What to expect at The Compound September 22-October 6

We’re two weeks out and load-ins have already started. It’s going to be such a pretty show, if what I’m already seeing is any indication. Alisanne Frew (Alisanne Wonderland) has some exceptional pieces including a to-die-for double sided patisserie serving...

Special to the Round Top Register: Week Six

Country Cottage Idea House Take out the notepad, get out the tape measure.... That’s just what Dodson Interiors staff members, Patty Henriquez, design assistant and Grace Dodson, associate did last Saturday while Julie Dodson surveyed the cottage rooms for...

Special to the Round Top Register: Week Five

Click image to enlarge. Country Cottage Idea House Julie Dodson reports that she’s in the midst of securing donors for the Country Cottage Idea House, part of her Designer Dream Spree project at The Compound during the upcoming Spring show which that will...

Special to the Round Top Register: Week Four

Country Cottage Idea House This past Sunday during Round Top WinterFest at The Compound, Julie Dodson stopped by to see the work progressing on the Country Cottage Idea House that will open March 24th. Fresh off a flight and a few days in the Caymans with...

Special to the Round Top Register: Week Three

Country Cottage Idea House What’s up, under or behind there? Those questions were posited at every turn this past Saturday when Julie Dodson, interior designer for the Country Cottage Idea House caught her first look of the old house that she’ll be...

Special to the Round Top Register: Week Two

Country Cottage Idea House Other than 30 mph gusting winds, leaden skies and intermittent downpours, it was a perfectly beautiful Round Top morning when the call came. Lewis Tindall of Tindall Construction called to say that “the little house that could”...

Special to the Round Top Register: Week One

Three guesses what this is, and the first two…well, you know how the guessing game goes.  So, before you even try, we’ll  give you a few hints:  On this stunningly bright and sun filled winter day in Round Top, an idea - equally bright - is being prepped...

Spring Show Brought a Little of Everything

With the Spring ’16 show in our rear view mirror, we’re already looking forward to Fall, but what a show it was: With Easter, right smack dab in the middle of the show, and weather that only Texas can delivery…rain, higher than norm temps, winds, and lower...