Tuesday, December 30, 2008

These are a few of my favorite things...


My mantle used to be one of those always changing vignettes of stuff...fun, but since I started displaying my collection of vintage white matte pottery there, I haven't been inclined to change it much at all. I just love the way the white matte pottery plays off of the stark white paint of the mantle and the old creamy white of the mirrors. All of the different shades of white seem cool in the summer like the cool white of sand dollars and seashells and warm in the winter like a creamy white knit sweater. This little vignette makes me smile every time I come down my stairs and see it. What places do you have in your home that make you smile everytime you look at them? Post a comment and let me know.

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13 comments:

  1. Hi,
    My name is luisa and I am a brazilian girl..
    How in brazil we speak portuguese, your blog is helping me read english texts...thanks!
    =)
    I would like to contact whith you..
    I like speak english, but i speak so bad!

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  2. thank you for lovely feedback..anymore pretty wallpaper?

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  3. It looks so pretty and clean! I have a small dresser like that that I just love .

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  4. It looks gorgeous! I love the white-on-white look.

    Happt New Year!

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  5. That is so beautiful, I can understand why you don't want to change a thing! Right now I'm really loving my hutch.

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  6. Mmm, we share some favorite things! Thank you for stopping by for a visit and for your sweet comment. Have a wonderful New year filled with favorite things!

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  7. I've just strolled into your blog for the first time. The white vignette is a simple pure elegance. I've enjoyed reading/seeing your past post too. The crowns,shoes... what beautiful confections.
    I look forward to visiting again.

    Sweet wishes,
    Sara

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  8. LOVE the mantle..."and plan on copying if that is ok" it just looks so perfect!~ xo Alys

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  9. Your white pottery is so charming! I have started to collect white pitchers and similar items. I love how yours is displayed. My wood on my mantle is stained, so I don't know if it would have the same feel. My favorite place to be is my hearth room.
    I'll be back as your blog looks very fun!
    Donna

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  10. I love that image. It's beautiful! I love the collection as well. It's so fresh and just plain pretty! Lucky girl, you get to look at that everyday! Thanks for sharing!
    xoxo
    Judith~

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  11. Same with me. I used to redo a shelf all the time, but once I settled in some white pottery, I liked it too much to change it!

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  12. Oi! Estou apaixonada pelo teu blog! tudo por aqui é lindo, maravilhoso! Apaixonante mesmo! Sou brasileira no estado do Rio Grande Do Sul numa cidade pequena Guaíba. Infelizmente não sei inglês então me apaixonei por cada imagem! Quero te sugerir para colocar o translate do google para que possamos ler também o que você escreve, desde já agradeço por tudo!

    Beijocas

    Raquel
    raquelffazendoarte.blogspot.com

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