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Sunday, April 26, 2009

MET MONDAY...BLUE MONDAY....FUN MONDAY...

Thanks to SUSAN at BETWEEN NAPS ON THE PORCH
for hosting such a fun event...
I LOVE seeing the changes brought about by our love of creating !
Be sure to stop by THE PORCH to see her changes and check out the list she has of others
ready to show their creativity....
THANK YOU for stopping by my cottage today !
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This photo is NOT my table but I had one JUST LIKE IT, many years ago....
I have always loved a drop leaf harvest table and Mr. Sweet and I purchased one
38 years ago....
We continued to use it right up until a few years ago when we added our dining room...
THEN...YIPEE....we bought a NEW...THRIFTED....dining room table and chairs...
just love it to pieces...
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NOW, I am needing a pretty HUTCH for this dining room but SOCIAL SECURITY
said NO WAY ! bwaaaaaaa
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but wait....that HARVEST TABLE....
Mr. Sweet said he could make a hutch top and maybe...
just maybe we could use THAT table for the bottom of the hutch !
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That sweet and very talented man DID build the prettiest
and best hutch top you ever saw...made it to fix just
perfect over that old, but still in great condition, harvest table...
I painted the whole thing in the most luscious
COLONIAL RED
and fell head over heels in love with it all forever and ever, amen !
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It is just perfect
for our dining room...
What a transformation it went thru after all those years...
I loved it when we bought it so many years ago
and now I am still lovin' it.....
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Thanks to our SMILING SALLY for hosting this
BLUE MONDAY .
It gives us the chance to FLAUNT our BLUES....
THERE'S lots of Blue around so be sure to check it out at Sweet Sally's...
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My BLUES today, you have met before...
MIZZ DEEDS
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"take me out to the ball game......"
older brother, DREW
Deeds
this is her first year to play softball...
TINY TIGERS

well, OF COURSE she is NUMBER ONE....

43 comments:

Mary said...

BJ,

Your dear husband did a wonderful job on the hutch and that old harvest table now has new life.

Hope you have a wonderful week.
Blessings,
Mary

Allidink said...

Wow what a nice hutch he made for you! It looks fabulous and of course that shade of red is terrific! :)

All the best,
Allison

Linda/"Mom" said...

* BJ, you ALREADY KNOW and AGREE with this, but I just HAVE to say it~~~ yer hubby is a KEEPER!!! WOW! Warmly, Linda *

xinex said...

What a cutie pie in blue, BJ! That hutch is gorgeous! What great talent your guy has!....Christine

Diane said...

Well, dear BJ, Mr. Sweet is some hubby! I'm sure you already know that, but just in case, thought I'd remind you!

The hutch is perfect with the harvest table! And, the colonial red just really completes it!

Thanks so much for sharing!

Many hugs.........

Diane

Denise said...

I love the hutch and table. It looks so perfect together and painted red!

Have a great day, Denise

Beverly said...

BJ, he is wonderful, isn't it?!!! He did such an amazing job. I love it, too.

And, your little Deeds is definitely number one.

Southern Lady said...

BJ, your Mr. Sweet is very talented, along with being a sweetie. Your hutch is absolutely perfect for your cottage ... and so is the color, of course!

And I bet Miss Deeds (I love her name!) is the cutest one on her team. I know you're so proud of her.

The Painted Garden said...

Hi BJ,

Gracious - your husband is wonderful and very talented. The hutch is beautiful and looks fabulous - the color red is wonderful.

Yes, by all means you can put my sidebar on your blog or do whatever you want to with it. I would be honored.
Have a lovely week.
Blessings,
Erin

Stacey said...

You know that if you had gone shopping for that hutch you never would have found one that perfect!! I love it and wish I had one just like it!

Deeds and her brother are so cute. Those smiles are adorable. My college boy has been home this weekend. He's beating the doors down for a job!

Kathleen Grace said...

The hutch that Mr. Sweets made is so beautiful! What a special man you have BJ:>) You know I love the color and all the blue transferware on it! Sweet Deeds looks like she had some fun this weekend!

Dixie said...

Have a beautiful Monday... regardless which way you decide to celebrate it...

and I enjoyed listening to your music this morning... "You Raise Me UP" is one of my favorite hymns...

God Bless. Dixie

Marcela said...

Hi dear BJ

I haven't been on the net lately. I 've been ill.
I don't feel better yet, but I wanted to visit you and say hello.
Kisses to you my dear friend

And kisses to sweet Cate :)

Marcela

The Quintessential Magpie said...

BJ, please send Mr. BJ over to help me! WOW! Talented man that he is! Love the hutch.

And Miss Deeds looks adorable in her softball uniform. What a cutie pie! And she is Number 1!

XO,

Sheila

PEA said...

Your hubby certainly did do a fabulous job building the hutch to fit on that table and I can see why you love it so much:-) LOVE the colour you painted it as well!!

Your Mizz Deeds is just adorable in her softball uniform and she already looks like she's having a ton of fun:-)

B.J., I can't put the "Followers" button on my blog because I haven't customized my blog. I would need to do that before I could add it. I prefer to use the HTML template and that's why I never went to "customize"! lol xoxo

Dena ~ swaddlecottage said...

Morning BJ,

That is the most perfect hutch I have ever seen! Oh, and the color is equally delish :)

Hugs,
Dena

Chandy said...

Oh, that is beautiful, BJ! He did a wonderful job alright and you didn't have to part with your table! Your blue model is also pretty! ;-)

Terri and Bob said...

I am loving the red table and hutch. GRAND idea!

Deb said...

love the hutch, your hubby did a great job

kimmcl said...

Oh BJ - that is one purdy hutch ya got there!! What a sweetie pie hubby is!

Smilingsal said...

Your Mr. is a handy dandy indeed. I enjoyed seeing your blue today too. Thanks for sharing. Happy Blue Monday.

ellen b. said...

The hutch wants to come live with me I think...
Beautiful!
Happy Blue to you and have a wonderful week!

the wild raspberry said...

what a great hutch with a wonderful collection of dishes...
your header made me drool!
chasity

Kathleen said...

I love drop leaf tables too! And what a lovely hutch it became..beautiful..enjoy!

kjquilts said...

Wow! BJ, I love your hutch! Tell DH he did a great job! Deeds is a cutie, that's for sure.

Amy said...

OK, I want that table and hutch top for my house! LOL! Your husband did such a great job on that project. The colonial red really makes all your dishes pop. Totally love it.

Your sweet compliments mean the world to me. Thanks so much for stopping by. I would love to see more of your decorating. Everything that I see is just too beautiful for words. Happy Met Monday! Amy :)

jeanne said...

Hi BJ, I am rushing around getting ready to go to therapy. There's a good three hours shot. One hour round trip and 2 hrs. of therapy. I really like the people there.

Now for that awesome harvest drop leaf table. I love it under the hutch. You've got yourself one handy dh. I have seen it before but now I know the details of how it came to be. The col. red is the perfect color. A great job done on a treasure you loved.

Deed is adorable and of course she is number ONE!!

Gotta run! Have a happy blue Monday.

Hugs...jeanne

Elizabeth said...

My niece is playing softball for the first time this year, too. I am excited for her first game.
I am hosting 13 giveaways this week. I hope you'll stop by.

Raggedy Girl said...

That is an amazing transformation. I love the new hutch.

Have An Amazing Monday
from The Raggedy Girl-Roberta Anne

Fifi Flowers said...

ENJOY your Monday group parties!

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Beautiful hutch top, BJ!!! Your hubby did a fabulous job!

Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

What a fabulous hutch top and love how you were able to re-use the drop leaf table. It looks wonderful and I just have to give props to your dear hubby. What a sweet and talented man! Lucky you :0)
Your granddaughter is a star player for sure! She looks too cute in her softball blues. Go team!
sigh* I remember when our girls used to play softball...but then they grew up. sigh*, bigger sigh*

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Hi BJ,
Your hubby is handy indeed and did he ever do a wonderful job! I LOVE your blue dishes. Happy Blue Monday.

Blessings,
Sandi

Cathy said...

BJ,
Your hutch is wonderful!!! What a sweet hubby!!! Love the red!!!

Have a wonderful Blue Monday!!!
XOXO
Cathy

Cass @ That Old House said...

FANTASTIC use of that lovely old table -- making that hutch top for it was brilliant. It's all lovely! And I like the colonial red, too -- great color.
Thanks -Cass

The Muse said...

BJ~you make sure to just love that man! What a keeper!!! LOL

Annd as far as family photos and sports shots~GOOOOOOOOOOO Team!

Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer said...

Happy Blue Monday ~ Susan

Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer said...

Please stop by my blog and my Three or More Tuesday post.... I have an award for you..... Make sure you pick up the right award... I selected it just for you! Thanks! ~ Susan

Dixie Girl said...

Great idea and I love the color!

Anonymous said...

I understand why he is Mr.Sweet that was an awfully wonderful thing he did.
Best part is when in use pull up the leaf and your huge accommodates even more!
mine is here
http://aguthrieimages.wordpress.com/2009/04/27/blue-macro-monday/

Linda's Blue Gate said...

You have a very sweet husband ,,,,, and the sweetest grands.... so blue cute...
HUgs
Linda

PS thanks for sharing in my excitement over my RH.... you really know how to make a girl feel special....

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

BJ...Your DH is amazing! How awesome that he made that wonderful hutch! I love all the "goodies" I see on it, too!
:-) Mizz Deeds is precious! What a great post! Susan

Blondie's Journal said...

BJ,

What a great idea and I just love it! Your husband is just the best. And you are just always coming up with the most creative ideas. I love the color too!

Mizz Deeds looks like she is really happy to be starting her softball career. What a peach!

Happy Blue & Met Monday! :-D

xoxo
Jane