Look at all that green! We don't have all that pretty up here in the frozen northern tundra of Chicago quite yet. Their town has a Dogwood and Azalea Trail every year that leads you through the town to look at the beautiful blooms!
Before I even met her I heard that my mother-in-law Martha is known 'round her town as the Martha Stewart of the South, and how fitting that her name is Martha too! Her home is always so lovely, I thought I should feature her with a little peek inside some of the rooms. She started her own blog, so check it out to see more of her beautiful home - Martha's Barefoot Designs .
MIL and FIL are quite the talented team. They have a large collection of storytelling antiques throughout their home. He can refinish any piece of furniture, no matter how battered, scarred or painted. Let's start with the Dining Room.
I love this vignette centerpiece. She has a wonderful talent for making the perfect little collection on any tabletop, bookcase, mantel, etc.
Isn't this a pretty sideboard?
Complete with a little bit of bling, check out these rhinestone stirring spoons...
This pretty hutch in the corner is full of beautiful serving pieces, and at Christmas time holds a wonderful display of Cuthbertson Christmas china.
Doesn't she have such a talent for decorating? I have tried to talk her into starting her own business for a long time. Another room to come later this week...
Here are some highlights from our trip...
Her is my lovely in her Easter best:
And here is the 4-wheeler that my MIL won at a dinner for hunters. If you only knew her, you would how ironically funny this is!
And here is the confection my child whipped up at the church Easter egg hunt:
Yum-o, right? Whew - after about 3 bites I think she was sugared out, thank goodness, or we would have been scraping her off the ceiling about 3am.