December 19, 2016

5 years ago, Matt and I started OES with one employee - our longtime project manager, Shawn Latta.  A few weeks after we put all of our eggs in one basket in December of 2011, I found out I was pregnant with our second daughter, Ansley, with 2.5 year old Eloise in tow....

December 9, 2016

In the Winter 2016 issue of Austin Home Magazine, Matt and I were interviewed about the landscape design and build at Anderson Residence.  The home has a sunken patio with a lot of potential.  We reworked the patio with pavers, plants, and gravel in time for the c...

December 9, 2015

We at OES are thrilled to celebrate four years!  As of today, we have had the pleasure of completing 64 projects, from little to large – not including our three current builds.  This company could not have gotten here without the support of friends and family, from sha...

February 11, 2014

Our new favorite client, Mr. Bomar, had us design and install a deck to replace his old one.  He has lived in the house at least 50 of his 93 years; the deck was dilapidated and unsafe to walk on, much less spend a nice Austin afternoon drinking coffee on, enjoying his...

November 18, 2013

I’ve gotten numerous calls and emails requesting consultations for small spaces, where clients have been both frustrated and apologetic by the scale.  We at OES feel that this is such a satisfying challenge.  A larger space is just a bunch of smaller spaces linked toge...

August 6, 2013

When Matt and I first went to the consultation for this project, we were excited because of the size of the space.  The smaller the space, the more important the programming so one knows how to use it and move around.  The tiny yard has become somewhat our specialty....

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