Our New Home~Dining Room in Gray and White

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We're slowly making our way through the home tour of our Savannah house.  You've already seen the front porch, the back porch, my daughter's bathroom, the front entryway, and the laundry room.  That's not bad considering it hasn't even been two months since we moved! On the agenda today is the … [Read more...]

My Dining Room Table & Chairs–Painted White

White painted dining room table and chairs at 11 Magnolia Lane

You all are stuck with me {Christy} for a few days, since Terry just had her baby boy on Saturday {CONGRATULATIONS!}, and Amy moved this weekend and is removing wallpaper borders, painting and unpacking {maybe we should all say a quick prayer for her?!}.  I just sent my beloved aunt and uncle on … [Read more...]

The Thanksgiving Table

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Wow! Thanksgiving seems to be upon us. I am traveling for the holiday to my parents and therefore not hosting {thanks Mom!}, so I am spared some of the shopping, prepping and my very favorite part-- the table 'styling'.  I suppose I will just have to deal with the traffic :) I don't want to take … [Read more...]

A Natural Thanksgiving Tablescape–Pine Cones, Berries, and Dried Flowers

Natural Thanksgiving tablescape

We're hosting Thanksgiving here in Nashville this year, so I needed to come up with a quick (and informal) table before the family arrives.  My goal was to use what I have rather than buying new.  With the exception of the champagne-colored chargers (a cross between gold and silver, and therefore … [Read more...]

Ruffled Burlap Table Runner

DIY burlap table runner

  My kitchen table (that was my grandmother's, which my husband calls the "bomb shelter" due to its weight...{sigh} I totally love it.) has a center opening where the leaves can go in to extend it. Over the last few years, the opening doesn't close tightly and probably could use some … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Table

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It's Thanksgiving (already!?!)!  The day before Thanksgiving is always my decorating/table setting day (with some cleaning and last minute grocery shopping thrown in!). I actually cherish the time when I can dig out my silver and even though it's always in desperate need of a polish, I feel proud I … [Read more...]

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