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Tuesday, October 7, 2008

A Few Of My Favorite Things

Over the years I have collected many things. Some of them I bought, some of them I made, some were given to me as gifts and some I recently inherited from my grandma who passed away in April. these are a few of my favorite things.....

I got this dog for my birthday a few years ago from my Ma-maw (she's still alive). We were out shopping and I commented on how cute it was so she snuck around and bought it for my B-day. I was so exited!

This gold urn on pedistol is something I just inherited from my grandma(Nanny). It was in her dining room and I always liked it. This is the 4th plant I've had in it! This one has lasted the longest!


I made this acrylic water arrangement several months ago. I like it because it's realistic.


I love plates on the wall. This one is at the end of the hall.



I fell in love with this chandy at market. I even had a dream about it! I had to have it! We will probably take it with us when we move;)
I will post a few more of my favorite things later on this week, so be sure and stop back by!Thanks for commenting, I love getting to know all of you!!!!!

13 comments:

squawmama said...

Kristen your blog is so lovely... And what a cute little dog I would have loved it also... It is true that the things that are gifts from especially our moms mean so much... Give your mama a big hug for me...

Hugs, Donna

Lori Bee said...

Absolutely beautiful... Lori

Anonymous said...

What a great idea to take a photo of some of your favorite pieces in the house. I may do that when I get home. That's is a beautiful chandelier. I have a cyrstal one that I have dragged to 3 different houses.I just couldn't leave it.:)

Hugs,
Chris

squawmama said...

Good Morning Kristen... How cool is this.. I have a daughter in Van Buren. We are just visiting here right now and will be leaving next Monday for Memphis... I am staying out in Barling at Spring Hill Campground in our motorhome...Yes we went to Squash Blossoms in Dora it is really a nice health food store and the women running it there are so nice. Come by and visit us.. we are on lot 13...

Hugs,
Donna

Melissa Miller said...

Hi Kristen, What beautiful favorite things you have. I don't blame you for wanting to take the chandelier. I would too!
I'm really enjoying your blog. Keep it up! Warmly, Melissa

Darlene - Our Creative Life said...

Your home is very pretty! I noticed that you are from AR so had to say "Hi" I am also from AR.

Diane said...

Ooohhh! I love the dog! The chandelier is gorgeous & love the plate & urn too. :0} Diane

Diane said...

The flower arrangement is beautiful too... ;0}

Buffie said...

LOL! That's the 4th plant??? I think if this one poops out, get a fake one! The flower arrangement looks fantastic!

FARMHOUSE FANCY said...

Hi, Just found your blog your home is beautiful..Thanks for sharing.. Toni

Jessica said...

Hi Kristen~

I'm so glad you came by! I am relatively new to blogging but you have blown my blog away...lol. Your home is just gorgeous! Please stop by anytime.
Hugs~ J.

Chari said...

Hi Kristen!

I sure did enjoy this post, "A Few of My Favorite Things"! I certainly can see why these treasures would be some of your favorites! I loved them all!!! I love your decorative plate...sooooo pretty! And of course, that chandelier is "out of this world" fabulous!!! It's one of the prettiest chandeliers that I've seen!!! Thanks so much for sharing your treasures!!!

Warmest wishes...Chari (Happytodesign)

nikkicrumpet said...

Your home looks so familiar to me....who did you post as on RMS? I love those bookcases and I adore the plaid drapes!!! Your home is really beautiful!

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