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The Quick Fix

Bringing the Houston Rodeo home: Cowboy up your abode in true wild west style

Photo courtesy of Cantoni
Rodeo quick fix Lubbock Sculpture at Cantoni

With the Houston Livestock and Rodeo in full swing, the entire city is decking out in Western duds, dancing to cowboy and cowgirl tunes and feasting on barbecue like there's no tomorrow.

Bring some of that rodeo excitement home, whether it's a decorative piece to add a dash of the wild west to your abode or grillin' tools for your own backyard cookout or even limited-edition drinking specials for a dash of Texas flair in your bar.

Take a look through our slideshow for just some of the possible options to make your house a Lone Star haven.

Go Big
Texas is all about big, so indulge — and enjoy — this modern yet rustic polished nickel cow skull sculpted in aluminum. Made to be wall hung at 23 inches wide, 10 inches in diameter and 23 inches in height, $859 through Cantoni Houston.

Photo courtesy of Nordstrom
Rodeo Houston Quick Fix howdy door mat

Welcome to My Rodeo
Place Reed Wilson Design's natural coconut-fiber bristles door mat outside, and your guests are immediately in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo spirit. Nordstrom, $50.

Photo by Matt McGinnis
Absolut Texas Vodka

Stock the Bar
Absolut is debuting its first vodka dedicated to a state. And, of course, that state is Texas! Add a splash on the rocks of this blend of fresh cucumber and a warm spicy character, a perfect complement to Southwestern cuisine.

About $29, depending on size.

Photo courtesy of King Ranch Saddle Shop
Rodeo Quick Fix King Ranch throw pillow

King Ranch Style
With just a toss of a pillow, say "Go Texan" all year-long. From the King Ranch Saddle Shop in CityCentre, plush microsuede accented with 4-inch fringe.

Dry clean only. Available in black or red. $145

Amazon
Rodeo Quick Picks March 2013 Lonesome Dove coffee table book

Coffee Table Cowboy
Go behind the scenes of Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize–winning Western novel-turned-mini-series, Lonesome Dove, with A Book on the Making of Lonesome Dove by John Spong with photography by Jeff Wilson. $36 hardback, $30 for Kindle, Amazon.

Photo courtesy of Pinto Ranch
Rodeo Quick Fix Pinto Ranch painted pony horse faux fur throw

My Little Pony
Cuddle up in the super-soft faux fur throw in a brown and white painted horse pattern with coordinating solid brown fleece backing. About 50 by 70 inches and machine washable. $58 at Pinto Ranch.

Succulent Forest
Cacti conjure up thoughts of Texas, and these handmade planters designed by local artistan Jessican Wiggins make the perfect home for beautiful succulents. Price depending on size, New Living Bedroom in the Heights.

Photo courtesy of Williams-Sonoma
Williams-Sonoma barbecue tool set

Traveling Q
Be your own cookie, wherever you go, with your own set of forged stainless steel grillin' tools in attractive storage case. $99.95, Williams-Sonoma.

Photo courtesy of Canvender's
Rodeo Quick Fix March 2014 M&F Western Products Mosaic Star Tall Candle Vase

Star-Studded Candle
Let the stars shine bright with this 13 1/2 inch-tall mosaic candle holder boasting a Texas star design. $27, Cavender's.

Ralph Lauren Home
Ralph Lauren Dakota Frame

Rugged Refinement
The Dakota tooled-leather frame from Ralph Lauren Home, $195-$295, depending on photo size. Find Ralph Lauren Home products on the company's website and at Dillard's, Longoria Collection, Macy's, Neiman Marcus and other fine stores.