I drove up to Sacramento last weekend to teach a class in Grass Valley. One of my favorite parts of the state, Grass Valley marks the beginning of the gold counrty. It is situated among pine trees, just northeast of Lake Tahoe. My friend Sylvia, who I met in a class in Davis, back in April, invited me to stay at her home near Sacramento. She told me she had a comfy guest room. She didn't disappoint! Upon arriving at her home, this wonderful red door greeted me. Love the house numbers painted on the door. Now, I am just about to paint my front door a poppy red-orange so I had to snap this picture with the address. I think I might just copy this idea.
Her house was beautiful...a magazine house! Look at this guest room. Can't even imagine being in a hotel room after this. I made some good contacts and will probably be back up to teach, so look out Sylvia...this may be my permanent guest room! Love the colors, so cheery and bright. Love the touch of black in the headboard to tone down the yellow just a notch.
A bedside button bouquet
A mirror fit for a queen
Sylvia and her husband were the best hosts. She had a great studio to get inspired in, got to play with products I've never used and came away with good storage ideas. Her huge dogs Lulu and Baxter kept me laughing and her hubby was a crack up. Had a great time and hope to get back soon.
And yes, I had 3 blissful nights. Thank you Sylvia, Rob, Baxter and Lulu.