June 20, 2012

Six Different Whites and Six Bragging Rights

My six different whites are split between home and shop

Three Whites from home...

I purchased this long vintage feed sack from fellow shop girl Martha with the intent of using it on my dining table.  I just wasn't lovin' it there...you know how that happens sometimes??
But I decided I was lovin' it HERE on my little ruffled love seat.  You like?
My second whites to show are these vintage photos that I've tucked into an old typewriter. This sits atop my jelly cupboard in my front hall.
My third white from home is showcasing my shabby, vintage, rusty mailbox on my front porch. It's very similar to a brown one that Sandi (aka A Cottage Muse) has for sale in the shop.  I just love the scalloped edge on the lid!

Three whites from the shop:  I actually took these pics a few weeks ago, but I still want to share them for all the Parties this week....

Look at these yummy vintage Farmer's Almanacs rolled up and tied with lace... Deb had offered these beauties~
Mary Ellen (aka Shop Owner) had this beautiful prom/wedding dress on display...

And I loved this vignette of Sandi's...the contrasts of the whites, creams and browns were 
TRULY swoon worthy!
Ok...that's it for my six different Whites from home and shop...

Now for my Six  Bragging Rights...Since IT IS White Wednesday....and since FOUR of my six grandchildren have blonde hair...I thought they would qualify for White Wednesday showcasing! What do ya think? Well...indulge me anyway...  hee hee

The following three are sisters and brother:
Meet Emma Elizabeth (almost 7 years old)

Next I'd like to introduce Isabel Jane (5 years old)

Here is Abram Richard  (2 years old...and TODAY is his birthday in fact)

Now only one of the three grandchildren below have blonde hair...but I knew you wouldn't deny me the privilege of showing them ALL off.  These sweetie pies live in Florida so I don't have as many single pics of each of them...but I LOVE this one of them all together. Two brothers and one sweet sister.

Caleb James  is the cutie with the blonde hair (almost 4 years old)
Dustin Daniel is the doll in the middle (almost 2 years old)
Emily Grace is the beauty on the end (almost 7 years old)

I will be going to Florida this summer to visit them...can hardly wait!

Hope you've enjoyed my "whites" this time around.  

I'm linking up with 

                                                               White Wednesday 

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Olivia said...

Hello dear! Your whites are simply gorgeous and so are those babies! Love! xo

Pura Vida said...

precious children! and I love the throw on your settee!

Susan EvelynAndRose said...

Such precious whites! I love the flour sack and whites from the store, but the most beautiful are those cherubs! You are a blessed grandmother Karen. Can't wait to see you in just days...

farmhouse-story said...

oh, your love seat is darling, karen! i just love it all! almost as much as those 6 sweet faces:)

.♥.Gaby.♥.Homestyle.♥.. said...

Hi Hello ..♥
your blog are Beautiful..♥
Hugs Gaby..♥

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Ok the shop and home whites are so pretty but those grandchildren are just gorgeous!!


Your whites are divine! ESPECIALLY those last ones! What a blessing.


Unknown said...

Very pretty whites. I especially like the ruffles and look of your love seat. Cute grandkids too.

Heaven's Walk said...

Oh my gosh....your grandkids should all be modeling! They're all gorgeous!!!! :)

xoxo laurie

White Lace and Promises said...

The blondes are my favorite. My children were both blonde. My daughter is blessed to still have that color that is to die for that you can't get from a bottle even now at 30. The crusty white mailbox is to die for. Can I purchase it???? Love it!

Burlap Luxe said...

Congrats Karen!





I am so excited for you!come visit me and could you send me your mailing address to my email address. My email is on my sidebar


Unknown said...

Hello Karen!! I came over to see who won the Vintage by Nina from Burlap Luxe. You lucky duck!!
And I got a great post as a bonus.
Love your whites and look at those grandbabies, you are a lucky duck!!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

I see that YOU are the other lucky winner of Doré's terrific give away! WE are going to have some fun this summer, oohing and awing over this book! Your blog is SO LOVELY! Anita

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...


Yes, are we not blessed to have been the ones to SHARE this sweet giveaway from Doré? She is wonderful. I look forward to being inspired by this book to help me in my paper creations. I hope you are having a fun summer; I AM!! Such a sweet place you have here....Anita

Chrissy...The Apothecary Shop said...

OH my gosh I forgot about your pretty decor when I saw those little faces...I love their names too!!!! Congrats on winning the book!!! x-x-

nelly said...

Здравей Карън, благодоря ти за милите думи в моя блог и добре дошла. Аз съм твой последовател също и също те открих в Pinterest. Поздрави от България.

Debra@CommonGround said...

oh my goodness, that love seat with all the ruffles is pure heaven! and what a bunch of sweetie-pie grands! thanks so much Karen, for sharing the Give Away on your sidebar! xo

Burlap Luxe said...

Hi Karen,
Your book has arrived from Sweden and I have wrapped it up and boxed it ready for shippment on Monday :)

You are so going to love Nina's style.
It is also autographed by Nina herself :)

Have a beautiful Sunday,