Thursday, July 7, 2011

~new to the linen shoppe & faded blooms~

Hello friends!!

First of all...the weather report....
we have had HOT weather for the last 4 days!!
amazing huh??
So beautiful ~ it almost makes you
forget about all the rain......almost....

evidently, until now we haven't had 3 days in
a row of sunshine since last fall!!!!!
oh my goodness! and you all thought I was
just whining huh??? ;)

I thought you might like to see a couple new
products I added to the

New table runners just in time
for outdoor dining & bbq's!

This cute little runner has frayed edges,
and raw edged's made
 with a nice lightweight cotton....

same lightweight cotton fabric, frayed edges,
with a monogram of your choice....

I love this graphic!!
frayed edges & shabby yumminess!

Affordable & fun for your
summertime entertaining!

In the garden.....

I picked my peonies earlier than normal this year
(due to massive rain....ahem.....)
...and we've been enjoying them for awhile now...
they are now quite faded & ready to be tossed, but
I just love the way they look all faded & tattered!!!
(imagine that!! ;)

Although I'm sure a better camera (on the wish list....)would produce more impressive pictures ~
I thought I'd share a couple anyway ;)

I just love the paper-like look when
they dry....

and lastly, my favorite bloom....

Hope you have a fantastic weekend!!




Cindy said...

Your table runners are so summery and pretty. I love the look! And, i agree, the faded peonies are still amazing!


Jane, Naples, Florida said...

So completely beautiful!

Flora Doora

Shanon at Vintage Sparkle Chic said...

I love your runners! I will have to check that all out.
I love the peonies. My last bloom is finally fading and I will miss them for a whole year!


Anonymous said...

I love your table runners! Peonies are just heavenly.

sissie said...

Your table runners are so lovely and so are the dried peonies.


Anonymous said...

Beautiful table runners..

Blondie's Journal said...

Your table runners are just gorgeous! You have been busy! You should take the peonies out of the water and let them dry. They will look beautiful for a long time!


Ivy and Elephants said...

I am totally in love with your table runner. Your linens are simply fabulous.


Faded Charm said...

I'm liking those table runners. Wou;dn't they look lovely on a bistro table out under a tree...sigh.

Beautiful faded peonies:-)

Hope you are enjoying the sun.


Fishtail Cottage said...

adore those table runners......! someone told me that peonies dry gorgeous & i tried & am so happy with the result. although i wish i would have dried larger bundles - they shrink so much! (i'll try again next year i guess?) hope all is well & i will get measurements to you soon. just crazy busy since school has been out. xoxo, tracie

time worn interiors said...

loving those table runners!

Suzann said...

I love the runners you made and the beautiful flowers!!!
Enjoy your weekend!!!
Suzann ~xoxo~

Ido said...

Love all those table runners, so fresh, crisp and clean, beautiful!

Alicia ~ Time Worn Style said...

Just beautiful, love the time worn finish of these!

Sandi said...

I love those table runners! I just may have to make a visit to your Etsy shop when I get home!! Beautiful!!

Susanne said...

Lovely linens! And I'll take Peonies any way I can get them, my few are long gone.

A Cottage Muse said...

Just beautiful! Sending you sunny thoughts!

Vintage Station said...

Peonies are my favorites! Never thought of drying do you do it?

Shabby and Retro said...

Hello! I just enrolled in your wonderful blog. I do not know what they are among the most beautiful linens and peonies.

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Love that monogrammed runner best of all! Your roses are lovely too.

hilary @ the upcycle furniture co. said...

LOVE it all!

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

Yep, we've had some interesting weather, haven't we? I feel like a still need my woolies!

Love the peonies AND the graphics on those delish linens...

Hopefully we MIGHT get some sunshine this weekend??

Warm blessings,

Jackie said...

Love the graphics on the table runners and the peonies. Thanks for sharing such beautiful photos.

Burlap Luxe said...

Stopping by to be inspired by your creations of beauty!
Have a beautiful week!

PS....How are the floors coming along? :)

Heaven's Walk said...

Oh! Oh! Oh! I LUV that Rue de Olive runner, too, Shellagh!!!! It's my favorite!!!! The tattered edges really make it look so rustically sweet. :) Hard to believe you guys have had that much rain. July here has been so hot and dry and humid! I've been hiding inside with the AC turned on full blast working on some projects. Too hot to be outside! Hope you're doing well, sweetie!

xoxo laurie

Beatnheart said...

Your linens are so beautiful ...and the I wish we had peonies
in California. Stop on by my blog...I’m having a Giveaway to promote my
Etsy shop. Now I am off to yours. Cheers! Cynthia

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This graphic are so fabulous. White colors of clothes are very best for table. You shared wonderful photographs with us.

Erica said...

I love your runners!
I love the peonies.

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Burlap Luxe said...

OK!!! we are starting to miss our Shellagh :)

let us know what our girlie is up tooo!


Melissah said...

I just discovered your lovely blog. I look forward to popping by again for some inspiration! I'm just new into blogging this year & have put together a daily blog on design, fashion, food, travel and anything pretty.
I had a lot of fun putting it together maybe you would like to check it out if you have a spare minute.

June said...

They dry so beautifully that I almost like them better that way.
I love your awesome shabby runners Shellagh. Just beautiful.
sending hugs from here...

Essay Writing said...

I love your writer’s voice in this post.
Thanks for linking this up...

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