Monday, March 15, 2010

Just call me a tree hugger

Well...I promsied myself to take a blog/website/photo editing vacation today, but I came across my brand new House Beautiful magazine & realized that I am in love with trees! Not the kind in my yard (they're nice, don't get me wrong) but the kind that have been chopped into something pretty to put into my home.

You know, like this beauty from Restoration. I realized not long ago that everything on my wish list from this store (90% of that list comes from there) is wood.

And the wooden beam on a ceiling? well I would melt if my first home had these installed. Our home had the most amazing wooden beams that put these to shame growing up, and I intend to keep the tradition going when we buy/build our dream place
oh Restoration again....check out the coffee table. Love at first sight last summer...
And this was just about the most exciting thing to spot in my magazine! I saw this last weekend at the Botanical Gardens' gift shop for about a billion dollars, only to notice that the price featured in the magazine was much less. Don't you love small store mark ups? I believe it's fate that it was in the magazine after I'd drooled over it in the gift shop, don't you?
No lie, same story with the bowl above. It was in the gift shop at the BGs, and I HAD to have it, but Joey didn't feel the same. Regardless, I can see having a loaf of bread on my table setting with this resting beneath...yum
Can we say AWESOME LAMP? I love everything else in the room too (minus the lantern...not digging it) but other than that, I'll take it all. Those little photos of what looks like home drawings? What have I been thinking? My father does this for a living! I could snatch some old designs and frame them as artwork that has some special meaning too....I'm on it
Happy Monday. We'll make it through I'm sure. Just do your local loan officer a favor and don't ask for that loan on the bike or boat now that you have spring fever. Give them a few weeks becasue the rest of the world is bugging them for those things at this very moment. Just to keep it in perspective....Today alone (it's 10 to 3) I've done 3 boat loans, 2 motorcycles, and an RV. I'm pooped


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