all combined with their impeccable style. The end result is an elegant, playful home with Mid-Century lines, bursting with the personality of a vibrant family.
Within the heart of Texas lies a city which proudly boasts its goal to "keep things weird". And you only need to check out our archive of House Tours from Austin to realize the city lives up to its unique standards, making it a destination for lovers of music, food, art, and crafts. Here's how to get the most from the Live Music Capital of the World while in Austin from the palm of your hands...
Name: Emily (co-owner of Prototype Vintage Design) and Ian (awesome musician Orthy) with kitties Monty and Marmie. Location: Cherrywood Neighborhood; Austin, Texas Size: 1300 square feet Years lived in: Rented; Ian 8 years, Emily 3 years
Want to see the home of a couple that's
perfectly paired in both romance and style? Vintage clothing store owner Emily
and musician Ian both have vibrant personalities and great taste in design, and when they
got married and Emily moved into Ian's apartment in East Austin, their
styles combined to create one seriously mod and beautiful space.
Name:Mary Lee Location: Austin, Texas Size: 300 square feet Years lived in: 8 months
That's not a typo. Mary Lee's Austin studio is only 300 square feet, yet it somehow seems so spacious, so open, and so comfortable. Come on in, take a peek and let Mary Lee show you that living in 300 square feet is not only possible, but it's perhaps all the room you really need.
Name: Matt Short
Location: Austin, Texas
Size: 1,864 square feet
Years lived in: 7 years; Owned
Just a guy, his dog, and their one-of-a-kind home in the country. Does it get any more idyllic than that? How about if we throw in a really cool kitchen table, soaring vaulted ceilings, and an outdoor stone fireplace for fun?