This week, we're in beautiful Mount Pleasant, South Carolina visiting my parents. 
Mount Pleasant is about 15 miles from Charleston, and they live in 
a gated community in an area called Dunes West. 
Here's their house.  Isn't it so pretty?
My Dad is a ROCK STAR with landscaping.  
Their house sits on about an acre of land, and it's seriously stunning.  
Every time he comes to Virginia, he kindly hits up the Home Depot and 
plants a few things, so our yard isn't a complete disgrace. 
{Whether we keep said plants alive is another story, of course.}
His plants, on the other hand...
Could you die over these window boxes?!  
This almost makes me want to plant some stuff myself.  ALMOST. ;-)
They painted their front porch ceiling "haint blue," 
and they say it really does keep the bugs away {not sure about ghosts, though.}
They painted their front porch and their back screened-in porch floors in a semi-gloss gray:
While we were there, we did a little of this...
...and a little of that...
And even some of this!  
Come on!  You knew I'd sneak in a little DIY action, didn't you?
I'll be back with more photos of my parents' beautiful house, 
and details on reupholstering my Mom's dining chairs.
In the meantime, thanks to Mom and Dad for a great time! 
We love you! xoxo
 


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Marilee
06/24/2012 8:25pm

how sweet of you, enjoyed the photos and comments, you are a love! See you Friday!!

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Aimee Marie
06/26/2012 12:45am

MARILEE , YOUR HOME IS BEAUTIFUL !!!! I LOVE THE DINNING ROOM ! IS THAT MARY'S BLUE ? TWO THUMBS UP BOB ...GREEN THUMB THAT IS!!! AIMEE THANKS FOR SHARING I LOOK FORWARD TO MORE PICTURES . LOVE , COUSIN AIMEE

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Audrey
06/24/2012 8:33pm

Mrs. Little, your house is beautiful!!

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marilee
06/25/2012 5:46pm

thanks, you are always welcome!!

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Attia
06/25/2012 10:32am

Aimee your parents have a beautiful house!! Can't wait to see more pictures of it and see the before and after of those chairs!!...Sooo exciting !! P.S. Welcome back, I missed you oxo

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06/26/2012 6:32am

Thanks Attia {on behalf of my parents, of course!} xoxo

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06/25/2012 12:37pm

Wowwww...what a gorgeous home! I absolutely love everything about it! Thanks for sharing! :)

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06/26/2012 6:33am

Thanks, Gabbi! I agree, they're so lucky to live in such a beautiful place. :-)

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06/25/2012 6:42pm

My kids would have been right there in the water fountain if they had been there! I love your parents' place, so pretty and your dad really is a rockstar in landscaping.

Jessica
<a href="http://www.stayathomeista.com/">stayathomeista.com</a>

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06/26/2012 6:34am

Thank you so much, Jessica! Love your blog. :-)

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06/25/2012 11:39pm

Hi, coming over from Kelly's blog :) What a beautiful house your parents have! The landscape is breath taking well actually everything is :)

Mandy

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06/26/2012 6:39am

Hi Mandy! I just checked out your blog, and it's gorgeous!!! I'm so glad you stopped by. :-)

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06/27/2012 12:03am

Your parents home and yard are stunning...in fact that whole neighborhood is gorgeous! I'd take any one of those houses.

Heading to the beach tomorrow with my BFF for several days...sun, surf, food & shopping...what more can a girl ask for?

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06/28/2012 5:02pm

AWESOME!!~ Yippee I am so happy to see another blue porch on a pretty brick home. I absolutely love it and can't wait to get ours done too! Thanks for telling me about it.

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BrianP`
07/06/2012 2:32pm

Hi Aimee-It's Brian next door. I painted my porch ceiling Haint Blue too but I'm not sure it's hainty enough! What color is that? It is what I was going for

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07/07/2012 7:07am

Hey Brian! I'll have them check as soon as they get back to SC {probably Tuesday}. And when are you going to let me feature a room in your beautiful house? :-)

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Brian P
07/10/2012 2:32pm

Thanks Amy. You've got to check with Tracy on that one! But we'd be honored. It's a great blog.


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