It's Friday and it's Fabulous...Versatile Blogger Award

In life, meaningful relationships take a lot of time.  What would we do without our families and great friends.  We've found that the same holds true in the blogging world.  It's been such a wonderful surprise.  We never dreamed how much time we would invest...but on the other hand who would have thought that many of you would become some of our closest friends?...


We worry about you when natural disasters hit your area...or if we haven't seen a post or heard from you in a while.  The e-mails and phone calls filled with encouragement and wise advice keep us going on hard days.  

Recently three dear friends have been awarded The Versatile Blogger Award and have been gracious in passing the Award on to us.


 We are humbled to be included in a list of fabulous bloggers.  

Normally recipients of the Award share 7 things about themselves and pass the award on to 15 others...

We think you may be tired of hearing about us...since we do so much talking every week here on the blog...we've chosen to tell you more about these fine women that have become two of our dearest friends.  

Kris with La Reportiste Blog is a self confessed Francophile.  She loves everything French.


    She's a wife, Mother, Grandmother and has a heart of gold.

Some recent gorgeous images Kris shared on her blog...


You can click here to visit her blog for more lovely  inspiration...

 Kris is very creative and sells her delightful French inspired wares in her Etsy shop...We visit back and forth weekly.  She keeps us going with her down to earth take on life.


Arent' these just wonderful little finds?  Great holiday gift ideas.  Click here to see all Kris has to offer and maybe do a little shopping.

We've been friends with Debra from Acquired Objects since the day she started her blog.

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Debra has been an antique textile dealer for over twenty years.  She deals with 15th -19th Century European textiles and pillows.  She has an incredible inventory and does business with designers and clients all over the world.

Feast your eyes on this collection of images from a recent post on Acquired Objects...

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You really need to check out her website to drool over some of her fabulous pillows such as these...  


Click here to see more.  I'm sure she's accepting orders.

Debra and I e-mail regularly and have spoken on the phone several times.  She has made purchases from our online store for both her work shop and dining room.  She's a professional and dear friend.  You can't talk about Debra without mentioning Dylan...they are joined at the hip...

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Julie Taylor and nDanni Greenwalt are interior design partners in Southern California.  They are nrelatively new bloggers but we hit it off from the start.  That they have already been awarded a blog award tells you something about their commitment and style.

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 A few images recently shared on their blog TG Interiors.

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The girls both have a background in art and their design aesthetic is timeless beauty.  Be sure and visit their blog T G Interiors for lots of beautiful inspiration.  We can't wait to see what they have in store in the future.

And since we're not following the rules usual...

We pass this award on to everyone on our blog roll...We're all really busy but as you visit and have an extra minute work your way down the list...There is some great inspiration and amazing talent out there.  We know you'll find some inspiration that is tailored just for you.  

Three Fabulous's definitely a Fabulous Friday...

It's your turn.  Let's talk!

Images via Traditional Home, Google, La Reportiste, Acquired Objects,Taylor Greenwalt