Thursday, August 2, 2007


YOUR'E WHAT ????? Lol, Nope, I'm not pregnant !! Just thought I would post a little wall jewelry in our Love Shack. Walking around our home, snapping pictures, I realized that I REALLY must love aqua. It seems to be everywhere. It has such a vintage feel for me. A Happy Robin's egg kind of feel. I love the older brighter happy pinks, yellows , violets and blues from the 1930's and 40's. Clear, unmuted colors. Not muddied up like a lot of todays colors. I bought the violin from my friend Claudia, at Rock Spring Cottage. She is a painter of light !! The colors in her work are so vivid yet soft at the same time. Love, Love , Love her stuff !! She is an Artist whereas I dabble. The aqua tray was my Great Grandmothers and is in perfect condition, not one scratch, or bit of rust. Love it !! And probably my favorite rose painter ever is Sonie Ames. The two prints in the gold frames are done by her, she was primarily a china painter. Well, Hope you enjoyed a break with a bit of eye candy !!


Sharon said...

It looks like you have way too many pretty things. I'll be right over to help fix that situation by taking the two cottage litho's, the little birdies and the aqua tray to add to my collection. Just kidding Miss Rhea. Your home must be one of the most peaceful and nourishing places on earth. Thanks for sharing.

Sweet Remembrance said...

I love the aquas too... and your grandmothers tray is so lovely!

Kristin said...

I love aqua, too. This is my first visit to your blog and I must say there are so many beautiful pictures on your blog! I've added you to my "eye candy" list on the side bar of my blog. Take care!

Heather ~ Pretty Petals said...

I love the aqua tray!! What a nice thing to have from your Grandma. I have a few tole trays but to have one from family makes it all the better.

Love all the pretties you have shown. You have a gorgeous home!

xoxo Heather

Amy at Bunny Rose Cottage said...

Oh Rhea! What gorgeous wall art you have. The violin is so neat! I love aqua too. Every since I was little I have loved it. It looks especially pretty with pink!


She'sSewPretty said...

Everything is beautiful! But! I really love those cottage paintings! I have one very old one that I cherish.

Charmingdesigns said...

Your pictures are beautiful.Laurie

Ele at abitofpinkheaven said...

All so pretty, but my absolute fav is that aqua tray. I also love the the other things in the same picture. This color blue is so soothing. Wonderful!

vickie said...

Rhea, love the term "eye candy", you definitely show it in these pics. They are ALL lovely. The little birds in the last one is so cute. Love all the colors, thanks so much for sharing!!

Reflections from the Stone Nest said...

Hi Rhea,

I love your pictures! All of them are so special. But my favorite has to be the rose painted violin on the window frame. Very clever! Love the placement of it all! I love the story about you and your Mom and your Grandma's buttons! What a treasure, indeed! Can't wait for your next post....

Have a wonderful day!

P.S. - still loving my box! She's with all of my pretties. And yes, it has to be a she (right)?

Stephanie said...

Wow, the walls of your Love Shack are rockin' with beauty!

Love that little bunny plate holder & those gorgeous wreaths on the sconces, your grandmother's tray, the dishes, well shoot, just LOVE ALL OF IT!!

Be sure & visit me soon and you will see I have nominated you for a Nice Matters award, copy & paste pic and nominate a few others.You are such a sweetheart, you really deserve it! Help spread the love. Being Nice makes everything well... Nice.

Angelic Accents

claudia said...

Miss Rhea, you done snuck this is on me! Been alittle busy and haven't kept up! What pretty wall arrangements you have in your home, my pretty, lol .. The violin looks so cute like that! I'm honored! So nice to see your pics..and thanks for the kind and much too generous words. You are such a sweetheart! Sonie Ames is one of my favorites.. and such an inspiration to me. I love her work. What beauty she created! Hug ya, claudia

Anonymous said...

Wow, you have so many beautiful things in your home! Thanks for sharing them with us.
Kathy :)

rosechicfriends said...

Rhea..I was outta the loop and guess I missed hearing about your hubs job situation...isn't it great how GOD has us covered with blessings tho from those who love us most?!!!

I just love and admire you and your things you make are beyond awesome. Thanks for the inspiration and sweet Godly spirit you possess!
Love ya...Lorena