The Frog on Westheimer. On Thursday, September 6, The Frog at Home hosted its premier party at the showroom and gallery at 2427 Westheimer Road. Guests were treated to wine and hors d’oeuvres as they viewed the latest and greatest in home fashions and decor showcased by The Frog. Attendees also had a chance to win a door prize every half hour and an opportunity to win a $500 gift certificate toward their next window treatment order. Frogathome.com • 713/840-0844.
Gentler Pet Transitions. Last Wishes, an in-home pet hospice and euthanasia service, owned and operated by Dr. Christie Cornelius, officially launches this month. It is the first practice of its kind in Houston that helps dogs and cats make a peaceful end-of-life transition in the comfort of home. Last Wishes works with the best aftercare specialists and pet-loss experts, as well as a team of skilled veterinary nurses who share in their mission to provide the best possible end-of-life care for four-legged companions. Dr. Cornelius founded Last Wishes because she believes that every pet deserves to be as comfortable and as pain-free as possible during their final moments. Petslastwishes.com.
Laura, U Rock. Representatives for Laura U has announced that the local full-service interior design firm has been awarded Best of Show by the American Society of Interior Designers, Texas Gulf Coast Chapter (ASID TGCC). Over the last five years Laura U, Inc., has won 12 ASID awards. This year, Laura U won an additional four awards, including awards for Residential Project over 3,500 square feet, Kitchen (Honorable Mention), Residential Singular Space, and 2012 Best of Show. Additionally, Laura U’s cover of Houston Design Resource magazine featuring a River Oaks Residence won ASID’s 2012 Best of Show. 1840 Westheimer Rd. • laurauinteriordesign.com • 713/522-0855.