How was your weekend? It flew by for us. Our dancer’s last performance of the season went well (after a scorching long day in the sun, whew) and our other two are having a blast on their youth group retreat. I get occasional texts from them at random hours. Yesterday I crawled out of bed straight to the coffee maker and poured my trusty, steaming cup of liquid joy. Couldn’t figure out why I was so sluggish the rest of the day. Some might even say cranky. Peter later informed me that I accidentally brewed decaf. Ha.
I digress. How about some design talk?
Really love the style, colors, and textures of this nearby Rosemary Beach home by Interior Designer, Ashley Gilbreath.
Well, that was a modest way of saying I’m really obsessed with this chick’s design work. She is good. Really good.
Love the casual elegance of the whole house, particularly the beautiful galley kitchen. It’s one of the few times I’ve liked the look of a step-up bar. Normally it’s the first thing I change in a kitchen plan. Although I lost that battle in my personal kitchen’s design. But this is perfect. Of course, what’s not to like about this entire kitchen?! A vintage paddle board, banded woven shades, perfect pops of color, and more. YES.
In other news, I was cruising around Target’s clearance section looking for nightstands for one of the kids and bumped into this cutie. I know, it’s not a nightstand…I’m easily distracted. Less than 100 bucks. Somebody snag this!
And now for a mini chicken/design update in our home. Here is Champagne, our hen, enjoying a Sunday snooze in one of our newly upholstered wingbacks. Throw is older pattern from Target – similar one here.
I had this exact stripe fabric made in some roman shades almost 10 years ago and still love it. So 3 years and 5,000 samples later (my average decision time since Pinterest was born), I decided to go back to this same stripe when reupholstering our wingbacks. Then I found out it was discontinued. Aggghhhh! Thankfully, design friend Shannon Darby of The Designer’s Attic came to the rescue. She somehow found tracked this fabric down and shipped it to me right away. She’s a great fabric resource. Thank you, Shannon!
I know it’s Monday and life gets crazy. Be sure to do something nice for yourself this week. My big goal this week is a pedicure. It’s been forever since I’ve had one. Been taking ballet classes all month, and my feet feel like rocks, so a pedi will be so nice.