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Big News, We’re Building a Home!

Posted on: September 27, 2012
Big News, We’re Building a Home!

My husband and I moved to Madison, Alabama (right outside of Huntsville) two and a half years ago. We’ve been renting a really nice house and have started to lay down roots.  We’ve grown to love the area, made friends, and have great jobs. Due to those things, we decided it was time to take the plunge and build a house here, our first home, and we’re so excited! I already have big dreams for what the inside of our home will look like. I love to decorate and will be in my glory as we are completely starting over with everything: rugs, furniture, accessories, etc.!

These days there is SO much inspiration out there! It is a blessing and a curse all in one. Deciding on decor style, paint colors, and house options can be overwhelming, even for someone who knows what they like! I hadn’t decided on anything until I came across these lamps, which totally solidified the look I am going to go with in our formal living room. I love the traditional style of these lamps and how, when paired with the right furniture {this is key}, they can look so fresh and chic!

My new lamps temporarily hanging out in my office until our new home is completed!

Ralph Lauren Blue + White Lamps Big News, Were Building a Home!

Ralph Lauren Lamps Big News, Were Building a Home!

{Ralph Lauren Porcelain Lamps}

Here are some blue + white inspiration photos! I can’t wait to have my very own room like this!

Blue + White Big News, Were Building a Home!

Blue + White Room Inspiration Big News, Were Building a Home!

Blue + White Home Inspiration Big News, Were Building a Home!

Blue + White HOme Decor Big News, Were Building a Home!

Blue + White Love Big News, Were Building a Home!

What do you think about the blue + white look? Have any of you been through the process of building a home?

XO, Louisa

{Inspiration Photo: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10}

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  1. we are building our first house right now (a townhouse) it is really exciting and an exercise in patience. I wish we were moving now but we still have 4 months to go.

    • Oh no, patience is not my best quality but I will try :) Congrats on your new home Heather!

  2. I ADORE every photo you’ve posted. Your house will be fantastic — love your taste : )

    • I’m your biggest fan and cannot wait to order some prints for my new home once it’s built!!!!!!!

  3. How exciting! Can’t wait to see it come together :)

    • Thanks Brittany!!! I will post updates along the way!

  4. I love the Madison area! My husband lived in Athens for years. He and I are both from Florence.
    We hope to move to the Madison area in the next few years.

    Congrats on building a home!!! That’s really exciting.

  5. In my book, there’s nothing better than classic blue & white. I absolutely LOVE all of the inspiration – those new lamps are fab and will fit in perfectly! Congratulations!

  6. You’re going to have a blast building your home. The decorating and painting and choosing your designs and themes….it’s so much fun! I love blue and white too! It’s so beautiful and you can add pops of color to it too. I’m excited for you, congratulations!! I look forward to your updates. :)

    • Thanks Brenda, I’m really excited!!! Can’t wait to share more details with you!

  7. Oh my gosh! I pinned one of your printables from Pinterest and decided to download it today. Afterwards, I started exporing your site and imagine my surprise when I read that you live in Madison! I live in Huntsvile in an area called Blossomwood! We just renovated our home so now I’m looking at fabrics, rugs, furniture, etc. I bit overwhelming. Maybe one day I’ll get it all pulled together in between working fultime and a 2 year old. :-) Good luck with your home building and maybe I’ll get to meet you one day.

  8. My sister lives in Madison! Let me know if you’re ever looking for an eye doctor up there. Love your site!

    • Awesome! Small world! :)

  9. LOVE that mirror you have! Where did you find it?

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