11/24/2014

Thanksgiving Road


Over the river and through the woods, to Thanksgiving Road (in Easton, Maryland) we go.

I hesitate to propose changing this pretty, traditional living room:


But, if it were mine, I'd eagerly incorporate some of these fresh, beautiful choices:

{Kelly Keiser}

The dining area is traditional with blue and white touches:


I think we should take the blue and white and play with it a little:

{Kelley Proxmire}

As for the somewhat masculine library...



...how about adding a little girly glam?  By the way, isn't it refreshing to see a heat register in an inspiration photo?  I was surprised it wasn't airbrushed out of existence.

This home also features a large utility room:


I imagine this space could incorporate clever washer & dryer cabinetry, like this:

{Sharyn and Jim Zembruski /This Old House}

This is the week when you also eye this space for its potential of storing extra sets of holiday dishes. 

This house has 4 bedrooms, one of which has become this sunny exercise room:



{Better Homes and Gardens}

Now we've made it sunny with style.  Would horizontal stripes make me feel slimmer?  
At least good design always increases my heart rate.

Last up is this guest room with its pretty palette:


{Kelley Proxmire}

Talk about pretty palette with pow.  Kelley took a good idea and ran with it.


Not only is this house on Thanksgiving Road, but its in the Thanksgiving Farm neighborhood.  This means that you're obligated to host all holiday dinners, but that's a small price to pay for living in such a picturesque setting.

This weekend I had the pleasure of meeting a blog friend in person.  Karen from Garden, Home and Party is just as sweet and funny as you would expect from reading her blog.  It was fun to "talk shop" while we shopped.  The best part of blogging is definitely the friendships!

Happy Thanksgiving!


Linking to: Mod Mix MondayInspire Me MondayInspire Me Tuesday, and Wow Us Wednesdays.

7 comments :

  1. Wow! This house lives large on the inside! I love what you've done with it. :-)

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    1. Hi Ellen, yes, this is one of those dream houses that just keep on going. :)

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  2. Vicki,
    That chandelier in the first picture is so pretty. As you said, it truly does add a fresh piece to the room, but I also loved the wing back chairs and open, airy feeling your selection added to the room. I also loved the bedroom with the new arrangement, specifically with both twin beds on the same wall. It made me wonder if there was a reason we couldn't see in the photograph that prohibited the beds from being on the same wall.

    I had so much fun on Sunday. I'm so happy to have met you and look forward to future "lunch and antiquing" excursions with you. Thank you for the delicious Caramel Apple See's pops. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, my friend.
    xo,
    Karen

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    1. Hi Karen, Isn't that chandelier something? Of course, the "before" one looked pretty, as well. It's fun to find inspiration for a home like this one.
      Yes, Sunday was very nice. I think I hear the Orange antique stores calling us now! :)
      Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your sweet new granddaughter!

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  3. This is a great house, Vicki! And you have made it just fabulous. That chandelier is amazing, of course. I know it's a little thing, but I just love that gray and white stripe! Happy Thanksgiving! xo Kristy

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    1. Hi Kristy, I think I should have called the gray and white stripe "racing stripes" for that room. :) A stylish exercise room would be much more motivating than an undecorated one-- at least for me! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  4. I am in love with the name of that road and the fact that it's in a Thanksgiving Farm neighborhood is the icing on the cake. I also loved your ideas for every room in that charming home, but the master bedroom simply took my breath away. Every inch of it was just fabulous. Have a great weekend, Vicki... :)

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