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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Living Room Vignette


Good morning friends. 
I am happy all of you enjoyed yesterdays post with Shelley, Gremmie,and CC. 
We do love our babies. I drank in all of your comments.

When those photos happened I was actually attempting to take photos of the living room. 
The playful cat and dog would not have it.


The vignette of Marie 
 on the old white TV table changed a little bit. 
I placed an urn of faux flowers with sunflowers there.
 Then added a pair of white finials.

This flower arrangement was for sale in our booth and did not sell.
Do you like it? I am thinking about it still.
 I am partial to fresh flowers from my garden.



  Remember the thrifted lamp and Target shade? 
The finials were a birthday present.




I am still happy about this thrifted small oil painting dated 1951.
 It is older than me too. 





Straying over to the dining table to a lone image of a huge Charleston seagrass basket 
that I bought at Ridge Antiques.
 Shelley had been eating the vintage blocks which were closer to the floor. 
My Chuckle Heads keep me on my toes. 
No wonder I am tired.


 Linking@Wow Us Wednesday

joy and peace
Olive




29 comments:

  1. Very pretty, nice light, and great photos, Olive!

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  2. Just gorgeous. You really do have the knack.

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  3. The oil painting is splendid. You have a great bunch of color and texture going on for a great look.

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  4. You should work as a stylist. Love the large oval frame. I need to send you a Mardi Gras mask for your lady to wear during the festivals!

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  5. Really pretty vignette. It looks beautiful.

    Judy

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  6. Olive, I like the new vignettes. I adored the photos from yesterday's post. Hug your CC for me and I wish her a blessed trip away from home. xoxo,Susie

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  7. I love the look of this vignette, Olive. And I have been off my game if I missed a furkid post, so I will scoot over there next. Our new town has lots and lots of antique malls and consignment shops. I am on a waiting list with my good friend Sue, at Country Road Antiques, the one I feel suits my style best. However, in the meantime I was going to give the consignments a try. Which do you prefer? Ann

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  8. Hello vignette queen.....you are one of the best there is!!
    love, Mona

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  9. Love Marie by the mirror. My favorite vignette is the seagrass basket with the antlers and the blocks distressed by Shelley.

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  10. Hi Olive. I've always loved your vignettes. You certainly have an eye for putting things together and making a real statement. Love the bust of Marie !

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  11. So pretty Olive... I love those flowers and also the oil painting (it's not older than me)... xoxo Julie Marie

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  12. That is a pretty vignette you put together. I like how you hung a framed picture inside an empty frame. That flower arrangement is very pretty. I think you should keep it.

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  13. Olive,
    it all looks great but my favorite is the sea grass basket with the blocks and the antlers. I have a thing for antlers and use them a lot around the house.
    Rebecca

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  14. Very pretty! Enjoy the antlers in the basket!!

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  15. Hi Olive! Well poke me up on the wall because I was born in 1951! :)Now this is just a beautiful vignette! You are so good and I think you're an interior decorator and just not telling us! ;)
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  16. Your vignette is beautiful. Now I'm thinking I maybe should have bought something similar to what you have in there today at TJ Maxx.
    Brenda

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  17. Gorgeous, Olive! I like the floral arrangement. The bust is just beautiful!!

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  18. Shelley would have a field day with those antlers! They actually sell those in the pet stores for dogs to eat you know. I don't want to start out dogs on them because 1) that's gross and 2) they'd be attacking the deer in the cornfields then :)

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  19. Beautiful vignette. I normally don't like dried flower arrangements but this one looks perfect with the bust and gold mirror.

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  20. I see so many pretties here. I have major #BustEnvy right now, mainly. I'm drawn to these golden tones, too, so I like it all!!

    XOXO,
    Meredith

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  21. I love that little oil painting you found, it looks wonderful in your display. Have great week, Laura

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  22. I love the floral arrangement ~ it makes for a nice addition to your vignette. Love that bust! I found two small ones recently at a garage sale. They are actually included in my post today. They are a stark white, but I love the color to yours. Did you glaze it?

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  23. Everything looks great...love the little oil painting! It looks like this vignette will go right into Fall too...have a wonderful day!!

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  24. Yes...I really, really like it Olive!!! I always love your vignettes! You did get a pretty oil painting my friend.
    sending hugs...

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  25. Lovely vignette! Sad to say, I'm older than your painting. Ha! It's a pretty one!

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  26. I always love the bust, the gold frame. This vignette is my favorite.

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  27. Love your vignette Olive! The mirror reflecting the back of the sunflower arrangement is such a fun and unexpected touch!

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I adore your comments. They are like finding unexpected chocolates. olive