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Saturday, April 30, 2011

Just some EYE CANDY

was one of the first bloggers  I fell in love with.
I still love her fresh ways of decorating her sweet cottage.
Some of the following photos are of a house 
she helped decorate for a house tour...
Some of the photos are of her own beautiful rooms...
See that beautiful painted wooden porch..
Once, when I was a little girl, I was playing JAX with a cousin.
Can you imagine what happened?
A big long splinter right up under a fingernail...
I squalled for two days.
I'm getting some burlap and pretty ribbon TOMORROW !!
Wouldn't you LUV to find an olden, wicker baby bassinet
to use on your front porch, filled with flowers.
I WANT ONE......BAD
if I find two, do U want one?
This is the beautiful outside of TINA'S 
CHERRY HILL COTTAGE.
....window boxes
...those awesome awnings
...the painting on her wall
...the TEXAS FLAG
(i'm going to get one....TODAY)
THIS room of Tina's makes me 
suck in too much air and get choked
every time I see it.
SOOO swoon worthy
She says she got these adorable
red and white polka dot SHEETS at WALMART..
they just look adorable on her pretty bed.
*
It's time to change out my *winter look* for a lighter *summer look*
on my bed, too...
polka dot sheets...hmmmmm ;)
OH SO SOUTHERN.....
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She decorates like THIS 
AND
makes things like....
*SIGH
I wanna be TINA when I grow up.......
xoxo bj

31 comments:

Sue @ Not the Good Scissors! said...

I think when I get ready to change my bedroom I am going to start with polka dot sheets. Oh my. I can see that as a beautiful beginning.
Hugs, Sue

Sheree said...

BJ I just made your peanut butter cookies !!! OMG they are soooooooo good! Simple and delicious! I asked my husband how they were and he just gave me a big thumbs up-coz his mouth was full with cookie #3. :)

Stacey said...

Couldn't you just move in there? Let's go together. :)

tammylovesdishes said...

Great eye candy! So fresh and inviting. I just want to move right in.
Tammy

Catherine Denton said...

That bed is beautiful and fresh. Love it!
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laurie said...

Oh my gosh,, you're right,, thats eye candy and the best kind,, I'm going right now to check it out,, thankyou!How very sweet of you,,

*The Old Geezer said...

The baby buggy basket is very cool! My little granddaughters would have a ball playing with it :-)

Madeline's Album said...

What a lovely post. Such a lovely decorated home. Really enjoyed it. Have a blessed evening. Madeline

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Lovin' the painted porch and polka dot sheets:@)

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh my, every picture is just gorgeous and all of the rooms, porch and everything are fabulous. I want some chocolate cobbler. It looks so good. Hugs, Marty

Vee said...

Fun to see Tina's things here in your blog. For a minute there I was lost. Maybe Tina wants to be you when she grows up, too.

Susan said...

I am going to Walmart tomorrow! I am going to look for some polka dot sheets!

Kathy said...

Hey BJ...
Love all her rooms and see why you do too!
Also noticed your new white dining chairs...wow! what a difference.
Such a great change...you did good!
Have a great weekend girl,
xoxo~Kathy @
Sweet Up-North Mornings...

Tracy said...

BJ,
I think I like that chocolate cobbler...at least I'll give it a try :)
Your photos are so lovely..never thought of putting burlap around a plant...do you allow it to get wet?
...just curious!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

BJ, cute, cute, cute. I love the burlap covered planters and that baby carriage used as a planter is such a great idea. Love her home. Thanks for sharing it.

glimpse of my world said...

Everyone loves Tina & Monica.... great gals!! Come over and see me giving away ... several burlap coffee bags!!

Shug said...

Loved everything about it....I am so fond of red...I tried to take it out of my kitchen, but I just can't do it...Gotta get it back...

Good pictures and a beautiful place...
Sweet!

Shug

Kathleen Grace said...

I love Tina too! her style is so cheerful and pretty. You know I actually had one of those wicker bassinets for my girls when they were tiny babies, I think I sold it for $5 at a garage sale:>( What was I thinking?

middle child said...

CHOCOLATE cobbler? Now why didn't I think of that?

Ginny said...

Tina is amazing, and a wonderful decorator. Each picture is swoon-worthy!! I love that umbrella on the porch, and yes, pick me up a bassinet if you find any!!! The front porch in the first picture reminds me of when I played jax and marbles on our big porch as a child. I hope you have a wonderful Sunday!

sissie said...

Hi BJ,
Tina has a lovely home, but she has nothing on you! You have a lovely home too and your decorating style is wonderful!
I love her front porch. Seeing the wooden floor brings back so many childhood memories. I remember playing jacks too! LOL, we are getting old! But, better.

hugs
Sissie

Emily said...

hi bj, Love your post, Lovely pics and such inspiration for makeover. I felt your pain with your story about the splinter.......OUCH! Lovely tour, thanks

~Emily
The French Hutch

Donnie said...

Those are such beautiful photos. Love her site.

jeanne said...

Good morning bj, As usual I was busy all day on Pink Saturday and hardly visited a soul. My garden club had their annual plant sale. It was a long fun day and it wore me out. So today I am visiting you and your lovely post.

Gorgeous photos and something to dream about. The Polka dot sheets are charming and it makes me want to do something for summer in my bedroom. Just thinkin! The porch pics are stunning. I love the ferns.

I also checked your farm house table post. Wonderful and I too choose pie every time. Smile! The creamy chairs are awesome just like the price. Your posts are blog art.
Love you, Jeanne

Theresa said...

I wanna be tina too:) Love the burlap pot cover, too pretty! AND YES, polka dot sheets are SOOOO you! Have a blessed day dear BJ, HUGS!

Grandma Nina said...

Hi bj,
I love these pictures! My next house (have no idea where and when that is) is going to look like this (in my dreams). Yes, Tina is very talented. I would love to live in a house that looks like this some day.
I also love your new white dining room chairs in your previous post. Looks so bright and cheery and welcoming!

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

I love Tina's style too. Cottage, whimsical, colorful. It makes me smile.
Hugs,
Penny

Lori said...

So fun, just makes you feel happy. All the colors. I'll have to go over for a visit. Lori

Debbie@Mountain Breaths said...

Love the tea cups hanging from the chandy! I am making those burlap covered planters for Mother's Day gifts. I'll give credit to both you and Tina. Thanks for the inspiration!

Carrie @ Dittle Dattle said...

Tina's home is romantic! Thank you for showing us :D

Kathleen said...

I love looking at porches. Can't wait to get mine ready, but we have to wait till the pollen falls, or you have to do it all over again.
I imagine you have to keep those burlap pots under the overhang. I think they would get moldy out in the rain?