In her shoes


  1. Magchunk says:

    I have to say, that sounds like the perfect day to me! I'm a big fan of isuwannee and am so happy for Jamie. If I didn't live a trazillion miles away I'd be there helping out! And, um, shopping. ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. vanessa says:

    Awesome! Can't wait to read her blog.

  3. my favorite and my best says:

    is it weird that this post made me cry a little?

    um, jamie…you are a machine! i can't believe the amount of work you are putting in. i mean, i can…i just can't believe how you are maintaining health!!? did you take some steroids again??

    every single piece in that shop is amazing, can i get an amen on that purple piece??

    i can't fucking wait for the furbish grand opening. if you need me to come up and tend the fucking bar i will!!

    i love you jamie!!! jaaaa mieeee!!!

  4. Design Esquire says:

    Great post! I love seeing the progress of her business and all of her pieces look beatiful.

  5. Sarah - La Jeune Marie says:

    I could not imagine having a store front – living the dream indeed!! What a great day!

  6. liler says:

    So, so excited for Jamie! I love her blog, and the shop seems like it's going to be beyond fabulous! Go Jamie!!!

  7. Milltini says:

    rowdy with his beaver and rowdy as a squirel is the cutest thing i have ever seen. i can't wait to read her blog!

  8. Peck Avenue says:

    love this edition! jaimie is literally living my personal dream and its so inspiring to hear how she really does it. now i just need an excuse to get to raleigh!

  9. paula says:

    wow, what a day. Love, Love the credenza. How exciting to have your own shop.

  10. michael_pope says:

    Seriously she has such a great job- I would kill to do something like that!

  11. Jen says:

    i loved that 'in her shoes' i bet her shop is to die for!

    thanks for sharing with us!

  12. ms. less is always more says:

    I have an odd feeling of extreme jealousy and extreme happiness for Jamie. What a doll! I am already in love with her shop and haven't even been there. It is so awesome to see people living their dream. Love. it.

  13. Revival says:

    I am a daily reader of isuwanee and am so happy to see her featured! i love that she reused the drop ceilings! can't wait for the follow up!

  14. Wendy says:

    I've got a tremendous case of envy!

  15. Devon says:

    This is just the best column. Love reading about all the blog folks. I Suwanee is one of my absolute favorites. Happy to hear that she is getting it done with her own business…

  16. Jackie says:

    The shop looks like it is going to be absolutely amazing! Go Jaime, go!

  17. chittychittybangkok says:

    I love when one blog I read features another blog I read…small world moments just choke me up in the nicest way! Oh, and that black table's shininess makes my heart do cartwheels. Someday I WILL be in NC and I WILL see all the glory in person.

  18. Tamstyles says:

    this was one of my fav…loved it!

  19. Stephanie Sabbe says:

    this girl makes me laugh every time

  20. Making it Lovely says:

    You're so awesome.

  21. Paloma {La Dolce Vita} says:

    I love Jaime! I recently saw the same Victoria Hagan lamps at Target and etagere at Homegoods (but in red). How funny! All of the pieces for your store look delectable! I am dying over the turquoise coffee table. Yummy!

  22. Carolyn says:

    Oh, what a great new blog to read. And, what a CUTE store. How exciting it must be to get your sign window decals up! Can't wait to see the opening day. Thanks for the post Camila!

  23. Colette's Cottage says:

    Someday, I hope to "live the dream", too! Congrats to you! Enjoy it and take a nice bubble bath for that sore back!

  24. Jessica Fulkerson O'Brien says:

    love your "in her shoes" posts. i'm a huge jamie fan. best of luck to her. my husband and i are small business owners [] and yikes, it is so scary and so hard, but so worth it.

  25. Melissa says:

    That credenza is amazing.

    Re: The thrift store (From a month ago…) – yes, it's the one! I adore it. I'm always sad that I can't bring any major pieces back here.

  26. Honeygo Beasley says:

    Exhausting fun! Best wishes for much success. Pretty painted colors for furniture. Love the dog!

  27. Haven and Home says:

    This was a fun one to read! I love Jamie's blog and I am obsessed with her dog. I would love to have a store one day, she is definitely living the dream!

  28. MyLittleHappyPlace says:

    AWESOME! She is absolutely livin' MY dream, fo sho! So glad you featured her, and yes, please get back to us when her shop opens – I don't think I saw anything I DIDN'T want! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  29. The Brick Cottage says:

    Hi–I wanted to drop by to say thanks for the sweet comment on my blog. I am loving your series "In Her Shoes". And I love I Suwanee and getting to peek into her day was just so cool. I've always dreamed about opening my own little decor shop and it's awesome to see someone in action doing it! Well, looks like I'm going to be busy today digging thru your archives and all it's great content! ๐Ÿ™‚

  30. Pink Wallpaper says:

    fun recap! love seeing the starts of a fabulous store!

  31. Blair says:

    I now love her even more. She is SO living the dream—such incredible motivation to step it up from the blog alone (like you!). I truly don't know how she does it all.

  32. Meg says:

    I just love this feature, and I think Jamie is amazing. I LOVED reading about her day, her store, her dream…so fab. Go ahead girl!!!!

  33. Mango Gal says:

    Absolutely loved reading this, so great and tiring!

  34. Sidney Wagner says:

    You ARE living the dream!!! So jealous and excited for you at the same time. Can't wait to hear/see more! Thanks for featuring her today in "In Her Shoes" :)PS I am swooning over the turquoise coffee table.
    -Sidney @ Eclectic

  35. Anny says:

    How exciting, everything looks so wonderful and perfect ๐Ÿ˜€

  36. stewart and james says:

    i am so excited about Jamie's shop! i love this post too that girl cracks me up. and no, i live nowhere near Raleigh.


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  38. Sue says:

    Can you please let me know what brand/coloiur you used for the turquois coffee table show on this page. The coffee table looks fabulous — I’ve been wanting to do mine for a long time. Mine has a glass top and look a little like yours. Thanks for your time

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