Last weekend, I took Mark with me and we had the pleasure of attending the preview party of the Magnolia Designer Showhouse in Cartersville, a cute little town north of Atlanta. It’s not that far from where I live, so an easy commute to get there on a beautiful Fall Sunday afternoon. The event started at the Booth Western museum, a beautiful modern facility that I had never visited before. I don’t know how I’ve missed this beautiful museum, but it truly is a wonderful gallery of western art and artifacts to visit and admire. Atlanta Magazine hosted the nice event there and then we shuttled to the showhouse to see it in person.
I know a few of the designers who did rooms in the house and it was nice to support their design efforts and get to see a pretty historical home that was renovated for the homeowners. That’s always the fun part to see. This home was built in the 1940’s and the current owners were in the process of renovating when the showhouse opportunity came about, that’s what I heard.
This shot is scanned from the program and unfortunately I can’t find the program I brought home, listing all the designers and their rooms. It even had paint colors! I’ll keep looking and hopefully will find it and can add more information to these pics. Meanwhile, enjoy the tour! Keep in mind, showhouses do showcase the talents of designers and even though I might not personally love everything I see in a showhouse, it’s fun to be inspired by new ideas and products. Some of the designers I’m friends with, so I’ll note their areas, since I know them. You can see the entire list of designers on the link above and I’m going to list them below the post as a group.
The showhouse is open to the public from October 19 through November 13, 2016 and tickets are $20.
It was dark when all these pics were taken, so the quality is not the best, but you get the idea.
This is wallpaper by the way!
This is an adorable screened porch that you see on the right side of the house.
Master bedroom sitting area designed by my friend, Julie Montgomery. I’m linking her site below.
My designer friends, Kandrac and Kole, designed this gentlemen’s bathroom. Love this wallpaper.
Another design friend, Steve McKenzie, designed the rooftop garden area. This was a really neat space up on the roof!
Screened porch from the outside.
Backyard view from the rooftop.
I hope you enjoyed this tour of a historic 1940’s home in Cartersville, GA. It was so fun to take the tour and see all the innovation from these talented designers. It is no small feat to pull together a showhouse like this and I always admire all the hard work it takes to bring a house design to fruition. Again, the showhouse is open to the public, sponsored by Atlanta Magazine and you can buy tickets and go if you are local in the area!
List of participating designers in the Magnolia Showhouse:
Beverly Baribault of Beverly Baribault Design Group
Jenny and Eric Rothman of Rothman + Rothman Design
Bulent Baydar of Harrison Design
Rick Anthony Bonner of Insidesign
Michel Smith Boyd of Michel Smith Boyd Interiors
Corey Cope of Cope Specialty Construction, LLC
Susie Goldenberg of Urban Market Warehouse and Farm House Paints
Lindsey Coral Harper of LCH Interiors
Jennifer Healey of J. Healey Interiors
Jane Hollman of Studio Entourage Architectural Interiors
Victoria Holmes and Lana Salter of Holmes + Salter Interior
Joann Kandrac and Kelly Kole of Kandrac and Kole Interiors
Steve McKenzie of steve mckenzie’s
Julie Montgomery of Julie Montgomery Interiors, LLC
William Peace of Peace Design
Yvonne McFadden of Y. McFadden LLC
Vandi White and Julie Edwards of Vandi White Interiors