Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Whites and Wonderful Friends

Happy White Wednesday!  I thought I'd share a recent update to a shelf in our living room, as well as gratitude I feel for wonderful connections in blogland.  I won my first amazing spring giveaway from Lisa of Suburban Retreat, and was the recipient of a lovely 'Pay It Forward' gift from Judy of French Laundry!  I was also glad to hear from the recipients of my 'Pay It Forward' gifts that enjoyed receiving them.
It has been such a blessing to join this community of supportive bloggers.  Thank you ladies!

Here is a display change I made to our living room shelf.  This etched mirror was hiding in our basement.  A stamp on the back reads '1939', the year our house was built.  There are chips in the mirror (taped & hidden behind the flowers), but I love the vintage look of it.

 The beautiful tags hung over the shelf are made by talented Rosemary of Ozma of Odds blog:

I nestled the lavender sachet I received from Judy of French Laundry on the shelf.  It arrived wrapped in this pretty toile ribbon:

I am very grateful to have found such kind friends via blogging.  
And I also want to give a shout out to a dear college friend of mine who is having a birthday today - Happy Birthday my dear Mary!! 
My fellas are also celebrating birthdays this week, so there is a lot to feel blessed about.  :)


Unknown said...

It's all so gorgeous together. That mirror is stunning! You received some beauteous gifts from some talented ladies :)

Victoria said...

As soon as I saw those tags I knew where you got them! Everything is lovely, that mirror is goooorgeous!!!

Pamela said...

Lovely mirror Susan and everything is so well displayed on your shelf!
Blogging is a wonderful community!!


Oh Susan, it look beautiful! Thank you for showing me where the sachet landed. I love that!


Unknown said...

the shelf vignette is lovely...very jeanne d'arc inspired. your tags and sachet are gorgeous gifts from beautiful women inside and out. and...we are the ones who have been blessed that you have joined us all here in this wonderful community of creative kindred spirits!

Lisa ~Suburban Retreat~ said...

The addition of that gorgeous mirror to your shelf is beautiful! It's a lovely vignette! The blogging community is a wonderful place and it's nice to see you feel so welcomed!


Hi. Your white shelf is lovely. Congrats on your win from Lisa. Your home and blog are beautiful!
~ Julie

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

LOVE that old beauty of a mirror!

Chrissy...The Apothecary Shop said...

Oh my gosh it is so pretty...love it all! Your blog is simply lovely! All the best,Chrissy

d e l i g h t said...

Thank you for visiting my blog and introducing me to yours! It is lovely! I am your newest follower.

Unknown said...

...well sweets, you have managed to wooo me again!!
I simply adore your simple elegant style and am so glad you are now a part of this bloggy world!!

adore how you placed your tags and sachet:)

xo, Rosemary

Miss Gracie's House said...

Gorgeous mirror...and I love that you found it hiding in your basement:)...such pretties from rosemary and judy...they are the sweetest!
THANKS for coming my way and your sweet words!
You have a beautiful blog...have a great week!

A Shabby Moment in Time said...

It was so nice meeting you today at our "At Home with White Event". Glad you found some treasures to fluff your nest with. Your blog is absolutely lovely and I'm looking forward to perusing through your wonderful inspirations. I'll be posting pics on my blog in the next day or two of our meet and the event. I'm now your newest follower.
Blessings and Hugs,

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