Monday, February 4, 2013

~fishtail cottage~

My friend Tracie, who blogs at Fishtail Cottage, 
recently let me in her home to take some photos.
Her home is absolutely gorgeous.
Tracie is an avid gardener, 
so I can't wait to go back in the Spring to take some photos of her gardens.
When you first walk in her home, the office is to the left, and the guest bedroom is to the right.

Although her home is very white and frilly, the use of wood and warm colors on the walls makes it not so feminine~it's just the right mix.


She has 3 adorable pups too :)


This is by far my favorite room!
That iron bed, the white linens, the grey paint!


This room was recently remodeled.
You can read about it here.
Again, I love the mix of wood with the linen slip covered sofas and cream walls.
Frames by me :)


I didn't really get a good overall shot, but again, lots of wood.


 Tracie has 6 kids, so this dining table is huge!
Notice the birds in the back. She has several bird cages with birds around the house.



 Love, love, love, love, love


 This room recently got a makeover as well.
You can read more about that here.

 Sign by me. 


 Picture this in the Spring/Summer!

Thank you Tracie for letting us tour your beautiful home!

You looked so cute in both these pictures, I couldn't choose just one! 

Be sure to visit her at Fishtail Cottage!


AntiqueChase said...

great post... love her home and blog!

did I spy another sign you made too? the "guest cottage"??

I LOVE the one you made me!!!

Laurie said...

Your photos are beautiful! What a warm and inviting home. Love all the neutrals, linen and wood tones.

Much Ado About Somethin said...

Oh my gosh, those chickens! LOVE! I especially love her kitchen, the frames pic, and the old window. Great accessories!

Leslie said...

Tracie has done a beautiful job on her home! The iron bed frame is perfect with the white linens and grey walls. I agree~ the woods really balance the soft ruffles .. gorgeous kitchen. Thanks for sharing ladies!


Tippy Stockton said...

I loved the tour and I love both of you girls. I can't wait to see the gardens in Spring :) xo

Stacey said...

Her home is beautiful! Hard to imagine that kids live there. :)

I love all the light fabrics and unique decorative items. Making a note to myself to find corbels.

Sandy @ said...

What a beautiful house! My favorite room is the office. I love the combination of green walls, white slipcovers and wood furniture.

LeeLu Creations said...

Such a gorgeous home. I love everything!

Blondie's Journal said...

I love Tracie's was so great to see pictures of her home. Beautiful!


Sew a Fine Seam said...

Lovely home, lovely lady! Thanks for sharing with us Melaine!

Mary Ann Pickett said...

I'm headed over there now...great photography!!!
I want to find out the bedroom paint color. So pretty with the white.

TwentyOne7 said...

Gorgeous home. Love the pictures too!

How does Tracie find time to clean with six children,birds,dogs and chickens - is what I want to know! :) Definitely love the wall color in the guest bedroom! Twentyone7

Mariaelena said...

Really lovely...thanks for the it all...pls come over and visit...:)..have a great day, Mariaelena

Anonymous said...

Supper cute!!


michele said...

beautiful tracie in her warm and charming home! saw so many elements i love and that feel like home to me!

smiles to you melaine.


Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage said...

What a beautiful home!! I especially adore the gorgeous bedroom with the dark gray walls!

Anonymous said...


T said...

Beautiful home and beautiful owner.

I marvel mostly at how you can raise six kids in that showcase home with all of the white, and yet it's spotless.

Just how?


Things That Inspire said...

What a privilege to be invited into her home - it is such a personal reflection of Tracie and her family. She must never want to leave!

- Holly

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

She does have a beautiful home and blog...your tour was fabulous!

[email protected] Charm said...

So very happy to see Tracie's charming home featured here at your blog.


CocoinMagnolia said...

Wow, I am a total fan now! All her pillows are so special. I like her sublte touches of accessories like the rosary. The slip covers are very well done. Beautiful home, she should be very proud. And so well kept with such a large family.

Unknown said...

Wow so pretty!! I want her outdoor space too! I didn't know you made signs~so cool.

poppilinnstudios said...

Beautiful feature! Such a warm and inviting home.

Unknown said...

Welcome back! So happy your finally home My Sweet Savanah, love your blog

Unknown said...

I have been lucky to see her house in person. I love her gardens and that chicken coup is awesome. Her house is inviting,cozy and beautiful. Reflects her personality. And those doggies...xoxox

Leena Milligan Lanteigne said...

I love Tracie and I love her home and you did a wonderful job showcasing her decorating talents in this post! Hugs, Leena

lafamiglia said...

So pretty, warm & inviting! Love all of her worn pieces and your photography! She's a doll! Thank you for the
fab tour!

Atelier be, de Beauchêne et Cie. said...

Really lovely to put such a lovely face with the name! Thanks for sharing her lovely home! x jess

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