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Cottages at the Beach

I'm unpacking and catching up on laundry since returning from  our annual vacation with my husband's family. We always have a great time and I love that we have this tradition. It's such a cute little beach town and I always enjoy taking long walks and looking at the charming houses. Want to come along?

The house above has its red, white and blue going on  all ready to celebrate. Adirondack chairs always look great and I think they look very inviting on the front porch.

I like how neat and tidy this pretty blue house looks. The landscaping isn't anything extravagant but it looks great. In the picture below you can see the pretty, soft light green on the screened door and the same color is on the door to the house as well.

Here's another screened door that is just so charming. The little spindles in the center are painted the two  colors of the house - such a great idea.

The red door on this house really stands out. A lot of the houses have screened in porches on t…

Favorite Whites

 I was gawking...I mean looking around over at Faded Charm today
and I noticed that it is time for this week's White Wednesday
so I thought I would share a few of my favorite white things
from around my house.

The texture on this frame makes it look like
 it is actually made of fabric.
A wire basket holds some bath supplies.

I like how the satin ribbon added to
 this rustic candle holder looks.

This candle holder is from ikea.
I like how it is a little different from
what you normally see.
I've always liked these pretty white flowers.

I found this star at a garden center
and painted it white.

I have two of these little benches.
They're great because I can use them
in so many different places.
This little collander is a cutie!

Love this little pitcher too!
My chippy wicker chair
that I've had forever.

I really like the pleating and ric rac detail
 on this pillow from Target.

     I would love to see your favorite white things.
I know you have some!
  Come on over to Faded Charm for White Wednesday if you have a chance
and join the party!
     Thanks so much for visiting - you guys are the best!!

~ ~ JoAnne

Funky Junk's Saturday Nite Special


  1. Love all your whites Joanne!! Martina

  2. Everything is so pretty, Joanne. I thought the picture frame WAS fabric! I like the wire cloche, too. I am always on the lookout for them!


  3. Beautiful Treasures, my favorite is that little bench with the Blue & White Batter bowl with the wired Basket on top.... Beautiful~

  4. So happy I stopped by to see your wonderful whites! My favorite is the bench...I collect them!

  5. The keys on the star make it. I love those benches. I need to get me some ;)
    Visiting from WW

  6. Love it all but I really LOVE your wire baskets. You have some great ones.

  7. the white wire basket is beautiful !

  8. Hallo,

    Wundervoll dein Blog. Ich bin begeistert von deinen Gegenständen und komme bestimmt gern wieder vorbei

    Liebe Grüße Nicole


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