Our Mission, Our Promise
Our mission is to offer the finest quality products at the highest level of service. We provide personalized attention to every detail. Our goal is to provide that extra touch of beauty, elegance, and style, making every event an occasion to be remembered.
While we carry a broad inventory and are able accommodate an event of any size, we pride ourselves on catering to your personal request and offer our unique “on demand” service to provide colors and styles which we do not already have in stock. The possibilities are as endless as your imagination.
Whether your event is a quaint gathering for a handful of your closest family and friends or an elaborate soiree for hundreds of guests, we offer competitive pricing for an event of virtually any size. Call or email us now at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for an appointment to find the perfect look for your event.
“It’s never too late to be who you could have been.” – George Eliot
Clara is originally from Venezuela and a proud University of Houston alumni. With a background in catering and a degree in marketing, she decided to launch Over The Top Linen in 2005, which quickly became Houston’s top fine linen rental company and re-branded as House of Hough in 2015. Clara has received many accolades throughout the years. She was inducted into the Houston Business Journal 40 under 40 in 2014. Clara has appeared in the University of Houston Cougar 100 fastest growing companies for the past 3 years and has been awarded the Best of Linens Awards for four consecutive shows by the Bridal Extravaganza Show. In 2015 she received the prestigious NACE National Member of the Year Award at the Experience National Conference. Most recently, Clara was recognized by the University of Houston Hilton College as an Honorary Alumna. Although she recently finished a 12 year run on the NACE Houston Board of Directors, Clara currently serves in the Advisory Board for the NACE Houston Chapter. In her office there is a quote that reads “Find a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life”, these are words she lives by every day.
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle
Christopher manages the accounting and finance operations for House of Hough. His background ensures that House of Hough is well run, but more importantly, his focus is on making sure the processes and necessary infrastructure are in place to ensure that the customer experience is exceptional. “We understand that the only way we can fulfill our mission is to offer a product we can be proud of, have employees who love coming to work, and dedicate ourselves to our clients, making sure they are completely satisfied.”
Director of Sales and Marketing
“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” – Rachel Zoe
Natalie has an incredible eye for design, and she loves creating fresh and unique looks for every client. Natalie’s background is in the oil & gas industry and got started in the events industry while working with one of Houston’s top wedding planning firms. It was during this time that she first met the effervescent Clara Hough, and it didn’t take long before she became a part of the House of Hough team. Natalie recently served as chairperson to the 2015 NACE Wedding Trends: The Style Edition, and Natalie continues to bring a new and vibrant energy to the sales team by providing her expertise in event design and marketing.
Director of Business Operations
“Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face, but with great and strong purpose in your heart.” – Gordon B. Hinckley
A love for design, style, and organization, Brittany keeps the entire office of House of Hough – The Linen Company running smoothly and happily. An Aggie through and through, Brittany graduated from A&M University with a degree in philosophy while pursuing a career in law, but her love for event design pulled her away from a life of suits to one of sequins. Brittany started her career in the events industry at a fabulous event design company honing her skills in design and office management. She is now an integral component to the success of House of Hough, creating structure that allows design to florish.
“Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever” – Walt Disney
Christy is a proud graduate of the Conrad N. Hilton College where she studied Hotel and Restaurant Management. After her magical experience at the happiest place on Earth (Disney), she discovered how incredibly rewarding and exciting it was to make an impact on the lives of others through the hospitality industry. It was inevitable for her to soon find her place on the House of Hough team. Christy has recently launched the new House of Hough video series where she showcases the newest designs and products offered. Her warm demeanor and constant sense of joy brings daily twinkle to the House of Hough – The Linen Company showroom.
“Always be your authentic self and you have no competition” – Scott Stratten
Rachel is one of a kind to say the least! Texas born and raised, you could mistake her for nothing other than a Southern Gal. A proud graduate from Baylor University (Sic ‘em Bears), she received a degree in Business specializing in Entrepreneurship. As much as she enjoys the business world, it is hard to deny this social butterfly from a life in the events industry. Rachel loves meeting people, especially brides, and has a way of creating beautiful designs you can’t resist for your special day! We love having Rachel here as she light up a room even before walking through the door! If she’s not in the showroom, she is probably hosting one of her own fabulous parties or traveling the globe with her husband – we can’t wait for you to meet her! In her own words “House of Hough has been the perfect blend of all things I love: Events, good business practices and a team that feels like family”.