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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Time for White At Home



There's something about lacy white on the lawn to transport me to the tropics or some Victorian movie scene. It's definitely out of the ordinary at any rate.



Sturdy wicker from the thirties is a major player on this stage. (It's actually Lloyd Loom, constructed of paper covered wire.) New wicker just isn't the same.



If there's a doubt about its age, it's written plainly on the underside. And I don't give a fig about it's obvious flaws.



A couple of soft cushions makes it respectable to sit on. Even for company. And there's nothing more perfect than white for summer.



Vintage linens add to the romance. But when DON'T they? Lawn tennis anyone?






Nothing cheerier than being at home with white! All of our lawn parties should have this look!











































Wishing you another wonderful White Wednesday!
Ciao! for now!

Jacqueline






28 comments:

Pamela Gordon said...

Beautiful! Love the chair and I even noticed an old swing hanging from the tree in the background! What a beautiful spot!

Ozma of Odds said...

...love, Love, LOVE your white outdoor romance setting!!

i'll be the one sitting under all that lovely lace...eyeballin' that sweet rope swing:)

xo, Rosemary

once in a blue moon said...

so nice and pristine, a huge contradiction to my life right now~

Pam - diy Design Fanatic said...

So beautiful!

salmagundi said...

Is that big white pot McCoy? I love the texture on it. Your pictures are superb showing texture even if the pot was not there. Stay cool - it's hot in Colorado. Sally

Miss Char said...

What a beautiful setting, I felt my blood pressure going down as I looked at each of your pictures. Thank you so much for sharing.

Bella said...

Hi J,
This IS THE LOOK of lazy summer afternoons! So victorian and romantic!! I wanna swing!!
Beautiful!
Hugs,
Bella

J'ai tout simplement said...

Lindas imagens , traduzem tranquilidade , conforto e tudo de bom, o branco é realmente lindo em todo lugar!

Elizabeth (Blue Clear Sky) said...

I adore table linens in white and you have some gorgeous pieces! I keep going back to your lovely photos to investigate them. Thanks so much for sharing.

Blondie's Journal said...

This looks like the perfect setting for a little afternoon soiree!! You can't beat old wicker and it is worth the cost of having repaired if you have an old piece that needs work. A few beautiful cushions or linens are all you need. Love the clock and the little kitty looks ready to join the fun!!

XO,
Jane

sissie said...

So dreamy. I think that vintage linens in whites or creams are beautiful works of art.
Lovely photos and the old wicker is so pretty.

hugs
sissie

Sizzle and Zoom said...

Beautiful white vintage post and a surprise visit from your cat. Adorable photo of your cat.

Cindy Adkins said...

Oh, how totally breathtaking!!! Such beautiful white lace and all your treasures are gorgeous!!

XO
Cindy

Charade said...

Oh my, how lovely. Is that the original finish on the wicker chair? It appears to be in very good shape - obviously adored for generations.

Ironstone and Pine said...

Beautiful images Jacqueline!!

Barbara Jean said...

Beautiful post!
LOVE the pics of table and chair with that draped cloth.
happy ww

blessings
barbara jean

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

Your outdoor setting is so romantic! Love the dreamy white! Beautiful images! Thanks for sharing:)
Friend, I would love to see you on my blog:)

JanMary @ www.janmary.com said...

Thanks for the Google comment tip- it's been frustrating me for days!

Absolutely perfect - love the old linen and wicker combination - the perfect place to read a Jane Austen novel perhaps?!

under spanish moss said...

We love white paired with wicker. So dreamy! You created some beautiful vignettes. Happy Wednesday. Angela and Renee

GWENNY said...

Gorgeous, soft and romantic whites. I can envision Jane Seymore , from the movie "Somewhere in Time" sitting in that chair...
Blessings~

Shelia said...

Oh, a lovely post! I love all your beautiful crisp white linens and the sun shining down through the trees. What a sweet looking little kitty too!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

RobinfromCA said...

Everything in this setting is just perfect - the beautiful white linens, the wicker chair, the vintage accessories - everything. I could sit there all day!

Heaven's Walk said...

Oh, Jacqueline - your vignettes and your photos soooo need to be in a mag somewhere! They are just stunning! LUV! ♥ My fav is the one where you can see the old swing in the background..... :)

xoxo laurie

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I am visiting via Romantic Homes.

What wonderful images!

Have a happy weekend!

Barb~Bella Vista Cottage said...

Jacqueline, I love all your sweet pictures. They are inspiring and make me want to take out more and more of my whites. You are very talented.

Barb

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Hi Jacqueline! What a lovely white post~ so pretty and inspiring! Sharing this on FB ~ thanks for sharing at my party! Hugs, Courtney

Pam said...

What a fun vignette on your table. I love all the laces and the shoe form. But the cat is the cutest!

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Jacqueline, Everything is so beautiful! I love the chair and the vintage tablecloth. It is all gorgeous in white. Thank you for linking to the Open House party.
xo,
Sherry

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