Thursday, April 29, 2010

From Living Color to Beautiful WHITE!

I've forever loved the cottage look, and always
collected vintage items to decorate my
home with. 


I lived it with
lots and lots
of color
at least in my kitschy kitchen and dining room! They
were true to my boomer beginning and very
50's  with bright and beautiful color!

But that was then...

This was taken during the time when my chandy was
being put up and part of  the ceiling had to be replaced, plastic
was draped over most of the dining room...

I had a huge fruit motif going on with chalk ware in
my dining room as well as lining my kitchen (I'll share
the kitchen another time, it still 'In Living Color'
BRIGHT yellow with lots of
fabulous 50's chalk ware...
my little English cupboard has gone through
some major changes, losing the fruit I painted
on it's doors many years ago. I looove it's
new look in dreamy sweet WHITE!


this is now...

Please tell me what YOU think!?!

I must confess, I've saved all my colorful Pyrex for
summer parties to be used with all my bright
50's tablecloths.


I'm linking with Cindy's blog 'My Romantic Home' for
Jane's blog 'Finding Fabulous' for

Please stop by their blogs and join in
the fun, they are a bunch of very
CrEaTiVe gals!

Thank you so much for stopping in, please leave
me a comment, it makes my day seeing that YOU'VE
stopped by and I'd looove it if you'd follow me!

Always, Debbie~


Crystal said...

I'm loving the after!!! It all looks so good! Very romantic.

A Cottage Muse said...

Oh I love the after too! But I also like how you will keep the colors for fun! Have a great weekend!!

The Tablescaper said...

I like both. I enjoy the soothing cottage look, but tend to tire of it. I love living with color and am so glad you saved all of your treasures. But change is good (or so they tell me).

The Garden Bell said...

Please don't loss that Pyrex. It's a fav of mine...Drool, Drool.

Maureen said...

Wow, you have a great colorful collection of Pyrex. I’m glad you are keeping it. That cabinet is awesome no matter what you have in it. I like the change; I’m a white-kind-of-girl myself. I do have some red Pyrex in my kitchen, though, love those vintage refrigerator dishes.

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

now the cabinet looks neat and lovely! it is a keeper!

Denise Marie said...

total change, huh. It is lovely and those are gorgeous dishes.

Anonymous said...

Honestly, I love it both ways. I loved all your bright colored dishes, but the white it very nice too. I do love white and it's very sophisticated. Great job!


Stephanie Lynn said...

The color is fabulous but the white is simply stunning! Would love to have you stop by The Sunday Showcase Party if you get a chance! You did a great job giving this piece a totally different look.. very pretty!

InMyOwnStyle said...

Hi Debbbie-

About 5 years ago after I saw the movie Something's Gotta Give, I started changing all the color in my house to make it reflect more whites. It just feels more serene. What you have done looks fabulous.

Karen Valentine said...

Hi Debbie,
I think neutral colors are so soothing to the eye. I like looking at color , but I find it hard to live with for a long time.

I’m so happy you will be joining me for the Where Blogger’s Create party this year!
I think it’s going to be great fun and probably bigger than last year!
Jo is offering some great prizes isn’t she??? I’ll be in touch!!

My Desert Cottage
Valentine Design

Stephanie Lynn said...

I ust love the white {though I love the color of the pyrex too! Fabulous job! Thanks so much for stopping by and joining the Sunday Showcase Party! I greatly appreciate it. Hope you have a wonderful week. Hope to see you again next Sunday! ~ Stephanie Lynn

Nishant said...

I enjoy the soothing cottage look,
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