Tuesday, July 17, 2012

that special something...

You know when you see something...

That special something that has beautiful chippy details and lots of perfect imperfections...

And you finally realize it belongs with you and you bring it home...

And then it inspires you to want to do a whole room over?
That is just what happened to me.
Oh, and peeking at everyone's beautiful, creative spaces that are being shared for Where Women Create 2012.

Maybe next year I will have my own space ready to share.

I am sharing with Kathleen at Faded Charm for
and with Debra at Common Ground for

I am also going to try and post this on my new Facebook page.
Wish me luck!

Thanks for visiting!


Susan said...

Oh my, what a DREAMY frame! Girl, you know how to find 'em. And pardon me, but you can easily share your studio in WBC any old day - it's fabulous as is. :)

Shabby chic Sandy said...

Wow--that is gorgeous! I know what you mean about the creative rooms..they have raised the bar pretty high, haven't they? Amazing creative spaces. I wish you good luck getting yours done by next year!

Abby's Paperie Garden said...

Now that is a find that could inspire anyone! I love every chippy little details.

xo, abby

Brenda ~ Shabby Cats and Roses said...

Oh WOW!!! I LOVE this frame!! I would be inspired by it too :)

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

I can see how this piece could be the inspiration for a whole room! So so pretty, and in the perfect stage of chippy. I just love all the details!

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Gorgeous frame and photos, Sandi! Hopefully I'll be able to join you at the party, too, next year...

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

What a charming frame!!! Looks like I ned to check out your FB page.


Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

Pretty frame! I'm anxious to see the room it inspired you to make over!

Garden Antqs Vintage said...

Oh this is just so beautiful! Have a wonderful day.

trash talk said...

I could so frame my thoughts in your beautiful find. Love it...and your header.

ShantyGirl said...

Very pretty!! CAn't wait to see what room you do for creating in, remember it does not have to always be a whole room....I have seen some of the cutes nooks as well! Always enjoy your posts!!

BECKY said...

Just so lovely, Sandi! It would look fabulous in your new studio! I am working on mine now. It probably won't be move in ready until the middle of August.

I have an old family portrait the is in a similar style as yours. It is painted gold, but is chippy and wonderful. I will probably paint it white, and distress it some myself.

Thanks for sharing!

On Crooked Creek said...

Your frame is exquisite...inspiration oozes from its being, indeed!!! I'm going now to check out your FB page! Beautiful post!

thistlewoodfarm said...

That would have had to come home with me, too! Thanks for the inspiration!

Have a wonderful and blessed day!

PS You go girl with the Facebook!

Petite Michelle Louise said...

it's gorgeous!! oh my..what a tease! and which room, perhaps did this lovely tresor inspire you to completely redecorate?? (FYI my WBC post did not, for whatever reason, show up on anyone's "blog roll" but I DID post it so stop in when you get the chance mon amie! )

June said...

THAT IS AMAZING!!! Are you SURE you don't want to sell it to me? : )
I think that is the prettiest thing I have seen in a LONG time Sandy. I am SO glad you are going to keep it. It is one of the those 'stop you in your tracks' kind of things.
sending hugs...

Alabaster Rose Designs said...

That is one gorgeous frame!!!~
I'm so excited to hear that your on Facebook!!
And I love your new header Sandi, it is so beautiful!
Hope your doing well and have a great day.

Roselle said...

First, your blog header is amazing! Can you tell me what photo editor you used for the header? LOVE LOVE LOVE
I want to live in your blog! LOL

I totally get that "just found something a need to makeover a room" feeling! OMG...I don't blame you.


Have a great week!

Lynn-Teacupstitches said...

The frame is absolutely gorgeous! Perfectly chippy shabby!
I would have snapped it up in a minute!!

Faye ~ Wild Rose Vintage ~ Cabin Creek said...

THAT would have had to come home with me too! Love it!


BEE-YOU-TI-FULL!!!! Sounds like a Judy move buying a frame and wanting to redo a whole room!!! Love your pretty new header, BTW.


Barbara Jean said...

Beautiful piece!!

Love it...bunches!!!

barbara jean

A Shabby Moment in Time said...

Love it Sandy! Totally gorgeous.
Blessings & hugs,

Cindy said...

Oh my goodness gracious, that is a mirror to love. It's perfect in every way, and i would totally decorate a room around it too!


Burlap Luxe said...

Perfectly white Sandi, and next year for sure if not sooner :) you should be in where Women Create often :)

Thank you my friend for sharing your time with me and the inspiration of the sea :)

I have been busy sewing these days and painting orders so I am spinning over here. I will be posting soon my sewing project so keep watch have a beautiful day and weekend to come.


lynn said...

oh, what a charming find, sandi! i hope you get a chance to join where blogger create-i just know it would be something special:)

Anne said...

What a beautiful frame and painting! What room are you putting this in?What a lovely find!

Suzanne@Meridian Road said...

Oh, that is gorgeous! I deserves to have a room built around it.

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

It's stunning! I love the way you placed it in front of the beautiful still life...a lovely combination.

Susie said...

Sandi, I wish you luck with FB ...I will stick with blogging, as you know is enough of a job for me.:):) I like the white frame , very nice. Smiles, Susie
p.s. how's Jake doing?? Our Jake is working at the golf course...his favorite sport.

Victoria said...

That's beautiful Sandi and yes, I totally know the feeling of getting one item and the need to do a whole re-do:)

Good luck on FB, I'm new to it also!

Debbie said...

Oh, Sandi...that piece is absolutely gorgeous!!! It's one of those pieces that you could sit and stare at, and not grow tired of....ever!!!
LOVE it!!

Tutti Chic said...

you nailed this one sandi-absolutley gorgeous! :)


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