Brussels Home Tour
Our style is forever a mix of his love of white and my love of eclectic color. We moved to Brussels four months after getting married and we've loved getting to start from scratch with our decorating, slowly adding memories from our travels. We're opening the doors and inviting you in for tea for our Brussels home tour..
Travel memories like - the Moroccan rug from our trip to Chefchaouen.
Our bed came over with us from the States. That thing is a visitors attraction in itself. The mattress is super soft for American standards. Our European friends have never seen anything like it!
'I wouldn't know about that because I put sweaters in my stove.' - Carrie Bradshaw.
A cupcake tray to hold my jewelry. // A trip to Barcelona that led to the floral tray that holds my gold rings collected: from a previous trip to the same city, a find in my sister's old jewelry box when I was itty bitty that I never revealed (if she knew, she'd kill me), my mother's mother's, and, when it's lucky, my wedding ring. // A trip to Florence gave way to little pottery bowls. This one in particular holds always-missing bobby pins. // We also get a special cameo from the feather bracelet Justin got me for our first Valentine's together - we promised we weren't doing gifts, so the card read 'just because.' // And, of course..
'Just you and me up here.' - The Fruit Bats
Our date, calligraphy style that welcomed our wedding guests to the raddest reception we could have ever thought up. // Library. Top row featuring one book for each holiday, neatly wrapped to a one Mrs. Annie Montgomery (even though she's failed to finish any but one, each beach holiday she perseveres).Venice. Venetian glass. // When we first met, I had a record player and very few records. Justin had no record player, but a fair record collection. You can't make this stuff up.Green sea glass from the Adriatic along the Croatian coast. // Spanish tiles from the Atlantic along the Canary Islands. // Candlestick holder collection :: Paris, Fes, Fes. // The letters are Parisian flea market finds with the numbers of our first home we were called Montgomerys.Floor pillows from Marrakech with a peek of their friend, the pouf. // When it's your first Christmas together, it's okay to spend copious amounts of currency on monogrammed items. It is.Gallery Wall of Music. Posters from the music festivals we rocked while living in the States / Reception party pics / His first gift to her :: Records from Justin Townes Earle, our fourth date in Austin, and The Fruit Bats, which later became our First Dance / Her first gift to him (because, crap - we're doing presents?!) :: an Annie original painting of piano keys framed with cassette tape.My great-grandmother's pottery. Her name was Eve and she indeed married an Adam! Shout out to my great-aunt, Bev, for such an amazing bridal gift. And thus concludes our Brussels home tour!Bisous,A + J