Happy Friday! I’ve got a pretty exciting and busy weekend going, with speaking at the Pinner’s Conference today and then heading to High Point, NC tomorrow for the big furniture market and the Design Bloggers tour. I can’t wait to experience it all and of course, I’ll be sharing all the beautiful things I see in NC when I return, so stay tuned for lots of inspiration from the market!
Every Spring Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles magazine hosts the Southeastern Designer Showhouse here in Atlanta and it’s always in a very upscale part of town like Buckhead. Once again, I got an invitation for a preview of the house and it’s always a spring treat for me to get to see it all in person and photograph it to share with all of you! If you’re in the area, you can get tickets at the link above and tickets are $25.
This year’s home tour, benefitting the Atlanta History Center, was originally designed by renowned Atlanta classical architect, James Mean, built in 1961 and recently went through a huge renovation as part of this project. The new construction added a family wing, master wing, a porch wing with infinity pool, and an upstairs laundry, 3 car garage, and terrace level with a wine cellar, tasting room, exercise room and game room.
Wow, did you get all that! Yep, this is some kind of house!
I love the classical architecture of this stately brick home.
Seeing all the additions inside was really an amazing sight to see, with all the wings and additions. It’s one big house!
The entry maintains the original character and integrity of this stately home. I love these black and white marble floors. I’m not going to talk all the way through, but enjoy the tour and I’ll share as many of the designers as I can possibly share. I took pics along the way of each room and their designer signs, but I might have missed a couple.
Hi, friends! I'm a day ahead on Fashion over 50 this week, since I have something fun I'm doing tomorrow, so be sure and come back for that.
Today, I'm sharing my second shipment of Stitch Fix (my referral link) so you can see what I got this time. I shared my first shipment with you and only kept the shoes/booties in that shipment. This time I kept 2 tops and sent the rest back. I'm still a … Read More»
Last weekend, I was invited to attend the Jr. League of Atlanta's 20th Tour of Kitchens, touted as exploring the finest kitchens in the South. I had never been before, but apparently it's a well attended and very fun event to be a part of. It's split into 2 days, running Saturday and Sunday with 7 kitchens being open for tour each day. I took Mark with me and we toured on Sunday afternoon. It … Read More»
Have you ever dreamed of living in a castle? Those little girls dreams of Cinderella and a castle filled with charm and mystery. Well, my Feature Friday blogger today, Sandy with Whimsical Blue Living had a dream of living in a castle, only her castle isn't in Europe, it's in Ohio! She had driven by the castle home 10 years before she and her hubby actually bought the house and moved in and it … Read More»
While in Franklin a few weekends ago, I couldn't help but drive through the historic area looking at their gorgeous homes again. And of course, when I do that I like to take pics to remember the beauty of them all and to share it with all of you. I appreciate an older historic home and the curb appeal in these small communities around our country. We have it here in my hometown of Marietta and … Read More»
Hair is a woman's crowning glory and there's not a woman I know who doesn't care what her hair looks like. We all care about our hair. Whether it's thick, thin, short, long, gray or colored, hair is a big part of who we are and how we feel about ourselves. We spend a lot of time on our hair, getting it to look just so and it's amazing how a bad haircut can make us feel less than and … Read More»
Cars are a topic I normally don't talk about on my blog, but since I've been blogging for 10 years now, most subjects are fair game around here. If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you'll know that I recently bought a new car, the first in over 11 years.
Let me start out by prefacing this post with how much I love cars, which is probably something you may not know about me. I have been … Read More»
Back today with a new Feature Friday, Maggie Overby Studios. Maggie is a design enthusiast, mom and blogger who is also a military wife, which means she's moved 10 times in 18 years. Yikes, that's a lot of moving! I don't think I could handle that lifestyle, but kudos to Maggie for not only taking on the challenge of moving so much, but she has turned their rental house in SC into a little … Read More»
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?