Category: Re-decorating

Spring Cleaning!

Filed under: Gardens, Re-decorating, Restaurants, Things to Do

>No, I am not talking about spring cleaning at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, I am talking aboutspring cleaning for my blog; or at least for my file of back stories.  What follows is a compilation of things which I thought were interesting but none of which were big enough for a column of their… Read more »

Spring (!?) Cleaning at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Re-decorating

>Winter is traditionally the time of year when Innkeepers in Asheville close their inns for cleaning and refurnishing of rooms. And not surprisingly, we are among them. Of course in our eyes, (or at least mine), the need was greater than just a once yearly spring cleaning. When we bought the Carolina Bed & Breakfast… Read more »

Snow Days in Asheville

Filed under: Re-decorating

>It’s snowing in Asheville, North Carolina. It snowed yesterday and it’s supposed to snow tomorrow. Guests have left early or put off their travel plans until later in the month. (Check our website for our snow cancellation policy). So what’s an innkeeper to do? Here’s what’s happening at the Carolina Bed and Breakfast: 1) We… Read more »

A New Sign at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Innkeeping, Re-decorating

>The house at 177 Cumberland Avenue, Asheville NC was built in 1901. It has a long history and has passed from being the home of a leading local businessman through a stint as a boarding house and then back to a private home before becoming a bed and breakfast in 1983. As you probably know… Read more »

>The New Kitchen, At Last!

Filed under: Re-decorating, Things to Do

>I kept putting off posting these pictures, waiting for “one more thing” to be finished but then I realized it could be next year sometime before everything was perfect so here it is, The Carolina Bed & Breakfast “Almost Finished”. This is the new refrigerator. We have to have a commercial fridge and they are…

>Renovations at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast: The Main House

Filed under: Re-decorating

>Some of these pictures you will have seen before but here they are in a finished version. The Dining Room curtains and shutters are in (courtesy of Lifestyle Interiors), so no more sun in the face for our morning diners! I am very pleased with the valances, the yellow is so bright and pretty and…

>Blue Mountain Stained Glass at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Re-decorating, shopping

>The renovations are moving along quickly at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast and we have reached that wonderful part where, instead of taking things out, we are starting to put things in. This morning I made a visit to the workshop of Blue Mountain Stained Glass, where Pam McCorkhill, the owner/artist, is working on a…