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Highlights of 2017!

January 8, 2018

I know I am a bit behind the ball getting this highlights of 2017 post out so late; truth is, I didn’t think to sum up our past year because we have been busy planning for 2018.  I so loved reading everybody else’s round-ups though, and I thought it might be fun to share some of our highlights and unseen footage from this past year, particularly as this year was our first on the blog and it’s great to see a bit of an evolution and review all the types of topics we covered !

We kicked off the year at Palmetto Bluff (just a few hours south of us) with our new friends who had just moved to town!  It was amazingly warm in January and such fun to cruise around on bicycles and explore.

I didn’t launch this blog until April but before then, I released a series of Fine Art Photographs.  We started with a series of flower studies in pinks and peaches and were blown away by the response. 

We enjoyed lots of warm weather earlier in the year, and were lucky to spend much of our winter outside in beautiful balmy air and sunshine.  Charleston in the spring is my absolute favorite, there’s always something in bloom!

We headed to Harbour Island to create our second Fine Art series in March.  We stayed at the Ocean View Club (which we loved and hope to head back to this spring).

We introduced lots of topics on the blog:  gardening, DIY, and photography tutorials to name a few…

In late May, we headed to France via NYC for the entire month, it was divine and most of my favorite photographs from the year were taken in this period…

Back to the States in July (and for my 30th!)  — we headed to Napa twice for wedding season….

Most of July was spent beating the heat at home.   We added this screened in porch last fall and were so grateful for it.  We spend the majority of our time out here, from breakfast to long cozy dinners.

And then we were off to Marth’s Vineyard and St. Barths in August.

Home just in time for a bit of fall weather and of course, lots of holiday decorating!

We headed to Portland, Oregon briefly for a family wedding — what a beautiful city!! We absolutely LOVED it there!

And back home to rev up for the holidays.   We were particularly proud of our trunk show at Hampden — some of our pieces are still up!

xoxo Hope you enjoyed seeing our highlights of 2017! Can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!


  • Reply Fleur Cahill January 8, 2018 at 10:14 am

    I so enjoyed this.. such an inspiring beautiful and inviting blog. Its therapeutic !!

    • Reply Lucy Cuneo January 11, 2018 at 3:15 pm

      Thank you Fleur, what a pretty name! xx

  • Reply Brianna Rooney January 8, 2018 at 3:43 pm

    What STUNNING photos! Loved following along (newer follower) and cannot wait to see what is in store for 2018!

    • Reply Lucy Cuneo January 11, 2018 at 3:15 pm

      Thanks Brianna!! We appreciate you following along xxo

  • Reply Theo January 8, 2018 at 6:01 pm

    What a year! Thanks for sharing!!

  • Reply Jann shea January 8, 2018 at 9:14 pm

    Love your blog and photos. I am looking for the pretty blue and white jar that your photos have lilacs in with the gal meets glam you know where I can purchase li? Jann shea

    • Reply Lucy Cuneo January 11, 2018 at 3:15 pm

      I think those were from Williams Sonoma — the Aerin collection! xx

  • Reply Logan Dovel January 8, 2018 at 9:23 pm

    What a year! I absolutely adore your blog. Your bring so much inspiration to my life and style! Thanks so much!

    • Reply Lucy Cuneo January 11, 2018 at 3:15 pm

      That’s amazing to hear Logan xxx

  • Reply Christie Sultemeier January 9, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    Wow. REALLY beautiful post. Gorgeous photography.

  • Reply ANA - THE BODYSHAKE January 9, 2018 at 2:25 pm

    Beautiful pictures!! I love your blog!

  • Reply Katherine Cooney January 9, 2018 at 4:06 pm

    Gorgeous. Gorgeous. Gorgeous.

  • Reply Katie January 9, 2018 at 11:25 pm

    Your photographs are AMAZING!!!!!!!! Love learning from you. I’m reviewing all the photo tips right now!

    Katie |

    • Reply Lucy Cuneo January 11, 2018 at 3:14 pm

      Thank you so so much Katie, very grateful! Let me know if you have any questions xx

  • Reply Faith January 10, 2018 at 12:49 pm

    These are certainly highlights. Just love all the images you share on here. Looking forward to reading more posts in 2018.

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