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Monday, March 26, 2012

~ Taking A Chance ~

Hi everyone, I hope you had a super weekend, it was pretty quiet around here. Mr. P started the mowing and then pooped out, I finished a bit more of it leaving some for Mr. P to mow, I'm hoping he'll feel well enough to go out to try it again. I believe this is the earliest we've ever mowed in our part of the country.

Blue and white is such a traditional color to have in your home. I've been pulling my pieces out by leaps and bounds enjoying the memories of when and where I bought them, then asking myself, "why on earth did you put all that beauty away?". Guess that's what we do, we put our things away then decide bring them out and enjoy them all over, then it's like Christmas all over again. :-))
The other side.....
I've been seeing orchids all over the place, I've fallen in love with their beauty. I've never had an orchid don't know beans from apple butter about caring for them, but I'm sure going to give it the good 'ole college try. I picked this beauty up today knowing it would work perfectly in the blue dish.  I added some moss to the top to fill out the pot and add a bit more elegance to a beautiful plant.
I haven't really finished the dining room table, who I'm kidding, I've just barely stared. I wanted to share bits and pieces with you. If you've been a long time visitor to the blog, you know nothing stays the same around here for long. :-))
Yep, you got it, not Easter related, still a pretty plate that  flows with the blue and white pot. lol
Close up of the onion details on the runner.

Miss Bunny in all her finest... she really needs a name. I'm going to have to think on that one, do you have any ideas?
Another close up of the gorgeous runner.
I couldn't resist another shot of the orchids, I hope your computer screen shows it's true beauty. Wish me luck in keeping this baby around for a long time. Thanks for swinging in to view the table, we love your visits and sweet comments.
Until next time.....

10 comments:

Rooms by Ann said...

Hi,Lynn Your table looks beautiful with the blue and white and the orchid is the icing on the cake, can't wait to see it all finshed. Thanks for posting.

Shelia said...

Hi Lynne! Oh, your table looks beautiful just like everything you do! That is one darling little bunny and she looks like a 'Victoria' to me! ;)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Donna said...

We have been mowing too .. so early!
Your dining room is lovely and I adore the table runner. I had orchids years ago. They were given to me as gifts. Yours are gorgeous with the blue and white.
Hugs,
Donna

Pam@OurAdventuresInHomeImprovement said...

Oh Lynne, I LOVE the orchid in the blue and white dish. BEAUTIFUL!

Have a great day.
Pam

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh I do wish you luck, they are beautiful and I can't grow them at all. I just go for the faux. Love yours and the gorgeous blue and white bowl and the wonderful gold stand it is on. The runner is a definitely jewel. How fun. Thanks tons for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

Designs By Pinky said...

Lynn, I have the SAME RUNNER!!!! In fact, the detail on it is now part of my new header!!! Love your blue and white, you know I collect it too. Hope Mr/ P. feels better. You are always on my mind. XO, Pinky

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Your runner is wonderful..it really is! I love the little crackly bunny..Miss Bunny seems to suit her perfectly! :)

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Back again..I meant to mention the orchids. Your white orchid plant is fantastic! In the blue pot with the moss...amazing!

Kim said...

Wow! Could this room get any more beautiful - I think not! It's stunning. I love the orchid too.
xoxo,
Kim

Chubby Chieque said...

Stunning specially the pot on the golden stand.

Happy TTT,
/CC