Tuesday, December 21, 2010

it's beginning to look a lot like christmas...

~finally~
betcha you thought 
i wasn't going to ever get anything up 
with this year's christmas pretties.

me, neither

today, we'll start with my favorites
in the kitchen
I had so much fun with this
old things...new look
just what i was after
and
just in time for white wednesday
so
take a peek



















thursday...i'll be back with the next installment
in the meantime...we are going to start out christmas shopping
yes, i said start
crazy, huh?

37 comments:

Terri Gordon said...

Hello, Oh your post is just beautiful. I want to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas. Terri

Ozma of Odds said...

...adore it all! ~ but my fav is the vintage skates and the baby shoe on wheels!!
Have fun shopping!!
xo, Rosemary

time worn interiors said...

Love the sideboard and everything on it! Just my style!
Theresa
aka:tot

Createology said...

Love your Christmas pretties. Treasures all gathered together to celebrate this wonderful season. Happy Holly Jolly Joy to you...

Suzann said...

Happy Holidays!!

I just found your blog today and LOVED it!!! You have so many pretty things.
I am a new follower :)

Suzann

The Tattered Cottage said...

Rene -
Everything looks beautiful. I am so happy to hear that I am not the only one who is just starting the Christmas shopping ;) Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas.
Toni

glimpse of my world said...

love it all... happy holiday!!

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Everything looks so pretty... I especially love those vintage ice skates!!!
Merry Christmas~~ Daphne

Sherry said...

Oh, I love your old doll and the ice skates! They are really pretty! It all looks fabulous! Merry Christmas!
Sherry

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Have fun shopping....keep a smile on...because it looks crowded! Merry Christmas!!

WinnibriggsHouse said...

That all looks stunning. I love that everything is white, it is quite magical.

Sweet Old Vintage said...

Oh so lovely....

Boxwood Cottage said...

Your White Christmas is totally enchanting!
Love all your nostalgic touches!
Happy White Wednesday and Merry Christmas wishes to you and your family from snowy Germany
sends you
Carola

FlowerLady said...

What a lovely post! A wonderful white Christmas.

Enjoy ~ FlowerLady

Jean Tuthill said...

It all looks so festive! Have a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year!

Pamela Gordon said...

I love it! Oh my, your decorations are wonderful in that they are everyday things and old and vintagey. I've missed your blog for some reason but will add you to my list. Have a very merry Christmas! Hope you get your shopping done :-)
Blessings,
Pamela

The French Bear said...

Oh I just love all your pretty things!!!! My goodness you sure know how to put the right elements and creations together! each little vignette is sooooo gorgeous!!!
I just sit and gaze in awe of how beautiful it all looks.
Merry Christmas and lots of good wishes for you and your sweet family!!!!
Hugs,
Margaret B

FRENCH LAUNDRY said...

It's just beautiful and I think you should leave it up for a while! Happy WW!

Judy

Chrissy...The Apothecary Shop said...

What a pretty post...love it all!! Have a lovely Christmas!!

Bella said...

Hi Rene, I was thinking of you today:-) I just got my copy of Jo-Ann Coletti's Feminine Home and was pleasantly surprised to see you there, very lovely spread!!
Wishing you and your loved ones a Very Merry Christmas and a New Year where all your dreams come true :-)
Bella

Faded Charm said...

Simply beautiful! I hope all is well with you and that you have a wonderful Christmas with your family.

Best wishes, my friend.

Kathleen

It's me said...

Have a nice christmas shopping day darling.....merry merry christmas........love love love Ria.....xxx...xxxx....

KATHY said...

Everything looks so gorgeous!! I love all your christmas decor.Happy Holidays.

Kathy

The Tin Rabbit said...

I start my Christmas shopping this week too...started and finished... Wishing you a very Merry Christmas Rene! God Bless, Ann

...Miss...Maddie's... said...

Such soft and delicate displays bringing the beauty of the season together for all to enjoy...
Saw your delightful inclusion in Ms. Coletti's book. Such a wonderful publication.
Wishing you and yours a Very Merry Christmas.
Susan x

Sandi said...

Everything is so pretty Rene! I have a cloche with the house in just like yours. Merry Christmas!!
Hugs~
PS I just remembered to haul out my skates yesterday. I have to make myself lists now to remember everything! Sunday when we were almost to church I realized I had not put my mascara on and then Monday on the way to town I realized I never put my face make up on. I am losing it!!!! lol

kpaints said...

You are one crazy lady!!! I hate the idea of shopping at the last minute!
I totally love the white look you entwined amoung your vintage furniture....lovely!

Terry said...

Oh My, such beautiful things and arranged so creatively. Terry

John'aLee said...

I just love the way you decorate. You surely have a gift. And this is coming from a lady who had her own interior design business for 15 years!
Have a great Christmas Season!

sweetpea said...

don't feel alone rene', this is just how my decorating and shopping have gone. you'll get done and all will be fab. love your decor, just glorious.

merry christmas,

shelley

A Cottage Muse said...

Happy WW ~ everything looks so pretty! Just starting shopping? You are brave ~ have fun!!

podso said...

Enjoyed all your sweet photos. Have a wonderful Christmas!

Rose ~Victorian Rose ~ said...

Rene' you always show such LOVEABLE things....just really like coming here to see your latest vingettes.

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Rose

julie miller said...

I love your simple, sophisticated, white and wonderful Holiday look! Have a merry one! Julie

Roselle said...

Your decor is eye candy. Have fun shopping! Hopping over from WW!
Roselle

Found Around said...

Today was my visit to your blog. I just love Miss Gracie's House!

Heaven's Walk - said...

You have a beautiful way of decorating and style. :) I just adore the vintage look you've created. Soooo pretty! And your photography is stunning. Merry Christmas to you!

xoxo laurie