Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Special Memories and Fall Decorating

I've been thinking about.....our wedding day. 

My husband and I were married 8 years ago today, September 13th.  We first met at the church where we married - St. Patrick's.  I was walking home from Mass, and he introduced himself as he walked to his car nearby.  He was the man I had been waiting a long time to meet. 

God brought us together, we are sure of that.

Each September I take out our wedding album and keepsakes, and we remember and celebrate.
Our invitation and unity candles are on display:

Our honeymoon in Paris is a cherished memory:

It is a special time of year for us.
As I start to change out summer decor for fall colors, I am reminded of how many seasons we've shared and I look forward to each coming season.

Here are some dining room updates I thought I'd share at White Wednesday this week.  It's good to be back after a little blog break!
Dining room cupboard:
(see this post on how the pumpkins were crafted)

Introducing more dark brown into the room...

I'll share more as the rooms change.  And I'll be sure to share some New England fall foliage with you all!


Anonymous said...

What a beautiful bride you were!! I always love your photos Susan, they are always so soft and lovely! I love your cabinet with all of the white ironstone, my favorite!
Have a wonderful day.

theromanticrose said...

Tantissimi auguri!!!Siete una bella coppia!!!La tua casa è dolce!

Blondie's Journal said...

You looked stunning on your wedding day...you make a beautiful couple. Happy Anniversary!


Ido said...

Congratulations on your anniversary, you are a gorgeous couple!!!!
Beautiful cupboard, love the combination of white and silver.
Have a wonderful day

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Happy Anniversary Susan!
You were a beautiful bride...enjoy the day!

Unknown said...

a beautiful post..a beautiful couple....beautiful sentiments. tfs mon amie and heureux anniversaire!! (i'm loving all of your l'automne decor as well!)

Unknown said...

...why of course you were a most beautiful bride!
your beauty shines through in all that you share with us!
Happiest Anniversary:)
~ and happy early fall:)
xo, Rosemary

Carole said...

You make such a cute couple. Happy Anniversary!


Amy Kinser said...

What a sweet post. Love your decorated shelves.

A Shabby Moment in Time said...

Happy Anniversary Susan...and congratulations on being featured on Faded Charm blog by Kathleen this week. That's quite an honor!!! :) I'm tickled for you...
Blessings & hugs,

Cindy said...

I just found your pretty blog, and right off see so many charming and amazing things to look at. It's sweet the way you celebrate your anniversary, and that one picture of you is so lovely. I love what you did with the pumpkins and gesso and glitter, and those chairs you recovered with the nail heads and white are wonderful... can't wait to look around some more...


Anonymous said...

Beautiful Fall decorations and Beautiful Bride! Happy Anniversary! Marcia


Happy Anniversary Susan! Our 15th is today. I love September, don't you?

Happy WW,

Unknown said...

Hello Susan:

I think you and your husband's love story is so sweet. Amazing that he introduced himeself to you like that. How special. You are a gorgeous couple. Thanks for sharing your beautiful memories.

Jo Ann said...

Happy Anniversary! Our day is 9/2/72.Love your blog.Thanks for sharing.

m.lisa said...

Ahh that day I'll always reminder my dear friend. You were a beautiful, bride and your day reflected you as a person and as a couple. Your story always makes my heart warm and I too believe you were God joined.
Happy 8th and many happy, healthy years ahead to cherish.

m.lisa said...

Darn I hate typos..sorry.. repeat I'll always "REMEMBER"

Donna said...

Happy belated Anniversary, Susan! What a beautiful couple you make:) I hope you had a great day! I adore the cabinet in your dining room! The blue and white wallpaper is perfection, it really makes all of your white treasures pop! Enjoy the rest of your weekend:)

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