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

...with a wee bit of whimsy added.

Friday, 17 September 2010

Pink Saturday

Hello pinkie friends and welcome to another Pink Saturday. Today I have a couple of pinks to share with you. With the Fall rapidly approaching, I am doing some housecleaning and getting ready for the new season. I have been making some changes around my home and switching things around.

This is a birdhouse which I painted years ago and had sitting above the kitchen cabinets. I am taking all the birdhouses down and replacing them with teapots. So for now, this birdhouse is sitting on a table in the living room.

It is a soft aqua and cream with pink trim around the dormers and the door. There is also pink in the coleus leaves and the roses. Little birdie is quite happy perched among the posies! I'll leave this birdhouse on the table for a while.

Then there is this~

A beautiful hand painted tea cup which I won in a Giveaway from Amy at Vintage Porcelain Art. As you can see from the photos, there are little pink hand painted roses all over the cup and the saucer. Isn't it scrumptious? I love the pink and green colour combination! The teacup and the saucer both are trimmed in gold and Amy has also signed the bottom.

Thank you Amy, my friend! Please do stop by Amy's blog and see all her wonderful hand-painted creations. She's a very talented lady who specializes in the painting of china and almost every week she participates in both Pink Saturday and my tea party on Tuesdays.

Thank you for visiting my blog and I hope you will take some time today to visit our lovely hostess Beverly @ and her party of pinkies. Wishing you all a marvellous weekend filled with pinkness and sunshine.

I invite you also to stop by on Tuesdays for Tea Time Tuesdays.

Sharing from my heart~ Sandi


Atelier de Charo said...

Ohhhh is a cute birdhouse!

Happy Pink Saturday!

Mildred said...

Hi Sandi, Beautiful touches of pink today. Those little roses painted on the cup/saucer are so sweet. Hope you have a lovely weekend.

Shelia said...

Hi Sandi! Oh, what a sweet birdhouse and the tea cup is beautiful!
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

nannykim said...

Love the teacup; hope you show your transformation with the removal of the birdhouses in the kitchen!

The Tablescaper said...

That teacup is gorgeous. She is so talented.

Looking forward to seeing the transformation to fall.

- The Tablescaper

sissie said...

Birdhouses and teacups, what more could a girl want!!!

Happy Pink Saturday.


A Garden of Threads said...

The birdhouse is sooo cute. Have a wonderful weekend.

Carolyn said...

Hi Sandi,
That is a pretty teacup you won! Teapots displayed on top of your cupboards sounds pretty.
Sounds like a good day tomorrow for the big yard sale-maybe I will see you there.


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

Oh, the pinks are great...that birdhouse is really pretty..and I love the minty green satin ribbon accenting the pink flowers and the birdhouse...nice touch!!!

Oh, I remember when you won Amy/Vintage Porcelain Art's giveaway. That was so fun to participate in...and you are right, the pink and green combination is lovely!!!! Have a great weekend. Love and hugs from Oregon, Heather :)

Jacalyn @ said...

Love the birdhouse! I too always seem to change things up as I Spring or Fall clean. Just keeps things interesting I think!

Happy PS,

Lavender Cottage said...

Sandi, that is a beautiful cup & saucer that you won, especially since it has roses on it.
I think it will be nice to display your teapots in the kitchen that way and look forward to a photo to see them.
See you for tea on Tuesday.

luluslovlies said...

Happy Early Pink Saturday, Your birdhouse is great as is your Teacup, can't wait to see your Teapots when they are up in your kitchen! Pinky Hugs!

Lisa said...

Happy Pink Saturday. Your teacup is lovely and I will be sure to visit the blog of your friend who hand painted it for you. Have a great weekend.

Carolyn said...

Very pretty little teacup!! :)

Hugs, Carolyn ~ Cottage Sunshine

bj said...

A beautiful little birdhouse and your tea cup is lovely.

Tea Duchess said...

What a darling cup and saucer. Happy P.S..

someplace in thyme said...

Your bird house is the perfect color and so is your beautiful teacup and saucer. I just love them. I am waiting to see the new look with your teapots. I bet it's so pretty. Happy Pink Saturday, Char

A Hopeful Heart said...

What a cute birdhouse...I LOVE the dormer windows. Dormer windows always remind me of my grandmother's house...sweet memories for me.

While I like birdhouses, I love teapots more, so I'm with you on changing the decor a bit.

That teacup from Amy is totally beautiful. She is an amazing artist.

Finally, I noticed you added a profile photo of yourself. What a beautiful gal you are!! It's fun to see what you look like.

Have a lovely day, sweet friend.


Mary said...

Hi Sandi,
Isn't it fun to "play house" by rearranging your pretties?
Darling birdie in it's darling house :) What a lovely teacup...I can hardly believe Amy hand-painted that. She is very talented. And I really like the pink-glass lamp you have behind it.
Have a wonderful weekend and HPS~

Roselle said...

The color combo on that cup and saucer is just beautiful! Happy PS!

Judith said...

the bird house is gorgeous and the little pink roses set everything off beautifully. Judith

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Sandi...
What a darling birdhouse...I will always love birdhouses!!!! And, your prize is just scrumptous! I love all the little pink roses on the is a standout!

Judith said...

Thanks Sandi - yes ANOTHER blogg!!! lol I'll settle down one of these days :)))))) Judith

Incipient Wings said...

Happy Pink Saturday.
the bird house is adorable! love the tea cup too.

LV said...

I am sure your tea pots will look nice, but I love that little birdhouse. If a birdie could move it, they would be delighted.

Marydon said...

G'day Sandi ~ What a darling birdhouse. I could not put him away.

Your teacup is beautiful ... the roses are so delicate & pretty on the green.

Have a great weekend.
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

Pam said...

Love the birdhouse. You are so lucky to win that lovely tea cup and saucer.

Happy Pink Saturday.

Jacqui said...

I love that birdhouse!!

Olivia~ said...

Hello Sandi! What a darling birdhouse and ohhhh, the teacup is just lovely. The colors match a chair that I just found perfectly.

Sherrie said...

Thanks for sharing today. I'll be back for teatime.

Beautiful pear tree lane said...

Lovely pretties yu have there Sandi, thank you for sharing.

Jean said...

Happy belated Pink. Just getting around. I seem to always be behind. Hope you had a great day.

denise Adorian said...

Cant wait to see pics of the teapots when your finished.what a pretty teacup. God Bless You Today .Denise

Denise Adorian said...

Let me see if I can do it right this time. God bless you again

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Sandi, What a lovely birdhouse!! So pretty!!

I love your tea cup!1 Stunning and lucky you for winning it!!

I will be participating in Tea Time Tuesday this week!!


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