Wednesday, August 31, 2011

I'm loaded and ready to go!

Loaded and ready to go to Canton that is! My small crew and myself have been working for weeks trying to get things ready to take to Laurie Anna's this month for the Canton show. Laurie told me to bring lot's and lots for the Fall shows, so that's what I'm doing my truck is full, from floor to ceiling. Laurie and Willie have redone the entire store and it's full of new treasures. I will be leaving in a little bit to take my things to the shop and I can't wait to see all of the goodies that she has!

This is just a peek into my truck, ok.... I'm not the best at packing things!

Here are just a few of the things that I will be taking to Laurie's.

Our new hobo bags!

It's been so hot here in Texas, but I've been hearing of a cool down, maybe down to 95 this weekend, I never thought I would be so glad to see it 95 degrees but at this point it sounds pretty good. Hope to see ya at Canton!!!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

A great giveaway and a new store to check out!

If you haven't checked out Debra's giveaway @ be sure to go over and check it out! Debra is having a Romantic French Style Giveaway to celebrate Vintage Inspiration Friday's one year anniversary!!! You don't want to miss it, it's fabulous!!!

I love the name of this store...... JUNQUE In The Trunk
I wanted to share this new store in Waco, Tx. well it's new to me, they have actually been open since Feb. How did I not know about this, it being only about a 30 min. drive for me.

This is Emily one of the owners. I had the pleasure of visiting with her a little bit while I was there. Emily told me that she has a partner and her name is Lacy, they both have full time jobs and are only open on Sat 10-5 and Sun 12-5. They are located at 2225 La Salle - Waco, Tx. so if your ever in the area be sure to check it out, they have lots of great treasures!!!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Bold Color or Neutral

Do you love color?

I was going through my magazines and found all of these lovely rooms full of beautiful colors!
I'm finding myself liking all of these bold beautiful colors, even though I would not do it in my home! I'm more of a white, creamy white, kinda girl. I'm sticking with the neutrals.

I had to add this photo because it reminded me of Fall with the orange colors, and oh how I'm longing for Fall and some cooler weather!
I'm loving the blue!

And of course I love pink!
Now these are more for me, love the neutrals!
It's amazing how much my taste changes all the time. I'm finding myself more and more liking modern furniture "NEVER LIKED MODERN BEFORE AT ALL." I love the settee in this picture and love the clean lines it has. Although my first love is antiques. I would like to mix a modern settee such as this one and maybe a modern lamp with antiques. I love the look of mixing the two up! However I wouldn't want much modern just touches of it!
I'm just finding that I need more simplicity in my life now. I will be doing a lot of decorating in my home soon. I have so many likes that it's hard for me to go with a certain style. I can't decide between French Farmhouse or a Elegant French look with touches of modern, and of course what ever I decide get ready to see lots of whites and neutrals! I know in a recent post I was going to go with the French Farmhouse look, maybe I should go with that and I can always change it up a bit later!
Love the color of these walls.
I have even gone for a more clean line look on my blog. I got in touch with Karen @ and told her what I was wanting and she had it done for me very quickly and I love it, thanks Karen! Karen's button is also on my sidebar. If you ever need a new blog look Karen is wonderful to work with, so be sure to go by and check out some of her designs!

Hope you enjoyed the Bold & Beautiful & neutrals this morning! Wishing everyone a wonderful and blessed week!!!

pictures ~~~ Veranda Mag.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Outdoor Pretties!

These pictures were taken at my friend Judy Hills open house show several months ago. I have already posted the inside pictures, but I was looking for some outside inspiration and remembered that I had not posted these pictures yet!

I just love this area and the white slipcovers are just gorgeous!
This is the little outdoor shed, it's so cute! The burlap drapes really add to the charm of this sweet little shed!
Lovely chandelier hanging from the tree.

It's nice to see some greenery, everything around here is so dry and burnt. I think we have broken a record for so many days of the temps being over 100 and no rain! I'm praying that we get some soon!
Cute little potting bench!
Hope you enjoyed the outdoor tour, here's wishing for cooler weather and some much needed rain! Today I'm joining Cottage Floral Thursday @ and Debra @ be sure to stop by and visit all the other participants!