Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Red and White

I've got some seasonal reds and whites today mixed in with year round ones! I noticed this morning that the kitchen bookcase had a lot of red and white. More than usual, that is.

Every year I fill the chamber pot with Christmas ornaments. I enjoy looking at it every day. It makes me smile. Plus it's a sparkly and shiny display. I do like shiny and sparkly.

Got the Santas years ago when Chickie was little.

The white enamelware pan with lid is dressed up by filling with glittery fruit. And vintage napkins.

And then there's the hutch! Lots of red dressing up the whites on top. Also more white treasures inside the hutch on display.

It's a great day to link to Faded Charm's White Wednesday and with Sue at It's a Very Cherry World's Rednesday!

Have a wonderful, red and white Wednesday!



Cass @ That Old House said...

Hi Carol,
LOVE the shiny ornaments in the chamber pot; what a hoot. Can you imagine what the original owners of that little potty would think if they could see it now?

A question -- your ceiling lights in the last picture -- are they covering "can" lighting in the ceiling or are they independent fixtures? I really like them. I'm hoping they are covering can fixtures -- as we have a bunch of them in the kitchen and I'd love to disguise them!

Happy Red and White!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Looks great, I love the pot filled with ornaments:@)

Janette@Janette's Sage said...

How fun...I love your floor in your kitchen..and the white treasures surrounded by red...pretty, pretty!

Lesa said...

How festive! As a bookworm, I love bookcases! I want one in my kitchen too!!

Anonymous said...

Everything is beautiful - I could spend hours just admiring it all!

Deanne said...

Love red and white its one of my favourite colour combos and always looks great at Christmas

Average Girl said...

Lovely Carol... feels so cozy... Thanks for your kind comment yesterday!

Tracy xxoo

Amy said...

Hi Red is my favorite accent color in decorating
This year I am very drawn to red for Christmas.
I am trying to search for vintage red santas to have on display.

glenda said...

Very nice post...I love red and white, what I want is your beautiful house.

LV said...

A lot nicer way to use the chamber pot.

Debbie said...

Your new kitchen is the perfect backdrop for the reds and whites. You're going to have so much fun this Christmas because it's all so new and beautiful! Love your holiday touches.

I haven't done a Christmas thing...

Sarah said...

Red and white, black and white, white and white ~ they are all fabulous. :-)

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

It all looks so lovely... I love displaying ornaments like that too, it's so pretty!!!
Blessings~~ Daphne

Angela said...

Those wooden Santa's are beautiful. Loved the ivy above your cupboards. Happy Rednesday!@

Karen said...

I love all this about your Sears home. If you visit my blog you will see that this week I blogged about my husband's great-grandparents' Sears "pre-fab" home. I do have a picture posted on my blog.
I'll be back!
Ladybug Creek

Tammy at Tattered and Timeless said...

Looks good- you sure are getting into the holiday mood.

~~Carol~~ said...

Love the touches of red amongst the white, Carol! And I'm glad to see that someone else has started decorating for Christmas. This is the earliest I've ever started, but I just can't stop!
Happy REDnesday!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Very cute bookcase and goodies inside! And I love your black and white floor. It's neat!


Sheila :-)

Jeannie B. said...

Hi, I love your three tall SANTAs and the house...must go read about it more.

Low Tide High Style said...

All of your red and white touches are so pretty! I like shiny and sparkly too! And I think your Santas are darling!

Kat :)

Shelia said...

Hi Carol! Oh, just love all the decorating you've done in your shelves. The chamber pot filled with ornaments looks wonderful! Love that Rooster!! Now I'm getting inspired to drag out the boxes.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Shelley said...

Wonderful decorating...thanks so much for sharing...blessings,Shelley

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

I have the same little metal house that you have on your front porch... :-) I believe I found that little dandy at the Goodwill... My favorite place to shop.

Love the white chamber pot with Christmas balls. It would make me smile too.

Warm blessings,

Aunt Amelia's Attic said...

Christmas decorations up, here and there. Good for you!!!

Anonymous said...

The Santas are so cute and the pot filled with ornaments too. I have some whites on top of my kitchen cabinets too. Like the way you display them. I don't know about you but I've been like a magnet toward white pieces lately. They always clean up a look and brighten things up.

Thanks for sharing, Carol. Love it when you visit. Much love!

SueLovesCherries said...

Oh, yes, shiny and sparkly! I bet that's the best thing that ever happened to a potty!