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Monday, February 8, 2010

Oh Red! There you are!

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I haven’t abandoned you!

A couple of posts back I discovered instead of my all time favorite RED being used throughout my home, I was noticing major signs of orange to orangey red in my furnishings.

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Well, here is my lower level family room and as you can see RED is still very much a part of my decor!

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Below is an old suitcase I found at an antique shop in Nags Head, NC.  Barb, were you with me?  :)

 

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More Red

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A Little More Red

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Recently while at the Dallas Gift Market I read where the Hunt Club look is out.  I don’t care ~~ I love it!  Always in search of another piece and something that isn’t in the form of yet another picture.

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My daughter and I had the Best time shopping for a bridal gown on Saturday.  A day to remember for sure.  This mother will say it.  She will be a beautiful bride. 

And yes, I cried.

Thanks for your visit.

Donna

16 comments:

Lou Cinda said...

I love all the red and NEVER pay attention to fads! I love what I love and that is that!

I can just imagine how special it was for the two of you shopping for a gown! Did you cry? With joy of course! I would have!

Have a great week!

Lou Cinda

Shelia said...

I lve all of your reds! Love your red sofa! Oh, I remember the day looking for the perfect wedding dress for my daughter!
Enjoy the time together.
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Anonymous said...

I remember shopping for mine with my Mother..it really is a special day. I can't wait to some day do the same with my daughter !!! We are so lucky to have daughter's aren't we?

Love your new Winter White coat...

All the best,
Kathy :)

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Hi Donna, how are things your way? We're getting hammered with snow and wind. Guess the temps are suppose to plummet later in the day. I adore "all" your red. Gorgeous my friend.. I'm not one to ususally follow trends, just my heart... hugs ~lynne~

Jane said...

Red...Love it so much! I, too do not follow fads...I just choose the colors I love (and that MacDaddy likes, too).

Stay warm...
Jane (artfully graced)

Domestic Designer said...

Love all of your red! I am so glad your daughter found a dress. Isn't it so much fun!

Paula said...

The hunt club look will never be out of style for me. I think it is a classic! I love the suitcase that you found at OBX.

I can't wait to here more details about the dress!!

Jeannette said...

Hi Donna! Love love red! Wish my leather sofa was more red than wine! So glad you and your daughter were able to share that very special moment!!! The best is yet to come! Sincerely, Jeannette

Jennifer Juniper said...

I find that I like to incorporate punches of red in my home too :) It just brightens things up a bit!

Miss Janice said...

I love all your reds and I love the suitcase!

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

Sounds like you had a much better experience bridal shopping than I had with my mom. :s Love all the red touches! Thanks for the visit. :)

Kim said...

Hello Miss Donna!! How exciting to have another daughter walking down the aisle! Of course you will be sharing pictures of the beautiful bride? Now I just love your reds and I agree about the Hunt look - it's timeless and classic, therefore, ALWAYS IN! Those window treatments are gorgeous as are the prints beside your wall units. Love it all!!!
xoxo,
Kim

Rettabug said...

What a wonderful experience you shared with your DD....have fun planning the entire wedding. My only daughter got married 2 days before Christmas & I enjoyed the process so much. Fond memories.

Regarding "Hunt Club" look being passe, I say "phooey" on them! Its a classic look with a widespread appeal. That's like saying Harvard or Yale is out of style! Hrumph...goes to show what "they" know. We don't follow "trends"...we prefer "timeless". :D

fondly,
Rett

Kammy said...

Hi Donna~
I am sorry I haven't visited for a while...I read about your winter white and the coat - I am the same way - I also have a thing for pale pink - I just need a FREE dry cleaner to be more brave, LOL !
Love all your punches of red ! I am
sure when my daughters get engaged one day , I too will cry ! Cherish the moments and take a ton of photos !
Kammy

Melissa Miller said...

Donna I LOVE red and always will! Your family room is just stunning! :)

Pat said...

I LOVE red! And yes, who cares what's 'in' or 'out'? Do and have what you love!

xoxo
Pat