I’m Thankful For…New and Old Stuff in my House

I’m Thankful For…New and Old Stuff in my House

It was Thanksgiving here in Canada this past weekend…and I had a good one.
Mostly it was super because I spent it with family…duh, they’re what I’m most thankful for.
But, this year was also extra beuno because lots of prettiness came together here at the abode.
So if you asked me what I’m thankful for this year, here’s the proverbial list…
1. I’m thankful for pretty china that was passed down to me, gold flatware I scored on eBay for a song a few years back, orchids of any and all varieties, and the set of crystal glasses my sweet Nana gifted to us for our wedding…

2. I’m thankful for this vintage table I found at Patina…local goodies that don’t require me to incur crappy duty/shipping costs make me happy…
3. This set of black patent leather chairs that I got for such a fabo deal as part of Black Rooster’s flash sale…
4. Nicole over at Sketch 42 for helping me discover the joy that is the black sharpie…

5. New furniture arrangements that make you fall in love with old stuff again…
6. An extraordinary carpenter…
…who can look at a picture I show him for inspiration and create this piece of furniture nirvana…

…from scratch…in 4 days.
MIND BLOWN
So yes, Thanksgiving 2013 was a good one…feeling very lucky/grateful these days.
xo

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  • Barbara Matson
    Posted at 08:51h, 15 October Reply

    A whole lot of pretty! I have a whole set of china like the one blue onion plate/bowl you have! It was given to me by both my grandmas who are now deceased. Reminds me of them every time I use the set!

  • Rachel Medlock
    Posted at 09:04h, 15 October Reply

    What a gorgeous tablescape! The other images are lovely too. Happy belated Thanksgiving!

    xo,
    Rachel
    Suppose Anything Goes

  • Dominique DeLaney
    Posted at 09:12h, 15 October Reply

    Absolutely gorgeous…I love your table styling and that gold hardware is amazing! I’m so jealous you scored it on Ebay!! And will your carpenter come to the US? haha

  • Brittany Ruth
    Posted at 09:26h, 15 October Reply

    Wow what a beautiful tablescape! And I never say that lol

  • Albertina M. Cisneros
    Posted at 09:27h, 15 October Reply

    So beautiful! I adored the table setting. I love Sketch 42 as well! Nicole is just so original. And I can’t believe your new piece of furniture. I adore your carpenter as well ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Lily L-M
    Posted at 09:29h, 15 October Reply

    Dying over all of this stuff! Especially the animal print pillows in the background — dalmation and cheetah! so gorg.

    xo, Lily
    http://whilemyboyfriendsaway.blogspot.com/

  • Brynne Delerson
    Posted at 09:38h, 15 October Reply

    That credenza is amazing! Gosh, I am in love with it!

  • Kristin@bliss-athome.com
    Posted at 09:45h, 15 October Reply

    Everything is so beautiful Christine! I love it all and that credenza…WOW! xo Kristin

  • Jessica {The Aestate}
    Posted at 10:00h, 15 October Reply

    the credenza turned out amazing!

  • Kristen
    Posted at 11:18h, 15 October Reply

    I am so jealous of your table! So much prettiness I can’t take it!

  • natalie smith
    Posted at 11:40h, 15 October Reply

    Beautiful table setting!!

    Natalie
    Styleupstairs.blogspot.com

  • White Cabana
    Posted at 16:54h, 15 October Reply

    That credenza is just unbelievable. Just too beautiful. High five Mr. Allen Dawson.

  • Lauren
    Posted at 16:57h, 15 October Reply

    Everything in this post is just so beautiful!

    Lauren,
    http://www.atouchofsoutherngrace.com/

  • Hollie Cooper
    Posted at 18:28h, 15 October Reply

    Oh my word, I’m loving the piece Allan made for you & the table scape was beautiful.

  • Jackie {York Avenue}
    Posted at 18:57h, 15 October Reply

    Wow! Amazing carpenter for sure, that piece is gorgeous! And the tablescape is beautiful as well-gold flatware and Diptyque candles? That’s my kind of Thanksgiving table!

  • Clare M
    Posted at 23:39h, 15 October Reply

    Aaahhh! Your home is looking sooo amazing!! I’m in love with that new console – wowsers!

    Clare x

  • Tim
    Posted at 07:41h, 17 October Reply

    so jealous of the crystals and the gold faux bamboo flatware!! Orchid is my favourite as well and I have a few at home today for a shoot. WIll have to call you soon to ask you for a few tips ๐Ÿ™‚

    That coffee table from Patina is surely a keeper and that cabinet from Allen … I am so calling him once we’ve nailed down a place and a floor plan!

  • RealtyqueenTO
    Posted at 18:23h, 17 October Reply

    Love, love, love the table setting, that gold flatware is to die for!!!!

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