Friday, November 20, 2009


Sharing another favorite antique mirror of mine . . .  this time a scallop beveled arch top one!
Getting ready to decorate for the holidays with a few of my pinks, I decided that the dust HAD to GO on my pink and clear crystal diamond paperweights, and snapped a picture of them on the kitchen counter as I was drying them.

Below, I'm giving you a sneak peek at one of my newest "old" treasures ~ found this wonderful old 6 pane window at one of my favorite little shops downtown, and it was already such a yummy shade of chippy pink paint that I decided it needed to come home with me. I have holiday decorating plans for it to be a lovely backdrop soon!!

I 'm already gussying up lots of my apothecary jars with pink feathers, vintage ornaments, and a few newer handpainted roses ornies!

Some newer silver and hot pink mirrored ornies are going on my new pink tinsel tree that daughter gifted me with last year on my birthday! People always think that it's a bummer to have a bday so close to Christmas (the 15th), but I have always looked at it as an excuse to get more Christmas-themed goodies!!

Sweet Beverly of How Sweet the Sound is our lovely hostess for PINK SATURDAY each week so please stop by her blog and say hi and visit all the other pink participants, too!!

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Today is a special day as it is my precious Daddy's birthday. We lost him 2 1/2 yrs. ago and not a day goes by that I don't think of him and miss him. I'm at my new little grandson's tonight babysitting him and regretting the fact that Daddy will never get to know him in this life. He would so enjoy playing with his great-grandson! Love you Daddy, now and forever!



Fairy Footprints said...

I love your mirror it is gorgeous. I love all the decor.

Happy Pink Saturday

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Vicki said...

Hello, my friend,
I never tire of seeing your beautiful mirrors! Your home is looking very festive for Christmas! That pink window was a wonderful find. It will be perfect as a backdrop. I understand you missing your dad. Both of my parents are in heaven, but I so wish they could have known my grandchildren. How they would have loved them! I hope you and your family have a big and fun-filled Texas Thanksgiving. Many blessings to you! Vicki

Connie said...

Where did you get those gorgeous pink balls and facets in that bowl?! I'm telling mom!!!!!!! MOOOMMMMM, Stephanie has something I waaaaaant!!!


Beautiful, sugar chick.....

Shabby Cottage Shops said...

OMG, I love your Pink paperweights, they are to die for! Happy Pink Saturday! I am following your beautiful blog and invite you to come follow us!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Hi Stephanie...
Happy Pink Saturday sweetie. I cannot wait to see what in the world you are going to do with that pain window. OMG I so love it. It is absolutely beautiful. The pink is just the right shade. So perfect. I love the apothecary jars on the mantel. They are just devine.

The mirrored balls in the bowl are so pretty. I wanted to add pink to my living room, but could not find enough of any one type to do anything with. I have decided to go with browns, coppers and golds. They will be really pretty when I get finished. I have a dream.

Your birthday is on the 15th. One grand daughter was born Dec. 21st and the other was born Dec. 25th. They keep us hopping in our house.

Thanks for sharing sweetie. I so love to come and visit here. I always feel like I am coming home. You make it so welcoming here. Thank you Stephanie. Happy Pink Saturday. Country hugs...Sherry

Barbara Jean said...

this is all sooo beautiful.
never seen a shabby pink window before, and he gems just add a bit of sparkle to everything.

have a super weekend


barbara jean

caren said...

Stephanie ~ I am sure your Dad is seeing your grandson from a beautiful spot in heaven. : )

Again, just like last week - I love your mirrors. And the pink still my heart. Happy Pink Saturday.

Diann @ The Thrifty Groove said...

Oh, everything looks so pretty! Love that new old window!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Neat! I love your mirror, you pink window, and your paper weights! I have clear diamonds and hadn't seen the pink ones. WOW!

Happy Pink Saturday...


Sheila :-)

Alison Gibbs said...

Stephanie what a beautiful mirror and how fabulous the 6 pane window is

Enchanted Rose Studio said...

Happy Pinks, Stephanie! Your beveled mirror is so fabulous! Love it! Your collection of pink diamond paper weights are so sparkly and pretty! Love your beauatiful touches of pink for the holiday! Great find on your 6 pane window! It will make a great backdrop!

Have a lovely weekend!


sissie said...

I love all your pinks, especially that pink window, it's yummy!
Also, what a sweet tribute to your Dad. I miss mine too.
Thanks for the lovely post and Happy Pink Saturday. Love those big pink diamonds too!

Marina Capano said...

Hi! Happy pink satuday!

what a fantastic pink post, lovely


Jennifer said...

Hi Steph,Love your pink sat post your mirror is so pretty.I love that window you just got and your pink orns are so great.I am so sorry you are feeling sad about your sweet Dad.He is watching over your dear sweet grandson and your entire family.He is with you always Steph in your heart.Love you!Jen

Mary said...

The pinks you found to share with us today are really wonderful. Have a great Thanksgiving holiday.

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Stephanie! Oh, your beveled mirror is so lovely! You really do like mirrors, don't you? I do too but I don't have a lot of space for them.
Love the pink chippy window you got! Will that ever look sweet in a Christmas setting and I have a feeling I know what you're going to be doing with it! Lots of fun! So sorry about your Dad! I lost mine fourteen years ago and I sure do miss him. He missed out on so much these past number of years. I especially miss him at Christmastime.
Thank you for sharing your lovely pink post and enjoy your weekend, sweet friend.


Nancy @ La Chambre Rose said...

Stephanie: I just love those paper weights. You have a gorgeous collection of "glass" in all forms. Happy Pink Saturday!

vickie said...

Happy Pink Saturday! Steph, I love that window, and all your pink pretties, especially the "diamonds"!
Big hugs,

Cathi said...

I love love love the pink crystals in the bowl. Happy PINK Saturday!!

Bunny Rose Cottage said...

STEPH!!! I LOVE that window!! But you already knew that, didnt you, lol!!!!!! I cant wait to see it decorated! And the arched mirror is fabulous!! You have such a wonderful collection Steph!
Love you,

Bunny Rose Cottage said...

Happy Birthday to your sweet daddy!! I am so sorry he is not here to celebrate :(

Today is my son Ashton's 11th birthday and my son Edison's birthday is December 15th!!!! Can you believe that? I always knew we were connected :)
Love ya lots!

Karen said...

Such beautiful things!! Loving the new window you saved!

Tami said...

Hi Stephanie..I just love your vintage finds. That mirror is so gorgeous I can't stand it!
Happy pinks to you!! xo Tami

Sandra said...

I absolutely love the mirror and so wish I could find something like that. And the paperweights are just gorgeous. Hmm, now I have something else to look for when trying to find "treasures."

I also know what's it's like to be a December baby - mine is the 8th. I, too, look at it as being a good thing.

Claudia said...

Happy Birthday to your Dad. It is my birthday today, too.

I love your mirrors - I don't know where you find them, but they are just exquisite!

Happy Pink Saturday!

Sarah said...

Fabulous mirror. Looks like it is going to be a pink Christmas around your house. Great photo with the reflections in the mirror! Happy Pink Saturday and Blessings for Thanksgiving! ~ Sarah

Secondhandrose said...

I can't wait to see what you do with that fabulous pink window! Here's a hug for you missing Daddy on his birthday.


Andrea said...

I love the pink framed window and th apothecary jars too!

Sammy Girl said...

Stephanie --
Wonderful window, awesome! Everything looks so nice ... and I am SOOO ready for a pink Christmas.
Hugs with the loss of your father.
I, too, have a December birthday (24th!!) and Martha (Vintage Trifles) has one, too! Lots of us December babes ... er, I mean babies!!
Hugs and hope your Pink Saturday was INCREDIBLE!
Betty :)

Patricia said...

I also never tire of seeing your beautiful mirrors - what loviness. Happy Pink Saturday.

Shirl said...

Hi Steph, Happy Pink Saturday! Thank you so much for stopping by and leaving a sweet comment. Love your pink post this week! Your mirror is gorgeous and I love all your pink diamonds. That window is just beautiful. I have a whole bunch of them that we took out of this house, I really need to do something with them. I love the pink paint on this one, might try that! I can't wait to see what you do with it!

So sorry that you are missing your Daddy! I know the feeling I miss my Mom and Dad both!
Hugs to ya!
Shirls Rose Cottage

Tardevil said...

Lovely loverlies!


I love the pink window frame you found. What a treasure! Pink Blessings!

rosechicfriends said...

BIG hugs for ya...I know you are missing your sweet daddy! LOVE what you've been doing..and GREAT know, I might just have to fix one up that I have...hmmmmm the wheels are turning!

Beautiful PINK goodies my dear friend!


Leann said...


What a great mirror, I love how you show a new one every week. Enjoy your sweet grandson and fill his heart with memories of your Dad.

I'm off to look at your Christmas Blog!

Lori said...

Hi Stephanie
I completely understand about dad sugar. Now please my dear enjoy that window frame for both of us! I'd love to find one here! I start decorating as soon as I return from school Monday afternoon, did I mention between writing two papers for school? Bah-humbug! Love,Lori

Reflections from the Stone Nest said...

Oh, things are looking so pretty and Christmas'y in your lovely home! Love that pink window frame! It's just superb! Can't wait to see the finishing touches.

Hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving,

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

As always you have the nicest post.
Hope all is well for you and that you have a very nice Thanksgiving

Joy said...

If I'd seen that pink 6-paned window, it would've had to come home with me too! It's gorgeous!

Mo..."Mo's Cottage" said...

Oh My gosh I love that cute window...and already PINK...gotta love have a head start on Christmas decorations....have a wonderful Thanksgiving....
Mo ;-)

Miss Rhea said...

Love that Sweet Window !!! Think I need to do a Drive by, lol !!! Sending you and Mom hugs, I know how much you miss your sweet Dad :( I hope you have a Wonderful Thanksgiving my Friend :)

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Stephanie, I love the mirror as always it is a gorgeous one.
Your pinks are precious and I love the bowl of crystals. Love your new window find. I can't wait to see how you decorate with it.

I know how you miss you daddy and especially on his birthday. Sending you a big hug.

Hope you have a specidal and wonderful Thanksgiving.

Love you, Celestina Marie

Gayla said...

i HAVE REALLY ENJOYED YOUR BLOG THIS MORNING. I THINK YOUR HOME AND ESPECIALLY YOUR SPIRIT ....BEAUTIFUL. I am praying for everyone who is remembering (like you and I) who lost their sweet dads. Mine, too, was about two and a half years ago! Holidays are so sweet because of the dear memories, but they are also so sad.

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