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Random Weekend

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This weekend - it is all about High Point Market, Christmas and upcoming refresh plans.

Happy Sunday from High Point Market in North Carolina!

After a crazy red-eye flight and long day of travel- I am at High Point and ready to be inspired!
I started the day with just about an hour of sleep - which is not recommended. At all. So I slept in this morning- and am ready to go.
I am here for a week with several different things going on- starting with a most amazing book signing at my favorite Eloquence yesterday.

Book Signing Fun

I met so many of you yesterday- and it was so much fun to just sit in the Eloquence showroom and be surrounded by all that beauty for several hours.

My book never looked better than on their shelves with all those pretty books and architectural bits.

I did a FB live yesterday while there and walked you through the showroom-find it here- and will be sharing more photos in a post soon.

The Puppy Setting

We took my daughter and the dogs up to Tahoe again last week- she is thinking of moving to the area and so we have been spending some time doing trips and enjoying it before the snow arrives.

I tried to get a photo of the two of the dogs together.
And this was pretty much the result every time.

But we had a great day and it was so peaceful before the rain moved in.


I am going to be singing Christmas songs and playing with pretty baubles tomorrow. Any guesses where I am heading with my Balsam Hill family? It is going to be incredible and I am already prepared for holiday and inspiration overload.  I will be doing a whole post about it- but tune into Facebook and Instagram for some sneak peeks.

What I am shopping for

I am doing a bit of vintage shopping today at Market- and am looking for rugs, bottles, zinc containers (like the one above)  and lots of old artwork that I can bring home with me.  

Excited to see what I find at my always favorites- Gypsy Market, Bobo and Golden Oldies.
You can see some of what I have found on previous visits  here 

Coming your way this week:
a foraged Thanksgiving tablesetting
and a formal rich and bold Thanksgiving table setting
A gathering of ideas for simple Halloween mantel stylings
and down the road
something fun with vintage rugs (for you!) 
coming your way very soon.

Happy weekend everyone.


  1. Love this post. The pups are absolutely the cutest ever. Yes, your book looks fabulous on that bookshelf! Beeeeautiful post!!!

  2. Nádherné fotky, jedny z nejhezčích, které jsem viděla ♥ wow

  3. This post made me smile and for that I thank you

  4. Wish I could be your side kick on one of these trips; looks like it'd be so much fun!
    Have a great Monday! Jody

  5. What a lovely shop! So perfect for your book signing! Love the dogs and the ladies! ;)

  6. Hi from the UK!
    I have at last been able to order your book from Amazon UK and cant wait to receive it!!! I will probably disappear for quite a few days reading it! Love, love, love your blog!
    Thank you.