Lakeside Home Inspiration and a couple changes to my blog, and a giveaway coming soon!

I have been changing up my blog a bit and wanted to update my banner to reflect more of my style. My post and interest have been leaning towards decor and antiques as  hubby and I have been  doing "hicks picks" (our last name is hicks, hahah) to add antique finds to my online shop and decorate our home so I wanted my space to reflect my love for decor and antiques and not just that I make bags and aprons. The old farmhouse in the blog banner was my Great aunt annies in bowling green Kentucky. I am still searching for a good front picture of the farmhouse I lived in as a child. Those are distant relatives of mine on the porch. 
 When I took a break from designing my blog or attempting to I had to look up some decor inspiration and look what I found!  A beautiful Alabama lake property.
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I love the mix of old with new, metals with wood,layers of texture  
These photos  are making it to my inspiration clipboard 
Can I just say "wow"

Perfect blend of elegance with casual

How's that for a guest room and bath??

Nice master this room is a play on neutral textures so soothing!

I would never want to leave

This is another guest room with a lake view

The halls and stairway are definitely something to feast your eyes on. I love the lighting fixtures, they are
so different from each other but yet it all flows together so well.  I just wanted to share what inspired me this morning!

Oh and

UPDATE!To go to my current CSNstores Giveaway and see an awesome lil white cabin  click on picture below!



Thanks for looking at my inspirations and new blog banner..

I am linking to the following blog parties go check them out for awesom inspiration!

Between Naps on the porch Metamorphis Monday

                              
        White Wednesday over at Faded Charm

                                           My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
                              
                                                     Good Life Wednesday
 Debra's Vintage inspired Friday at Common Ground

                                            Stephanie over at Under the Table Dreaming 
                                                   'Sunday Showcase Party

I am also linking to Jill's porch party as the banner has a porch and well the reason why it is romantic is 50+ years later a relative finds it purty enough to put on her blog, there is a romance in farmhouse and porches, I have had a porch most every place I lived it has been a requirement and that is becuase when I was little we all sat on them and passed most the sunday away visiting, eating ice cream, singing and just loving eachother!


Sherry


Comments

  1. Wow Girl-what a change-but we grow and evolve-looking forward to seeing it thru your eyes!

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  2. I like your new blog banner! That lakeside home is just dreamy. I was eyeing those beds, they look so luxurious!

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  3. Love those rooms , so soothing and peaceful.
    You wouldn't have to ask me twice to live there.

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  4. Loads of inspiration!! I could get lost in these photos ... thanks for sharing with us!

    What a treasure to have ... the old porch photo ... I hope you find more to bring to the party and show us ; )

    xo
    Jill

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  5. I liked the other blog design but I love this one. The wider page makes the pictures stand out more (great pictures by the way).
    You are so creative - great job.
    Ann

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  6. Cheryl can't remember her password to leave you a comment but she LOVES the new blog.

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  7. What fabulous inspiration photos - I love them all!! I'm dropping by from BC Good Life Wednesday and am a new follower of your wonderful blog.

    Would love for you to come visit me sometime :O)
    http://sallyleebythesea.com

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  8. How Beautiful! Thanks for sharing this beautiful place!Your blog looks great!
    Debbi @ the beach

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  9. that's a fabulous house!
    theresa
    aka:tot

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  10. Nice job on your banner! That house is gOrGeOuS...the decor is so soothing. Tks for sharing.

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  11. That is beautiful, let me know when I can move in!! I live in Louisville KY and have just moved from Round Rock just outside of Austin TX. funny little things.....

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  12. Hi Sherry,
    I featured your lakeside home inspiration on my top 10 favorite picks this week! This home is so gorgeous, I love how it's decorated, it's exactly the same type of feel I'm going for in my own decor. Thank you for sharing it on Masterpiece Monday! Mary :O)

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  13. Have you been looking at the different options for cabin beds trying to decide which type you would like to use in your cabin? There are a lot of different options to choose from when you are trying to figure out which ones will look the best.

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