Friday, May 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)


Beth said...

Bam bam holler still makes me laugh so hard!

Anonymous said...

maybe the dogs are carrying little baskets full of flowers?

Lauren said...

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

Rebecca said...

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!

kthappy76 said...

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


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

Holly Goes Lightly said...

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

Life of Style said...

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

ashlina {the decorista} said...

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

Diva Style said...

Glad you enjoyed it!

Hello My Pretties said...

Wow, gorgeous decor.

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


Tracy F. said...

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

red ticking said...

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

Paris Hotel Boutique said...

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! said...

This place looks freakin fabulous. I want to go!

carolina postcard said...

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


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