If you missed part one of this tour, you can find it here.

When I left off on part one, we were headed to the kitchen and I teased you with this shot of the breakfast nook.

IMG_6560Here’s another look at it. I love the framed map!

NH5This is an older home, so the kitchen is small, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in charm. Notice the ceiling color!


The kitchen was crowded (I missed taking pics of one whole side) and the lighting wasn’t the best for picture taking, so I apologize. I’ll do better next time.

The cabinets were all glass and held lots of silver and white dishes.


There were lots of little touches to take note of in here too.


Just off the kitchen was a back staircase leading to the second story. The second floor wasn’t part of the tour, so the staircase was roped off, but I stole a peek and took a quick pic.

You can practically hear the creak in those stairs, can’t you? And there was more interesting artwork here, even in a back stairwell.


From the kitchen we headed out to the screened-in porch. I’ve seen this little table for sale at Nell Hill’s.


This ceiling color looks similar to the kitchen’s.


I would have to imagine this is a favorite spot for the family.


The porch leads out onto the brick patio and this wonderful table greeted us there.

IMG_6570There were so many details to take in.

IMG_6571Nearby was a console with a wooden dough bowl (on my wishlist) and an orb decorated for fall.


And just beyond that was a sitting area.

IMG_6575The patio led us into the sideyard where some serious shopping was going on.

I took a minute to take it all in. It’s the kind of place where you see a woman – who’s holding two bird figurines – rush up to her friend and say, “Look! I’ve been looking for some little pheasants like these.” 🙂

NHI skipped the tent and hopped the bus back to the store to do my shopping.

It was a hot day, the store was packed, and just waiting in line to pay took 45(!) minutes. But the company was good. The women in front of me were from California and the woman behind me was from Texas, and we all chatted about our purchases.

I hope you enjoyed this virtual tour of Mary Carol’s home. If you’re in the KC area, she’s doing a holiday open house on November 8 & 9. You can find the details on the Nell Hill’s website.

And if you like Mary Carol’s style, she’s written a number of books. You can find them here on Amazon (affiliate link).

P.S. Mary Carol’s new lake house.