Philadwellphia Feature

I am so very excited to announce that our home was featured on Philadwellphia, which is a local mid century modern home website. Check out all the gorgeous photos that were shot for the feature. They also have a lot tidbits and info about us and our home. It was built in 1963 by a local architect, Robert Morrison.

Check out the link HEREMorrison-House-Exterior-1

The craziest thing happened when this was posted. My Mom shared the feature on her facebook page and we found out that a nurse that she used to work with is a nurse for the architect of this home! As you will read in the article, the architect built this home for his family and they lived here for almost 50 years. We feel so lucky and honored to be able to live in this amazing home. It’s like living in a tree house and our friends have nicknamed it Ewok Village.

I’d love it if you check out the article and comment here with your favorite room. Mine is the living room/kitchen area.

And here is a link to a post about it from my old blog shortly after we moved in.

Bucks County Beauty

I had the pleasure of visiting the cutest house with the best view in all of Bucks County a couple of weeks ago. My friend Ericka who used to live super close, moved about an hour away to a tiny town on the Delaware River in Bucks County. She now lives in this amazing home with her husband and their 5 dogs.

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I mean, look at this place. It definitely feels like it jumped off of the pages of a very cool magazine, like Martha Stewart Living. Ericka has always had really good taste and killer decorating skills. She recently downsized and moved in with her lovely new husband, John. It was so fun to see how she edited all of her stuff into this perfect Bucks County home. Amazing job lady!

The drive up River Road is absolutely stunning! It’s filled with cute towns along the river on both sides.  The leaves are at peak season currently, so a drive up now would be even more beautiful than normal.DSC_0418

This is the view from her yard, looking down over the Delaware River. DSC_0422

LOVE this rug. DSC_0430

 

And the living room. A recent update from Ericka is that she scored an amazing leather sofa “from” Crate and Barrel. And by from I mean actually from Craigslist for a deal.  I can’t wait to see it. DSC_0432

I’m in love with the details in this guest bedroom. DSC_0434

You can see my sister’s cute head in this shot. She was visising us from Florida, and spent the day with us, which was also wonderful. DSC_0436

The attic has this amazing window. DSC_0438

Chill spot in the master bedroom. DSC_0439

View from the ROOF deck. DSC_0440

Love the detail of this trim.DSC_0441

Here are more back yard views.DSC_0444

And bathroom details. I love the collection. DSC_0448DSC_0452

This pheasant rules. And the antique piece that it’s sitting on is stunning. DSC_0455

Here are 2 of the 5 rug rats, on an amazing rug. Ericka has 2 boxers and John 3  basset hounds. DSC_0468

They also have a BOAT! Yes, we also got to chill on a giant pontoon boat on the Delaware River on a glorious day. It was like in the 70s/80s that day. DSC_0489

 

Picture perfect.

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Thanks for the hospitality Ericka and John!

I’d love to know, what was your favorite part about this home?

POP UP Shop December 2nd

Hey friends. I’ll be having a POP UP shop at my home on December 2nd from 12-5.

You’ll be able to shop my house, which will be set up with all of my vintage housewares, and handmade quilts and pillows. In addition, my talented friends will be here selling their amazing creations.

Senpai + Kohai make handcrafted fashion. Their clothes make you feel like a million bucks when you wear them. Here are a couple photos from their collection that they shot in our home, which is where this event is taking place.

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Marilyn McCauley, makes wonderful handmade ceramics.

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Jason Koons makes amazing papercut art

 

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And Traci Elaine will be here taking complimentary portraits of you! She just shot a  bunch of photos for me, and I couldn’t be happier with how they turned out.

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The shirt above is from Senpai + Kohai and look how happy I am wearing it 🙂TraciElaine_Brandi-12

We all hope to see you at our event! Stop by to hang out with us and enjoy some tasty food and drinks.

Saturday December 2nd, 12-5

Email me at brandeyehome@gmail.com for the address!

You can read about a previous pop up shop here, at my old blog: http://brand-eye.blogspot.com/2016/08/well-that-was-fun.html

 

Blood Orange Bourbon Cocktail

I was looking for a cocktail to make this fall using blood oranges. And I am always a fan of bourbon, so blood orange bourbon it is!TraciElaine_Brandi-115

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 2 oz blood orange juice
  • 2 oz seltzer (or more to taste)

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TraciElaine_Brandi-117Let me know if you try this cocktail and TGIF. Cheers.TraciElaine_Brandi-131

Photos by Traci Elaine. She did an amazing job and check out her website here.