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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

By Popular Demand...My Aunt and Uncle's Beautiful Home Part 1

Hi Guys! Thank you for all the nice comments on the offices my aunt decorated.
I told her about all the nice things you said and she was very appreciative and allowed me to come photograph their home. I was anxious to see it again since I haven't been over in a while. I spent over an hour today just trying to take in all of the beauty and of course taking pictures...lol. She has moved some things around and purchased some new pieces since I've been there last. It is even MORE gorgeous than I remember! Let's start in the entryway...Soft beautiful colors...I love the flowers, they look so real! She uses alot of realistic looking silk arrangements in the acrylic water.

This is the formal living room, look at that chest!! This room is filled with beautiful things and is one of my favorites.

I love all the antiques and fabrics in this room. I can't say enough about it...

I will try not to say "love" so much, but it's going to be hard because everything is so pretty!

A simple vase of glads...
I can't help it....I LOVE this fabric!
On to the other living room....More beauty awaits...Look at all of this color, there is so much interest in this room.

I took this picture from the top of the stairs...It's a beautiful view of the whole room. On the right you can see a mirror... it really opens up the room and makes it feel bigger.
This chair really caught my attention...this is one of her newest finds. Love the black background with those coral colored tulips.
Another beautiful view. Don't those chairs look comfy and pretty at the same time?
She uses alot of plates on the wall, which I love....

isn't this table unique?

I spy a little leopard stool, how cute!


I love the greenery on the clock, great idea. Like I said in the last post, her bookcases are perfection.



On to the kitchen....look at that little pig with the grass! So cute!

You rooster lovers (that includes me) are going to love the kitchen area, she has some of the most unique roosters I've ever seen, including 2 of these lamps.

Oh my goodness...I love this pig!

Look at all the roosters!

I love this shot....isn't this dining area fabulous?!
This is so unique!
More roosters guys! Aren't they adorable!
This rooster is beautiful and those pictures....you know...I love em!

So pretty....

I hope you enjoyed the first tour of their home, be sure and come back for the second half in about 3 days. I'll be showing you much more including a new addition they recently added. You won't want to miss it!! Thanks for stopping by!


32 comments:

Shelia said...

OH, Kristen, what a gorgeous home your aunt and uncle have! I have just been drooling my tiny mouth off! Thank you for sharing her beautiful home and hope we can see some more!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Sherry said...

Kristen, I am so glad that you are posting pictures of their home. It looks beautiful!! Can't wait to see Part II.

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Kristen, I had gone to bed exhausted after a long day at work, got back up to discover this beautiful tour that waited for us. Thank your Aunt for opening her home to so many visitors. You are right on target, it is pure perfection. I love, love, love it!!! I'm going back for another tour, once is certainly not enough. There are so "many" things I like I can't just pick one. Looking forward to the second tour. Thank Auntie again for opening her beautiful home to us.
hugs ~lynne~

squawmama said...

Kristen, Thanks for coming by to visit... I just love your Aunties home... It is beautiful and so perfectly decorated. I am looking forward to the rest of the house.

(((HUGS)))
Donna

Miss Janice said...

Lord have mercy, this home is gorgeous...from the furniture to the accessories. Please give our thanks for the tour! Beautiful!

Linda Q said...

Hi Kristen,
Had not stopped in for awhile, so thought I would. Oh your Aunt and Uncle have a stunning place.
So much eye candy I will have to go back and look more.
That was fun, tell her thank you for the tour.
Linda

Diane @ Four Paws and Co said...

OMG Kristen, your aunt & uncle have the most amazing house! I love the colors! I had to click on each picture to check out all the beautiful details. I'm sure I'll have to come back for more inspiration. You're so right - your aunt's bookcases are perfection. ♥ Diane

mishebe said...

Great tour again. i think your aunt has a chair fetish! lol. mishelle

Jo said...

What a lovely home ~ great ideas to *borrow* and bring into our home. Love all the tassels ;)

Jo

kayleeg2005 said...

WOW, JUST GORGEOUS! YOUR PICTURES ARE GREAT! LOVELY HOME! THANKS FOR SHARING!!!!!!

"Blossom" said...

Stunning home. LOve all the details on the bottom of the furniture, paint color scheme and yes the roosters too.

nicolette said...

Your aunt is a great designer. I especially love the antiques seamlessly taking part in the classic, wonderful design.

Nicolette
http://www.furnitureanddesignideas.com/

Melissa Miller said...

Kristen thank your Aunt for letting us tour her home! ~WOW!!!

I don't even know where to begin it's so amazing down to very last detail! She is so talented!
I've never seen such beautiful itemss displayed so perfectly!
I LOVE it all!

Her entryway really stands out as so lovely. Love all the chests and her dining room chairs.

GORGEOUS eye candy is eveywhere!
I loved this tour!

Blessings to you and your Aunt,
~Warmly, Melissa :)

Melissa Miller said...

Okay one more thing....:)

Her whitewashed secretary is the prettiest one I have EVER seen! LOVE it!

Lou Cinda said...

OH MY GOSH!! LOVE IT! LOVE IT!! LOVE IT!! The roosters! The plates! The pigs!! The fabrics on those chairs!!! LOVE'EM!!!!

Can't wait for the second half!!

Lou Cinda :)

Tell her thank you for sharing and you for photographing!!

linda said...

There is only one word for your Aunt and Uncle's home...stunning! Thank them for us for allowing you to share it with us. Everything is just gorgeous!

ButterYum said...

Stunning, stunning, stunning, stunning, stunning!!! Is your Aunt interested in adopting a 41 year old?

9405018--Pat said...

Wow!!!!! what a beautiful home....thanks for sharing...Pat H

~Kristen~ said...

So gorgeous!!! Thank you so much for sharing with us!!! Can't wait to see more!!!

kate said...

kristen love your new header!! thanks for the new photos , great design ideas
kate

Calming Scents said...

she surely does have a beautiful home. I love so many of her things. I cant wait to see more.

Zoe said...

Just beautiful and I could move right in! I love your new blog layout (not sure if that's what it's called). Your home is beautiful too and I just love all of your creativity.

Thanks,

Zo

Melissa Miller said...

Kristen can I love a header photo any more than your new one? Lovely!

LOVE the initial pillow you made and zebra print is just soooo cool isn't it? It looks so good on your red couch.
Are you going to sell the pillows on your ETSY store? If so you know I have to get one. I'll be ordering a frame for my new nephew soon. I was wondering if you could mail it to my sister in B'mingham directly and I'll pay of course? We'll talk about it later on...

Yay for Kirklands coming to you!
Now I need a Hobby Lobby here...:)

You will love the blogging book. Gosh it's soooo pretty to look at.

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

OMG...Be still my heart...WOW!! girl I could not pick one thing I liked about this house...because I LOVED it all...each and every detail and room is beyong BEAYTIFUL...now it seem like we know where you get your wonderful talent from...This is a real Double WOW!! Sorry I need to go wipe the drool off my keyboard and check to see if I turned green with envy...Thanks so much for all this eye candy...Tell your Aunt thanks for sharing with all of us...May you have a great weekend my friend...I better go burn my little old house now now h aha!!! Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Sharon Kay said...

Wow, so glad I stopped over to see your blog, it was such fun going through your Aunt's beautiful home. You are now in my favorites and I am looking forward to your next tour.
Thanks Sharon k

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi Kristen,

Your aunt and uncle have a stunningly beautiful home. Just perfection! Thanks for the delightful tour.....I so enjoyed it.

Please join us for the Rooster Party on August 28th. We would love to have you! You may sign up all through next week. I think it will be lots of fun.

It is lovely to meet you!

Hugs, Barb

Tracy said...

Kristen, I love it!!!!!!! It is sooo pretty. I knew it would be!!!
Thanks so much for sharing it with us!
Tracy

Stacey said...

Kristen, I just looked at both of the posts of your aunts home. Wow!! It is gorgeous! It looks like she has incorporated everything I've ever drooled over. Thank you so much for sharing!

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Kristen, I won't hesitate to say it. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE their home! Every inch is beautiful. Thank you so much and please thank them for letting you share all of this beauty. I'll say it again - I LOVE IT! laurie

Susie Q said...

Wow!! What can i say but wow! This is a home I could love! heck. I DO Love it! You can say LOVE all YOu want to because I do too!
The colors, the treasures, the plates, the furnishings! I love it all...please tell your Aunt and Uncle I think there home is one of the prettiest I have ever seen!
Love,
Sue

puddin07 said...

Kristen, it's me again, I just can't get enough of this gorgeous home! I hope everyone is clicking on the pics, and enlarging them, you feel like you are there! After seeing this, I don' see how anyone can prefer cold contemporary!

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