Category Archives: Summer houses

Figgy Cottage Fall Update

iggy Cottage is almost ready for some Fall fun in the mountains. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of decisions, changes and problems that required creative solutions. The Contractors Tom and Boris have worked at light-speed with the … Continue reading

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Runs in the Family

ew house update. We now have a beautiful Dutch door leading to the kitchen–such a friendly way to enter a house. The stone pathway and stairs will be finished by the end of the day–so exciting. I love a kitchen … Continue reading

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Windows that Wow

e found this lovely house while out looking for ‘ideas’ for houses this weekend. These windows stopped the car in the middle of the road–we backed up quickly–yes, my car stops for beautiful houses. I love this house full of … Continue reading

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Joe Webb Fever–Again!

ebb, Joe Webb that is. I can never get enough of these rustic log homes–love them. Today’s post is the second log cabin in the Webb series. This is actually the guest cabin for the first Webb cabin featured last … Continue reading

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Lake Toxaway Designer Show House–Sneak peek

just love a decorator show house anywhere, anytime! Lake Toxaway, North Carolina is having a wonderful show house benefiting the FOTAS (friends of the Animal Shelter). This 10,000 square foot estate is on 300 feet of beautiful Lake Toxaway shoreline. … Continue reading

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Summer is Calling …

he Demo Dogs and I are packing our bags and heading off to the mountains for the weekend. I can not wait to see the results of all of the activity at the house this week–big changes are in the … Continue reading

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Friday at Francie’s

riday fun at Francie Hargroves’ in Cashiers, North Carolina–are you ready to shop! This charming store is full of fanciful finds–pillows, prints, lamps, antiques, clothes, jewelry and shoes–what more could a girl wish for! I took a few pictures on … Continue reading

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