As we looked at the columns on the front of the house, we couldn’t figure out whether this was in the original design or if it was modified. The house was built in 1920, so we used our favorite book, A Field Guide to American Houses, by Dallas’ own Virginia Savage McAlester, to do some … More Details, Details….Columns and Capitals
Ready for some color? We are! Announcing our color palette for the CCA Student Leadership House… These colors were chosen by our favorite designers Charlotte Comer and Helene Terry, both of whom are designing part of our student home.
We are so grateful to have partnered with several interior design students at the Art Institute of Dallas. Each student will be showcasing their space planning, auto cad and design skills in one area of the CCA Leadership House. The aspiring interior designers were assigned the following rooms: Desiree Louis – staircase and upper hallway and bathroom … More We LOVE…the Art Institute Interior Designers
Written by Kristi Lichtenberg, Principal at CCA… After a particularly difficult day of trying to figure out how to restore certain parts of the house that have been worn away by almost 100 years of weather, ground shifting, and living, I was driving home and praying, trying not to let discouragement set in. As I … More Details, Details: The Preservation Society of Dallas
Sometimes it just the small steps that keep us moving. This week we have windows!
Richard “Chico” Smith is a Godsend in South Dallas! A construction contractor who knows the ins and outs of just about everything, Chico is Pastor Chris’ right-hand man. He oversees the properties owned by the church and the Cornerstone Community Development Corporation. Chico like to get things done, but he also takes the time to … More We LOVE…Chico
There is something to be said for professionals. Despite the endless streams of saw dust, broken windows and bad wallpaper, they are still able to see our dreams in full color. Over the past few weeks, we were able to meet with two teams of great designers who will be helping us on the CCA … More Praise for Progress: Bring on the designers!