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Feature Friday: The Decorologist

While in Nashville a couple of weeks ago, we not only visited the HGTV Smart House, but we also had dinner at a delightful blogger’s house, Kristie, of The Decorologist.   She’s a pretty woman, mom and wife and also an avid decorator in the area, with her own thriving business.  And she has a wonderful older vintage house with great bones, in a beautiful cottage style.  She likes plenty of accessories, so those of you in that camp will love Kristie’s place.  We were oohing and ahhing over all of it and sitting in the dining room having dinner was a real treat.

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I’m not going to add a lot of words to this one, but enjoy the beautiful tour of Kristie’s house. She’s done a wonderful job with her house and I loved seeing all of it!

front door

foyr table

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foyer table

vintage light

living room 1

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living room fireplace

mantel

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We did enjoy such a wonderful dinner and conversations around this table.

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Don’t you just love a beautifully set table?  Me too!

dining room chest

vintage paintings

dining room hutch (2)

kitchen seating

kitchen shelves

kitchen sink

plates in kitchen

kitchen green dishware

sunroom

sunroom 2

office

office magazines

vintage bath

master bedroom (2)

master seating

upstairs

toile bath

child bedroom

loft bedroom

loft upstairs

 

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Me and the beautiful Kristie.

Kristie, thank you for letting me share your gorgeous home.  When I walked in there, I said please let me take pics, I want to share on my Feature Friday series and she was happy to let me.

I hope you’ll go over and take a look at her blog, The Decorologist.  She’s so talented and so sweet.  Loved getting to know her and I hope to see her again when I get back to Nashville.

Painting Stripes on a Basket

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Baskets are SO versatile!  They can be used for so many things around the house, so when I got this big basket in from Wayfair, I decided that it needed a big stripe around it to set it off.  Black is always a great choice as an accent color, so that’s what I did.  I’m planning to use my big basket to hold throws in my family room/den, which I’m currently working on.  After we got the bookshelves … Read More»

Southern Living Plants Garden Party!

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Last weekend in Asheville was such a treat.  I got invited by Carmen, who is a Lifestyle and Garden expert with Southern Living plants to attend a garden party she was hosting up at The Grove Park Inn. That was another treat that I can’t wait to tell you about, but today, I’m going to share the plant party we attended.  I took one of my besties with me, Vicki, who has been my friend since high … Read More»

Spring at Barnsley Gardens

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Last weekend, I had the pleasure of experiencing a plethora of garden inspiration, from Georgia to NC,  so I'll have plenty more to share later on the subject of gardens and spring. While I had heard really great things about Barnsley Gardens over the years, located in Adairsville, GA, just a bit north of me, I had never been there.  But, last week I finally remedied that and got to experience … Read More»

Feature Friday: The HGTV Smart Home in Nashville, TN

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Parker’s Photo Shoot

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Little Miss Parker is a little over 7 weeks old now and her mom and dad had a professional photo shoot for her when she was 3 weeks old.  They used these pics on her birth announcement and of course, all the pics turned out SO adorable, so, I hope you’ll indulge me with a few more baby pics.  The photo shoots will be further apart now that we are in Georgia and they are back home, but hopefully … Read More»

Delicious Orange Pineapple Cake

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Mom has had this cake in her recipe arsenal for a long, long time now and it is really popular around her church friends, as well as family. This cake has made the rounds, being baked for church events and us for many years now and it’s a family favorite as well. It has pineapple and mandarin oranges, so you know it’s good. The icing is light too so it’s not a heavy cake. When I asked her … Read More»

Revisiting ABC Carpet and Home NYC

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When I was in NYC back in 2010, I got to visit ABC Carpet and Home for the first time, a beautiful home store with about 6 floors of home décor, from furniture, accessories, bed and bath and more.  A wonderful treasure trove of inspiration.  So, when we were there a couple of weeks ago, it worked out to again do a tour of this store once more and it was a treat all over again.  Since so much … Read More»

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