White

I've been taking photo's of some of my favourite white "bits" from around my home.


Candlesticks purchased from a boot sale a couple of years ago.  I had intended to paint them, but ended up leaving them as they were.  They are tarnished and a tiny bit battered, but I like that. The white vase was a recent charity shop find £1 and very deco in style.  Tulips, one of my most favourite flowers - white of course.  The tiny silver coloured pot with candle inside was also picked up for a few pence from a charity shop and is Penhaligon's.  The most gorgeous scent.  The cream side table is from our old life when we had money and was a very expensive Laura Ashley purchase.


Table again, Laura Ashley.  White lamp base, £1 from a boot sale. I spotted it from across the road and expected it to be broken & or chipped, it was neither and worked perfectly.  I am now on the hunt for the perfect shade for it.  The pretty clock was an ebay purchase several years ago, I can't recall how much I paid for it, but as you can imagine, it wasn't a lot !


My GORGEOUS cream and white chandelier. I LOVE it, currently in our bedroom, but will be moved to the living room when hubby finishes decorating.  Another Ebay bargain, from what I can remember about £40 plus shipping (came from Sweden) .

14 comments

  1. Wow,another simply gorgous post. I am honestly head over heals in love with that beauty...(the chandelier) wud swap for my other half, shipping extra (from lincs ) ;D xxx

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  2. In love with your home - completely.

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  3. Helen, I'm just popping upstairs to take it down, will post in the morning. I expect Big J to be installed by bedtime : ) xxx

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  4. Whitelily, bless you, but you only see the bits I choose to show LOL! xx

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  5. Wow what beauty, it takes your breath away. Your home should be in one of those glossy magazines! x

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  6. hehe, deal! I will send him neatly in bubble wrap .... and nothing else ;D xxx

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  7. Carole, thank you sweetie but like some guy once said its not "how I tell em ", its " how I photograph em " XX

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  8. Please stop doing these posts about your beautiful and perfectly ordered home, they only serve to make me feel worse about the clutter and mess in my own house. Thanks, much appreciated x

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  9. lol Karen!! I guess, but not one spot of my house looks like that! ;)
    I have to say these photos give me a kick to sort my house out - very inspiring, and motivational xx

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  10. I love your house too. Are the dining-room photos at the sides of the blog from your house or are they from Rachel Ashwell's book?

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  11. Hi midlife, I'd like to say they are mine, but sadly no. Just filling the space until I have a suitable pic of my to do it justice. Not even Rachel, just from cyberspace : ) xx

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  12. I have now replaced the back picture of the dining room with one of my own . Hope you like it.

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  13. Such a gorgeous selection there but seriously, that chandelier is to die for! x

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