Traditional Home Showhouse Tour

October 8th, 2012

Last week I was invited to the opening event for the Traditional Home Napa Valley Showhouse event and was so excited to attend!  I love to read about the Showhouses all over the country but never get a chance to visit due to distance, so I was really happy to hear Traditional Home was hosting a showhouse out here in Wine Country, one I could actually attend!

traditional home showhouse

I arrived a little late but I was able to take some pictures of the spaces before the sun went down.  When you enter you are greeted by century old hound dog statue from France.  I asked what his name was because of course every good statue of a dog requires a name.  He didn’t have one, so I dubbed him Beauregard.  It fits doesn’t it? 

beauregard beagle


Inside are several spaces from formal to casual decorated by both renowned and upcoming interior designers with a fresh take on Napa style.  The formal dining room featured shades of emerald green and indigo, taking a cue from the peacock on a pedestal.  This room had really great combination of color and texture, the console and lantern sconces are my favorite.  Room design by Lucas Studio Interior Design.

napa showhouse dining room

napa showhouse dining room console


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Sunday Reading + Winners

October 7th, 2012

Happy fall weekend everyone, the weather is finally cooling down but we’re settling indoors to relax and watch some great football today!  Here are the latest articles over at my other blog for your reading enjoyment, click the buttons to read the full articles.

fall porch accents bhg

dramatic dark walls bhg

multitasking mudrooms bhg

decorating with orange bhg

painted pumpkins bhg

gorgeous grasscloth bhg


And two more of my articles published earlier this week: 

Transitioning Your Living Room for Fall at My Colortopia

Secondhand Sprucing: Dining Rooms at HGTV


The winners of the Plush Pumpkin giveaway announced here, the winners of the Yvonne Estelles Home Decor giveaway announced here.  


Enjoy your Sunday!

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