Friday, May 7, 2010

going green, thank you and happy mother’s day

P1010044I shared with you HERE that I found a little green cabinet to bring home.  Going green is good, right?  I like to think so!

The shabby and primitive little green cabinet was quickly filled with precious little things that make me smile…..

Vintage birds….

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….my collection of made in Japan ceramics and figurines…

P1010047 ….and topped it off with some vintage stuffed scotties – little Duhgall and a Fiona.

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P1010040 Several treasures are also from dear friends,  Lisa, Patrice and Kathy Sue!  :)

P1010037 This wonderful vintage stitchery came from Susan’s shop at T-Party blog.  I love red roofed cottages and cottage gardens!

P1010038 The middle shelf holds a photo of my sweet boys when they were small children.  Next to it are a few Lego pieces that their precious little hands created. 

I am so happy that I brought this shelf home.  Thank you, Barbara V., for giving me the little nudge to do so!  :)

P1010051 Recently I have been very blessed to have won a few giveaways, too.

This adorable tray was handmade by the sweet and talented Carrie (Cottage Cozy).  Isn’t it precious?

So many intricate details!  It is a perfect touch to our little home!

Thank you so very much, Carrie! 

P1010050 It is nice to be your “blogging friend”, too!!!  xo

P1010056 Back in December (gosh, that seems like eons ago!) I won a Le’ Target gift card from wonderful Marie (Spun By Me).  As difficult as it was for me to do, I held onto it until the perfect thing jumped out at me.  The other day these little goodies found their way into my cart.  LOVE the polka dots that Target has!  These were the last of the plates….shucks!  I am on a mission to find more!

P1010054 Thank you so, so much, Marie! 

Marie is also having another giveaway.  She will be posting it on Monday.

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For now the caddy sits in the laundry room and holds a vintage sign.

“Use folding basket”.

Really?

Not on Mother’s Day!  Did you know that a national law just passed that any laundry is forbidden to be done on Mother’s Day.  So, ladies, step away from the machine! 

Have a lovely Mother’s Day!!

God Bless you!

xo

52 comments:

Julie said...

Love the Red splashes of color and your cabinet is awesome. Thanks for sharing it with us, and the pic with legos is my TOP favorite!
Love it...My boys and girl were addicted to LEGOS. (normal kids, yes?)
Hugs Becky.

Blondie's Journal said...

I love your cabinet filled with all of your sweet treasures. It is so 'You'!! I love the giveaway you won, too. I was really hoping I'd win that beautiful collage Carrie made!! It's SO cute!! Lucky girl!

xoxo
Janie

Ginger~~Enchanting Cottage said...

How precious! The pictures of your boys are so sweet. OH Lego's, I have them all over my grandkids room. At least when they come over they know where their Lego's are:)I LOVE~~your cross stitch also it is so pretty. Happy Mothers day Becky.
Hugs,
Ginger

Stacey said...

Becky, I just don't comment often enough here. Your blog is so much fun! I love your style!

Linda said...

Such darling scottie stuff! K and F say Happy Mother's Day to D and F's Mom,...that would be you.

JG said...

What cute treasures! You have an ideal place for them.

Thanks for reminding all of us about the national law. :)

Amy said...

Becky...you have so many treasures in that sweet cabinet of yours. I love them all. congrats on your winnings and nice stuff from Target. Happy Mother's day to you!
~amy

winnibriggs said...

The cabinet looks great, just the thing to hold all your treasures.
Have a good weekend.

Shelia said...

Hi Becky! Oh, what sweet little things and your cabinet is great! Oh, there's just something about these little olden figurines that set my tiny heart a fluttering!
Oh, I love seeing the photo of you on your side bar.
You should have come to my party!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Tracie~MyPetiteMaison said...

That little cabinet is darling and all your lovely, sentimental items inside is the best!
I'll pass on the National law about laundry to my hubby since he does most of it ;)
xo~Tracie

Signs and Salvage said...

YUMMY< YUMMY< YUMMY...everything in that cabinet is sooooo great!!!! What a great little spot for your treasures. Thank you for sharing...I hope you have a WONDERFUL Mother's Day...filled with lots of love & laughter:)

God Bless You!!!!

TTFN,

Kristin

Rebecca said...

Happy Mother's Day...

xoRebecca

Mom Walds Place said...

Thanks for all of the lovely photos! Glad you're having a good time.

sissie said...

What a sweet little cabinet and I love the way you filled it up with your little vintage collections.
The little birdies are so sweet and the doggies too.

Happy Mother's Day to you to sweetie.

hugs
Sissie

Tins and Treasures said...

I just love visiting your blog. Thank you for sharing the links!

Have a Happy Mother's Day Weekend. ~Natalie

becky up the hill said...

So happy you found that little green cubboard at the Faire. If not me..then you..lol. You've put lovely things in it. Blessings to you sweet Becky

Tanza said...

Hi Becky,
Loving all your pretty treasures .. I too, collect Lefton birdies, and so happy to see you have some too .. Your cabinet holds such pretty treasures, and bring such joy to look at .. Happy Mothers Day to you sweet friend ~
hugs ~tea~ xo

Elsie said...

Becky~ I love the polka dots too. I
have the red dot glasses and the
stripe ones too. Tina did a post
on them so I was off the Target
to get them. I love them and they
go so well in my kitchen. Love all
your vintage birds,sooooo cute.:O)

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Have a blessed Mother's Day sweet friend!
Love and hugs,
Mona

Pondside said...

Happy Mothers' Day, Becky!
As always, your post made me smile - the words, the colours (especially the splashes of red) and the general 'upbeat' tone. Have a great weekend!

fiberdoodles said...

What a sweet little cabinet and I just love all of your adorable treasures!

Happy Mother's Day my sweet friend!!

Esther Sunday said...

Always such precious items...I adore the birds!!! Happy Mothers Day, dearest Becky - thinking of you with love!

twinkle said...

Oh, I forgot to tell you how precious that you saved the Lego creations your sons made! I just love that...

twinkle said...

You are a treat to share blogworld with!

Happy Mother's Day to you.
You will definitely be in my prayers tomorrow.

Yay, GREEN!!!

Lallee said...

Your new cabinet is wonderful for showing off all the treasures you have placed inside. It makes a beautiful home for them.

I got the polka dog glasses last Christmas! Love them. Now I want the plates. I haven't seen them before. I must check my Target to see.

You've been on my mind ALL day today. Wishing you a very, very blessed Mother's Day, Becky. Surely the new law includes no cooking?

XOXOXO,
Lallee

Sandy, Sisters of Season said...

Hi Becky, Just love that vintage stitchery . . too sweet! I love how its displayed, looks great. Have a blessed Mother's Day! Sandy:O)

Lisa said...

Oh I love your new cabinet and all our goodies in it! What great treasures from Target! I never saw the glasses! enjoy!
Have wonderful and sunny Mother's Day!
Hugs, Lisa

Donna, The Decorated House said...

Happy Mother's Day Becky!
Have a wonderful, relaxing day with no laundry! :)
Donna

Janean said...

going *green* looked pretty good!!!

Liz said...

I bought some of the red poke-a-dot plates too. Loved them! Congrats on all your finds and winnings! :)

I hope you have a wonderful Mother's Day!!

~Liz

Mimi Sue said...

Your cabinet and it's contents are adorable. I have the same polka dot glasses and love them. Have a wonderful mother's day. Mimi

The Strawberry Mallard said...

Lovely........like the lady who took the pix...got your ticket yet????BOL BOL....Happy Mother'sDay to you my dear friend!!!
Love, NEBBY & the g-dog AND Lil' Becky

Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

Stopping by to wish you a Happy Mother's Day Becky!

Love,
Maryjane
xox

The Tattered Cottage said...

Hi Miss Becky -
Your little green cabinet is adorable and I love all the treasures you filled it with! And lucky you to win those wonderful giveaways...the collage from Carrie is awesome! Wishing you a very Happy Mother's Day!
♥ Toni

Marydon Ford said...

EVERYTHING is absolutely gorgeous, my friend! I love them all ...

Happy Mother's Day ~
TTFN ~Hugs, Marydon

Rue said...

I love all your new goodies Becky! How cute!!

Happy Mother's Day sweet friend :)

love you much,
rue

ChaChaneen said...

Happy Mothers Day Becky! Your cabinet is just darling! Oh my stars, so so so so lovely with all your vintage birds and memories! Have a lovely day my friend!
Blessings,
Janeen

marie said...

Hi Becky ~ I love your Target treasures and I'm so glad you got to use your giftcard!
I have some of those glasses too ~ they're so cute!
Your green cabinet looks wonderful ~ your little figurines are so cute and the stitchery is beautiful and I think all little boys love Legos!

Happy Mother's Day to you!

Kathy Sue said...

What a pretty post today. I have the same little dishes from Target and I love them. Glasses and plates. Our Target still has the plates if you need anymore.The birds you posted are all so cute.I love the whole bunch....love Kathy and hope you had a wonderful Mothers Day

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Wonderful things...I love the little birds and the needlepoint cottage. My son was all about the legos, and I also have one little mooncar type thing that he made years and years ago that is saved in a hutch.
♥, Susan

Kathleen Grace said...

I think your new cbiet is the perfect display for your pretty things Becky! Those polka dot dishes and glasses? Want them! Too cute:>)

Beth said...

The little birds are so adorable!

Diane said...

Hope you had a Wonderful Mothers Day! Stop On Over I'm having a Virtual Baby Shower for my daughter Breezy, games and prizes, would love to see you there! Let's Get This Party Started!! Hugs, Diane

~Carrie from Cottage Cozy~ said...

Just checking in to say a quick hello....and hoping you had a lovely Mother's Day too. I was praying for you and your family and remembering your beautiful son Jordan.

What fun goodies you shared on your post today...and the green cabinet too. I am so glad you are enjoying the "Bluebird" plaque...

Take care...hope to visit again soon...I love your photo on the sidebar with the camera!

Hugs to You,
Carrie

The Vintage Rose said...

What a sweet blog and what delightful treasures.

Susan said...

I love all your cutie little birds. Your chippy green cabinet reminds me of the one I found at a yard sale on Friday. Was debating on painting it white...but after seeing yours I may just leave it chippy green.

Sally Lee by the Sea said...

What a great cabinet AND your little treasures are so darn cute!

Have a beachy day...

Marie @ Sally Lee by the Sea

thissideofgaudy said...

I am afraid I was forced to do laundry on Mother's Day on the grounds that going to work naked is frowned upon. Love what you did with the cabinet!

Dena said...

Hi Becky,

I hope that you had a Happy Mother's Day. I love all of your red!!

Hugs,
Dena

Rosemary said...

Love all your great photos of really cool stuff. Love the bluebirds, so cute.
Hope you had a nice Mother's Day!
Rosemary

Milly and Dottie said...

Just beautiful ... dear Becky...and perfect for brightening up a dull dull day here in the uk.

Much love and belated Mother's Day wishes..
Michele aka Dottie xxxx

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Becky, you are on my heart...sending prayers.

Hugs, Barb ♥