Tuesday, March 13, 2012

A Lovely Start to a Lovely Day...


Hello Bloggie Friends,

I began my day with a cup of cafe au lait, served in my newest acquisition-a beautiful vintage cafe au lait cup from France, purchased on Etsy.  Somehow, it just tasted better than my usual cuppa joe.  I suspect it had something to do with the fact that I actually did do the half coffee, half steamed milk and mostly because of the sweet vessel it was served in. 


I also had to revel in the beauty of one of my old white ironstone pitchers holding the prettiest roses that I picked up at the grocery store (Albertson's) for a well priced $6.99 a dozen!  I told myself I would remember the name of the roses because they were the coolest pinkish parchment color, but, of course, I have forgotten already.  When I brought them home, my little boy said they looked kind of like old paper-EXACTLY!  Anyway, they are delightful and I think they just get prettier each day as they curl and open a little more. 

SOOOOOO yummy!


I've restocked my Etsy shop, so pop on over to Elegant Farmhouse and check out the merch.  I hope you enjoy some of the pretty things I've found in my travels, like this pretty chippy white cutlery box...


and this beautiful art nouveau clothes brush.


A new selection of vintage wallpapers on my blog page is in the works for this week, too.  Finally, I'm going to be hosting a giveaway this week, so check back on Friday for the details.

Until next time,


Linking up with:
White Wednesday
Knick of Time Tuesday
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25 comments:

  1. I love your pretty pink cup, it's so sweet, and the coffee always taste better in a beautiful cup. Your roses are gorgeous and what a great price. That's my favorite color of roses.
    Hugs~~~ Daphne

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  2. Judy I will go look right now! Beautiful images.

    Please do come over to visit, I have a New Giveaway I think you will love!

    Xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  3. What a beautiful, beautiful post....from the flowers to the cup to the silver brush. Just gorgeous images! xo Diana

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  4. Those roses are beautiful..and your pink cup so sweet.

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  5. What a great deal on those roses. And the cup is so pretty. I do think that food & drink taste so much better when served in pretty china & glassware.

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  6. A perfect way to sip that coffee, Judy. And wow, you've trained your son's eye well. Old paper indeed! I can't believe the bargain on those gorgeous roses. Happy WW!

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  7. Heavenly post from start to finish! I LOVE those pretty roses...my favorite color!

    XO,
    Jane

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  8. your photos are stunning, and the statue beckoned me to click on your shop! beautiful and it may have to be mine!

    michele

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  9. I love your roses and darling cafe au lait cup. So pretty!! xoxo

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  10. LUV that cafe au lait cup, Judy - and those roses are gorgeous! I've been eyeing those sweet little cups on Etsy, too.....I want one badly! :)

    xoxo laurie

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  11. Pretty Pretty!!! The roses what a great color!!! Love the rosary too!!! I invite you to visit my blog as well!!! Blessings Lori

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  12. Your cafe au lait looks as pretty as delicious. Pretty flowers and love the beautiful clothes brush.
    Happy Spring!

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  13. Love that cup! your son is very perceptive, and that brush, so elegant!

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  14. Judy your roses are beautiful. I love that color too and of course I covet your little pitcher that they are in.
    Your recent finds are so pretty. I love the brush~sigh~
    hugs,

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  15. Such a beautiful post ... love it all :)
    Greetings from Australia♥

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  16. I can't stand it, you have the most beautiful eye candy here at French Laundry. I think yours is my new favorite blog. Just so you know, if you decide, even though I have assigned partners, my Petite Jar Vintage Spring swap is still open until Saturday.

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  17. I always feel special when drinking from my most favorite cup. A perfect way to start the day.
    Gogeous photos!

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  18. I agree. Those are the prettiest roses. I love that shade of pink (almost cream). I can't believe how inexpensive they were! Love them in that white pitcher too. Thanks for visiting me!

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  19. $6.99 a dozen!!! what a buy!! and they are stunning! I have a fondness for the old ornate silver pieces like your brush. I can't resist them....the more tarnished and worn, the better. xo

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  20. I can see why your coffee tasted so good in that sweet cafe au lait cup. The roses are a great pick-me-up for midweek. Thanks for sharing.

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  21. Just found your blog. Love the post with a cafe au lait and the treasures you found. New Follower.


    Jody

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  22. So enjoyed my visit here...especially loved the vintage hats, l've never seen anything quite like them..thanks for sharing them.

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  23. Hi Judy!
    Loving the roses!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  24. Those roses are really sweet. And I always forget the name of flowers no matter how hard I try. Enjoy your weekend!

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