Sunday, January 13, 2013

Country Living Magazine


The February issue of Country Living is out, which includes the feature on our guest house renovation (click 'Country Living' above to see the story). The feature shows before and after pictures of the interior, and tells some of the story behind the renovation. 

I'll take more pictures of the guest house this week, and provide some more details to describe what we did in the kitchen, the process of deciding on windows, and of course, the electric fireplace that Mike built, etc.

There's also the exterior...lots to talk about!

 Heather Bullard's post on the photo shoot! 


46 comments :

  1. It was a lovely feature on your beautiful guest house!

    Pam

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  2. I was so excited when I got my issue! It looks fantastic! I hope we can look forward to seeing more of your lovely home in my favorite magazine. :) Kit

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  3. Fun to receive the magazine . . . knowing that the guest house would be there . . . and it was yours . . . I look forward to more photos. I am always enjoying each Bit and Piece of A Country Farmhouse.

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  4. Oh Trina, the story is great! I just love the photos and loved the changes you and Mike made. So happy to see the same wood and white aesthetic that I so love in the main house, you family and friends are so fortunate to have this sweet and peaceful place to retreat to - beautiful job!! Thank you so much for sharing this with us,

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  5. Congratulations....it looks beautiful!

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  6. It was a wonderful article. It will be great to hear more from you. Congratulations!

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  7. I'm so glad that I didn't take mine to my office to leave in the lobby! I sometimes do that if/when I get too busy to read them. I'm going right now to read it!! I loved your Christmas pictures if your babies in front of the Cheistmas tree. You are a talented photographer!!

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  8. Oh, how lovely! Congratulations, Trina.

    Happy New Year!

    Julie M.

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  9. Beautifully job. It's so warm and inviting. Your guest may never leave.

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  10. Must be so exciting to see your home in a magazine, knowing that it will inspire others to make changes to theirs.


    It's so gorgeous! I love your home and your guest home is delightful too. You are Mike are so talented! You have vision and can execute it too!
    xx

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  11. Funny I just picked it up yesterday ! I just love your home ! Have a great start to your week

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  12. Oh, wow, I had no idea that was your guest house. My favorite feature of the issue!

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  13. It is perfect! It was so exciting to see your home in the latest issue, I love your renovations. Looking forward to some more peeks inside..

    Kathi
    allthingswhite

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  14. I saw your guest house!!! It looks wonderful! Congratulations!

    ~Dan~

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  15. I can't wait to see your post! I got my issue couple of weeks ago and was so excited to receive it. When I saw the Country Living cover at the beginning of your post, I thought this was was the 'behind the scenes' post like the one you did for the Christmas issue. What a teaser! I'll just have to (try to!) wait patiently for your full post. :) Take care.

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  16. I saw it when my subscription arrived - impressive and beautiful work. Congratulations!
    Phyllis

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  17. Love your posts. Congrats on being in the country Living magazine. I am going to run to the store to pick up a copy. We too are renovating an old 158 year old flour mill into our home. We have just completed renovations on an old railroad depot which we are living in until the mill is complete. I would love to have you visit my blog . Can keep updated on our progress with the mill and my style of decorating.

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  18. How exciting! The minute I got the magazine I dug through it looking for the article before I even got it home. So happy for you. The guest house looks lovely. I adore that settee. So beautiful. All your touches, totally dreamy, and Mike's handiwork was lovely. Congrats guys!
    Love it.
    Lisa
    Leeshideaway.blogspot.com
    Can't wait to see more pics.

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  19. Country Living has become my latest obsession--I just started subscribing, and I was particularly smitten by this "White" issue. What a lovely contribution you've added---thanks for being such an inspiration for beauty :)

    http://autodidacticambitions.blogspot.com

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  20. I grabbed the issue as soon as it came out because I remembered that it would be in. The space is as lovely as your main home and I think I may actually like it better because it is compact. Looking forward to seeing more on it.

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  21. Oh I have that issue right beside me. I didn't realize that is your guest house in it though. It is really beautifully done. Congratulations on the publishing of your guest house!

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  22. You were the reason I bought this copy!! I cannot wait to hear your added stories. It is amazing!

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  23. I love what you have done in your guest house and I can't wait to read about all the details. It's a beautiful, comfortable space and a perfect reflection of your lovely, elegant style. I was thrilled to see you in the magazine again. Congratulations!

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  24. Loved Heather's post...I am rushing out to buy the mag!

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  25. Congratulations to another Country Living photo shoot! The guest house looks beautiful.

    Blessings,
    Laina

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  26. I love the bead board ceiling--what a great solution. It looks beautiful! Congratulations!!

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  27. Looking forward to more photos and the details. Inspiring, as always.

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  28. You must be beaming - it all looks so lovely. How satisfying to see all the hard work come to fruition - love it all!!

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  29. Awesome make over and so in keeping with your beautiful main home too. Regards Kathy A, Brisbane, Australia

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  30. Oh this is so exciting!! Can't wait to pick up a copy! :)

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  31. Fantastic ! Since I cannot get English language magazines here, I am so glad that I can read it online :)
    besitos, C

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  32. Your home is one of my favorites, and your guest home feels like an extension of it. Congratulations, it's perfect!

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  33. SO gorgeous! How proud you must be to see your hard work highlighted beautifully in the magazine. Looking forward to more! (I'm getting over the flu and this is just the ticket right now...) Congratulations! Em

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  34. Great transformation, Trina. I can't wait to see more details on your guest house!

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  35. This is possibly my favorite Country Living issue ever, and I did not realize the cottage was yours until I read Heather Bullard's post! Congratulations! I know first hand how exciting it is to be featured in a magazine and I'm so happy for you! Your blog is wonderful and you deserve to be featured, for sure. ~Delores (vignette design)

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  36. Dying for more details about the fireplace! Absolutely beautiful!

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  37. Pefection! I love this space, and the budget you kept to is awesome! great job, man I wish I had a space above my garage to have something similar!

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  38. Perfection! I love the renovation, and the budget you kept to is awesome! I wish I had a space over my garage to do something similar for guest at my home!

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  39. Congratulations! Been following you for a long time & always feel so happy for you with stuff like this. How might I find a print like the one in your kitchen of the boy and the sheep?
    Nancy

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  40. What a lovely Blog!
    I enjoyed reading many of the posts.... I especially love your kitchen.

    Wishing you and your family a great weekend,
    Angela

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  41. Wow! What a beautiful guest house.
    I think I would like to just move right in and stay. It looks so cozy and warm.....love the fireplace your hubby built!
    Corinne

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  42. Wow! Just ...wow! Congratulations. What beautiful work you have done!

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  43. As with everything you do Trina the cottage is beautiful, homely, classic and a place your guest won't want to leave.

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  44. Been following you for a long time & always feel so happy for you with stuff like this.

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