Scenes From Our Vacation House

 
School’s officially out for summer around here.  Last week, we thought we would keep our three kids busy and possibly tire them out a bit with some tropical sun and surf by taking a quick trip down to Florida.  Of course, my children have more energy than ever with all that fresh air. One cancelled flight odyssey back to New York, this past weekend, has left Mr. Zhush and I completely exhausted.  I did manage to take a few pictures of the progress on our home, although truthfully not much was done this trip.  While artwork and light fixtures still wait in boxes for installation, I’m happy that our new navy drapes with white Greek key trim (see below) were installed.  This all white, extra tall room really needed some color and I think these new window treatments really helped to define the style of this space.  Hopefully, the next time we head down, I’ll have a lot more to show…I’m especially interested in tackling some of our outdoor spaces now, since that’s really what a vacation home in Florida is all about.

P.S. I really want to replace these door knobs, maybe with something like this!

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  1. Nancy wrote:

    It looks lovely Sue! what a beautiful space and that pool looks wonderful! I know it's going to be a showplace with your good taste. Love that coffee table, OMG. Have a great week.
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  2. That room is gorgeous! How exciting that you got a vacay home here! Our fam's is in north Georgia and I just love it there!

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  3. Sue!! I love it!! The curtains are so good! ANd I love that they are black. And of course the trim is fabulous. Beautiful coffee table vignette.

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  5. Sue a beautiful spot to get away to in the summertime!
    I adore your living room!

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  6. Sue,
    What a transformation your FL home has undergone!!! It's so super chic!!!!

    Happy Monday…and Happy Summer!
    xoxo Elizabeth

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  7. hcsemple wrote:

    Absolutely gorgeous! Where di you find the rug?

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  8. Looks so fabulous!!! love seeing these little snapshots!
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  9. Kat wrote:

    Love the sitting area (especially that table!)

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  10. Anonymous wrote:

    Love your blog! Excited to see more pics of the summer home. Where did you find the lucite coffee table? Am trying to find one and have not been very successful. Thanks.

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  11. Aahhh…Greek key to my interior decor heart!

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  12. Awesome! Love the lucite table!!!
    Best,
    Karolyn

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  14. What a beautiful home! Your pool looks divine!

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  15. LOVE!!! The house looks beautiful and I love Florida!

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  16. Anonymous wrote:

    Gorgeous! Could you share info on the coffee table…where did you source this lovely piece of furniture? Love the look.

    Published on 6.26.13 · Reply