Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Mendocino Bliss

Josh was kind enough to walk around the cozy town of Mendocino with me while I tried to capture some of it's charm. I'm always amazed at how some places can just sweep you up and carry all of your worries away. This little town, surrounded by ocean views and quaint cottages never fails to let my mind wander and my spirit rest. I am thankful for whatever twist of fate led me to this magical place six years ago for our honeymoon. Now I am drawn to come back every other year and experience the magic all over again. Enjoy!

"Not all who wander are lost." ~ J.R.R Tolkien

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Happy Thursday!

"I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering."

~ Steven Wright

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Cupcake Cottage

A cute cottage close to a cupcake shop! Sure it needs some work but there is definitely potential. AND what could be better than living three blocks from cupcakes?!?!

Polkadots Cupcake Shop only three blocks away...

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Hell Froze Over, Pigs Have Flown...

We bought a new Sofa!!

After over a decade, it was decided to retire our old gal. But before I show you our new sofa, let us take a walk down memory lane.

Our old sofa saw us through the different seasons and survived as a "practice sofa" during design school. Once we moved to Austin, the old gal still endured my ever changing desire to switch out pillows and colors. I think for now I've settled on a color palette of soft greys, neutrals, antique blues, with pops of green.

In Her full glory at our first home in Spring, Texas:

We've only lived in Austin for barely two years and she has already gone through several transformations:

Here is a sneak peak of what our new sofa will look like. The fabric will be about the same color but it will be a linen/cotton blend instead of the cotton twill shown in the picture. We should be getting her delievered the week after we return from vacation. I think I'm still in shock that we are getting a new sofa...

I'll post pictures after she has been fluffed and gussied up for her first photo shoot. :)

Until then, have a lovely weekend!!!

Monday, September 7, 2009

Happy Labor-Less Day!!

The side porch on this house would make anyone want to labor just a little less each day!

See the Virtual Tour: Travis Heights Bungalow

Friday, September 4, 2009

Cute and Cozy

Cute does come in small packages! At only 784 sq. ft. this cottage is roughly the same size as what Josh and I live in now. BUT it does have TWO bedrooms and a dishwasher. WOW!

You can find all photos here: Cozy Cottage

Death of a Stone Cottage

Such a precious cottage on the outside... Even the majority of the house is light and airy with tons of potential. Sadly, the downfall is the kitchen. What WERE they thinking?

You can view all the pictures here: Stone Cottage in Rosedale