Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Tea and Toile

Matt found this ottoman years ago. It was dark and covered in an awful fabric. I white washed it and covered it in the raspberry toile along with matching trim.
My Longaberger teapot,trivet and pitcher fit right in with the vignette.

I keep it out front and center not only because I love looking at it daily but also because it comes in very handy for extra seating.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Feathering our Nests

I was really excited about setting a beautiful table for Easter as well as making a wonderful meal for my family. I am more aware of how fleeting these times are that I take for granted. Catie will be leaving home for college in 3 years. I don't know that she'll be home for each holiday. So each holiday is extra special these next few years.

As we were showing my brother's girlfriend around the house for the first time Matt noticed this amazing robin's nest built into our front door wreath. He quickly snapped a pic for me because I wasn't tall enough to see inside!

So~it looks like the robin and I were both trying to make something warm,comfortable and beautiful for our families!  Happy Easter Monday!