{Looking For Lovely}

Monday, October 18, 2010


Today I am ignoring the mess in my house and in my head and focussing on the lovely things.
The lovely little spots.
Because if I looked at the whole house and all I really need to do
I would just get overwhelmed.
Seriously.
So instead I grabbed my camera.
Here is a little bit of the loveliness I found...








{details}

*my dresser: little suitcase that belonged to my Grandma Kate,
a recent album i picked up at the thrift store for the cover alone.

* framed picture of my family i drew in kindergarten (?), hanging in the living room

* halloween banner hanging from my fireplace mantle

* a few of my old cameras; again, the first one belonged to my Grandma Kate

*little birds hanging from the chandelier in my dining room
*rings!
* assorted chippy-paint handles (hotdog forks, ice cream scoop, etc.)

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Hope you all are ignoring all the messes in your life or your house today
and taking a little time out for some lovely!
And if you don't know how to ignore it, ask me,  apparently I'm a professional!
Happy Monday. Hope your week is off to a good start!
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19 comments:

  1. I like the chippy paint handles. That's my kind of style.

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  2. LOVE it! I'm visiting from Blessed Little Nest...and I think I'm hooked! =)

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  3. How sweet is the family drawing?! Yes I'm heeding your motto, and I'm off to a gallery with a friend to see an exhibition about the designer Valentino. Children with my Mother in-law, so they get quality Grandma time. Happy!

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  4. Cool stuff. Do you ever take any pix with the cameras?

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  5. I love that album cover. :) Sweetness!

    Ohhhmygosh. Those pictures. <3

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  6. i never leave your blog without wanting to go get me camera and start shooting...thanks pal.

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  7. This made me smile. Your collections are great! I love the childhood memories/mementos. (I ignored some messy today and went fishing with my 2 littles.)

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  8. I love your family pic and those cameras. And the rings.

    SO much lovely here!

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  9. i love these snapshots into your home. so much yummy vintage goodness! thanks for linking up friend!!

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  10. It's all in perspective, right!?!? See the beautiful blue sky out your kitchen window or the sink full of dirty dishes just below it...we always get to chose. Have a lovely day!

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  11. Oh - la - laaaa! Lots of lovely :D

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  12. beautiful, love the pretty rings.

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  13. love your collections....
    your rings are fabulous.
    your vintage cameras are wonderful~ how great to have one from your grandma.

    and i love that you framed one of your own photos from childhood.

    very sweet.

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  14. amy - your house is so comfortable to be in! i just love being "company" to your place - the toys, the old treasures, your artistic touch everywhere in the house - just love it!
    loved this post!

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  15. wow, your home looks like a beautiful mirror of yourself... so many sweet eclectic sentimental lovelies... I truly love that about people's homes... when they show themselves in it... that to me... is a 'home.' beautiful!

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  16. love all of these little bits of lovely Amy
    Enjoy the day

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  17. what a lovely post...so much in this...just beautiful!

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