Wednesday, August 11, 2010

White Wednesday " Mixing it Up "

Hi Girlie's I'm mixing it up at the Store and it's been quite fun

I shared with Sue that I was setting higher goals in # 31

so hubs challenged me, HMMMM this girl loves a challenge

first up an old tea cart that was in need of a makeover

and so with that said she arrived this morning at

Country Roads all dressed in white with some shabbiness

for an old gal her casters were in great shape

she looked quite spiffy rolling into my space

next up my chippy diva that resides in my casa

yes she is a KEEPER for sure

new lamps added this week

TA DA mixing it up


Loving the boldness of the black against my burlap walls

Please join our lovely hostess

Kathleen  for the White Wednesday goodness

blessings to you


Faded Charm said...

Looks wonderful! I like the added black against the burlap too.

Enjoy your week my friend.


Cheryl ~ ZanyMayd said...

Hey Kate ~ I sure have Loved seeing all the Wonderful Whites today.... it is so Hot & Humid outside that sitting in front of the computer with the fans seemed the right place to be..... Love the New Stuff ~ That White Cart is wonderful & the Lamp with the glass balls ~ I Love It! Your absolutely right on the Black against the Burlap~ Perfect.... Have a Wonderful Week xox Cheryl

Sheila said...

Hi Kate,
I lovelovelove the chippy ogtagon table I realllllly love it alot :) (hehehe) Have a great Thursday!


Amy Kinser said...

Love that little table. Such lovlies...

The Smith Hotel said...

Lovely! Wish my folks still lived in Orange so I could pop over and see it in person!


Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

Beautiful. Love all that chippy goodness and the black and burlap look fabulous together. Best wishes for a fabulous day. :) Tammy

Vintage Market Place said...

YAY Kate, mixing it up keeping it fresh is always great! I love black and it looks great added into the space, well keep us guessing at what is coming next.

Elizabeth Ann said...

I wanted to let you know I just got through spending about an hour looking through your blog. It is beautiful. I also really like your booth space. I also have a booth here in Alabama and I truly love it. I understand what you mean when you say the lupus and the cancer can't reach you there. I have retreated many times to "work" in my booth. I should really call it therapy.

You have been burdened with more than most people but your positive attitude and your faith in God will be your best medicine. Along with the obvious love of your family.

With great joy that I found your blog.
Elizabeth Ann

Irma@CosasBellas said...

Okay Ms. Kate, what I want to know is what is sitting in the middle of your living room to replace the little cart?

I'm sure it must be VEEERY PREEETY!

Big Hug!!!

Preppy Mama said...

Wow, it looks gorgeous! I wish I lived closer because I sure would be paying you a visit!! Love it all!! Have a wonderful weekend!

Sue said...

Your little space always looks so awesome after you've been there working on it. Then within what seems like minutes, it is stripped naked! But that is a good thing in retail, right?

Take care, Sue

Marie said...

Hello Kate - It's my first time joining White Wed and so glad to find your blog. I love, love, love it, and just went back all the way to your May post looking for the name of your store. At one point I saw your business cards, but cannot read exactly where in Cali you are. I live in San Diego and love shopping flea markets too...would love to visit your shop sometime. Oh yeah, I'm your newest follower too :)

sharron said...

I just wanted to say thank you so so much for my wonderful gift!!! I was thrilled when I opened the sweet little package!!! I love Starbucks Tea and have been doing without so this is a treat for me!!! And when I opened the tea towel..I swooned..I love love love birds and this is so me!! You could not have picked a more perfect gift for me!!! I plan to use it as a curtain in my tiny kitchen window!!!
Okay enough about me....I cannot believe you have a college aged son!!! I thought you were in your 20's!!! Must be all of that good living in Cali!!!
And last but not is your sweet Mama doing??? Give her some shugar from a kooky lady in Oklahoma!!! She is in our prayers!!
Have a Blessed Day!!
(I'm loving the new goodies in the shop))

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Such a stunning WW post! That chippy octagon shaped table has my name written all over it!

Big TX Hugs,
Angelic Accents

the old white house said...

I just love your booth so much Kate! It is just so chic, love ,love,love it! I have a table kind of like the one your keeping in my barn waiting for some shabbiness to happen to it. I gotta have the humidity go down first though, I don't think the paint would even stick to it right now! Yours is definitely the way I want mine to look. Thanks for sharing all the pretty with us,Theresa

cindy said...

Oh such how you put stuff together Kate. Wish I could shop there~I'd buy you out!

Six in One Hand said...

I am loving your booth!!!
As a fan of black, I definitely love the look of the black on burlap.

Missy @ Chateau Chic Boutique said...

I definitely love the black. I always have to incorporate it somehow. Your space is so nice! The obelisk is my fav I think. I need to get back down there soon.

Have a super weekend. Can't wait to see what you post next!


Mindy said...

I love that lamp. A lot. Everything looks wonderful Kate! ~Mindy

Missy @ Chateau Chic Boutique said...

Hey again! Just got your comment, thank you. Sounds great! So funny because my dear friend Margaret and I were just talking about you tonight and how we would love to meet you down there sometime.
I spent some more time this afternoon reading your older posts and cried and laughed so much! I truly admire your perseverance and love for your family. You certainly are dealing with a lot but it's clear that your priorities are in order - Jesus is bigger than all that stuff. Psalm 55:22, 1 Peter 5:7.

Have a super blessed weekend!

All That Jazz said...

Hi Kate! Your space is simply stunning! I am loving all the white chippy pieces, especially that chippy diva. I would have snatched her up and taken her home too!


Stephanie Suzanne Designs said...

Hi Kate,

I love your chippy diva can come live with me! ♥ And that mirror too.:0)

It's looks great!

I'm visiting for White Wednesday...even though a bit late! ♥

Happy Day,
Stephanie ♥

Anne Lorys said...

Your space is always the perfect mix of shabby, classy and cutting edge. I love it, Kate! :-)

Have a wonderful Sunday!

Polly said...

Your booth looks great! I particularly love the burlap ribbon and sparkly brooch detail where you've tied it onto that obelisk. It's all in the details!



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