Vintage White Iron

 Hi Everyone
Happy Wednesday

Here are a few of my favorite
~Vintage Irons~

This vintage white enamel iron is my favorite treasures
it has the most wonderful wooden handle
and just the right amount of 
chippy charm

The iron has been a 
door stop 
a bookend and 
a mini vase for some fabulous
white iceberg roses
It is very heavy 
 just imagine the history attached to this treasure

all of the

my gardens white iceberg roses

A white rose 
and a
 vintage white iron
linking with
White Wednesday
and Fishtail Cottage
this week is flying by fast....
Happy June
Congratulations to Lori at
White Flower Farmhouse
for her
article in
Romantic Homes Magazine

romantic saying for today
"The rose speaks of Love silently"


Ready for Summer

Hi Everyone
Happy Tuesday

What a fabulous long weekend and
Memorial Day Celebration we had
So Blessed and Grateful
to live in the land of the free and the home of the brave 
Time to get ready for summer
and go shopping for a new Bathing Suit !!!!!!

the bathing suits in the first picture 
with the matching bathing caps
and the pretty white straw hat  and sarong above

Anthropologie has some adorable
new retro style  bathing suits

 Have to be in the right frame of mind 
to try on bathing suits and this weekend  
We were in Santa Monica  at the 3rd street promenade and
I tried on a few 
and giggled and laughed alot

This pink one was cute on 
very pretty color too
it did not come with the belt

This one was
fun and

 the stripes
but my daughter said it looked like a zebra
not the look I was going for
Bathing Suit shopping
 was more fun than expected with all of the cute suits to choose from

Also Found a new summer project
  this outdoor fireplace
from BHG magazine
New Inspiration for the backyard
ready for summer

romantic saying for today
"The most beautiful view is the one I share with you"



White Kitchen Island

Hi Everyone
Happy Saturday
The kitchen island
it turned out better than expected
It was a difficult decision to paint over such beautiful wood

Here is a picture of the island when I first bought it
it was a steal at $50 dollars
I always liked its size and the detail
I sanded the wood with a light grade sand paper
than painted a light coat of "Kilz"
then started painting
I used Behr
 Ultra Pure White semi gloss enamel paint

The details really pop with the white paint
even Family agrees it looks great

This looks and feels like home

Here it is at the sale
 so happy I changed my mind

Now that I have the paint out
I am in the mood to paint the floors in the dining room
fingers crossed it turns out as good
linking with

Rachel Ashwells new book comes out this Fall

romantic saying for today
"Now join your hands and with your hands your hearts"
William Shakespeare



Rachel Ashwell and DIY project

Hi Everyone
Happy Thursday

A Sneak peek  at
the cover of 
Rachel Ashwells
new book

This is the inspiration for my new project
This kitchen island retails for

Here is my old kitchen island
bought at a garage sale for $50 dollars

 actually had it for sale 
and changed my mind

 started painting the island yesterday
 can't wait to show you how it turns out
linking with
The Shabby Chic Cottage
My Romantic Home

romantic saying for today
"I only want to be the fountain of Love from which you drink"



Vintage White Wicker

Hi Everyone
Happy Wednesday

This vintage white wicker chair
is beat up, chippy and fabulous
did you know
Wicker it is not just for outside

This chair has been in every room in our house
it is loved

 To me that is the sign of a great piece of furniture
being able to move it from
room to room

Right now it is in the
dining room
next to the buffet
it was in my daughters bedroom
and in the bathroom before that

There is a sense of
to vintage white wicker furniture

the texture and the
old white paint

Just cut roses from the garden
  they look beautiful in the basket
 with the place mats for the dining table
Linking with 
White Wednesday
A Beach Cottage
Fishtail Cottage

so excited to start painting today .....

romantic saying for today
"Spread Love everywhere you go first of all in your own home"
Mother Teresa



Gifts from the Heart

Hi Everyone
Happy Tuesday

It is that time of year when there
are Graduation, Wedding and Teacher gifts to buy
This year I found fabulous gifts from the online shop

I bought these crown plates for the new bride

and these wonderful glass containers for the Teachers
{one for me too}
these little
tea lights
also for me 
They even have vintage furniture ♥ ♥...
linking with My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia for
Tuesdays Treasures

Tomorrow is the last day of school
 ♥ summer

romantic saying for today
"Only from the heart can you touch the sky"



Pink Wedding Dress

Hi Everyone 
Happy Monday

Would you wear pink on your Wedding day
Reese Witherspoon looked pretty

Here is a Dream dress blush pink from Monique Lhuiller 

Did you know that Anthropologie now has a Wedding dress line

the details lace   ruffles 
 even more
in person

 This is the cutest dress from Free People
looks so comfy

There is absolutely nothing here I do not
from Ralph Lauren

I forgot to show you the back of the Free People dress 

Miranda Lamberts Wedding Dress
so special she wore her Mothers Wedding dress
so romantic
My Mom and Dad on their Wedding day
her dress...
linking with How Sweet the Sound for pink Saturday
congrats .....
Angelic Accents

romantic saying for today
"One things for sure Your mine and I'm yours Your locked deep in my heart and I have lost the keys so you will stay forever"



Vintage Memories

Hi Everyone
Happy Saturday

This is the sweetest 
vintage sugar and creamer

the hand painted roses
I found the set at a thrift store years ago
When I got home I found a small note and some brown leaves
inside the sugar bowl
The note says..

Johnny and Jenny had a walk by the lake
He left for service a few hours later

I do not know who the people are
or what happened but I have saved the
note and the leaves just the way I found them
A Memory Saved for all time

linking with How Sweet the Sound for

romantic saying for today
"What the heart has owned and had it shall never lose"
Henry Beecher