Friday, August 14, 2015

Happy Friday and Some News and a Giveaway!

What a whirlwind week!  It's the last few days of summer break here for my children and while they are not thrilled about it, there is an air of excitement around here.  The uniforms are washed and hanging, clean shoes and school supplies.  New haircuts, backpacks and lunch boxes.

I always get a little sad this time of the year...another summer has flown by, vacations are over and that stillness descends after 7am when the kids leave for school.   It seems so lonely around here for the first few days.  Then I settle in for the fall which is my favorite time of the year.  Football games and that slight chill in the air always rejuvenates me once again.

As you know, I have a little Etsy shop where I sell handmade goods....I started it back in October of 2008 when that stillness I mentioned above got the best of me.  I needed something to fill the hours while my kids were in school.  To my surprise, its been a huge success and now our handmade pillows have been shipped all over the world. 

We have decided to branch out a little and have created a new line of art prints that reflect our style.  They are available in our shop now and we are giving away an 11x14 inch art print of your choice as part of our kick-off giveaway!

Just follow us on Instagram (@joliemarche) and leave a comment or leave a comment here if you aren't on Instagram.  We will choose 1 winner randomly next week...check back to see if you won!

Here are a few of the new prints....

I would love to hear what you think about them.  Don't forget to comment and follow us on Instagram (@joliemarche) to enter the giveaway!  

Happy Friday everyone!



Thursday, August 6, 2015

When Your Heart Skips a Beat.....

We are in the middle of a complete redo of our downstairs.  We recently painted the entire bottom level and I was so torn between a light and airy space above or a moody grey like this:

We decided in the end to go the grey route.  I just love how it works with the natural wood.  The problem is now all our accessories need to be re-worked or replaced....ahhh, off to pinterest for ideas!

Hope you are having a great week...



Monday, August 3, 2015

At last.....

Well, what can I say.  It's been over two years since I have posted here.  Where has the time gone??  I took a break to catch my breath and really never caught it if you know what I mean!  I think we have all been there.  There seems to be just too many things to juggle, too many responsibilities, commitments and deadlines.  I am thankful to those who still follow me and I promise to step it up a little and keep the beautiful posts coming....starting with this one.

My step-daughter got married this weekend at the beautiful Cheekwood Botanical Gardens here in Nashville.  Both of my daughters were bridesmaids and these sneak preview candid photos are just breathtaking...I cannot wait to see the the final pictures as the bride was simply stunning.



Friday, May 17, 2013

Friday Finally!

(image via  Pinterest from Paris Hotel Boutique) 
What a week!
I can't believe another week has blown by....where does the time go?
Loving this crisp bedroom...the settee is just too cute! 

Monday, May 6, 2013

Sweet Vintage Kitchen

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Happy Monday!  Hope your weekend was restful and that you are rested and ready to take on another week!
Its been unbearably rainy here, but my peonies are just about ready to bloom and I know that the bright sunshine is coming soon!
I'm in love with this sweet little kitchen, and can you see the view of that beautiful building in the window?? 

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Saturated Colors Make Me Smile

I think I'm slowly but surely converting to color.  I've always been a neutral girl, but I cannot resist these bright, saturated colors.  Perhaps its the weather as winter turns to spring that is so inspiring, but I cannot get enough!
Hope your day is fantastic!

Monday, April 22, 2013

Interesting Details

Sorry for my absence...its been crazy around here!
loving this bathroom...xo,

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Looking Up

Stunning right?? 
Have a great Tuesday!!

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Lush Gardens

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I leave the outdoor upkeep to my husband, but I like to sneak a few of these pictures to him for inspiration!
Hope your holiday weekend was special...xo,

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Come on Spring~

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We decided to stay home this spring break, and I'm definitely having second thoughts!  Its been below 30 degrees and snowing since Sunday!
Wishing the warm weather would get here soon....