Thursday, July 10, 2014

A visit to my sisters for a family reunion...

Let's take a visit to my sister's house.  This past week all six of the brothers and sisters gathered at my youngest sister's house for our first annual family reunion.  While there I couldn't resist snapping a few shots of her lovely home.

I gotta tell y'all....the girl has got a way with putting things in all the right places.

The rosettes on the lampshades are magnetic.  She also has a huge collection of brown ironstone. 

Just look  how lovely.  This corner of the room is the focal point with a faux mantel and gorgeous Venetian mirror.

Don't you just love this pretty vignette featuring more ironstone,
bell jars and a lovely lampshade from Pottery Barn.

She found this old radio cabinet at an antique shop in Greensboro, NC.  She painted it with chalk paint and added lots of pretties.
Here's me getting a big smooch from my two beautiful sisters.
Okay, that's it.  No excuses for not blogging as often.
Remember to get out there this week and create, make, sew, photograph, write, craft, paint and find something wonderful and share with all of us!!!


Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Hi Sissie! It's wonderful that you have started a family reunion with your siblings. It can be a challenge to get together at the same time! Your sister has a gorgeous place. Love what she did with the radio case. Lovely details. Nice how you enjoy similar tastes! So nice to have a visit from you!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

How wonderful that you all were able to get together for a family reunion!! I see you and your sis have similar taste...her home is beautiful!!

Rita C. said...

How beautiful!! I love your sister's style - is she the one who lives here in WV? Both of you have great style - oh my, I love that brown transferware with the whites of her furniture - rustic and refined! Does she stock any of it in Nitro? Maybe I could trade a thing or two with her (I collect brown transferware), lol. Tell her we're (Panoply) having a 30% off sale right now, it won't last long (it's been a week already).
Happy to hear from you on your blog again - don't make yourself so scarce!
Rita C at Panoply

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I can see your sister has a similar decorating style to yours, Sissie. : )

laura Madalene said...

That looks great - I would have loved to win it!! I am always looking for new home decor ideas. I'll be back to read more in the future.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

How lovely that you could all get together and make it a yearly thing! Your sis has a beautiful home and I love her style!

I am having all my kids home for three weeks beginning next week. It too will be a reunion and I'm so excited! It will be my little granddaughter's first visit to the Island.

Enjoy your time together.


Linda @ A La Carte said...

What a beautiful home. I love family reunions! Big hugs, Linda

Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME said...

My girlfriend has those magnectic flowers. I keep forgetting to get some. Sweet pic of you and your sisters. You are blessed!

Shabby chic Sandy said...

I love your sisters house! Looks like you two have very similar taste. That last picture is just precious :)

Cozy Thyme Cottage said...

How great to have a sibling reunion. Life goes by so quickly. Your sister's style of decorating is so pretty! Nancy

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

I love it... especially that radio cabinet. I had to look twice to figure out what that was. GENIUS... right along with the magnetic flowers. What a great idea. At first glance I thought it say magical... and by golly, it IS!


The Polka Dot Closet said...

Your sisters house is beautiful, what a cute picture with your sisters


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Cindy said...

The roses on the lampshade are magnetic! Cool! She does have a great eye... love that old radio cabinet, and really love that photo of you getting kisses... makes me smile


Naomi Walters said...

You must’ve felt great after having a reunion with your sisters. It’s been a long time since you saw each other, right? Anyway, their house is lovely! The interior has a touch of Victorian in it, which never fails to make a home look classic and inviting. Cheers!

Naomi Walters @ Chicora

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