Summer Home Tour 2016

Welcome to our 2016 summer home tour! If you are stopping by from Claire Brody Designs, welcome, so glad you are here! I’m so honored to be part of this years tour hosted by sweet Marty from A Stroll Thru Life! We have 30 homes over the course of 5 days with lots of inspiration to decorate your very own home for summer!

Summer Home Tour 2016 My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

These past few months have been so incredibly crazy for us and I hope to share with you soon.  With that being said, the changes around here have been extremely subtle, lots of fresh flowers and a few pops of one of my favorite colors, coral!  

2016 Summer Home Tour

I’m happy I was able to get some photo’s of the kitchen in today’s tour.  I was planning on sharing a whole lot more with you but after snapping these photos we had a big leak.  I know…..AGAIN?  Yes, again, I came downstairs to a dishwasher that ran the whole entire night, Ray was gone and our brand new kitchen was flooded! (that’s a post for another day)

Summer Home Tour Farmhouse Kitchen

Trader Joe’s was selling on of my favorite flowers, peonies, so I scooped some up and added them to a water pitcher.  The rest of the clipping are from around our yard which eventually made it into another floral display.

Summer Home Tour with amazing blueberry tarts and peonies

Other then during Christmas, I keep the kitchen pretty simple.  Clutter stresses me out and flowers make me happy, hence a lot of flowers.

If you would like to see more of the kitchen you can click right here.  If you are interested in the Blue Mason Jars, you can find them here.Summer Home Tour Farmhouse Kitchen

For our great room I added a few new throw pillows and swapped out some accessories that were sitting in storage.  With the dark floors and dark furniture, I try to accessorize with color to lighten up the space.

Beautiful stacked stone fireplace Brick Stone Fireplace from floor to ceiling

Love the coral and white color combination

I know, big TV, it’s all about compromise and I have to say it makes for great movie nights with the family!

Stacked Stone Fireplace

The guest bathroom was touched up with some fun colorful hand towels and a plant from Ikea.

Nice elegant small bathroom Marble and Glass walk in shower

Since this shower rarely gets used the Crystal Ceiling Light and the glass tiles actually have stayed pretty shiny over the years!

Elegant bathroom with marble surround and glass tile insert

Our master bedroom has remained pretty much the same other then the fun Sunburst Diamond Mirror and of course our new pup Winston!
Such a beautiful master bedrrom

The softest sheets I have even had! The most incredible sheets I have ever had!

Living in San Diego we absolutely love entertaining outside. Last summer we tore out the old fountain that no longer worked and built an outdoor fireplace.  We have created lots of great memories sitting around the fire at night.

Stacked Stone Fireplace Rock Fireplace

DIY Work Bench with Aged Terra Cotta Pots

That’s a wrap, I hope you enjoyed the tour, next stop is The House of Silver Lining.

Beautiful Summer Home tours!Here’s the rest of the line up for your enjoyment!

Monday – June 6

A Stroll Thru Life | Life on Virginia Street | Remodelando La Casa | Thrifty and Chic | Rain On A Tin Roof | Duke Manor Farms


Tuesday – June 7

Life Love Larson | Haneens Haven | Claire Brody Designs | My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia | The House of Silver Lining | Hymns & Verses 

Wednesday – June 8

Dimples & Tangles | Our Southern Home | Simple Details | Decor To Adore | A Thoughtful Place |  21 Rosemary Lane

 Thursday – June 9


Fri – June 10

 Refresh Restyle 

Splendor Styling 

Monica Wants It 

Life and Home @ 2102 

 It All Started With Paint 

Far Above Rubies 

Thank you so much for stopping in today, have a wonderful rest of the week! If you are so inclined, you can check out the rest of the house below.

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  1. I love your home and all the pretty flowers you sprinkle around. That outdoor fireplace is amazing and where you would find me all day. Gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining the 2016 Summer Home Tour.M

  2. Oh no, not your beautiful kitchen again! I hope your cabinets haven’t suffered much damage. I love your kitchen and your entire home. All dressed for the season is such a happy space!

  3. What a lovely tour! So sorry to hear about your kitchen getting flooded! Way to rise above it and adorn it with some pretty flowers! Good luck with the repairs and hope it all turns out even better for you!

  4. Your home just shines no matter what the season! Wilson is the perfect model too! So honored to share the summer home tour with you! Cheers!!!!

  5. So beautiful, Kristin!!! I feel your pain about the flooded kitchen – it happened to us a few months ago! But, did get new floors out of it – so, I’ll take it! Your outdoor space is amazing! Love that fireplace! Have a wonderful summer with your family!!!

  6. This is a gorgeous home. I like how you have it all laid out.

    Thank you for sharing this with us on the #HomeMattersParty. We hope to see you again when we open our doors at 12 AM EST on Friday.

  7. Hello? I was so inspired by your beautiful fireplace stone that we are adding it at my house! Do you have any pictures of your progress as you added the interior fireplace stone and hearth? I like how your hearth is curved!!

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