A sharing of my heart and my home from a Christian perspective

...with a wee bit of whimsy added.

"A joyful heart is good medicine." ~ Proverbs 17:22

Thursday, 8 July 2010

Pink Saturday

She sees seashells down by the seashore......... and then she brings them home and adds sparkles!Hello bloggerettes ~ Welcome to my Pink Saturday!
Thank you Beverly for bringing us your fun meme every week. Every Pink Saturday we get to strut our pink stuff and we pinkies do love the colour pink!


Today, I'm sharing a seashell centerpiece I have sitting on my coffee table. I LOVE glitter so these shells got gussied up. I just love when the sunlight hits them because they sparkle! The star fish I painted aqua and added some glitter. Some of the shells are pink and others are white but most of them have glitter on them. All of these I gathered from our beaches here on the Island along with the sand. The star fish came from Michaels.


Let's add some pearls.......I know there are other ladies out there addicted to glitter as well. M at Tales From An OC Cottage http://talesfromanoccottage.blogspot.com/ loves to glitter up everything from seashells to little birdies. Some of us have brought this addiction to glitter from our childhoods and I'm one of them!

Can you see the sparkles? Wish I had a better camera but anyway, you get the idea!


The fish vase my middle son made for me in High School and I am so happy to have it! I know some of you pinkies out there have this same fish vase including Sissie at Sissie's Shabby Cottage. In fact, why not pay her a visit too and check it out! http://sissiesshabbycottage.blogspot.com/

Yesterday my sweet hubby came home with a surprise for me. I had seen this bunny a couple of weeks ago and bought it for someone else. I made such a fuss over his cuteness that my hubby made a mental note to go back and get me one. Isn't he a darling for doing that?



Do you see what the inscription on the bunny says? "Happiness is....Life filled with Love."

Bunny has just a blush of pink on his sweet cheeks and his cute nose.


Well, pinkies, those are my offerings for this week. Please go see Beverly http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/my_weblog/
and her lineup of pink participants, you will be glad you did! I have a wedding to go to this afternoon but I will make my rounds later. Have a wonderful pink weekend everyone and God bless you!

Please join me on Tuesday for Tea Time Tuesday.

Sharing from my heart~ Sandi

33 comments:

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Happy Pink Sandi...
What a beautiful share today. I have to tell you I just adore all the glittery sea shells and star fish. I think I may just have to add some to my assortment. I mean we all like a little glitter in our lifetimes right?

Your DH was so precious to go back and get you this bunny. She is so pretty. I love her little verse. Just the element of surprise when you look at her. She looks perfect perched up on the stack of books.

Thank you for sharing. I hope your day is as beautiful as the share you had today.

Country hugs sweetie...Sherry

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Sandi,
I love your shell centerpiece and what a great idea to "glitter" them up!!
The bunny is just too cute!!
I will be joining you for Tea Time Tuesday again this coming week!!

Hugs,
Debbie

sissie said...

Hi Sandi,
I love seashells and if I can sprinkle on some pretty glitter, then I love them more!!

Look at that sweet bunny. Do you know I collect bunnies too and I am really picky about them too. I would take him in a heartbeat. How sweet of your husband.

Thank you so much for mentioning me in your post today. I am honored. Our tastes are very similar and I remember you telling me that you had the same fish pitcher.Don't you just love it.

big ole hugs to you!

Sissie

Sherry said...

I can't buy a greeting card that doesn't have glitter on it! LOL. I just love pink! I am joining Pink Saturday for the first time this weekend! I am so excited. Thanks for stopping by.
Sherry

A Garden of Threads said...

The bunny is sooo cute and I love the quote. Neat idea to glitter the shells, they sparkle so nicely. Have a wonderful time at the wedding.

Carolyn said...

Hi Sandi,
Nice summer centerpiece! I think that was very nice of your husband to go and buy the bunny for you.

Have a good weekend,
Carolyn

Lisa said...

Sparkles rock!!! I love them how much fun to gather and then play with them!
Happy Pink Saturday!
Hugs, Lisa

someplace in thyme said...

I think that is a beautiful way to display shells. I would imagine they are lovely when the light hits them and they have been glittered. That's a great idea. I may have to try it myself. Ya gotta love a cute bunny. Happy Pink Saturday, Char

Atelier de Charo said...

So cute, cute bunny, pretty words.

Happy Pink Saturday!

Hugs
Charo

Olivia~ said...

Oh my sweetie, I just dying for some of this pretty in pink glitter and the bunny is adorable! Happy Pink Saturday!
Hugs,
Olivia

Terra said...

The glitter adds to the shells and starfish, and the bunny is adorable.

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Hi, Sandi.. what a sweet, sweet bunny! Love it and the fact that your DH went back and got him for you, and I love all of your pretty shells, too.

Dropping by early to wish you a Happy Pink Saturday...

XO,

Sheila :-)

Heather's Blog-o-rama said...

HI Sandi...I knew this would be a good post...and I may have to join the Pink Saturday group...Red is my first favorite color. Pink is my second. You had me laughing at the word "sparkles" :) :) :)
What a sweet hubby to go buy that bunny for you!!!
I love weddings...have a great time at this wedding!!! Love and hugs from Oregon, Heather :)

Ro Magnolia said...

Oh my goodness! That bunny is just too adorable for words! And I really love the way you have put together those glittery shells and sand.

I have a question for you ... my dear husband and I are thinking of visiting PEI for the first time this year but we can't go away until September. Is it too cold there in September? If so, we'll wait for another year when we can go away in the summer.

Regina said...

Happy Pink Saturday Sandi dearest.
Love all these seashells.
Pretty and summery.

Enjoy your weekend.
xo

Lavender Cottage said...

Hi Sandi
What a pretty centrepiece, I like the coloured star fish and all your glitter.
The rabbit is cute, how thoughtful of your hubby to pick one up for you.
Judith

La Petite Gallery said...

It's pink Sat. Have a great day.
That Bunny is precious. Thanks for sharing.

yvonne

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Happy Pink Saturday, dear Sandi....
Your shells are so pretty....the glitter gives them a dainty look!

What a sweetie your hubby is to go and get that bunny and surprise you! I guess he got lots of hugs and kisses for that darling surprise!

See you in a couple of weeks!
Hugs,
Jil
xo

Sweet Bee Cottage said...

Oh my! Those are some pretty pinks!

Mary said...

Hi Sandi, that is a pretty, pretty bunny. How thoughtful of your DH to see how much you loved it and go back and get you one. Your glittered seashels are beautiful and so is the way you've displayed them. The fish vase your son made is gorgeous. Happy Pink Saturday to you :)

Sherry from Alabama said...

Ooh, such lovely pinks for this Pink Saturday! You are so creative and the seashells are so elegant. They are perfect for a centerpiece!

Sherry @ A Happy Valentine

Valrie said...

Sandi,

Happy PS! The bunny especially hit home! I too just love glitter and the seashore! I have always thought of sand as diamonds made for all. Stop by for a visit soon!

Valrie

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Hi Sandi! Love the collection of seashells. Glitter only makes them prettier! I'm a glitter-er from waaay back, too! The pic of the shells in the sand with the pearls nearby is stunning! Love that sweet bunny ~ your husband is a keeper for sure, for going back and getting you one, too! I also love the fact that your son made you that pretty fish vase!

Isn't Sissie a sweetheart? I love her blog, too!

Have fun at your wedding!

Happy PINK SATURDAY!

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Maison Mutt said...

Your hubby is a sweetie. Love the seashells. Happy PS!
Licks & Wags, Niki

Debra@Common Ground said...

Hi Sandi, your glittery shells are gorgeous,(I love glitter too!) and that Bunny! LOVE him, and what a sweet husband you have! Hope you're having a great weekend.
xo,
Debra

tales from an oc cottage said...

What a pretty display you created!!! How sweet of you to think of me and my glittery silliness!

m ^..^

That shabby Pink Girl said...

What a cute little Bunny, love all the glitter on the shells, so many cute ideas.

have a sweet Day
marian elizabeth

Brenda-shabbycatsandroses said...

Hi Sandi :) Love your glittery seashells, and the bunny is just precious.

Hope you are having a terrific weekend, and wishing you a Happy Pink Saturday :)

Warmest hugs, Brenda

Grace said...

what pretty starfish and shells so glittery and sweet! Happy Pink Saturday. Grace xoxo

LV said...

What a pretty pink post for today. I think that sea shell tray is the neatest.

A Hopeful Heart said...

I'm kind of late making the Pink Saturday rounds today...so much running around today.

I LOVE the ocean so much, so I think your seashore centerpiece is wonderful. And, of course, glitter is a MUST.

I love your bunny. He's such a cutie. Very nice of hubby to surprise you with that.

Have a lovely, blessed weekend.

Hugs,
Patti

A Write Life said...

I can understand why you fell in love with the bunny. How cute. Have a great Pink Saturday.

~~Carol~~ said...

That's such a beautiful yet understated centerpiece, and I never would have thought to paint a starfish! But I think my favorite thing is that fish vase that your son made. What a treasure!
Happy Pink Saturday!
Carol

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