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Blue & white Charm

You know how sometimes you find something in a certain color or pattern
or even that just has a certain detail that you absolutely adore?

You pick it up, bring it home and it inspires a simple vignette
Something like this little old coffee container.

This is one of those random posts. Not a 5 random things post- though I have one of those coming up too. But a random post in that I am worn out from a busy work day yesterday and I didn't get a chance to style and photograph much
Simply practicing photography and learning how to use my new camera.

I am one to use pretty much anything as a vase -so when I found this
thrift store treasure -I loved it and pictured it with pretty pinks or oranges.
Here it is photographed for a post for the HomeGoods blog with orange spray roses

I loved the pattern on this  as I have been collecting blue and white china recently

Like the plates on the wall in here
and a few  platters that I picked up recently

So this piece caught my eye when I found it for the colors and I also
thought the size was perfect for a small bouquet.

So fresh for welcoming Spring

Since I photographed this several weeks ago
I sure am missing these ranunculus.
They bloomed for a good 2 weeks before starting to dry a bit  and they were perfect for filling
up the container for a small centerpiece for a table for two.

I am in love with casual table settings and this one has just enough of a mix to be charming.
A weathered table top 
set with vintage china & silver flatware
and a small but gorgeous bouquet 

You can read more about Blue Willow and transferware and how to use it
in my post at Ebay HERE

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  1. Oh I love the blue and white. It is so beautiful and the soft pink is wonderful Hugs, Marty P.S. Be sure to link up to Inspire Me this afternoon.

  2. Lovely post, thanks for sharing!

  3. Beautiful, inspiring and refreshing, I love every detail!

  4. I love the contrast between chipped paint, tarnished silver and beautiful flowers! Such lovely images

  5. Votre petit bouquet printanier est adorable dans ce pot bleu et blanc...
    Vos photos sont superbes.
    Gros bisous

  6. Hi Courtney!!!

    Your "Table for Two" is gorgeous with your cute coffee container!!!!!

    The roses you have in it are gorgeous!!! You know how much I love how you pick the prettiest bouquet and then use a beautiful piece to put them in and together they = Gorgeous!!!!

    Can't wait for tomorrow to see what was sent to you!!! I hope the reno is really going to be DONE just so you can breath easier knowing in the morning you don't have to wake-up to sudden changes to the plans.

    Have a great week Courtney!!!


  7. Beautiful....if I saw that I would have picked it up to as I love blue and white and coffee!!...a truly great find!...gorgeous with the orange and pink roses!

  8. It's charming! and the perfect height and shape for holding lots of different bouquets of flowers!


  9. The ranunculus is breathtaking!! I need to grow some. I wonder if they'd do well in upstate NY. Your posts are so therapeutic for me.