Simply Perfect to expand interior design displays at 8th and Railroad location

The timing was right for Penny Klinedinst to expand her home design, decor, lifestyle and apparel store at the 8th and Railroad shopping center.

Klinedinst is expanding Simply Perfect into the former Rug and Relic space next door, which closed its doors in 2020, to help showcase more of her interior design work.

“This has always been in the back of our mind,” Klinedinst said of the expansion.

And this isn’t new for Klinedinst — space has meant everything to her store.

While Klinedinst started her interior design work in 1999, she opened Simply Perfect in 2006 as a retail side of her business. The store grew from 800 square feet to more than 8,000 square feet, to fit not only the growing retail side of Simply Perfect, but the apparel side of her business, Threads. She also bought Plum’s Cooking Company a few doors down in 2016.

Reg and Relic closed in 2020. Simply Perfect will expand to the space next door at 8th and Railroad to showcase interior design work.

But as retail demanded more space, her first passion of interior design was pushed to the back. Her interior design studio, where she plans and creates spaces for her clients, is hidden in a 400 square foot room at the back of Simply Perfect.

“No one knows about that work because it’s

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Midway Hollow’s designs and location lure buyers

The cluster of cottages, ranch-style homes and midcentury-modern designs in Midway Hollow is drawing buyers who enjoy its central location north of Love Field, according to Allie Beth Allman & Associates.

The community offers many homes that were built in the 1950s and recently renovated. Over the last few years, their values have doubled or tripled, said a company spokesperson.

Here are three Midway Hollow homes Allie Beth Allman & Associates recommends.

The remodeled four-bedroom home at 4130 Walnut Hill Drive is situated on a corner lot. Offered by Alex Perry, the one-story design features an eat-in kitchen with a large island, stainless-steel appliances and white cabinetry. The primary suite has a walk-in closet. The backyard is large enough for a pool.

The four-bedroom residence at 4058 Davila Drive is listed by Tracy Lewis. The kitchen has an island and stainless-steel appliances. The primary bathroom includes a separate tub and shower and a walk-in closet. Plantation shutters are in almost every room.

Located in the gated Walnut Meadows neighborhood, the three-bedroom home at 4105 Walnut Meadow Lane is offered by Erin Young Garrett and Hattee Taylor.

This custom-built residence mixes wood, marble and ceramic tile

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