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LIFESTYLE LETTER

MARCH 2018 PUBLISHER

Justin Nelson | Justin.Nelson@LifestylePubs.com EDITOR

Nicolette Martin | Nicolette.Martin@LifestylePubs.com CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Taylor Begg, Madelyn Knecht, Ashley Marino, Nicolette Martin

Home Is Where the Heart Is

CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Royce Bishop, Jessica Ferris

THE CONCEPT OF HOME IS DIFFERENT FOR EVERYONE. For some, home is where the family is. It’s the place where weekends were—or still are—filled with baby snuggles, bedtime stories and Saturday morning cartoons. The place where the smell of bacon and pancakes fills the air on Sunday mornings, "do your homework before you go outside" is a daily mantra and unsnoozable slobbery dog kisses take the place of your morning alarm. For others, home is where the rest is. It’s the place where, after a long day, they go to relax. Where they spend meaningful time with their significant other, enjoy home-cooked meals and settle in on a comfy couch to catch up on the week's latest guilty pleasure TV shows.

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For some, home is where the work is. It's where they build their dreams, where they start their businesses and where they work day in and day out for success.

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And for us here at Grapevine Lifestyle, home is where the heart is—it's where we get to share meaningful stories with all of you. Whatever your home may be, we hope you find a piece of it here in this month's issue.

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INSIDE THE ISSUE MARCH 2018

FEATURES 12 Aluxa Homes Bringing Custom Back: Luxury Home Builds for the Modern Family

16 Swanky Chic Boutique What Started as an Online Business has Blossomed into Two Brick-and-Mortar Stores

24 Q&A with Kris Trevino of Redoux Couture Local Furniture Maker Specializes in Statement Pieces

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28 Crab Meat Jalapeños Asian Top Owner and Manager Henry Chen Shares a Favorite Recipe

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DEPARTMENTS 4

Lifestyle Letter

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Around Town

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Open House

22 DIY 24 Artist’s Palette 28 Culinary Creations 31

Realty Report

32 Lifestyle Calendar 34 Parting Thoughts


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GRAPEVINE'S COMMERCIAL GROWTH SPURS LUXURY MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENT Punctuating

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each of the candidate locations to dive deeper into their proposals, request additional information, and evaluate the feasibility of a future partnership that dynamic

can accommodate the company’s hiring plans as

growth, JPI, the North Texas leader in multifamily

well as benefit its employees and the local commu-

development, announced the start of construction

nity. Amazon expects to make a decision this year.

on Jefferson Silverlake. The luxury multifamily

Amazon HQ2 will be a complete headquarters

development, a 371-apartment home community

for Amazon, not a satellite office. The company

located at State Highway 26 and Bass Pro Drive,

plans to invest more than $5 billion and grow this

will be a stone's throw from the new U.S. head-

second headquarters to accommodate as many as

quarters for Kubota Tractor and two high-profile

50,000 high-paying jobs. In addition to Amazon’s

transportation projects: The DFW Connector

direct hiring and investment, construction and

expansion of highway 114 and 121, and the future

ongoing operation of Amazon HQ2 is expected to

TEX Rail Grapevine Main Street station.

create tens of thousands of additional jobs and

The apartment community's location will offer an easy commute to both Dallas and Fort Worth, along with proximity to DFW airport. Additional amenities

in the surrounding community. Other finalists were Atlanta; Austin, Texas;

include: a true mixed-use development adjacent

Boston;

to luxury hotels and planned retail and office; a

Indianapolis, Los Angeles; Miami; Montgomery

"backyard" including an enhanced trail system and

County, Maryland; Nashville, Tennessee; Newark,

natural area surrounding a 6-acre lake; concierge

New Jersey; New York City; Northern Virginia;

service; resort-style pool; wireless connection

Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Raleigh, North Carolina;

in all common areas; conditioned corridors with

Toronto; and Washington, D.C.

elevators; state-of-the-art fitness center and yoga studio; and 10-foot ceilings, modern cabinetry and designer appliance packages including full-sized washers and dryers in all homes.

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Chicago;

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Denver;

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the latest updates with social media like Facebook

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school district available at your fingertips. The app

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and Google Play store.

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of your new build.

ty with your friends, family and neighbors to celebrate.


Aluxa Homes BRINGING CUSTOM BACK: LUXURY HOME BUILDS FOR THE MODERN FAMILY ARTICLE ASHLEY ROSE MARINO | PHOTOGRAPHY PROVIDED BY ALUXA HOMES

NO HOMEBUILDER IS REMEMBERED FOR PUTTING

When it comes to pricing, there is a fixed management fee

THE SAME COOKIE-CUTTER HOME ON EVERY PLOT.

and all products are purchased at trade cost. Trade prices are

These are the kind of builders that claim their homes are

exclusive discounts available to design professionals; if an

“custom” when all you can really change are the paint col-

interior decorator gets Carrara marble for 50 percent off of the

ors. Hidden price jumps and costs to make changes are

sticker price, those designer savings will be passed along to

hallmarks of the old custom luxury market.

you, saving you thousands. Not marking up products allows

Enter Aluxa Homes.

Aluxa to build homes that are far below average market value.

Heather Barker, the president of Aluxa Homes of

Another transparent pricing feature includes a zero change fee

DFW, says she got into the luxury home building indus-

policy at any point during the construction process.

try due to frustrations with the process of choosing

For the average person, picking every aspect of a cus-

products for own custom house. Spending thousands

tom home is an impossible task. To make things easier,

upon thousands of dollars for a home and then being

Aluxa can provide a floor plan for you as a basis, and then

given $3,000 to use as a lighting allowance at Lowe’s

make modifications to customize the home to your family

made for an underwhelming building experience. She

and lifestyle. Your complimentary interior designer will be

wanted to give homeowners the choice to put exactly

with you from start to finish to make sure you’re happy

what they wanted in their own homes without any

with all finishes and design choices.

restrictions on the builder’s end.

The Aluxa experience is all about making sure future home-

Needless to say, Aluxa Homes is a force to be reck-

owners are as happy and stress-free as possible during their

oned with in the luxury home industry. With Aluxa, you

build. Creating a home should be a celebration, and Aluxa

get clear pricing, a complimentary interior designer to

Homes is leading the luxury home renaissance. After all, we

guide you through the selection process and a true ded-

know Aluxa's real job is to make sure the only thing you’re

ication to customer satisfaction.

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SWANKY CHIC boutique WHAT STARTED AS AN ONLINE BUSINESS HAS BLOSSOMED INTO TWO BRICK-AND-MORTAR STORES ARTICLE MADELYN KNECHT | PHOTOGRAPHY JESSICA FERRIS

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IN AN AGE WHERE TECHNOLOGY RULES, IT’S NOT UNCOMMON FOR BUSINESSES TO BOOM WITH JUST A FEW CLICKS ON FACEBOOK ADS OR RECOMMENDATIONS. The internet has become a huge funnel for unique talents, businesses and services to share their work with hundreds of thousands of people. It is what gave Swanky Chic Boutique enough popularity and push to actually purchase a physical store to add to their online business. Starting in 2013 as two stay-at-home moms, friends Danielle Sinclaire and Courtney Mair began their business out of a guest bedroom. They sold clothes through their website and Facebook and almost immediately gained a following. With the slogan “Friends don’t let friends buy retail,” they’ve become known online and in their store for their trendy, affordable clothes. They offer clothes for customers of all age ranges and have “Curvy Chic” styles that goes up to size 3X. In 2015, they hired employees and established a physical store in Keller. As their business continued to grow and they received an offer to move to Grapevine, Danielle and Courtney leaped at the chance. “It [the store] had a very unique feel,” Courtney says. They opened the store in November 2017 and have been operating ever since, though they still maintain their primary business on Facebook. The boutique has won several awards, including placing in the top three in the Fort Worthy Awards. All of this came from two friends who loved fashion and took a chance starting their business on the internet, and it has since bloomed into a successful boutique.

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ARTIST’S PALETTE

Q&A with Kris Trevino of Redoux Couture LOCAL FURNITURE MAKER SPECIALIZES IN STATEMENT PIECES ARTICLE MADELYN KNECHT | PHOTOGRAPHY JESSICA FERRIS

WHAT MADE YOU START REDOUX COUTURE? Redoux Couture started in 2013. I was working service industry at the time, going on I think 13 years. I had no expertise in furniture at the time. I was pretty much stuck in a dead-end job ... I had a lot of friends doing a whole lot of different art mediums. I was trying to really hone in on what I could do differently. So we had these old barstools, and my girlfriend at the time said “hey, let’s get rid of these and throw these out,” but I was like, "I’ll take them apart and see what I can do." When I took them apart and put them together with really funky fabric, I was like, “this is cool.” I started going to antique places and did a lot of research, like Pinterest. Music was a big influence, and fashion as well. WHAT KIND OF FURNITURE DOES REDOUX SPECIALIZE IN? The one thing that Redoux Couture specializes in is pretty much just doing a lot of couture statement pieces. Even if it is something very simple and conservative, we’re using ostrich leather for this seat instead of regular black leather. There’s something in particular about every piece that’s going to add that extra spice to it. HOW HAS IT BEEN WORKING TOGETHER WITH NICHOLA KOUZES FOR REDOUX COUTURE? You can bring her in a room and literally within minutes, it’s like, “cool, let’s go ahead and make up a design for you.” It was literally seamless. If must have seemed like we’d been working together for years. Now we’re three for three on the interior design projects we’ve been working on. Nichola: We’re the same person, just in different bodies. It’s crazy because, from day one, it’s just been seamless. WHAT ARE THE PLANS FOR THE FUTURE? We still are building up the brand, but this year we’re going to hone in on what we know we are. We’re just now tapping into the maturity of Redoux Couture. Breaking that difference of “they’re just a furniture company” to “this is an actual art piece” is something that we’re really gonna focus on. CONTINUED >

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LEGAL

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HOME BUILDERS & REMODELERS

FAITH

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Swanky Chic Boutique (817) 722-6157 swankychicboutique.com

HOME SERVICES

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Black Diamond Plumbing LLC (682) 772-1038 Red Dirt Roofing/ Aluxa Homes (817) 454-0608 reddirtroofing.net  

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REALTY REPORT REALTY REPORT

GRAPEVINE

NEIGHBORHOOD

ORIGINAL PRICE

SOLD PRICE

%SOLD/ORIG

DOM

BDRMS

BATHS

Placid-Peninsula

$685,000

$670,000

98%

102

6

4.1

High Point Farms

$620,000

$600,000

97%

1

4

3

Lakeside

$515,000

$505,000

98%

7

4

3.1

Westover

$475,000

$475,000

100%

3

4

3.1

Vineyard

$450,000

$426,000

95%

26

5

3.1

Glade Crossing

$429,000

$419,000

98%

86

4

2.1

Woodland Hills

$369,900

$386,200

104%

1

3

3

Saybrooke

$395,000

$385,000

97%

87

4

2.1

Heatherwilde

$365,000

$380,000

104%

4

5

3

Saybrooke

$379,900

$359,900

95%

93

4

2.1

Countryside Estates

$348,000

$343,000

99%

31

3

2

Parkwood

$329,950

$333,000

101%

8

3

2.1

Trail Lake

$315,000

$329,500

105%

2

3

2

Glade Landing

$337,500

$329,000

97%

33

3

2.1

Placid-Peninsula

$325,000

$325,000

100%

80

4

3

Shadow Glen

$318,000

$314,000

99%

47

4

2

Lakeside

$310,000

$310,000

100%

0

3

2

Countryside Estates

$309,900

$305,000

98%

26

3

2

Glade Crossing

$289,000

$282,500

98%

15

3

2

College Creek

$279,500

$280,000

100%

1

3

2

Dove Landing

$279,900

$276,900

99%

19

3

2.1

Brookhollow Estates

$263,000

$263,000

100%

128

3

2

Hood Ridge Estates

$265,000

$262,350

99%

13

3

2

Dove Crossing

$257,000

$257,800

100%

4

3

2.1

Booming. Red-hot. Never-looked-better. Fact: The average sales price in Grapevine has increased 19% from this same time last year. In this thriving market, count on Minteer Real Estate Team’s most highly motivated, experienced agents in the DFW area to take care of your every need. We’re with you every step of the way, to find the perfect home at the right price or sell your home faster at a higher price. Some call it white glove service. Our clients call it WOW.

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MARCH

LIFESTYLE CALENDAR Messina Hof glassware. A demon-

3&4

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43RD ANNUAL RHAPSODY IN WOOD CARVING SHOW

READING BETWEEN THE WINES BOOK CLUB

Birmingham Family Vineyards

$34.99 plus tax and gratuity. 2 p.m. to

More than 50 artisans show their cre-

Enjoy an evening of wine while

4 p.m. MessinaHof.com

ations with many of these items for

discussing a selected book of the

sale! There is a silent auction and raf-

month, even if you have not read it.

fle items. The competition has more

No reservation needed. Bingham

than 30 categories with ribbons and

wines by the flight, glass or bot-

awards being handed out. And don't

tle, cheeses and chocolates all for

JUST BETWEEN FRIENDS

miss the whittling competition. $3. 10

purchase. Contact a tasting room

Grapevine Convention Center

a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4

staff member, 682.651.8668, for the

Just Between Friends is a consign-

p.m. Sunday. NTXCarvers.com

name of the book. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

ment sale full of toys, children's cloth-

BinghamFamilyVineyards.com

ing, maternity clothing, kids furniture,

Grapevine Convention Center

10 WETTEST EGG HUNT & ADPATIVE WETTEST EGG HUNT

stration will be given by Clinkers, who will provide you with materials. Each ticket includes a set of glasses and a complimentary glass of wine!

22-25

strollers, kids bedding sets, books,

17 KISS ME I'M IRISH EXPRESS

games, baby gear and so much more. $3-$10. Hours vary. NRichlandHills.JBFSale.com

The REC of Grapevine

Cotton Belt Depot

A different and exciting way to hunt

Find luck on the rails during the

for eggs —join us at The REC Aquat-

Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s Kiss

ic Center for an egg hunt in the water

Me I’m Irish Express. This unique

TWILIGHT COMMUNITY EGG HUNT

from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Children with

St. Patrick’s Day event will feature

Oak Grove Soccer Complex

special needs will hunt for eggs in

festive fun, including green beer to

The sun has set the moon shines

the baby or activity pool depend-

commemorate this Irish celebration.

bright, join for an egg hunt at night!

ing on their swimming ability from

The train departs out of the Grape-

With something for everyone, let face

10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open to all ages!

vine station at approximately 7 p.m.

painters turn you into a bunny and

Members: free, nonmembers: $5.

and returns to Grapevine around 9

enjoy other activities such as bounce

GoGrapevine.com

p.m. Riders must be 21 and older. $39.

houses, food vendors and more! There

GrapevineTexasUSA.com

will be five different traditional hunts

10 WE WILL WALK WITH YOU GOLF TOURNAMENT

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by age group. Make sure you bring

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your baskets and flashlights. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free. GoGrapevine.com

SILHOUETTES OF THE PAST

Cowboys Golf Club

Settlement to City Museum

Come and support a great cause and

Learn about the Victorian tradition

join us for a fun-filled day. Never For-

of silhouette portraiture and create

get Your Own Inc. is hosting is first We

your own portrait to take home. $5.

Will Walk With You Golf Tournament.

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

All proceeds will benefit homeless veterans suffering from PTSD and other mental illnesses. $150. 8 a.m. NeverForgetYourOwnInc.org

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Grapevine Lifestyle | March 2018

18 WINE GLASS PAINTING PARTY

We are always accepting submissions for events you'd like to see included

Messina Hof Grapevine Winery

in our Calendar section. Submissions

Guests are invited to paint and keep a

are accepted via the Contact Us tab

set of their own custom hand-painted

at GrapevineLifestylePubs.com.


March 2018 | Grapevine Lifestyle

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PARTING THOUGHTS

DECORATE YOUR SHELF TIPS FROM LUCK FEATHER DESIGNS OWNERS CHARLA NEWMAN AND LISA DOWNS

01 | RUSTIC FARMHOUSE VASES Pier 1 Imports, $79.99-$99.95 "Rustic, but classy. What can we say? We love these vases!" 02 | BARREL LANTERNS Pottery Barn, $59-$69 "We think these lanterns are great on a shelf to add a little light as well as an industrial element!"

ONE OF THE MANY IMPORTANT FOCAL POINTS IN ANY HOME

03 | FAUX SUCCULENT AND STONE ARRANGEMENT

IS SHELVING. Shelves can set the mood for any room, whether

Pottery Barn, $34.50

they’re barren, full of life or sparsely decorated. Charla Newman and

"These bright and lively succulents add a pop of color and life to

Lisa Downs at Luck Feather Designs understand how important

a monochromatic scheme without the commitment to color."

decorations can be to a home, especially on shelves. These co-owners began repurposing furniture and interior decorating on their own

04 | LARGE QUARTZ CLUSTER

before they started their business together and officially opened

Earthbound Trading, $34.95

Lucky Feather Designs in November 2014. Here are some of their

"We love the earthy element this quartz can bring to your

favorite items to decorate shelves in any home!

decor, as well as some sparkle!"

01

02

05 | PAPUA NECKLACE ON STAND

03

04

05

World Market, $99.99 "Our fave! Why? It's a beautiful, eye-catching statement piece! It adds color without competing with your other decor." 06 | NATURAL LIVE EDGE TEAK WOOD MIRROR World Market, $183.99 "We love to prop or hang mirrors in the back of shelving to bring light into the area. They help to bounce light around the room and highlight the other objects displayed on the shelves!" 07 | DECORATIVE

06

07

HOURGLASS Target, $19.99 "We love this hour-

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glass because it is

ARTICLE

both pretty on the

MADELYN KNECHT

shelf, but also serves

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a purpose."

JESSICA FERRIS

Grapevine Lifestyle | March 2018


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