April 26, 2011

What does a purse, a fan, a fence, and a Dad have in common?

Well, for starters...here's my new spring handbag! Isn't it luscious? I looked over a lot of different purses with roses on them and then I found this ... I just knew it was the "ONE". 

The roses are very generous and I receive compliments on it wherever I go.  Very roomy too, but not so huge that it overtakes me.
 Here's a little off -white vintage fan that I scored on ebay (or was it etsy?) My mind is drawing a blank right now.  Anyway, it's in great condition and I can't wait to decide which little corner of my world it will "work" in to cool us off.  The base of it is sort of a pinkish flesh color.
 Next I wanted to show you an up close shot of my vintage cast iron architectural fence. (are you finding a theme yet?) This came to me from Canada several years ago. It's very heavy and is over 2 feet long and about a foot high.
 Perfectly rusty in all the right places...
 This pic was taken last year standing guard with my cherubs
For now it's hanging out with some little "greenery" on an old white window frame.  Well, you must have guessed by now what all these sweeties have in common... they are all white and hopefully worthy of White Wednesday.
 Last but NOT least...I just had to show this pic of my Dad.  He was standing in my kitchen after doing some work at my house, had taken off his outer shirt (after the manual labor) and was enjoying a cup of my coffee, when all of a sudden I looked at him.....................

There he was standing there with his beautiful white hair, holding the white coffee mug, wearing his white t-shirt with my off white kitchen in the background and I said "Dad, hold on...I have to take your pic...you're the perfect shot for a White Wednesday Post".  (even tho' Dad had no idea what a "White Wednesday" was, he was a willing candidate)   :o)

So as unusual as this may seem, I'm most proud to show you my Dad for White Wednesday. I'm linking up with Kathleen at Faded Charm .  Be sure to visit to see all the beautiful posts.  Till next time,


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19 comments:

Faded Charm said...

Of coarse all these photos are worthy and my favorite one is of your Dad....love it!

Can't remember if I signed up for your giveawa or not, but please add me to the list if not:)

xoxo
Kathleen

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

What lovely whites you've shared today! I love your purse and especially the ironwork! Your dad is quite a model for our WW!!! How sweet of him to pose!

Happy White Wednesday!

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Sally Lee by the Sea said...

Your fan and fence are so lovely in white...heavenly :O)

Vintage Gal said...

Lovely pictures and your Dad is perfect for white Wednesday ;-)

Crystal said...

Awww, how sweet your dad posed for you!!! I LOVE the handbag....I've been wanting a new one myself! The fence is great!!!

Cottage Touch said...

Good Morning...Beautiful post and blog...

Petite Michelle Louise said...

that purse is divine...the fan is so cool....the iron fence piece is gorgeous...and your Dad...well...your Dad is the sweetest! Happy ww! :)

Susan said...

Oh Karen, I just love your purse, the fan, fence and beautiful window vignette. Gorgeous whites. But cutest of all is that pic of Dad! How sweet.
Happy WW to you!!
- Susan

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

A great photo of Dad! He looks very debonair this morning! And I love that beautiful bag...looks just like something I would enjoy! Enjoy your day! ♥

Ido said...

Loving all your whites, specially that purse, so pretty!
Have a wonderful day!
XXX Ido

Passionate for White said...

Great post....Dads are THE BEST!

victoriantailor said...

Hi Karen, nice to see you on WW again, your pictures are charming, and the one of your Dad, very sweet,
Celeste, victoriantailor.com

FRENCH LAUNDRY said...

Love it all, especially Dad!

Happy WW,
Judy

A Cottage Muse said...

Your Dad IS just perfect for White Wednesday!
He is a peach!!
Love all your other whites too!!

Pam said...

He's such a cute model!!!

Mary Ellen said...

What a wonderful picture of whites- your dad!!! My dad had that same gorgeous white hair and wore a white tee a lot of times too!! Miss him bunches.

sheila said...

I am a little late in getting around for White Wednesday. I love you white iron piece.The rust is just perfect. Cute purse. A great picture of your dad, perfect for White Wednesday.
Blessings, Sheila

A Vintage Chic said...

Good morning! Just found your lovely blog...so many beautiful things to see! I love your new finds--especially that fabulous vintage fan!

Wishing you a beautiful Sunday...I'm a new follower & will be back soon...

Julie

Rebecca said...

This is fabulous my friend. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the picture taken of your Daddy. WHAT A JOY TO SEE!

Thanks for visiting me today~

Love, Rebecca