May 29, 2012

Weekend Jaunt

Over the long weekend, I was able to unearth some lovely treasures.  Yes, I found this vintage case with the sheet music already applied.  Can you believe it??  And this precious silk hat has the most gorgeous flowers, lace and tulle you can imagine.

A vintage wicker basket with little pom-poms to dress it up...  I fell in love with it at first glance!

I'm never one to pass up anything with farmhouse appeal.  This little box with dividers was only made more enticing to me laden with stencils.

I've arranged my tresors in a little grouping for you to see. Oh...and I also grabbed that white divider box...great for utensils, etc.  All of these finds have landed in my space at the shop.

I'm always torn about what to keep and what to sell.  It makes good sense to buy only what I like....then if it doesn't know where I'm going with this....

Lastly, although I've posted similar pics of my living room before, I just loved the light and view yesterday from where I was in the sitting room, so I wanted to share this pic...

I love the shabby, french, and farmhouse look, but for this Spring and Summer, I went for more of a cottage feel for this room.  It makes me feel happy when I see the light and bright colors.

I hope you all have a wonderful week.
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Chrissy...The Apothecary Shop said...

Hi...thanks for stopping by! So glad you did,I love your blog too!! We really have similar tastes..your home is stunning!!! I will be back often and will add you to inspiration list(on the side of my blog) All the best,Chrissy

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

What a beautiful room you've created. Such a lucky find to have the box already covered with vintage sheet music. Great treasures indeed!


LOVE your living room! Nice finds and I keep too many of my finds...the family room is proof! I am cleaning it out so it will be a family room again and NOT storage!

Connie said...

What lovely treasures . . . you truly hit a gold mine. I love the suitcase and the beautiful white hat. Connie :)

Ellen said...

Wowwwww Karen, so lovely, I love it!!!!


Pura Vida said...

That suitcase is just about the cutest thing isn't it?

Unknown said...

oh what finds!! LOVE...LOVE! (adore the roses in the zinc pails in the background as well!) I could never part with all that loveliness. oh, and, your living room is Fifi O'Neil perfection!!;)
(P.S. Pack your bags! there's a vacancy in my studio/guest bedroom! lol)

Christelle said...

J'adore tous ces petits volants aux fenêtres, aux fauteuils.Ravissant.Lovely!!
Christelle de France

Anonymous said...

I LOVE how everything you do is SO very shabby chic. When I's more shabby than chic. LOL! Love it!

Susan EvelynAndRose said...

Wonderful finds Karen. I can't get over that beautiful case with the sheet music already inside! I don't blame you for just buying what makes you happy, because there's always room for what doesn't sell. Tee hee..
What a lovely sitting room you've got there. I look forward to hearing more about how things are going for you (house on market, etc.). Drop me an email whenever you can.
Big hugs to you Karen!

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Hi Karen...I was admiring your new finds yesterday at the shop ~ great stuff!

Kate said...

Karen what a beautiful post!!

I love love the suitcase! Your room is so very lovely I never tire of looking at it! Have a beautiful week my friend


Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Hello Karen: I am your newest follower. I was at Jacqueline's Cabins and Cottages and your's was the last comment. I saw that you invited her to visit, so I took you up on your invitation! I fell in love with your living room. In my mind that's what mine should look like. Hope you will come visit at the Cottage. I would love to have you..Happy Thursday..Judy

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Hi Karen! I see tons of lovely things here! That suitcase is adorable. What a lucky find!

Unknown said...

I love all of your finds, specially the wooden box (right up my alley).
You go ahead and show your living room as many times as you like, it is stunning.
Thanks for sharing.