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Weekend View

Happy weekend everyone.




I hope everyone had a wonderful week .



This holiday week was full of fun and a bit of work on projects over here- and a whole lot of playing with Cleo time.

Truckee River Ride

My husband and I loaded up our bikes for a trip up to Tahoe this week. A road trip, a bike ride and a few quiet moments soaking up the beauty of the lake was perfect after a bit of busy.
We started out riding near Alpine Meadows - and enjoyed watching all the rafters floating along the slow river as we made our way up to Tahoe.




Tahoe

We paused for a bit at the lake to  soak up the magic that Tahoe is and then headed on back down the hill to wrap up other business in the area.




I am pretty sure next time I need to load up a beach bike for a few inspired photos as well.


Re-design planning

I am not one to constantly redecorate or redesign everything constantly. But I do like a fresh perspective here and there. With pillows or new bedding or a piece of furniture that takes a room from fabulous to even more fabulous.

We are currently in process of revamping the cottage. Fresh paint, a few tweaks to the existing layout and a few furniture changes are on the agenda. And even developing a dedicated patio area.
I will be sharing some of what I am thinking and dreaming up design wise soon- but it isn't going to be a snap your fingers change. With lots of various projects on the agenda- (ahem that diamond glass door and those marble fireplaces) we are tackling one project at a time. But basically- out with much of the pieces that have made me crazy for awhile now- and in with 'new' old pieces that I have been collecting.



Cleo and Ivy

Lots of fun with two of my grand dogs yesterday. My son and his girlfriend brought Ivy over to meet Cleo- and they ran around the house like wild dachshunds playing together.



 Sweet Pea is not a fan of Cleo yet... that puppy energy might be a bit much for her. But we did see a wee little bit of tail wagging going on yesterday when Cleo tried to give her a kiss- so maybe they will become friends yet.



Bella Bedding

I worked on photographing a few things for one of the companies I work with this week. And it happened to be beautiful bedding was on the shoot list. Layers of gorgeous velvets, ruffles and linen perfection were on the agenda.  I loved the soft neutrals- and of course, the delicate details.






This week:

This week is all about behind the scenes and some of what I have been working on that I haven't delved into over here. And as well- I am sharing something on the personal side- and something on the exciting side.



And yes, those pillows- because with the busy of last week... that post didn't get up.
Stay tuned and happy July everyone.


6 comments

  1. Sounds like a busy week and an exciting one ahead! That bed. Oh, it is so beautiful.

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  2. I love getting your perspective on things. I may be a whiz in the kitchen but when it comes to decorating ideas I'm bleh!!! We are moving and hopefully we've found our house -- inspection today. If all goes well, I'll be poring over your posts with a fine tooth comb. Can't wait to see what you do to the patio. We love our outdoor space.

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  3. So exciting, I can't wait for the details.

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  4. Have you ever done a post on your whole master bath? I see glimpses of it, and the beautiful vanity/sinks, but haven't seen a whole reveal. We are just starting our master bath renovation and would love to see the bigger picture. You have impeccable taste.

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  5. That velvet, linen and ruffles photo shoot has me intrigued, loving that look. And those “faded” pillows are so pretty. What fun the biking must have been.
    Pat

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  6. Hope you're going to tell us more about those pillows. Thanks for the inspiration. Swoon!

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