Thursday, March 24, 2011

Annamarie's Home Tour Finale


Welcome back to Annamarie's home.  
Lace. Ruffles. Treasures. Tulle. Roses. Pearls. Vintage goodness.  
Are you ready to continue on this romantic journey?
If you missed the first two parts of the tour, go here and here.











It's time to meet the pretty lady...
Annamarie and husband Ralph
So for all of you who didn't think a man could live there, think again.  Aren't they a beautiful couple? 

Here are quoted texts by Annamarie to me, because like you, I wondered.  I wondered a lot of things and she always was gracious and funny with her answers. 

"My sister Mary and I used to own a cottage store in Florida, it was our dream after our mom passed away. Our store and my home were featured in Country Living Magazine in the April 2006 issue, "Rose Patterned Home Decor."  The co-editor, Jane Dagmi, came to my home and shop. It was so exciting. " 

"I now live in North Carolina.  This is my dream world. There is so much more, even other bathrooms and another bedroom." 

"Yes, I'm a neat freak and I don't stop cleaning! But I love it.  However, I do use my house.  I entertain all the time, love to have tea parties, bbq's and dinner parties." 

"I know so many people ask how does your husband live in this house. He thinks it's romantic, like a bed and breakfast! His motto is happy wife, happy life!" 

"I just love all the comments!  I love living in our shabby chic home and all the beautiful people in it." 

Finally, the most anticipate answer. Will she have a blog? "You make it look so easy, maybe one day soon I will start one." (She's the one who makes it look easy with all these pretty photos.)  You can check out her Ebay shop, Bocarose. 


Posting to-
Show and Tell at My Romantic Home
Pink Saturday at How Sweet the Sound
Show Off Your Cottage Monday at The House in the Roses
Wow Us Wednesday at Savvy Southern Style
Vintage Inspiration Friday at Common Ground
We will read your blog, dear Annamarie.  Just let us know when. 
On another note, to show my gratitude and celebrate my blogging friends, Beatrice Banks will host a giveaway.   $125!   Come back next Friday for details!

82 comments:

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Soooo stunning...I will say...I was wondering if she was married:) I think she could have a very nice blog with this beautiful home. Hope you have a great weekend.

Blessings,
Linda

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

How beautiful...it's like going to a gracious time when ladies surrounded themselves with beauty! I love the dolls, of course...and the saying' happy wife, happy life'! Perfect! And what a giveaway you are having! WOW! Is it Friday yet? heehee! ♥

Julie Harward said...

Very beautiful..and maybe it all smells like Lavender or Rose...YUM! :D

Lisa said...

I too was wondering how a man feels about all the feminine details. So glad he approves! Thankyou Annamarie for sharing your home with us. Yes, I will so be reading your blog, and Tammy many thanks to you for a wonderful feature. It's been a pleasure.

Lisa x

Trisha said...

Her home is just too beautiful for words! I would love to like there, it would be like living in a dream!! Thank you for sharing!

~Trisha

Denise@alloverroses said...

Everything is just so elegant and lovely. They are a darling couple too! I have really enjoyed seeing this gorgeous home of theirs. Thank you so much for sharing this. Keeping my fingers crossed she starts a blog.
Denise

Blondie's Journal said...

I just can't get over how pretty Annamarie's home is! If she lives near Asheville, maybe I could pop in for a visit next month when we are there!!

Thanks so much for the tour!

XO,
Jane

Wendy said...

Beautiful! It reminds me of a beautiful bed and breakfast where you would love to get away to! She is very talented! Thank you for the tour :)
Wendy

Debbie @ ribbonwoodcottage.blogspot.com said...

Wow this was like looking at a magazine...through the prettiest kind of magazine. Loved every picture. Wonderful tour. Thanks.
Blessings,
Debbie

Manni said...

wow! I love her home. I love the details put into the room. I can't get enough of it!!
Thanks for sharing :)

podso said...

It's so pretty! So much lace! I love the bathroom. She's got a wonderful husband to live with all that lovely stuff, but it's neat what she says about how it is! Thanks for posting these.

Blue Ridge Altered Art said...

Gorgeous. I looks like a doll house. Loved everything you showed. ~~Sherry~~

Susan said...

Anna Marie is a gorgeous lady!! Her home takes my breath away!

Pamela said...

Wow! As I was going through the photos I was thinking...does a man live here?
Oh what a great man!!

Thanks Tammy this was fun!

The Hopeless Romantic said...

Thank u Tammy for doing this series. I cant seem to get off ur blog lately, lol. AnnaMarie's home is so inspiringly beautiful, its breath taking. I see a few tiny little things in there that i own aswell. I will be sure to tune in on Friday......Bonnie

Denise said...

How beautiful! I would love to have some of those gorgeous vintage clothes and hats. She certainly wouldn't be at a loss for things to blog about. We'll keep our fingers crossed for sure.

Janet said...

It is absolutely breath taking!
Blessings,
Janet

jenclair said...

Wow! What a boudoir!

Rosie said...

Oh, wow! I can't imagine ever having such a beautiful home. I sure do hope she starts blogging. Her hubby sounds just like mine. How sweet. I gotta go back and look some more. Thanks for sharing!

DeniseAngela said...

These rooms are so beautiful! I love the dress forms & dresses!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

This is such a stunning home and I have truly enjoyed seeing it. I have even forwarded your post to several friends!!
Please tell Anne Marie that we have LOVED seeing her home and would REALLY love to see more so please talk her into starting her own blog!!

Thanks so much again for sharing this with us!!

Hugs,
Debbie

Shanon at Vintage Sparkle Chic said...

I loved that whole home tour! I love what her husband said, he sounds like a real sweetheart. I can't wait to follow her blog if she starts one, I'm sure you will keep us posted.

~Shanon

Sue @ House Pretty said...

Each room is more beautiful than the one before, if that's possible! I have never seen so much eye candy in one place in my life! Absolutely gorgeous!

Amy said...

Her house is incredible. It's obvious that it is her passion. The ruffly dresses are to die for!

Cindy said...

Hello my friend,
A's home is SO beautiful and romantic!!! My husband could not live with all of that lace and loveliness, but I sure could.
Thank you for showcasing this wonderful home.
Hugs, Cindy

rosarod said...

Hi Tammy, Wow! really is a beautiful home, every detail and especially that each room looks lovely in white! beautiful post! Greetings, Rose Marie

GinaW said...

What a beautiful home!! So hope she starts a blog. I tried to find her ebay store bocarose but was unable to locate.

Sonya@Beyond the Screen Door said...

Beautiful! What a precious husband with a wonderful motto! Thanks for sharing their home, Tammy!

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Wonderful photos and story you have uncovered for us, my dear! I hope that she will start a blog soon.

Love the man who can support his wife in her pink vintage fantasy... Happy wife, happy life, indeed!

Bon weekend, mon amie!
Genie

Atelier de Charo said...

Hi Tammy, those photos are wonderful, Annamarie have a gorgeous home, she is very talent too!

Xoxo
Charo

Karie's Chic Creations said...

Thank you for sharing with us AnnaMarie's Home. Wow! I just can't believe it. It is so beautiful. Karie

classic • casual • home said...

I was thinking how bright and clean everything looked and now I know why!

Shabby Soul said...

Very beautiful! Looks like heaven to me!

Thoughtfully Blended Hearts said...

I have enjoyed seeing these rooms...wonder where she got white bathtub faucets??? Beautiful photos and I love your blog!!!
Have a beautiful weekend!!!

Holly said...

This has been so much fun to see and so inspirational!! It makes me want to redo my home. Thank you for such a wonderful tour and posts!
Happy Pink Saturday!

Bella said...

What a gorgeous post and a beautiful blog! Thank you so much for stopping by for a visit. I am delighted to follow you!

Cindy Adkins said...

Wow, it's so gorgeous--beyond belief!!! Thank you so much for sharing her home with us and also, Happy Pink Saturday!!!
XO

Kathleen Ellis said...

What a lovely home! It is sooo white...but it feels like a fluffy cloud! Beautiful!
I too am married to a man who loves living in a home decorated with a feminine touch! He finds it relaxing and refreshing!
Thank you, Tammy, for visiting and introducing yourself! I am your newest follower!
Did you also sign up for my monthly newsletter so you can receive Beautiful Living Ideas each month?!
Have a beautiful weekend new friend!
;-D Kathleen

Rebecca said...

Wow-so beautiful and everything in it's place-no wonder it was in a magazine!

Lori said...

Just when I thought it couldn't get any better! I hope so much that Annemarie starts a blog...SOON! I have to chuckle to myself, so many pretties in her home I have but not set up so well! Thanks again for this absolutely mesmerizing home of pink lushness! I have raised 3 sons in a very pink and girly home, none complained, neither has my husband! I think beauty and warmth are essential elements no matter what color. And yes if Momma is happy, the whole family is happy!LOL later,Lori

Gabriela Delworth said...

Happy Pink Saturday!


Well, this is definitely the house of total romance!


~ Gabriela ~

Linda M. said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Thanks for sharing this gorgeous home. Just beautiful. Have a wonderful week.

Debra@Common Ground said...

What beautiful rooms!

Jacqueline said...

I agree, how romantic, and he must be Mr. Romance! How wonderful. Everything was such a treat and I will have to go and visit the other posts because I just can't get enough!

Jacqueline said...

Oh, wow, the couch and pillows are my favorite. I loved it all. I especially adore the dress forms. I bet it was even more fantastic in person!

Lynn said...

This has to be the most beautiful and romantic home I have ever seen. They are a stunning couple. Even the linen closet is beautiful! Thank you for this beautiful tour and thank Annamarie for allowing a glimpse of her heaven.

Char said...

I am in dreamy heaven. What a lovely home, so romantic I just can't find the words. Although I am a pink fraud, I have to admit I am in love with it all. The bath is just the most beautiful I have ever seen, so many pretties I would love to visit and take it all in.
When I went to look, I couldn't believe I was not a follower. I corrected that mistake and now won't miss a post. Happy Pink Saturday, Char

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

What wonderful eye candy! I am in awe! I'm going back to see what I missed....so much detail. Thank you for showing us Annemarie's gorgeous home!

Terri Morse said...

This is just too fabulous for words! I have thoroughly enjoyed the tour of Annemarie's home. Her hubby is a darling for not only being understanding, but recognizing the romance! I'm not sure how many guys appreciate the romantic. Have a terrific weekend! Terri

Donna said...

Wow! What a gorgeous home! It's so beautiful. I could move in and live happily ever after!

I also loved the suitcase post. You got some beautiful suitcases for your daughter and son! I hope you find the perfect set for you!... Donna

Jacalyn @ rmebathproducts.com said...

Oh my gosh! What a fabulous home! So pretty! I don't think I could decorate as well as she does and if I lived there I don't think I would ever leave, ha!

Happy PS,
jacalyn

Lynn's Little Cottage said...

Breath taking photos! I also enjoyed your suitcase post. Thanks for sharing! Blessings to you, Lynn

NanE said...

Absolutely beautiful! The inside as just as pretty as the outside. Thank you for the tour of this beautiful home. Have a great weekend, Nan

Lounging with a Latte said...

Thanks so much for sharing her home and thoughts with us. Very beautiful! I can imagine people would flock to her blog if she started one.

xinex said...

How adorable! It really looks very romantic....Christine

Connie said...

Happy pink saturday and WHAT a gorgeous home, sugar! Just beautiful. Wish mine looked like that.
xoxo,
Connie

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

I adore every little corner I see!
Have a happy weekend xx

Robyn said...

Tammy thanks so much for sharing this lovely home with us! It's just gorgeous! Have a wonderful day!

saltbox treasures said...

Loved this home tour! Thanks so much!
~ Julie

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Oh my goodness, Tammy! How beautiful it all is! It takes quite a man to live with all that frou frou! Love it! Happy Pink Saturday and thanks for sharing.

Blessings,
Sandi

Rhonda said...

Everything is just gorgeous!!! So warm & inviting!! I cannot stop looking at all the pictures!!! Thanks for sharing!
I am your newest follower! I hope you will drop by my blog! I am a brand new blogger; therefore, I am just learning!!!
Looking forward to getting to know you!!

~~~rhonda~~~

sonya said...

What a stunning home! Just beautiful! I could look at these photos all day long! Thank you for sharing Annamarie's home.
Have a wonderful weekend.
Blessings,
Sonya

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

I can see why it was featured in Romantic Homes..oh my. HPS Beatrice

Ginger said...

Be still my heart!!! What I wouldn't do to have her home. Such beauty, thank you for sharing these wonderful photos. Such inspiration too. Hope she gets a blog.
And what a husband, very unselfish.
Ginger

Jori said...

I want to live there!! Beautiful!

Olivia said...

I adore this home! I too have ALOT of white and pinks! My husband knows it makes me happy, he is happy and very well loved and cared for soooooo embrace the shabby! Anyhoo, thanks for sharing with us!
Hugs,
Olivia

Annesphamily said...

The rooms are just divine! I love that dress form. HPS and enjoy the weekend. Anne

The Gilded Cherub said...

Wow, your new friend is one talented lady. Thank you so much for sharing her home with us... I was like a child in a candy store just looking at the pictures over and over again. I just love everything but the bathroom is wonderful!!! Thank you again.

Lorene
The Gilded Cherub

Donna said...

Really, really beautful!!!!

Cozy Home Scenes said...

Sounds like her husband is quite a keeper to live in a frilly home. I didn't see one room in her home I wouldn't want to live in, but then again, I'm female. If she ever gets a blog, please do let us know!

Regina said...

How elegannt and classic!
Wonderful blog.

Currey said...

Thanks for your share! very impressive!

cialis

Jan said...

Wow and more WOW! Beautiful decor and great photo's!

Whatitsallabout... said...

What a collection of goodies! It's lovely!

mypinkprettiesaboutme said...

To me this home ia a heart song. I hear every note. Thank you so much for sharing. Both to you and the lovely couple. Hope and hugs to you and yours.

Rachelle @ Adventures in Creating said...

What a beautiful home tour, thanks for sharing!

Leann said...

I was hoping that she had a blog too! I fell in love with her style. Thanks for sharing with us!

Leann

Jillian said...

There are so many layers and layers of beautiful things! Love her stuff. I'm off to find her ebay store.

Sharon (Roses and Rust) said...

Her home looks as though it is straight out of a fairytale - amazing! x Sharon

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Gosh, thank her so much for sharing her home with us ~ and thank you so much for sharing it, too! I would just love to have a bathroom like that!!

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Victoriana Lady said...

My friend sent me a link to your blog and I am ejoying it so much!! I just started a blog so I appreciate all of the wonderful ideas that I am seeing. I adored your lovely bedroom photos at Anmarie's house.
Have a wonderful day!!
Kind regards,
Victoriana Lady Lisa
(If you would like to check my blog its
www.VictorianaLadyLisablogspot.com)

Zane Wooder said...

I swear her home is a like a home for a princess.

-Zane of ontario honey