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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

White Therapy


Once a week I get to drop everything I'm doing and focus on white therapy. I get to think really hard about putting some things together that make me really, really, happy. It's a regular appointment I've set for myself that I really hate to miss. 




One of the nice things about a blog is the regular exercise of something you love that makes you feel good.  And then you get to share it all with somebody who is actually interested!




So today I'm feeling all white and wonderful. Like I'm eating a big piece of my favorite layer cake. Which happens to be. . . . white cake with white frosting. Go figure!  




The rusty wire tray and white flower pot are recent flea market finds. Pillows, Pottery Barn. 











 January 2011 Britsh Edition of Country Living.









I like this type of chippy vintage plant stand for candles, displays, or seasonal decorations. Never plants. (At least so far.)










My prized vintage Heywood-Wakefield wicker.



 

A large vintage damask towel makes a nice tea cloth. But I can never figure out the monograms. Seriously which letter is this?






































Ahhh! That feels better!
Now I'm off to find more white therapy at Faded Charm.
Maybe I'll bump into you there!

Jacqueline



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35 comments:

Olive Cooper said...

White therapy works I am sure. I will take some rust therapy. That rusty tray is therapeutic for me.

Jen said...

I love that you make an appointment with yourself for this. I am starting to get into white and will be looking at your back posts for some ideas.

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Jacqueline: What pretty white thoughts put to paper..I would squint a little bit and make that letter a J for Jacqueline. Problem solved! I love your use of the plant stands for candles, I have a couple and guess what goes on them? Plants!! Duh!..That's why I like blogging, to find something that is right in front of you through someone else's eyes..Happy Tuesday..Judy

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Jacqueline, this is gorgeous. I love the wire tray you found and I love the British edition of country Living. I need to go get me one.

Susan said...

I enjoy having a regular appt. visiting your White Therapy Jacqueline! It's just what we need each Wednesday.
White and Wonderful indeed - I adore your scene here!

Sizzle and Zoom said...

One of my favorite posts you've done this year. Love the wire tray.
Love the British Country Living. Love the Pottery Barn pillows.

Anne said...

Love all that white.Those white roses are beautiful too.I am enjoying allot of white around my house lately.
Anne

Dar said...

Just when I cannot get your lovely patio off my mind and you show me more lovelies. White wicker, wire tray, tea pot of white white, chipped plant stand with a candle....oh, and those gorgeous roses I can almost smell the sweet scent of raspberries.
Thank you, thank you!
BlessYourHeart

Vintage Home said...

OH my what a lovely vignette and your table...swooning over that!
I have many linens and can't really pin point that letter...unless its the start of one?...very pretty tho!
Wonderful over here!

All Things Chic 2 said...

Love the natural shades of green...
And all the beautiful fresh flowers you use...Come on over for a visit sometime...
Blessings Lori

Dianne said...

Your posts are always an inspiration and I love your comment about doing something you enjoy and the sharing it with people who also enjoy. Dianne

Mary said...

Lovely post! Beautiful whites.

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Soothing, calming, wonderful whites.

You do them well, my friend.

Bella said...

Hi J,
Happy White and Wonderful day! LOVELY! I knew I should have come along flea marketing with you! I want wire things, NICE! I guess a "J" with a fancy twist or an "F" :-)
Hugs,
Bella

chateau chic said...

Your photos are very therapeutic for me. Loving that rusty wire tray combined with your pretty whites.
Mary Alice

Deserae said...

Absolutely beautiful :o)
~Des

Aledia said...

Another lovely post....I love your whites and that little pop of green is so refreshing!

Have a fabulous rest of the week!

(hugs)
Aledia

Candylei said...

We do enjoy everything you share with us. We can all get our white decorating dose together. Have a great week!

FRENCH LAUNDRY said...

Yep, I love getting my white fix each week! Love your roses...and my favorite cake is white or yellow with white frosting. YUM!

Hugs,
Judy

June said...

Thank yo so much Jacqueline...I needed some white therapy too. Every photo is so pretty. Oh I love those white roses!!!
hugs...

Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

Monogram:
My guess "F"...for fantastic.

...I need therapy, Pat

Jody and Stan said...

I love your therapy with white. I will try to do it every week. I need that time and thanks for the prescription!
Love your blog.

Jody

zapach piwonii said...

Beautiful, well my color combination. Very subtle additions. Yours sincerely

sissie said...

You always put together the most beautiful vingettes. The whites always make me smile and feel relaxed. I love the pillows and all the soft loveliness.

hugs
Sissie

ImSoVintage said...

Everything looks so pretty. I am definitely feeling jealousy for that wicker table :)

Christien said...

What a beautiful blog!!
The whites makes my day.
Greeting Christien

Rebecca said...

Swoon.... Your whites are breathtaking! Truly. They all make my little heart sing!

Thank you for sharing with us! You are sooo talented!

xoRebecca

Deb said...

Oh, this is all so pretty. That little bit of white wicker truly adds beauty and that little white tea-pot is charming. I am showing off one of mine on Thursday. Love this post and I think it's an written F. Hugs, Deb

Lady Pamela said...

"White Therapy" a perfect title.

Linda Keaveney said...

What a relaxing visit this was...
lovely photos and treasures...
I hope to visit often....
especially on White Wednesday...

cheers!

Linda :o)

p.s. I also LOVE white....

Susan Hemann said...

Your monogram is an H. I know because my last name begins with an H and I collect monogramed linens.Lovely post.

Petite Michelle Louise said...

inspiring and breathtaking as always jacqueline! happy WW!

Heaven's Walk said...

Such gorgeous whiteness, Jacqueline! Love those roses in the water cans!! I think your monogram is an "F". My grandmother used to make her capital "F"s that way. :)

xoxo laurie

heritagestitchery said...

Jacqui ~ Go to page 72 in the latest Pottery Barn catalogue and
view the WHITE bottles and "cartons"...just love the
white egg carton.. You have me
on the WHITE lookout these days.
Have a good one.
Gentility

val's alentejo blogspot.com said...

You have such great ideas Jacqueline,, this is a great idea.. give yourself a task to do..mm! I have jotted that down. I love your white wed. theme.. superb photos and again the lovely white roses on your patio.
I agree with Judy.. the embroidery is a very old "Caligraphy letter J" !!!
Beautiful post ..thank you
Happy thursday
val

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