Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Sunday, October 26, 2008
The old necklace was my Great Great Grandmother's. It has amethest stones which are also my birthstone so my Grandmother gave it to me when I got married.
I found the perfect Christmas Ornaments for the room.
I'll be showing you that tree before you know it.
Can you believe that Christmas is only 60 days away?
Friday, October 24, 2008
And don't you just love a Happy Ending?
The End..but wait..want more?
Then run on over to http://www.howsweetthesound.typepad.com/
and visit with Beverly and the girls for more wonderful
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Saturday, October 18, 2008
Thursday, October 16, 2008
But this contract was the cutest thing that I found. We keep it in the piano bench.
I wanted him to play a musical instrument and so the deal was he would if he could have a gold fish. lol
Being a wise mother and knowing the history of our previous gold fish I added the second page of the contract. The flute didn't last long and the gold fish did die so fishing and baseball became his passions. His childhood memories will always be mine.
These Friday favorites were brought to you today because of Deborah. She is the host today of Friday Family Favorite Fotos. Thank you for joining me and please go tell everyone hi.
Thursday, October 9, 2008
Now it is your turn to run on over to our hostess Beverly at www.Howsweetthesound.typepad.com
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
At first I was jittery about the meeting. I got a case of the what ifs. What if she was different in person than the person I had come to know through our blogs. What if we met and we struggled in our conversations. What if it became the longest day of my life. But it was so opposite of my what ifs that I only wished after the end of the day that we lived closer together because I had such a geat time.
Kelly's home is beautiful . She has done such a wonderful job of decorating. Her home should be in a magazine as it is one that we all would go to time after time to find inspiration.
Her hubby made this mantel. He is such a nice person. They make a charming pair. Her Father is a delightful man as well.
She took me to several great shops, a darling resturant and then to Ikea.
We were drawn to the same things and at the end of the day I was sorry to see it end.
For it had been a wonderful day and I have a wonderful new friend.
Monday, October 6, 2008
I was looking at Jennifer's website http://www.theoldpaintedcottage.com/ In The Cottage of the month for July I saw a beautiful tray that finally got me moving on trying my hand at mosiacs.
THE START OF A MOSIAC
This is the finished piece. The little roses came from a garage sale find and I snapped them off to place on the tray handles. This is a messy project but I enjoyed it.
I won't be posting for a few days. I am working on another project so come back to see what is happening at my shabby old house.
Have a great week
Sunday, October 5, 2008
Friday, October 3, 2008
This was a girly girls paridise. Everything looked vintage although everything was new. I could feel the Victorian deep in me longing to get out and get out she did. The owner knew just how to place everything to make you want everything.
I felt like I had stepped into the pages of Victorian Trading Company.
Everything was so pretty.
Lacey socks and button covers.
The dressing room beckoned me to bring lots of dresses in to try.
Doesn't this look like the perfect purse or what?
What is it about pretty things that make you feel so good?
Thursday, October 2, 2008
This is my Granny's piano. My son can really make it sing.
One day these tresures will go in our One Shabby Old House.
But for now they are in my living room which I lovingly call Granny's Room.
This is really going back about 28 years ago. This is my oldest dressed in whatever we had.
But I thought he was adorable especially sharing his candy with his sister.