Monday, October 10, 2011

Our Little Haven

I realized just the other day we've been in our new place for over 5 months and although we are still trying to make it our "home", I wanted to post photos to track our progress. We really do love our home. The heat hasn't been turned on yet and we're a little chilly but plan on buying some serious flannel pj's for this winter. We do live in a hundred year old home after all, original windows and all. 

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These are my favorite pieces of art in our home right now. All ordered on etsy. The bee is my tribute to my dad. He was a bee-keeper, loved Georgia Tech and loved bulldogs. It makes me smile every time I look at it. The artist lives in Athens so I'm thinking there's a GaTech vs. UGA theme related to the piece. The calligraphy piece I adore. Emily did an amazing job and she's now my favorite calligrapher. And the Abraham Lincoln quote I bought not only because I think it's powerful but he's also a distant relative. 


Tip of the day: It's all about putting meaningful things in your house to make it a home! Even if that means it takes months or even years to complete it. You can keep my two cents.  
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This pillow case was the inspiration for the room. I wanted some deep colors but keep it light and airy with a touch of traditional but whimsical all in one. It really pays to work at Pottery Barn sometimes.  
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I've realized a few things while taking these photos but one is... our lamp puts off a super yellow hue. And that needs to change asap.  

5 comments:

Heather S. said...

it's adorable and super homey looking. I would like to come and chill out on your couch for a bit. :) Where did you get the cute Halloween sign? Did you make it?

Mags [Margaret] said...

Gorgeous! Xoxoxo

Tom and Vera said...

Your home is sooo cute, Meg! You have a gift for design and photography.

Tom and Vera said...

Your home is soo cute, Meg! You have a gift for design and photography.

Jacque said...

Love how things are coming along; what a beautiful home! xoxo you've got the eye, sista!