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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  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

  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!

    Art by Karena

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

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

  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.

  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!

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


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


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

  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

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

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

    The French Hutch

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

  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~

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

  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.

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

  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!

  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

  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.

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


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

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

  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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