Sunday, May 1, 2016

A Stunningly Beautiful Home Tour

This home just came on the market and although I usually don't do home tours so close together I absolutely knew you'd want to see this one.

Really pretty kinda English cottage exterior.

Look at this gorgeous front door.

Don't get it twisted. These floors are tumbled marble not brick.

Just beautiful architectural elements. Look at those shutters!

There is so much to see in this living room.

The kitchen ya'll. Oh my the kitchen.

The beams!And the floors!(which I'm told are Belgian crates)

The barstools are so pretty!

And this oh so chic kitchen sitting room.

The master is a calm retreat.

Look at these amazing painted wood floors in the master bathroom.

Love the exposed brick and leather in the home office.

Can we have a moment of silence for this powder room sink? Oh My Goodness!

Can you see the built in daybed peeking around the corner of this bedroom? So great for sleepovers!

All the bathrooms in this home are to die for!

I told you the bathrooms were amazing.

Even the laundry room is gorgeous!

Is this a pantry?

This is the lady's study

I hate to leave! Don't you?

This home is located in the Fairview area immediately south of McKinney. It is served by the exemplary school district of Lovejoy ISD. There is no post office so they share a zip code with McKinney. All the homes are on acre lots. I lived in this school district for 16 years and raised my children in this community. It is so family friendly and really a magical place to grow up.
To see the listing for this gorgeous home go here.

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Friday, April 29, 2016

McKinney Tour de Coop

This Saturday April 30th McKinney Chestnut Square hosts The Tour de Coop.
This is a walking tour of some of the Historic District's finest chicken coops!
Take a look at a few of lasts years lovely gardens and coops.

Look at the beautiful window these chicks enjoy!

You know how I feel about cool doors.

These chicks have lovely china in their place.

Fun right?
To get your tickets go here.
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Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Rustic Door and the Upstairs Bathroom

The new house pickings continue...I told you they would. The upstairs bathroom is the only bathroom upstairs and must be shared between the two bedrooms and the man-cave.
It's pretty large and will have a double sink, a tub and a stand up shower.
Good for the visiting grown ups and the grand sugars.
Wasn't sure what I wanted in the way of a vanity until I saw this in a magazine.

I love the open shelving and the gender neutral look of it. (It will be used by boys and girls).I was just going to let my builder build it but I wasn't sure he'd get it chippy enough. Enter sweet Stella.
She is one half of The Rustic Door, a business she and her husband own that builds and refinishes wood furniture.
Stella's husband J.D. is gonna build me this

Isn't it perfect? Can't you see it with the vessel sinks on it and all the white towels stacked under it? And a sweet stool in front of it so my grand baby can reach the sink to brush his teeth?
Like the pic(I have no idea where that photo came from) only no marble. I'm on a budget.
Picture this

and some of this

Not sure what to put on the shower floor.Hmmm.

Before I go meet Stella and J.D.

Are they not the cutest? And they have 4 of the cutest littles ever!
And look at all the cool stuff they make and/or refinish.

So pretty!

I'm in love with this minty color.

Oh. You see that planked wall in the background? That's at their cute as pie cottage and they did that. Uh huh. And they can come and do it for you if you want. Yeah.
they do business on Facebook here and Instagram here.

It Thursday so it must be TOHOT!

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