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Suzanne Duda
Atlanta
I'm a regular romantic girl, who loves her kids, everything vintage, and the color pink!
Interests: Art, music, travel, cooking, flea markets, collecting, photography, decorating, anything vintage
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This vintage cast iron door knocker was inspiration for this page... these English floral ceramics inspired a page too... and a lovely tea party with homemade scones and tea sandwiches and petit fours, hosted by my daughter and son-in-law, was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2015 at Pink Roses
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Another week has come and gone, and I would like to share my sketchbook with you again. I promise I will write about other things this year, but so far, this is the most interesting thing I have going on!... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at Pink Roses
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One of my "resolutions" this year is to try to make a little time each day to be creative. 30 minutes a day, for guilt free happy play time. Its been a very long time since I have done this,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at Pink Roses
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Just popping in to wish you all a very Happy New Year! Life has been busy this past year, and my blogging was neglected. My hope for 2015 is to catch up and document life through blogging once again. Nothing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at Pink Roses
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I got married this past Saturday, October 25, 2014. He and I have been friends and neighbors for 24 years. We raised our children together, and have all the same friends. I couldn't ask for a more perfect fit to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Pink Roses
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A few glimpses of the month of July, before it is over! The sweet "peaches and cream" corn was ready to harvest... The day after I picked corn, the wild hogs came in and destroyed the field and ate everything... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at Pink Roses
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Yesterday, before we cut the lawn, I cut some weeds (Queen Anne's Lace) and arranged them in a vintage blue Ball jar...some of the other plants were trimmed back as well... We did not cut the Passionflower vines...the flowers are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2014 at Pink Roses
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It's been a month since I've posted, and summer is in full swing. We had a family gathering at the farm when my parents were in town for Memorial Day, I took a trip to see my son in Louisiana,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at Pink Roses
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After months of working on the house, it was time to do a little work on the yard. This old house needed some serious curb appeal. Here it is at the end of last June when I bought it: Cutting... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at Pink Roses
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This is my first Spring here at the farm, as I purchased it at the end of June last year. I am still in the discovery stage of all the plants and trees and wildlife here, and am constantly amazed... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2014 at Pink Roses
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This is an undated photo of my farm from many years ago, with it's many barns and outbuildings. Some of the structures are still there, but many were destroyed in 1989 when Hurricane Hugo passed through town. Some of the... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2014 at Pink Roses
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I am documenting the seasons on the farm by taking photos of the same things every month. This is a series of photos of my big barn, taken on the first day of each month, from the same bedroom window.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at Pink Roses
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Once upon a time, there was a quirky little unused space under the staircase at the farm. This spot had held nothing but an old piano for decades. (the piano came with the house, so I still have it) As... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2014 at Pink Roses
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It is with great sadness, that I am taking down this gorgeous, original, dining room wallpaper. I absolutely fell in love with this paper the moment I saw it...pink flowers, birds, butterflies..all in the most beautiful colors. This is the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at Pink Roses
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Posted Mar 2, 2014 at Pink Roses
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My old farmhouse has 6 fireplaces, none of which were in working, useable condition. The fireplaces had been used to burn coal, and all but one had been boarded up. I wanted to clean up/fix up all of the fireplaces,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at Pink Roses
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Valentine garlands are still hanging in the kitchen window...tickets, mini cupcake liners, pom-poms, and lots of twinkly lights. All a bit too cheerful to take down quite yet... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Pink Roses
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Every day I seem to find a new treasure here at the farm...a candy striped Camellia blooming in the side yard, tiny Spring Snowflakes (leucojum) popping up by the house, and even this tiny glass bottle found in the woods...the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at Pink Roses
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It's taken months of work, and I'm excited to say, the upstairs is completed! Oh a few minor details remain, and I still need FURNITURE :), but the hard work is over! I am starting a gallery wall... The antique... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at Pink Roses
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This is the first picture I took of the upstairs hallway at the farm house. My crew had already gotten to work, and had removed a wall. Unfortunately, I don't have a "before" photo of the upstairs including the wall,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at Pink Roses
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It's been a LONG time coming... let's start at the beginning... In the upstairs of the farmhouse, there was a tiny little bathroom. Tub, sink, toilet...circa 1950. The bathroom opened into the 2 adjoining bedrooms, jack-and-Jill style. You HAD to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2013 at Pink Roses
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We've seen lots of wild animals on the farm...Beavers in the lake, dozens of bird species, including ducks and cranes and hawks. Squirrels, raccoons, armadillos, and other small mammals are common sightings. We were curious about the nocturnal critters, so... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Pink Roses
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When we first started the farm remodel, I knew it would be a lengthy process. I also knew that in order to endure a house that was always in a state of chaos, I wanted to have ONE room that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Pink Roses
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It was love at first sight. From the moment I saw this farm, I knew it was where I was supposed to be. It had all the things I have been looking for: it is within one hour of home,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Pink Roses