Houston Design Center Names Carla Aston a 'Leader in Design'

TheHoustonDesignCenter.com

"We are pleased to honor Carla Aston as July's Audi Central Houston 'Leader in Design.'"

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Houston House & Home, "Design Professionals Team Up to Update Woodlands Home", January 2016

Houston House & Home, "Design Professionals Team Up to Update Woodlands Home", January 2016

Woodlands Lifestyles & Homes, "Sophisticated Upgrades Transform Suburban Home", January 2016

Woodlands Lifestyles & Homes, "Sophisticated Upgrades Transform Suburban Home", January 2016

House & Garden, "Tips & Tricks To Enlarge Your Small Bath", June 2015

House & Garden, "Tips & Tricks To Enlarge Your Small Bath", June 2015

Houston House & Home, "A Before & After Look at a Pretty Woodlands Kitchen", June 2014

Houston House & Home, "A Before & After Look at a Pretty Woodlands Kitchen", June 2014

Glo, 8 Unbelievable Bathroom Makeovers, May 2014

Glo, 8 Unbelievable Bathroom Makeovers, May 2014

Houston House & Home, Commentary on bathroom design trends, January 2014

Houston House & Home, Commentary on bathroom design trends, January 2014

Texas Home & Living, Master Bath Remodel, January 2014

Texas Home & Living, Master Bath Remodel, January 2014

Make It Organized, Bedroom Remodel, January 2014

Make It Organized, Bedroom Remodel, January 2014

Houston House & Home, Master Bath Remodel, October 2013

Houston House & Home, Master Bath Remodel, October 2013

HGTV Magazine, July/August 2013

HGTV Magazine, July/August 2013

Design Bureau, 2013 | The "Inspiring Interiors" issue, Master Bath Remodel

Kitchen Remodel, 2011
Kitchen Remodel, 2011
Master Bath Remodel Using Universal Design, December 2011
Master Bath Remodel Using Universal Design, December 2011
2011 Showhouse bedroom, July 2011
2011 Showhouse bedroom, July 2011
One of "Five Fab Kitchen Redos" in Kitchen Remodel Competition, July 2010
One of "Five Fab Kitchen Redos" in Kitchen Remodel Competition, July 2010
Winter 2009 Kitchen and Bath Makeovers magazine
Winter 2009 Kitchen and Bath Makeovers magazine
Fall 2009 Kitchen and Bath Makeovers magazine
Fall 2009 Kitchen and Bath Makeovers magazine
June 2009, ASID Showhouse, Butler's Pantry
June 2009, ASID Showhouse, Butler's Pantry

Decorating for Privacy—and Sunlight

WallStreetJournal.com

"In this master bath renovation, in the Woodlands, Texas, local designer Carla Aston customized a typical developer-designed bathroom to showcase the room’s travertine marble floors."

How a globetrotting Exxon couple turned their new Woodlands home from dated to divine

HoustonChronicle.com

"The main draw [of this home I remodeled] was its location - close to restaurants and to I-45 - but the suburban-style builder home really wasn't their style. It was traditional, overdone and dark; Stacey wanted something clean, contemporary and bright. She enlisted the help of local designer Carla Aston to remodel the place."

Two headboards make a comfy daybed

ApartmentTherapy.com

"Here's a daybed configuration we haven't seen before - two headboards used to make this queen size bed in a teen room a comfortable daybed for lounging and hanging out with friends."

Carla Aston's Bathroom Remodel:  '...a serene, pretty retreat.'

House of Turquoise

"Oh how I'd love to have a spa-like bathroom in my home! Carla Aston, an interior designer in The Woodlands, Texas."

HGTV: Making Space With A Contemporary Bath Remodel

HGTV.com

"Designer Carla Aston gave this master bathroom a contemporary twist all while sticking to her plan of designing a more spacious, calming room for the homeowners to enjoy."

Customize Your Home With Luxury Features, Technology

YourHoustonNews.com

"People are no longer building homes with the next owner in mind as they have in the past according to Carla Aston, American Society of Interior Designers."

An Interview About Design w/ Carla Aston

GatesInteriorDesign.com

"Having been in the design world for many years, one thing that sets her (Carla Aston) apart is her ability to really understand what the client needs. She can surpass the..."

Barn Door Redefines A Bedroom

TheDailyBasics.com

"Carla Aston, ASID, RID of Aston Design Studio  in The Woodlands, Texas used a sliding barn door as a space saving solution in a bedroom with an adjoining bathroom."

Before and after: First-time homeowner gives '70s Woodlands house a total upgrade

HoustonChronicle.com

"'I knew it (client's home) needed a lot of work," says Hutson, 35. 'I went into it knowing I was going to pour some money into it to make it look and feel the way I wanted it to.' As soon as he moved in, he hired designer Carla Aston to help him gut the place and turn it into an elegant home for a busy bachelor."

Timeless & Beautiful Home Design w/ Carla Aston

Staged4More.com

"On today’s show (podcast), we are interviewing interior designer & blogger Carla Aston. I first came across her work when I was researching for a blog post and came across her blog. I love her approach on design and really making it work for her clients. I also love her work."

Interview with Interior Designer Carla Aston

FloorCoveringsInternational.com

"At Floor Coverings International, we love bringing you insight and perspectives from home designers. Today, we have an interview with Carla Aston, designer and blogger."

Carla Aston Talks Finding Win/Win Clients

HonestHome.com

"I originally found Carla through her fantastic blog, 'DESIGNED'. There is so much value packed into her posts about the business of design as well as great design tips. In the interview we talked about how her blog has made for more prepared and aware clients."

Meet Interior Designer, Carla Aston

Love Where You Live

"When Carla Aston agreed to donate her time and talent to the ASID show house project, the committee chose an upstair room with a balcony for her to decorate. And it is there, she has created magic, using vintage and new pieces to create a hip and stylish room for a teen-aged girl."

Carla Aston's Miracle Bathroom Makeover

MixAndChic.com

"Today, I will be featuring a fantastic makeover by blogger and incredibly talented interior designer, Carla Aston from Design In The Woods. When I saw what she did with her client's dark and outdated bathroom and how she turned it into this beautiful bathroom, I was beyond impressed. She definitely had vision and impeccable taste."

Carla Aston: 34th On 'Most Influential Blogger' List!

"We all know it's really hard to get noticed and build a successful blog these days. 5 years ago, things were easier, 8 years ago much more so. The bloggers that started then are at the top now, primarily because..."

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CARLA ASTON WINS TWO 2016 BEST OF HOUZZ AWARDS

Carla Aston has won the Best of Houzz award for the fifth year in a row — this year (2016) taking home two unique prizes: "Best of..." accolades in both the Services and Design categories.

Carla Aston To Report LIVE From KBIS!

Carla Aston will be covering the show for two full days and report back live from the show and via blogs post show on all things innovative and jaw dropping.

CARLA ASTON WINS TWO 2015 BEST OF HOUZZ AWARDS

Carla Aston has won the Best of Houzz award for the fourth year in a row — this year (2015) taking home two unique prizes: "Best of..." accolades in both the Services and Design categories.

Carla Aston To Report Live From KBIS!

Carla Aston enjoyed a fun-filled morning with BLANCO and Top Knobs and had the opportunity to explore newly released collections that were buzzworthy to say the least.

Carla Aston Wins Two 2014 Best of Houzz Awards

Carla Aston has won the Best of Houzz award for the third year in a row — this year (2014) taking home two unique prizes: "Best of..." accolades in both the Services and Design categories.

5 Questions with Interior Designer Carla Aston

"We asked Carla five questions about interior design and home decorating, and this is what she had to say..."

8 Colors For An Inviting Dining Room

"Designer Carla Aston, principal of DESIGNED with Carla Aston, in The Woodlands, Texas, chose Sherwin-Williams's Divine White (SW 6105) to highlight her clients' cherished possessions. Custom covers for seats and chair backs extend the white palette and enhance the room's serene feeling."

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An Amazing Master Bath Remodel

"Carla was asked by her clients to transform their outdated space into a sleek, modern oasis. It was a complete tear down and rebuild. I love the spa-like feel of this room."

Carla Aston's Soothing/Spa-Like Bathroom Design

"The paint on the walls and the shimmery mosaic tile are so pretty here. I love all of the simple, clean lines too. The details are great."

Transient

Home For Life Award Winner: Carla Aston

"Carla Aston earned the Single Space award for remodeling the bathroom of a male client experiencing paralysis. He requested a masculine design with accessible features to facilitate bathing. Aston created a luxurious ambiance, incorporating slate, granite and mahogany features for a rich color scheme."

Transient

Carla Aston Makes Statement With Circa Lighting

"Carla Aston posted this project reveal a few days ago featuring our Goodman Hanging Lights in bronze and the space is amazing! Carla was called in to take on the challenge of this remodel and make it warm and comfortable while showing off the homeowner's antiques and collectibles." 

Tricks and tips to enlarge your small bath

"'The most important idea here is not the particular color — it can be dark or light — the most important factor is not to break up the space with high contrast,' says Aston."