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By 5/21/2010

oh the greenbrier.  it was sensory overload.  loved every bit of it.
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our room

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my bed

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the scale of things was ginormous.  the lamps, the window treatments, the light fixtures.

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pink ceiling, green carpet

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oh the prettiness

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my federal mirrors and faux bamboo in the store aspire to dorothy's vignettes

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pink and green and greek key and black and white and wheeeeeeeeeeeeee!

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our host for the weekend, carleton varney, and the cupcakes he sent to our room.

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dorothy loved her stripes

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she wasn't afraid to slap some glossy paint on wood and add a crazy flora

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bam bam holler.

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curazy pink wallpaper in the bathroom and the only proof that i was really there

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and our parting gift from mr. varney, a set of dawgs with cupcakes shoved in their mouths. (maybe they aren't cupcakes but some waspy thing that spaniels carry that i do not understand, but anywho)


  1. Bam bam holler still makes me laugh so hard!

  2. maybe the dogs are carrying little baskets full of flowers?

  3. Oh! The fabrics! That green, blue, white striped wall! Looks amazing.

  4. Tell me more about CV! He used to write a syndicated column that I LOVED reading as a kid (what? I was a weird kid). I was always fascinated by the color pairings he suggested. Sounds like you had a swell time!

  5. I love the GB! Everything is so out loud! :)

  6. Wow...can i go? I wanna go...in my very best winney voice...

  7. I die. You lucky, lucky girl. Nice shot in the loo, btw.

  8. packing my bags as we speak! gorgeous, designer heaven!

  9. so glad you got to go AND share photos! i feel like i was there. happy bday present to you!

  10. Wow, gorgeous decor.

    Where is your necklace from in the last picture? I love it.


  11. Loved this post. Haven't been to the Greenbrier in 15 years. Fun to see changes!Love CV!

  12. fabulous... and i love the self portrait! xx pam

  13. I'm going CRAZY! The pink and green is making me want to redecorate. LOVE everything. And Carleton Varney was there? OMG. He's like a celebrity. The cupcakes, the dogs, love it! And yes, I think those are cupcakes in their mouths. Too funny.

    Glad you had a great time and thanks for sharing!

  14. This place looks freakin fabulous. I want to go!

  15. Oh I'm jealous - always wanted to go there. And Carlton looks like a hoot!