***Be sure to read the comments below from May 15-16, 2013***
The other day when I was writing the post on the Southern dreamhouse, my kitchen choices were down to three. I ultimately chose the one with the color scheme that fit the overall feel of the (imaginary) house, but I thought you would like to see one of the other choices today…especially since I know how much you all love a good kitchen! This one was featured a while back in Southern Living….
and it belongs to designer, Jamie McPherson. This wonderful kitchen is in Vinewood, his restored 1852 home in Newnan, Georgia. So let’s take a look around Vinewood today.
The house is a real Southern dream house, and even though it is more formal in style than my current home, I could be quite happy living here. It originally had the columns that were typical of antebellum homes built in the 1850′s, but the previous owners had removed them. So McPherson and his partner decided to not replace them in their restoration of the home.
The colors inside Vinewood are so warm and welcoming. Come on in the front door and into the entry hall…
and then step inside the dining room (the entry is right under the stairs.) Notice the horizontal plank walls.
Wouldn’t you love to have a sideboard just like this one?southernliving.com
Now take a peek in the living room . If you like that dark green paint, it is called Bronzed Ivy and made by Glidden.
This fireplace is in the bedroom. You may have noticed there is a bird theme carried throughout the house.southernliving.com
Double pedestal sinks and a soaking tub are in the master bath.southernliving.com
And this porch view…positively perfect!vinewoodevents.com
The grounds are obviously equally as beautiful and as detail oriented as the interiors of the house.vinewoodevents.com
Not only has Jamie McPherson helped to restore and decorate this home, but you may also remember that he designed the interiors for the Southern Living Idea House in Senoia (the first one, not the farmhouse.)
Here is another kitchen that he designed in Atlanta.atlantahomesmag.com
But wait…I have sort of wandered away from Vinewood, and there is more I need to tell you about it. Not only is it a wonderfully restored home, but it is also a venue available for renting for special occasion. Yep…the whole thing…and not only the house. There is a 5,000 square foot horse barn known as The Stables that can be rented as well as another smaller nearby barn known as High Meadows.
And now for some fun…Last fall they held an open house at Vinewood for all brides, their guests, and vendors in the area. Here is a video from that event that you can check out:
They will be holding a spring one in a few days. So if you are a bride and in the area, you might want to read all the information here:
I have another Vinewood video you also need to watch …super super sweet – so get your tissue ready.
And last, but certainly not least, you need to read this post on another wedding held at Vinewood. If it doesn’t give you happy tears, I don’t know what will. (The story comes below all the wedding photos on the post over at Style Me Pretty.)
Well, I believe I have given you enough assignments for today! Hope you have enjoyed wandering around Vinewood this weekend. Isn’t it a gorgeous place?
Enjoy your Saturday.