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French Chandelier

Yes I enjoy my bling especially when it comes to chandeliers,then I spotted this antique French chandelier and it was love at first sight. There is something about a little glitz and glamor that I have always been attracted too. Even as a child I loved shiny nail polish or lip gloss,that little bit of sparkle always caught my eye. Several months … [click here to continue to the post...]

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It’s Official Save The Date!

It's official White Lace Cottage that's me,is holding it's first Vintage sale! It's soon approaching and I have much to do.  So I will be sharing as I am getting ready for the big day,which is in just a few weeks.....Yikes! But I am super excited,and will be busy going through my treasures ,pricing and setting it all up. I have much to do,so … [click here to continue to the post...]

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Repurposing Vintage Treasures

Yes I am a vintage gal and being so I love surrounding my self with vintage items,and often repurposing  vintage treasures to use in other ways and not as they were intended. Wow that sort of makes me sound like a rebel,well I guess I am sort of. I don't follow rules when I decorate,I do what I like and surround myself with things I love. This … [click here to continue to the post...]

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I Love Vintage Picnic Baskets

I love vintage picnic baskets,and I also love using them. They are useful for so many things,and they are also very pretty stacked up on top of each other. But I must admit I love using these vintage picnic baskets as they were meant to be used. Not necessarily for a picnic,I love the outdoors but I am not an outdoorsy kind of gal. If you know … [click here to continue to the post...]

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Vintage Jewelry Stand

I would love to sit here and tell you all very proudly that I made this vintage Jewelry stand,but the truth is I did not. I found it months ago right after I finished my daughters bathroom make over,you can read more about that HERE. But I was busy and just never got around to sharing this. I found this while out shopping,it is so simple I could … [click here to continue to the post...]

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My Studio

My studio has been changed a few times,and it may be changing once again. I won't dare show you what it looks like today,because it is a creative space and I have a little mess from my last project I need to straighten up. I also unfortunately spilled milk paint on my carpet,and it won't come out. Trying to figure out what to do,but here are … [click here to continue to the post...]

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Shopping For Souvenirs

I love shopping for souvenirs when I am vacationing,bring home something to remember our special trip. I found many souvenirs this past trip like perfume,a few Vera Bradley bags,and a few music cd's of the music they played at our resort. While I was out shopping at our resort I stumbled on a lovely print they had of the Grand Floridian. As soon … [click here to continue to the post...]

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The Grand Floridian

I shared a little about our Disney trip and also a few tips HERE,today I wanted to share our visit to The Grand Floridian resort and spa. We did a split stay five days at the French Quarter and six days at the Grand Floridian. When you do this they will take your luggage and bring it to the resort for you,nothing is complicated you can still … [click here to continue to the post...]

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Planning Your Disney Trip

Back from vacation and I thought I would give you a few tips on planning your Disney trip. Many of you know that recently my husband and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary,we decided to celebrate at our happy place Walt Disney World. Our first trip together was in 1991 way before my daughter was even born,we had an amazing time but did … [click here to continue to the post...]

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Taking Photos Of Rooms

When I first started my blog I was pretty new to taking photos of rooms,I took many photos of my daughter when she was small. It was fun dressing her up in pretty outfits,using props and things and doing a photo shoot. Sort of like playing with a doll in the early days. She had so many outfits,too many to wear before she grew out of them. So I … [click here to continue to the post...]