Thursday, July 25, 2013

shabby vignettes on a rainy day!

Hello, friday again; my favourite time of the week!

Made some very lovely finds over the week and enjoying a drizzly, wet day at home, creating little vignettes....


I have been able to pick up lots of pretty little china bowls and dishes... ill definently keep collecting, but its not easy!  


I found the pretty candleabra in a pretty home store the other day.. not old, but has a lovely patina!


My peonies smell amazing! they were discounted and as its cooler right now; they are lasting a lot longer than they do in december!



I purchased this gorgeous little drawer this morning.. I spied it on a vintage homewares page and it finally came up for sale yesterday. I was so worried i would miss it as i had college, but I was first to comment sold.. so it was mine!  a total steal at only fifty five dollars!!!



Love the carved legs with the touches of gold!






You can see from my pics that it is a very dark day! lots of wind and wild wet weather!!!  I must go in a sec to take my son to the dr as he is getting a bit of a chest infection.  hope he doesnt spread it to me, mums need to be healthy and i have had my fair share of being sick this year!

Although I have to dash, I will come back to my blog when i get home; I have decided to make a couple of little changes.  Although i had started my business and registered it etc.  I have been so busy that I havent been able to devote a lot of time to it.  But a friend has asked me to join her business which I am excited about...
She has a really great business mind and a lot of enthusiasm... We are going to make great partners!

So... I was also rethinking my blog...  The vision I had when I started blogging again, has perhaps changed... I have thought of a new name for my blog... Its inspired by my beautiful angel, my son in heaven, Sam...  I think i will need to keep the same url, and i may have changed the header by the time you are here...
Anyways!!!
Must go!
Have a fabulous weekend to everyone!
Laura xxxx


linking to shabby art boutique



14 comments:

  1. Good luck with your business ventures. Your pictures are lovely. I am jealous of your rain--it has been so sunny and hot here for so long I am quite tired of it. Your blog name is sweet--I love it!

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  2. Can't wait to see your new header and the tribute to your angel, Sam. Your pictures look great and you found some wonderful pieces there! xo Diana

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  3. Hi Laura, Love your post today! Hope you enjoy your day! Your blog inspires me!

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  4. Gorgeous photos! and wow...weren't you lucky to find that fabulous set of drawers!

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  5. How exciting for you, Laura! Can hardly wait to hear more about the new adventure you're stepping out on. :) I just adore that candelabra you bought. Vintage or not --- it's fabulous!!! Oh, and I love the new name and header of your blog. Absolutely perfect! ♥!

    xoxo laurie

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  6. Hi Laura, it has béen very long in between a visit to you.
    Thank you for sharing your vintage in a vignette to love.
    Is it not the best day to create when it is grey and sky's filled with rain? I so wish we had more rain her, I am looking so forward to grayer days.....it's so inspiring to create in the rain.

    Looking forward to your new journey, will be visiting you soon.

    Xx
    Doré

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  7. Laura, Thank you for visiting my blog. I loved your collection of rose china...it all works together. Your flowers are wonderful. Touching about your little Angel.Blessings. xoxo,Susie

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  8. what a lovely blog... I must add you to my list

    cielo

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  9. Hi Laura,thank you for beautiful coment i n my blog-I look on your blog and I say :WOW-amazing blog-LOVE LOVE LOVE ♥
    xoxo

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  10. Such a wonderful post with some great finds. I love them all. The candelabra
    is so gorgeous with the blue candles. The china is so lovely.
    I've had a French provincial Chest just like the one you found. This was my Mother's favorite type of furniture. So we had a lot of it...LOL.
    I think your blog very lovely. I like it just lit it is now...although sometimes you need a change for oneself.
    May God Bless,
    Marie Antoinette

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  11. Laura,
    I like your new blog design. It's very soft and romantic. It's nice to change things around now and then. What a beautiful idea inspired by your son.

    Love,
    ~Sheri

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  12. Your tablescape with the new candelabra is so pretty and love all your peonies. Also the chest of drawers was such a bargain. l hope your son is feeling better, it's horrible when children are sick....Also the very best of luck for your new business venture it all sounds very exciting.

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  13. You have lovely blog, dear Laura! I really love your style. I wish you everything good to your bussiness! xoxo Michaella

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  14. I have read so many articles or reviews about this blog but I love this post is in fact a nice piece of writing, keep it up.

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