Sunday, December 15, 2013

" A Perfect Winter Love "

This winter season my heart

is held captive...


A simple Farm style holiday...

  This Christmas season 

I have such joy

in my heart for a beautiful new year ahead...

Each time I rescue an unwanted love

 along the road or one that I pulled from the heap

I wonder who missed your true beauty?

Then I realize you were left for me

to find

to love

to adore

as a  precious gift to my soul...

~Wood Star~

made from rescued old wood fence slats

planks 50 inches in length and 4 inches wide

two coats of soft white

80 grit sand paper

jute embellishment from the Dollar Store

Rescued vintage chair missing

her caned back. Painted with Vista Paints

Snowflake Confetti

 distressed with 80 grit sand paper

Linking up with these lovelies

Wishing each and every one of my readers

and my fellow bloggers/writers

a very Merry Christmas and

joyous Holiday season.

My love to each of you


Michele M./ Finch Rest said...

Right back to you, dear Kate.

Good health and peace and happiness to you and yours in the coming new year, too.

Enjoy your weekend and the rest of the holiday season. Hugs.

pballard said...

You inspire me so. I cant wait for each post. Merry Christmas to you and your family. I look forward to the New Year with you!

trash talk said...

I'm knee deep in elves, but I wanted to stop by and wish you a Merry Christmas before the season slipped away. Visiting here always makes me slow down and breathe for just a moment. Thank you for always providing me with that moment. You do a wonderful job of helping to put peace on my earth. Love you.

Di@Cottage-Wishes said...

Beautiful sentiments with a beautiful setting. Blessings to you Merry Christmas. Di@Cottage-wishes

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

Lovely, peaceful post always. Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas!

Julie Marie said...

Hello sweet friend... your decorations are all so beautiful... I love your wooden star you made... and yes, I too always wonder who once owned my treasures... I listen for their stories always... "whispers from the past" I call them... your petite silver tree is just precious too... wishing you a very Merry Christmas... xoxo Julie Marie

CURIOUS said...

Hi Kate !
Who missed Your True Beauty !?!
Not The Boys from Texas !!
You know how We Love You & The Mr. & wish Ya'll a Loving Christmas !!


Amy Kinser said...

The beauty in your heart prepares you to see beauty on the roadside or in the pile of things others throw away. Your heart is beautifully obvious. As well as are the things you create....

Merry Christmas sweet lady.

Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage said...

Beautiful! The star is amazing! Sad that someone threw out that beautiful chair, but happy that you were able to rescue her! I hope you have a very Merry Christmas!

Unknown said...

So pretty! The chair is a wonderful piece and I really like the fence slat stars. I adore stars ;) Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones as well.

Seawashed said...

Merry merry Christmas to you too my friend...that chair is a treasure. I think I would tie a big satin bow on the back or hang a wreath in that hole. Your home is always beauty and peace. xo

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

What a lovely post, Kate...we could look at people that way, too...
Your treasures turned out beautifully! I hope you have a wonderful Christmas with those you love...XO

Rhonda said...

I look forward to your posts and I have to say this one was amazing, too! I'm off to paint an old chair and wanted to say Merry Christmas Kate!!

toves sammensurium said...

SO glad you find all these wonderful things and show them to us as the treasures they really are kate,you are so inspiring with all your creativity and ideas :) Love allt hese pictures and now I might just have to make my own star!!!!
Love,Tove :)

Ann said...

So lovely Kate. Love your tree too. I thought of you the other day and hoped you were ok. I have missed your posts. Sending you and yours a very Merry Christmas. Hugs to you.

Cheryl ~ ZanyMayd said...

Beautiful ~ your sense of style is truly Impeccable!
sending hugs

Faded Charm said...

Love your simple style, Kate and all the lovely items you rescue:-)

Happy Holidays to you and your family!


Moore Minutes said...

Everything looks so peaceful. Love your wreaths!

Unknown said...

Kate, the warmth of your words and the soft tones in your pics makes me want to go out and treasure hunt for that obscure, discarded piece that someone else abandoned. God bless your soul for the gifts that you give us. May you and yours have a blessed holiday season; keep up the great work!

It's me said...

Wowwwww...i love your decoratings darling !!..lovely Ria...x !


You sound so happy and content ... finding and fixing your treasures.

Merry Christmas, dear Kate.


Row homes and Cobblestones said...

Such an elegant and peacefully decorated holiday home. The star, oh my that chair, matter of fact everything is beautiful. Just as one would expect after being magically transformed by your talented creative hands.
Merry Christmas,

Burlap Luxe said...

Beauty is all yours Kate, it all looks so dreamy and pure.
Love the star of course and had a chair come to me with no back and I added the jute mesh and covered it for comfort, but I rather like seeing the beauty of yours sitting in its emptiness :)

All is calm here Kate and all is good and pure.

Lots of holiday love
Blessed are we to know him.


Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Wishing you the happiest of holiday seasons Kate and thank you for all the beauty you share and teaching us all to see the beauty in everyone and everything!

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Merry Christmas to you and yours, Kate. Your decor is always a breath of fresh air.

Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson said...

Sweet Kate you always make rustic look elegant! I adore everything you do! I've had a 2 week break, but will be featuring you tomorrow at SYC. Wishing you a happy and HEALTHY New Year!

kelly said...

Just had to look at this, saw you over at Jann's Share Your Cup and all I can say is fantastic! What a lovely blog you have~

kelly @ cowboy's daughter design

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