The ballad of Bosley Headward…

Bosley’s Animal Print request* came via a local Austin designer, “I desperately want to get a painting of my dog, Bosley. He’s my baby and best friend, and unfortunately he is now in the last stages of liver cancer with only a few weeks to live.”

Since Emily’s request and this posting, Bosley lost his battle with liver cancer, she had called the day before to confirm his portrait. Gadora hopes this post, along with his Animal Print, will serve as an ode to Bosley.


After initial request, Emily directed me to her Facebook page where she proudly displays 4 pages of Mister Personality. They reveal Bosley’s proclivity towards dress up… They admittedly entertained me for an hour, and inspired a few words, too.

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Scouting Austin…

Gadora and the girls went out Saturday with a mission. Seek out Austin’s most touted furniture stores for an exploratory Gadora meet-and-greet. First stop, Threshold ~ furniture and design studio. More great photos on their blog of witty living rooms layered in rich texture, I could have stayed at Threshold for hours.

Gadora's reflection at Threshold
Gadora's mercury reflection at Threshold

An airy loft space with interesting vignettes, Threshold pairs Lawson-Fenning seating (see Sandra below) with rugged, wheeled coffee tables atop O’Hare and D’Jafer rugs.

Sandra's seat.
Sandra's seat.

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