Feature Friday: When I Grow Up…

This weeks home tour comes to us from Meghan of When I Grow Up…  Her blog is great and I fell in love with her beautiful older home on Paul Street. 

I asked Meghan to describe her design style and here is what she said:
“I suppose my style is to take elements from various periods and places and attempt to weave them into something thoughtful and beautiful.  
I like to breathe life into crusty old things; I live for great, inexpensive flea market finds; I tend to start with lots of neutrals then accent with pops of color and a modern punch here or there. I cherish a piece with a story – either ours or some distant stranger’s. I guess I would say that my style is eclectic, and if something catches my eye, is functional, and makes me happy, I go with it.  Mostly, I like to be surrounded by things that I adore and have meaning to me.”
I love that.
Take a look at her previous home on Paul Street.  

The Entry Way
This antique ice chests sits in the entry.
Here is the view going up the stairs.
The Living Room
The Kitchen
She made that cute towel rack. 
The Dining Room
This table was made out of floor boards from an old opera house. 
Master Bedroom and Bath
She made this neat little “getting ready area” in a nook she had in her room. 
The Nursery
Her dad made that cute hat rack. 
This old cart has such a cool story behind it! 
She made that mobile and…
… that cute owl pillow!
The Full Bath

Aren’t those ceiling tiles beautiful! 
Guest Bedroom
Thanks so much to Meghan for sharing her home with us and check out her blog for more details and pictures of her new home updates. 

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22 Responses to Feature Friday: When I Grow Up…

  1. Helena - A Diary of Lovely Friday, July 23, 2010 at 11:11 am #

    Incredible home, Im saving it to look at it closely tonight when I go home. Its beautiful, I love all the details, prints, the kitchen is sublime, I cant stop, gorgeous!

  2. Ashley Friday, July 23, 2010 at 12:28 pm #

    I love the pop of red in the master! and the nursery is so cute!! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  3. Caroline @ The Feminist Housewife Friday, July 23, 2010 at 12:34 pm #

    So amazing! I think the guest room and nursery are my favorites!

  4. Shannon @ What's Up Whimsy Friday, July 23, 2010 at 1:31 pm #

    Oh wow, I love all the details of this house! And I am jealous of her Domino magazine collection…haha.

  5. Pudel-design Friday, July 23, 2010 at 2:07 pm #

    this home is perfection to me!
    The outside looks like an old ghost villa, i love every room in his home!

    Thanks so much for sharing!

    Lovely greetings…:)

  6. Emily A. Clark Friday, July 23, 2010 at 2:27 pm #

    What a warm house! So many little elements I love in her decor–the bar cart in her living room, beautiful white dining chairs, that red desk in her bedroom and that incredible wall color in her guest bedroom. Loved all of it.

  7. abode love Friday, July 23, 2010 at 3:02 pm #

    This is such a beautiful home! There are so many beautiful details that are only seen in older homes… they always have such charm! Thank you for sharing!

  8. Deliciously Organized Friday, July 23, 2010 at 4:03 pm #

    What a gorgeous home. I adore that antique ice chest. Amazing.

  9. Rachel @ La Bella Bungalow Friday, July 23, 2010 at 4:38 pm #

    Meghan's home is absolutely gorgeous. So much inspiration! I have this post bookmarked. Thanks for sharing!

  10. Joi Friday, July 23, 2010 at 6:44 pm #

    What a gorgeous home with such character! : )

  11. Beautiful home. Love the pops of color, too. Thanks for sharing, -s

  12. vanessa @ silly eagle books Friday, July 23, 2010 at 10:37 pm #

    All of her homes are beautiful! She constantly inspires me and I can't wait to see what she does with her new house!

  13. Jesse Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 1:21 am #

    What a beautiful home!

  14. Lovely Little Nest Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 2:55 am #

    Wow, her home is so unique and beautiful! I love all of the personal, handmade touches. Thanks so much for sharing! 🙂

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  16. swell.life Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 6:52 am #

    Holy guac! Everything looks so polished and well thought out. What an amazing job. Can't wait to check out her blog.

  17. Shannon Fricke Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 8:21 am #

    What a fabulous home! Gorgeous style.

  18. Kelsey and Riley Sunday, July 25, 2010 at 12:12 am #

    yum yum yum. this home is delicious. 🙂

  19. Karen@StrictlySimpleStyle Sunday, July 25, 2010 at 12:56 pm #

    I was sold as soon as I saw the detail in the entry but the bar cart had my heart going pitter patter!

  20. Paloma {La Dolce Vita} Sunday, July 25, 2010 at 10:13 pm #

    She has such a lovely home! I love the bold, graphic quality of each room.

  21. Staci Edwards Design Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 1:37 am #

    What a lovely home!

  22. Bryant Park Designs Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 2:37 am #

    OMG love that "If You Can't Stand the Heat" poster! Off to search for that!
    Living Livelier

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