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Designed to radiate light and southern flare, the Archer at Emory Glen is a space you can envision living in for years to come. Designer Kendall Schmitt of Texas’ Nancy Rae Interiors kept this in mind when she curated this 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom family home spanning 2,388 sq.ft. in Magnolia, TX.


Clean lines, neutral backdrops, and pops of color create an inviting atmosphere when walking in. “We wanted to put together a color scheme that gives energy and excitement to anyone who enters — a happy home that appeals to everyone,” says Kendall. What did she use to tie it all together? Carefully selected artwork that amplifies the home’s pops of color, while showcasing its luxurious finishes and open-concept design.

The Kitchen

Nestled in the main living space of the home, the kitchen’s high ceiling is an instant attention grabber. Neutral tones and high ceilings keep the space feeling spacious and bright, while an open-concept floor plan is ideal for entertaining guests and convenience when cooking.

The Living Room

With multiple windows and easy access to the dining room, the home’s main living space is an entertainer’s dream. Maximized for entertainment and comfort, light-colored staple pieces and a mixed-texture coffee table add a fun touch to the area, while a pastel green rug keeps the space grounded.

The Dining Room

With ample space to host parties of 10 or more, the dining room has incredible potential. “The possibilities are endless with this kind of square footage that is open to your living area and kitchen, and also to the home’s outdoor living space,” adds Kendall. The optional sliding door serves as a focal point as you walk into the home, setting the stage for the space’s impressive beige dining table and stunning artwork. A gold-accent chandelier ties the whole look together, while adding texture to the room.

The Primary Bedroom and Ensuite

Exuding luxury and warmth, the primary bedroom is an enviable part of the home. The vaulted ceiling makes the space feel open and bright, complemented by sheer drapes, allowing an abundance of natural light into the room. The light wooden furnishings and patterned headboard add a custom touch, with the same pattern from the headboard used on the smaller window’s treatment. “Comfortable, performance-grade upholstery is essential,” says Kendall. “We love functional pieces that keep with the trend of staying light, while still being user-friendly.”

Now’s your chance to own a beautiful new home at Emory Glen. Book an appointment via phone or email to view this breathtaking model.


Looking for more design inspiration? Discover Kendall’s take on eclectic contemporary design and learn how to give ordinary household items a refresh.


Images courtesy of: Burke Decor (Muestra Counter Stool); Hub Bell (Cayce Collection Three-Light Pendant); Paragon PG (Folk Florish S/4); Overstock (Prima Dining Table); Crate and Barrel (KST Sofa); Williams Sonoma (Majorca 4 Door Credenza); Wayfair (Arbor Cocktail Table, Dwyer Upholstered Headboard, Alden Round Wall Mirror, Hyacinth and Wood Handled Wicker Basket, Power Loomed Performance Rug, Becki Owens x Surya Calla Jute Area Rug, Teo Upholstered Swivel Club Chair); Build With Ferguson (Mariposa 6 Light Wide Chandelier); Chairish (Vintage Faux Bamboo White China Cabinet); West Elm (Luisa Carved Six-Drawer Dresser).


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