I’ve met so many wonderful bloggers online and Sharon is one of them. Warm, personable, and always encouraging, I’ve enjoyed watching Sharon with Mrs. Hines Class, grow as a blogger and get to know her a bit. After 17 years in the elementary classroom, her blog is now a virtual classroom where she shares her passion of making a house a home.
She lives in Texas in a beautiful cottage style home that they built new in 2007. She describes it as a cottage community with sidewalks, which I can just see now. I love those kinds of communities. Come along on a tour of Sharon’s pretty home.
I love the style of these cottage homes, so pretty. And I love that builders are making new homes look quaint and cottage-like again.
Pretty and welcoming front door.
The foyer with lot of light coming in and I love those Roman shades.
Coming into the living room with the navy walls, very pretty and classic.
She’s got a mix of leather and fabrics in this space.
Behind the sofa is a piano. Great way to have it in the room without it being front and center.
The kitchen, which I’m sure is command central.
Bar stools for stitting.
Breakfast space with a round table and chairs.
I can see Sharon loves blue and white, like a lot of us do.
Peeking into the dining room, it looks very warm and inviting too.
Bookshelves in the dining room.
Master bed with some cozy linens.
And a reading chair in shades of creams, blues and browns.
Her daughter’s teen room look cute and girly.
And the teen hangout room is great for watching TV and just….hanging out.
I hope you enjoyed this fun tour of Sharon’s pretty Texas home. She’s done a wonderful job with creating a wonderful cozy space for her family and I know she’d love it if you stopped by Mrs. Hines Class. Have a great weekend!
Happy Friday! I’ve just added a new style guide over at Ebay and I added details about the Thanksgiving table, talking about elements used to create an easy centerpiece if you are still looking for Thanksgiving ideas! Have a great weekend.
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Welcome! Thanks for stopping by! I'm Rhoda, from Atlanta, GA and I love decorating and DIY projects. Decorating a home doesn't have to cost a fortune and I've spent years thrifting at antiques markets and yard sales, finding those treasures that make a home unique. I'm here to inspire and encourage other women to find their own inner creativity. Won't you join me?