Sunday, December 26, 2010


Hello friends! I'm still in the middle of visiting loved ones from afar for a few more days of the waning year. The week remaining will surely pass as quickly as those lined up behind us from the year past. But I'm glad for the pause in the routine, even from the beloved blogging. But I miss my visits and favorite sites, and am looking forward to creative days ahead.

It took an unbelievable amount of time to sift through Picasa and to load up these few pictures from my backward glance through one of the best times I've ever had in my life. One of the mysteries of a life online is why some things should be so hard to execute.

I still have so much to learn. But one of the discoveries I've made along the way, as many of you have also expressed so well, is the generous spirit of friendliness and sharing found in the ether world. I'm glad for the daily beauty and exchange. For the encouraging word. For the new and different perspective on everything under the sun. And of course for you dear friends. 

Thanks for stopping by!
Ciao! for now!


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Faded Charm for White Wednesday


Fixing My Thoughts said...

Such pretty pictures! Love the birdie and ivy on the dish. Very sweet. My mother had a white beaded clutch, but I sent it to auction when she passed away. Had I more room, I would have kept more, but I guess one has to work within their parameters at the time! Hope you will have a great time for the remainder of your visit, and enjoy great weather as well. Bess

Kathy Martin said...

Beautiful photos! I look forward to seeing all the wonderful posts on your blog through the year!

raggygirlvintage said...

Wonderful collection of images!

Linda said...

Beautiful, inspiring, too! XO

Blondie's Journal said...

I am so happy that you are making wonderful memories. And I feel the same way you do about the blogging world. It is such a great way to bring people and lives together.

Enjoy your holidays, my friend!


Jacqui said...

This is a lovely post thank you!

Kay said...

Dear Jacqueline,
Thank you so much for nine months and 229 posts that have brought such beauty to my life. Thank you for the silver and shells, purses and pearls, books and bottles, bowls and pitchers, lace and linens, birds and bugs, flowers and wicker, urns and dishes, quotes and thoughts. All have lightened my heart and brought sunshine to my soul.
Love, Kay

Susy said...

How could you choose among all the wonderful pictures ~ what a treasure trove (: thanks for taking time out to share the bounty.

Lavender Cottage said...

I always like looking at all the treasures and vintage items you share. Everything is always creatively displayed too.
I'm looking forward to visiting your blog in the new year.

Karena said...

Jacqueline, gorgeous images, they are such a part of you!

Happiest of Holidays & All the Best in the New Year!

Art by Karena


Beautiful pictures! Love all the white.
Christmas Blessings~

Tricia@The Dull and the Dutiful said...

Gorgeous photography! I'm afraid I still have a lot to learn in that department.

Sarah said...

Stunning images, Jacqueline. Your photographs are stellar. Enjoy your holiday company. I look forward to more of your creativity in the New Year. ~ Sarah

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

So many pretties and treasures in your frosted white posts! Lovely.

Richie's 2ts Inspires said...

Loving all your white precious treasures.

Hope you had a great Xmas & a bountiful NY to come.

Happy TTT.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Such beautiful pics, and your vignettes are always such inspiration. I look forward to more in the new year. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

Rebecca said...

These are all just beautiful shots... love the whiteware and especially the pitchers!
Wishing you a new year filled with love and joy

nancy said...

Pretty white dinner sets you got. I love all the pitchers. Unique.
Happy Holidays.

Heaven's Walk - said...

Blogland is the greatest community, isn't it, Jacqueline? :) The support, encouragement and creativity is just so incredible! Your photos today were just awesome. I loved the first one of the starfish by the little nest. Precious.... Happy New Year and Happy WW to you!

xoxo laurie

Audrey Pettit said...

I do so love your beautiful photos! It's a pleasure to come here to see them! Hope you have a wonderful New Year.

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Such lovely whites... thanks for sharing!!!
Blessings~~~ Daphne

Tallulah's Antique Closet said...

I too also LUV the little brown & white birds in flight dishes. They are tooo CUTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!TALLULAH'S

Bella said...

Hi J... What a great peek back! I love that etherial birdcage, one of my very favorite photos of yours!

time worn interiors said...

You did a good job sifting through photos! Have a Happy New Year!

gail said...

I love your photos and all your collections. I am really starting to get majorly into brown transferware. A new thing for me to collect...yay!

Liz said...


Happy New Year!

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