8/24/2011

A Few New "Frillies" for the Tea Rose Bedroom

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Tea Rose Bedroom...Summer 2011
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Hello my friends...I hope you're having a fabulous day!
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Last Saturday I celebrated my 55th birthday!  Yeeeehawww!!!  You know...I'm getting to the age where I'm not sure if I want to continue having birthdays or not.  They seem to just make me old!  Hehe!
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Anyway...my honey...the love of my life...took me to the big city to do a little birthday shopping.  I had a great time...shopping at Hobby Lobby and a few of my favorite antique fleas...and he took me out to lunch and dinner to boot!  It just doesn't get any sweeter than that!
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Ohhh yes...I did find a few things while shopping...and I thought I would share one of those treasure finds with you today.
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A Few New Frillies for my Tea Rose Bedroom...
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Did you notice the new "frillies" in the Tea Rose bedroom?
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You can look at the first photo...and then the second photo (above) to see a couple of my birthday treasure finds.
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Treasure Find #1...
A frilly pillow...in cream...full of delicious ruffles...sitting in the rocker.
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Treasure Find #2
A frilly french footstool...done up in a french toile with all the same colors of the Tea Rose bedroom.
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I think my new treasure finds are a perfect addition to the Tea Rose bedroom!
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I found this french toile foot stool...done up in pretty pink and green...at my favorite antique flea market.  It was marked down to a mere $15...with a 10% discount to boot...making a total of only $13.50!!!  As soon as I seen this little beauty...I did my "happy dance"!  Hehe!
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I just love the pink and green toile fabric!  Pairing the toile with the pretty cream and pink rose fabric...gives this little foot stool a "cottage...shabby chic" feel.
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You can get a better look at the cream colored ruffled pillow in this photo too.
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A close-up of the toile pattern.
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A game of badmitton being played...in days gone by.  I love the way the ladies and men were dressed...so elegant!  And...look at the garden of roses...and that adorable candy striped tent!  Ahhh!!!
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A braided "rag" basket done up in different pink and green fabrics.  Another recent treasure find from the same antique flea market where I found the foot stool.  It holds a few of my favorite magazines...I think it goes nicely with the new foot stool!
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Yes...I'm loving my new birthday gifts!  Thank you, honey!!!
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Well my friends...hope you enjoyed my new "frilly" treasure finds for the Tea Rose bedroom.
If you would like a full tour of my Tea Rose bedroom...you can click HERE.
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I am joining these fabulous parties...
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Thank you, dear ladies...for hosting these sweet parties for us!
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Well my friends...I'm so glad that you stopped by for a visit today!  Please leave me a note and let me know that you were here...I would love to visit with you!
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Warmest Summery Wishes!

44 comments:

Olive Cooper said...

♫Happy Birthday♫ The footstool is gorgeous and so was the price. I have footstools all over the place. I stack books and such on top of them. I cannot have too many!

podso said...

Beautiful! I love to see the footstool as I have one I want to make a similar slip cover for. Gulp. Not my expertise but this is very similar to what I want to do. The piping is what will be the biggest challenge! Happy Birthday!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Oh my gosh, what a great deal on that footstool, Chari! I love toile, so I am loving that piece!

rosechicfriends said...

Chari...wow you were spoiled and i love how all your treasures fit so beautifully in your adorable room. It such a serene room and lovely colors.

Happy birthday..my 52nd is on labor day this year...im sure my hubby and sweet daughter will spoil me to.
Be blessed,
Lorena

A Hint of Home said...

I love that room! The ottoman is adorable!

Bunny Jean said...

The toile pattern on the foot stool is adorable. The colors go with you Tea Room perfectly!

What a seet hubby to take you to town...

xoxo Bunny Jean
Home to Wednesday's Bunny Hop Party!

Marilou of Lulu's Lovlies and Heartful Creations said...

Happy Belated Birthday Chari, I love all of it and the color combinations, just beautiful and such great buys! have a wonderful week! Hugs Marilou

Shannon@ Cozy Home Scenes said...

Chari, looks like you had a very Happy Birthday! That room was pretty before, but it is even prettier now. I love toile but I don't recall ever seeing the pink and green together. It is really nice. Shannon

lvroftiques said...

I noticed the ottoman and pillow right away! That ottoman is fab Chari! And shat a steal! You also can't go wrong with romantic ruffles *winks* Sounds like a perfect Birthday to me! Vanna

Carol said...

Happy, Happy Birthday! Your room looks lovely!

Marilyn said...

My question is: Which big town do you go visit?!! Maybe I need to get out a map and try to follow your trail. Birthdays like yours are too much fun to give up. Maybe they should be celebrated more than once a year--we could start by counting backwards. ;D Stay cool.♥♫

Sharing Shadymont said...

Happy Birthday Chari,


Love your goodies. They are perfect for the room.

Blessings,
Kathy

Jane@Cottage at the Crossroads said...

That footstool was a fabulous find at an unbelievable price! Made a nice gift to yourself. Love the pillow, too. Looks like you had a great birthday!

Leann said...

Happy Belated Birthday Sweet Friend!

What a sweet man you have - love his editions to the Tea Rose room - Gorgoeus!

Leann

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Chari I noticed that ottoman right away, I LOVE IT!! Happy Birthday my friend so glad you had an awesome day:) Martina

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

You found the perfect treasures for your darling room. hugs ~lynne~

Nancy said...

Happy Birthday!

Your tea room bedroom is full of charm and coziness. I want to be a guest in your house and stay in that room...you'd probably never see me then! The chair with that ottoman in front is so comfy looking. I love the mix of fabrics and your color combination. It's so pretty, Chari!

Frieda said...

Bonjour Chari,
I'm late but I wish you a special
"Joyeux anniversaire"!
I love this bedroom, I'm "sous le charme"... Everything there is so intime and "accueillant"
Kiss to a special Chari for your happy birthday

Frieda

Miss Char said...

Chair, the room looks beautiful and so inviting. What a wonderful way to spend your birthday. Thanks for sharing your special day and your beautiful guest room.

⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜@ Debbiedoos blogging and blabbing said...

Hi Cheri...Happy Birthday to you sweet lady! Your tea bedroom has always been one of my and my Moms favorites. I remember seeing it on RMS and thinking it was so magazine worthy. You have every lovely little touch you can imagine. Thanks for sharing.

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Happy B'day Chari!

Gorgeous post! Love it!

Richard Cottrell said...

Your bedroom is sweet as the dew on the magnolias in springtime. In other words, cute as hell. I especially like the wacky footstool.So-so-cute. Thanks for sharing. Richard from My Old Historic House.

Richard Cottrell said...

Happy Birthday Too!Richard

Katie@LeBeauPaonVictorien said...

It sounds like you had a lovely birthday! And you got some great litle tresaures. The footstool is adorable....love the badminton scene on it! I just love the colors and the style of the tea rose room...it's so gorgeous and full of charm! I'd love to sleep there!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Chari, with company and all I am so late trying to make the rounds. Happy Birthday!!! I laughed so hard hearing about the turtle. That just cracked me up. Now that is something my DH would bring home too. I agree, the flowers and cards will fade, but the turtle sure won't. Hugs, Marty

vintageshabbychicks said...

Seriously Chari..I would have passed out cold if i would have seen that footstool first!! I love ANYTHING TOILE and pink and green are my favorite colors:-)). I want to live in that bedroom! Julie

Love Of Quilts said...

The new frillies go good with your tea rose room....I too like my toile...I really like the green toile chair. Trish

Betsy said...

Oh my goodness! Your room is fantastic and your new additions add so much charm. What a deal on that footstool...I would have bought that in an instant!!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

ooohh Just love everything!! What a fantastic little ottoman too!! Hey~did you know that we share the same birthday! :D Love that!! Thanks so much for linking up and sharing your beautiful room at my party this week!! :) & Happy Birthday!! :)

Pamela said...

Chari I LOVE It! I always loved this room but this ottoman just sends it over the top! Thanx for coming over and sharing for THT!! Hope to see you next week!:)

Teresa@oursoutherncountryhomeandfarm said...

Hey Chari, the foot stool is my absolute favorite. Love it!!! I remember when you first showed the tea rose bedroom. Wow, it is looking great. Loving all of the bedding, rocker, and everything that you have done with it.

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

The footstool is perhaps one of the best deals ever. I love the rocker too. Thank you for linking up to Open House Party...I really appreciate it!

Cindy said...

Happy Birthday dear Chari!!!
Your new little finds are wonderful, I love the pillow and the footstool is just simply wonderful! That fabric is so perfect for you and that sweet little room.
Love and hugs for your special day,
Cindy
PS You are only two years older than me. Is 55 when we feel like we've had enough birthdays?

Anita@Theycallmejammi said...

Happy belated birthday...sounds like it was a great day. Love your bedroom...that stool was a steal and so gorgeous. Have a great weekend.

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Good Morning Chari,
Ahh girlfriend, did you ever score with that footstool!!
Oh I just love it and I can't believe the price too!
And that pillow, so pretty, I love ruffles!
That room is simply one of the best ever...hard to believe you could make it better but you did!
Dan and I have just so busy taking care of Addison. It simply wears us out but we so enjoy it too!
For my birthday, Dan cooked steaks on the grill and we just had a few friends over.
Dan starts school on Monday and things will be quite here again.
Well not really quite with little Miss Addison! lol.
We want to go to the Minnesota State fair this weekend or next and then fall will really begin!
I hope you and Russ get up to see the Mountains too, that would be so gorgeous with the aspens!
Oh I love aspens!
Well take care my dear and I am so glad I get to hear from you here on our blogs and facebook!
Big Hugs,
Cindy

Theresa said...

Oh dear Chari, Happy Belated Birthday to you! How sweet of your Prince Charming to go shopping with you! GIRL... you scored big time! I ADORE that stool and the pillow! You KNOW that your Tea Rose Bedroom is one of my favorite places in the universe:)

Enjoy your gorgeous new pretties dear friend! HUGS!

Alison @ The Polohouse said...

Oh Chari!

I love your new 25th birthday prizes! Perfect for your gorgeous bedroom. Am I able to rent it and come stay for a little while?
It is soooooOOOOo pretty and I love all the little details. :)

Happy belated birthday sweet friend. Sounds like you had a great day with your sweetie pie.

xoxoxox
Alison

Danielle said...

Chari, happy bealated birthday! Sounds like you had a wonderful day. I LOVE your tea rose bedroom. Oh, how I would love that room to escape too : ) Love the toile fabrics....2 Die 4! Congrats on all your neat finds!

Sherry said...

Oh Chari! I love this bedroom!! It is so pretty! I love the ottoman. I can't believe you got such a deal on it. I had a rocker I repainted and covered in a cottage style fabric when I was in my 20's. It looks just like yours. I could move right in this bedroom! It is just my style. Thanks for linking it to Home Sweet Home! And, Happy Birthday!
Sherry

Katherines Corner said...

love, love love this room! Happy Birthday too. I hope you get your birthday wish.I hopped over from the feathered nest hop and so happy I did. Hugs!

GardenofDaisies said...

This is such a beautiful green and pink room! Lovely!!

SavannahGranny said...

Sweet Char! I can tell you had an awesome birthday. Happy Birthday to you. Why sweetie, you are just a baby. The Best is yet to come.
I kept scrolling back and forth to the pics and I figured out the additions. Boy you did good. I am gaga over the stool and pillow. The game looks like they are playing at "The Grand" on Mackinac. have a great weekend. Hugs, Ginger

The Hopeless Romantic said...

Happy Birthday! You do know that after 40 they become birthay aniversarys right......I love ur tea room....It seems so familar though, are u an RMSer........just wonderin, great find with the footstool, perfect!.............Bonnie

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Happy Belated Birthday!!
I ADORE that footstool! To die for!!
This room is pure enchantment!!

Thanks so much for sharing!!

Hugs,
Debbie