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The Eleventh Annual Tour of Fine Spaces… Presented by the Junior League of Winston-Salem

Its that special time of year again…SPRING!! The flowers are starting to bloom and people are starting to be running down Stratford Road in droves. Also, this time of year… The Tour of Fine Spaces presented by the Junior League of Winston-Salem.  This is one of my favorite events EVERY year!!  I love looking at newly renovated homes big and small and getting all sorts of home ideas.  The Junior League is near and dear to my heart, so when they asked me if I would blog about the Tour this year I said YES!!  Also, near and dear to my heart is a contest!!  Enter at the bottom of the post for your chance to win TWO tickets to the Tour of Fine Spaces. The JLWS is responsible for BookWORM, the Child Abuse Puppet Show, as well volunteering with community partners throughout the city. These include the Backpack program, Golor Community Garden and the Children’s Museum, just to name a few!! So lets get to it… here are a few pictures of some of the homes that will be featured on 2013_TOFS_Logo

Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Begin the morning at Keller Williams Realty from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

Tickets are $35 at the door or $30 in advance online at

Enjoy breakfast treats and exchange vouchers for maps and tickets while mingling in the newly renovated office space at 280 Charlois Boulevard.


The Raffle Ends March 17th!! Winners will be contacted the 18th of March. Thank you for playing 🙂 a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Tour of Fine Spaces is TOMORROW!!

Get your walking shoes on and grab a friend, the Tenth Annual Tour of Fine Spaces is TOMORROW!  There will be ten homes to look at and admire.  Plus, amazing food from some of Winston-Salem’s best spots to eat.  The weather is suppose to be lovely so come and enjoy yourself.


Excited to see what is featured this year???  Look at the spaces below…

Are you excited yet???  I am!!

Half of the fun is getting to go inside homes that you’ve watched go through a big transformation…

Here is one I can’t wait to get inside…

So what is stopping you?  The weather is going to be great, the food is going to be delicious, you will get so many home design ideas…

Purchase your tickets today for the Tour of Fine Spaces tomorrow… plus all the money raised goes to putting trained volunteers into Winston-Salem / Forsyth County.  The Junior League of Winston-Salem has been part of the community for 92 years and has helped the the creation/created organizations such as The Arts Council, SciWorks, the Children’s Museum, Horizon’s, BookMarks, and there are so many more!

What could be better???

Support a great cause and get to see fantastic homes.

Dashing – xoxox

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Dashing Fave … Curbed

I love to look at real estate from all over the globe.   My favorite website to peruse is Curbed.   I look at their national site, but if you lived in a large city they have sites specific to your home town, such as NYC or San Fran.

One of their popular features is House of the Day.  Curbed chooses a house from all over the country that can be swoon and cringe worthy.  I relish in how the writers give your “the skinny”  it can be good, bad, or ugly.  Here are some of the great quips.

image via Curbed — House of the Day

 “this mansion is the architectural equivalent of high-waisted acid wash jeans with an electric blue skypager clipped to the belt.”

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I need an outdoor Shower…

I have boys.  Two dirty boys.  When we are at the beach, it is so easy because I don’t let them into the house until they have showered.  This got me to thinking about installing an outdoor shower at our home.  So I took a look at Pinterest and Houzz to see what I could find.  Evidently, other people have felt the same way I do.  Enjoy all the fun showers.


via The Zhush Blog

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