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Pick a Theme at Creekside Camp and Cabins

Pick a theme at Creekside Camp and Cabins. Stay in a Victorian Cottage, Mexico Cabin, or Firehouse Cabin. Photo by JoAnna Kopp

There is something special about Creekside Camp and Cabins in Marble Falls that can be felt as soon as you step foot on the property: It has heart.

“We built everything ourselves,” said Diane Cornelison, who purchased the property with her husband in 2001. “We felt like this was such a beautiful property and really wanted to share it with people. That was the motivation behind everything.”

Stay in the Victorian Cottage, the Firehouse Cabin, or the Mexico Cabin — each designed and decorated according to its name. While the cabins have different atmospheres, they are all equipped with a kitchenette, a fire pit, barbecue grills, and private patios.

The Victorian Cottage is small and sweet, a favorite of visitors to Creekside Camp and Cabins. Photo by JoAnna Kopp

The Victorian is a romantic cottage adorned with floral wallpaper and sentimental antiques. The Mexico is an explosion of colors contained by stucco walls. The Firehouse is filled with firefighting equipment the Cornelisons acquired in a storage auction.

Everything built at Creekside Camp and Cabins was done on a shoestring budget. Cornelison is an expert when it comes to estate sales, garage sales, thrifting, and antiquing. She is also a very creative interior decorator.

The Firehouse Cabin at Creekside Camp and Cabins is filled with firefighting equipment and memorabilia, decorated by the Cornelisons. Photo by JoAnna Kopp

“I love to wallpaper, I love to do tile work and mosaics,” said Cornelison, pointing out little details she did by hand in each guesthouse. “I just love to design and decorate.”

Besides the themed guesthouses, visitors can stay in the Cedar Cabin, which has the best view on the property. Big groups can choose the Grand View House, which comfortably sleeps up to 15 people.

The property backs up onto Hamilton Creek, which is perfect for swimming and fishing. Bright green grass stretches across the lawn, which is shaded by tall cedar trees. The property is so peaceful you can’t hear much except for chirping birds.

Creekside Camp and Cabins is located at 222 Hatchett Hill in Marble Falls. Go to or call (830) 693-5979 for more information.

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