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Month: August 2012

HFH Labor Day Pickers Sale!

This weekend we are setting up shop outside and placing a canopy in front of our store. What for? For all those antique pickers in the greater Houston area. This Pickers Sale will have an assortment of worldly antiques to sort through and hopefully there’s a little treasure to be found for everyone. Be like the American Pickers and find the greatest value in what was once someone elses. This…

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Zero-Carbon House!!

Imagine if your home were as earth friendly as it was functional. The home at 58 Stevens Street in Australia is just that. To be deemed zero-carbon, the home has to generate as much power as it uses thereby giving it no carbon footprint. Earthcare Developments worked with Officer Woods Architects and used software created by eTool to develop the Earth respecting townhome. Most of the materials to build the…

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Mobile Beach Hut!!

Just when you think you’ve seen every kind of house, someone comes along and presents something like this mobile beach cabin! Crosson, Clarke, Carnachan Architects created these “huts on sleds” in coastal erosion zones in New Zealand. The portability of the house is important because in these erosion zones the landscape can change drastically so being able to move the home to a more secure location is key. BUT, the…

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Back to School!!

In honor of most kids returning to school this week, I have been searching the net for interesting back to school ideas or really just anything school-ish. I came across some fun things that I thought worth sharing. LOVE this idea for a lunch chart. It gets the kids involved AND takes the brain power needed to come up with yummy ideas each day, away from you.  (idea, photo and…


Map It!!

We use maps to help us get where we need to go. We use them as inspiration for the trips we will take one day. What about using them in your home decor? Throw a big one up on the wall, several small ones in frames or even with pillows. Maps offer a unique look to a room and they are educational too! : ) Check out these ideas.  Different…

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Rug Layering!!

Sure, one rug is good but two can look GREAT! Layer rugs of different textures, prints and colors to give your room a new look. Here’s some inspiration. Love the colors in these rugs! (photo from Emmas DesignBlogg) How about an animal skin rug on top of seagrass or jute? (photo from Mix and Chic) LOVE all the color in this rug by Amber Lewis!  (photo and textile from Amber…


Aluminum Clad House!

Forget bricks and stucco! Let’s go for an aluminum exterior! Dutchess House No. 1 (designed by Grzywinski+Pons) in Millerton, New York is so eye-catching with it’s aluminum cladding, wooden panels and yellow doors. I really love the yellow doors! The interior is very simple and charming. And nature abounds just outside every door and window. (home found via freshome – all photos from Grzywinski+Pons website) – Unique Furniture and…

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Calendar Clock in InStyle Magazine!!

InStyle Magazine loves High Fashion Home!! Well, they love our Calendar Clock Big Flip for sure! The clock was mentioned in the new September issue of InStyle. THANK YOU, INSTYLE!!! – Unique Furniture and Accessories for the Eclectic, Modern Lifestyle.

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I Love Your Accent Wall!

Don’t want to commit to one color or wallpaper design for an entire room?? Throw up an accent wall!! Problem solved. Paint it, wallpaper it, tile it! Check out these ideas!  Mirrored accent wall. (photo from Decor Pad) Love the turquoise accent wall/ceiling! And that candy dispenser in the corner is a nice touch.  (photo from Plenty of Colour) Using natural materials like brick or slate really changes the look…

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Book Walls!!!

Forget just one book shelf! These wall and walls of books are amazing!!! Photo from Pinterest Personal library (photo from Mi Casa Es Su Casa)  Dining room book walls!  (photo from Elements of Style) Just beautiful by the stairs! (photo from Apartment Therapy) In the bedroom (photo from Tiny White Daisies) Awesome! (photo from Pinterest) Fabulous in the kitchen!! (photo from The Kitchn) Wow! (photo from Favim) Book walls AND…