Friday, February 1, 2013

~~~Favorites On The First!!!~~~

 Our good friend, Alison hosts a fun party on the 1st of each month, called Favorites on the First! I wanted to join in so I took a few shots of SOME of my favorite containers!!! I LOOOOVE blue and white containers, jars etc. I have an orchid, that I got as a house warming gift in this planter that sits on my blue and white garden seat. Next to it is a fern in another planter. A close up of the planter is at the end of this post. Here is my curio filled with blue and white jars.
 This very large planter holds my faux olive tree and my BIL made!!!
 This super large jar was a gift from my son. he has a shop in New Hope, Pa. for several years and got one for the shop and one for me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 I really love this handled basket/planter. I just got this new ivy the other day and planted it in here.

 This is an arrangement I made several years ago. It used to be in a bathroom at the old house. I added the tall sticks just recently to give it some drama and height for this spot. I love how it looks like there is moss growing on it.
 I have 2 of these carved wood vases. They are from India and were my in-laws. I am SUCH a lucky girl to have inherited all the beautiful things that I got from them!!!!!!!!!
 Here is the stairway with some more of my blue and white jars. Please pardon the piece on the steps, it is to go upstairs and I didn't see that it was in the picture:):)
 This is the vignette that is currently on the morning room table. I just got the moss balls yesterday. The demijohn WAS the only one I had til yesterday................
 I placed a branch in it, that I got yesterday too.
 Here is my NEW demijohn. It is really large and I will probably move it from here but wanted to show you. The tall wicker piece is actually a fish catcher, that fishermen in Japan use. I put some bamboo sticks in it.

 This golden jar is a recent purchase. I got it a few months before we movd here, knowing it would be great in this house. It is large and HEAVY.
 Here is the green jar that I did with hydrangeas from the old house and some berry picks.
 Love the handles.
 Here is another comtainer that has an arrangement of faux succulents. The leaf border is raised and I love that detail.

 My favorite teapot.
 Love these very unusual candle holders.
 Here is the close up of the planter in the first shot.
So, there you have it. I have alot more I could share with you and will in a leter post. Have a GREAT weekend my friends!!! There is a get together tonight at our club house and then on Sunday we will be watching the Super Bowl. Tomorrow I will be cooking for that. XO, Pinky
Linking to:
 Favorites on the first at
Feathered Nest Friday
Show and Tell Friday
Be Inspired Friday
Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch
Motivated Monday at Be Colorful
Making the World Cuter Monday at Making the World Cuter
More the Merrier Monday at DIY Home Sweet Home Project
Savvy Homemade Monday at Home Savvy A to Z
Tabletop Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life
Tutorials and Tips Tuesday at Home Stories A to Z
Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style
It's A Party on Thursday at A Creative Princess
Show and Share on Thursday at Southern Lovely
Open House Party Thursday at No Minimalist Here
Share Your Creations on Thursday at Kristen's Creations
Remodelaholic's Anonymous on Friday at Remodelaholic
Addicts (not so) Anonymous on Friday at Addicted 2 Decorating
Inspiration Friday at At the Picket Fence
Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage
Potpourri Friday at 2805
Saturday Nite Special at Funky Junk Interiors
Sew Darn Crafty Sunday at
Sunday Showcase Party at Under the Table and Dreaming
Paula and Patti at Ivy and Elephants for What's It Wednesday
 Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday
Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style


  1. I love blue & white! You have a great collection. I really love all the big pieces.

  2. I love that you are partial to beautiful Chinese things...I too adore them!! I love every lovely piece you have, specially your son's gorgeous piece, something that large always makes a statement and better in blue and white. Happy weekend to you.

  3. Thanks for sharing all those great containers that you have in your new home, Pinky! So many pretty Asian influenced pieces. The one that your son gave you is my fav.

  4. Pinky, you have a serious collection of blue and white. So many beautiful pieces. Love the way they march up the stairs. I haven't added any new pieces to my group in years, but would love to find a large pot for the jade plant my husband gave me last year. Thanks for sharing this wonderful group of containers.

  5. Geez, I don't know where to start. You have so many beautiful pieces!!! Your collection of blue and white is wonderful!!! Your home is so inviting.....

  6. Love your blue and white containers. I think my very favorite though, is the container with the hydrangeas inside! Just beautiful! I'm a new follower, over from Alison's.

  7. Pinkie your blue and white is just fabulous! Great containers, I love them all.

  8. Pinky, I don't think there's anything prettier than a blue and white container with an ivy or fern in it. LOVE that and love your collection..also the green vase with hydrangeas, too. All are so pretty.

  9. Your home looks gorgeous, Pinky. I love love love the urns on the steps!!! You know I am a big fan of blue and white. And you have the best collection of anyone I know!
    Miss you! xo

  10. I love all your blue and white pieces Pinky, especially the display you have on your stairs!

  11. Beautiful containers Pinky. I love, love the blue and white. I never wanted blue and white until this past year, now I can't get enough. Thanks for showing us your containers.

  12. First of all, I love your new page design. I love all of your blue & white containers, vases, etc. I really like the container that looks like it has moss growing on it and love your entry way which I can see! Your morning room table vignette it just beautiful and I really love your fish catcher with the bamboo in it! Last, but not least, I really, really love your teapot and those most unusual candle holders. Everything is just gorgeous!

  13. Wow Pinky I am in blue and white heaven:) Just all the new containers, in my book you can never have too many!
    Enjoy your weekend.

  14. I so love you blue and white have so many wonderful containers on display...beautiful Pinky!

  15. I don't have much blue and white at my house but I love that combo and love to see it at other homes. Your is just beautiful!!! Have a wonderful weekend , Laura

  16. Pinky,
    What a lovely collection of containers in blue & white!!!
    I love the floral arrangement in the moss covered vase!!! Exquisite!!! You must, must, must do a tutorial when time allows on some clever tips on floral arranging. Have a marvelous weekend and enJOY your party!!!

  17. Hi Pinky!

    LOVE your blue and white pieces. The huge one from your sweet son is amazing!

    The new fish catcher is so unusual. How did that work? How did they get the fish out once they swam in? Do tell!

    Have fun at the SB party today! Thanks so much for sharing.

    Would have commented sooner but I was on college visits with my daughter for five days an could not access the comment boxes until I got home!

    Thanks so much for linking up, Pinky!

  18. Love all of your blue and white. You have quite the serious collection.

    Wonderful to have you at Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

  19. I love love your blue containers!
    xo Rita

  20. I love your collection of blue & white jars Pinky! I remember when you shared them flanking the stairs~ that is GENIUS and a beautiful way to display them!

  21. Wow I must say that I truly love your blue and white containers. Your collection is so pretty!

    Linking from The Polo House,
    Ricki Jill

  22. Love all of your gorgeous containers and your beautiful collection of blue and white is stunning. Thanks tons for joining TTT. Hugs, marty

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