|Little wire basket from Restore (Habitat for Humanity).|
|LOVE my china teacups... most were given to me as a child by my godmothers... and they are lovingly placed on my mom's cup shelf that she had in her house for many many years. I hope to paint this shelf white one of these days.|
|New old picture from a thrift store... how much better could it match my pink bedroom? And more of my mom's china plates.|
|My mom's china plates over our closet. Love the ones she had with pink as the main color.|
|My "what not" shelf for miniatures. I bought this probably 30 years ago.. was rough wood and I painted it white a few years ago. LOVE all of my miniatures that I've collected over the years.|
|My sister bought me the little "books" for my birthday, which are really little boxes with lids. Perfect for storing things I use alot but don't want out in sight. (Oops.. I see a spot of paint I missed over that switch plate!).|
Moving on......... to our living room.....
|Dreamy porch scene... I want one just like it! I DO have a white wicker chair that was my great grandmother's..... but is still stored at my son's house many miles away! Someday................|
Above is the short wall in our living room.. one doorway goes into the kitchen and the other end (right end) is open to the dining area. I didn't quite know what to do with it... the white beadboard is NOT attached yet! and sorry about the mirror on the floor that hasn't found a home yet. I love everything on this wall.. the little antique drop-leaf table that was my aunt's (although it really needs to be in a different spot).... the Victorian lamp on top that was my mom's and her mom's.....the picture in the middle on the wall that is a collage of pictures of my mom and dad..... the "Home" sign (have had for years)..... the PINK SHUTTER of course!.........and the little pink birds on the piece of wood.
|Oh my... can you believe my sister found pink birds?? Amazing... she found this at a little shop in La Pine, Oregon called Twigs..... the owners make most of their items.... he is a genius with wood and she is a genius with twigs!|
One more thing....
I won these CUTE little squishy squash pumpkins from a drawing at Embracing Cottage Style. I can't remember which shop offered these for the prize for that month... I really DID try to find it, but can't remember which month I won! They are the cutest little things and decorated so sweetly. If you like "shabby, romantic, french, farmhouse, coastal and retro".... take at look at this site! It's pretty awesome.
The squishy squashes look so cute in my little wire basket!
Well maybe one more thing.............. a few things in my kitchen:
|Love my flowered curtain that hides our hot water heater! Fabric that I've had for years.. intended for bedroom curtains but never made it there. I really do need to find a more vintage looking clock for this spot!|
|LOVE this Mary Englebreit tray that I've had for many years.... just didn't know where to put it... but it looks darling on my apple green kitchen wall (see the temp today???)..... that's "cooler" for here!|
|Little wood fish plaque that I made for my dad 15 years ago. The fish is hand carved. He was an avid fisherman!|
Uh..... I was going to show some craft room thrifty finds.. but this is so long I think that'll be in one of my next posts.
Have a great day! That's it for now.....