Bathroom Vignette

April 28, 2010

Beth over at Stories of A to Z is hosting  her monthly “Ready, Set, Vignette” party.  Beth used to host a mantel party, and I always wanted to link up, but unfortunately I am mantelly challenged.  I seriously need a designer to come to my house and makeover my mantel.  But a vignette, I think I can do! 

When I redid our hall bathroom a few months ago, I added this old medicine cabinet.  The top is a perfect place to display things.  I don’t have to worry about them getting knocked over by my kids.

bathroom remodel  
I put together an unrelated group of objects, just because I liked them.  :)

my bathroom vignette 
An old sake bottle, because I liked the color.

Old Sake Bottle 
A couple of old bookends that I found in a box of my Grandma Mae’s things.  They’re holding up books that belonged to both my father and my father in law.

Old Books and Bookends
 
I love this water color my Mom brought me back from a trip to Florence.

Florence Watercolor
Finally, some dried hydrangeas from my yard, placed in a bargain vase I found at a discount store.

Hydrangea
 
And there you have it:  my first vignette!  

bathroom vignette
Thanks for hosting Beth!

4 comments:

  1. I love how you have chosen things that make you smile when you look at them ;)

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  2. Very pretty, Carolyn! I love the hydrangea and vase. I have hydrangea bushes myself and love to cut them to bring in the house at various times of the year.

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  3. your bookends are so special..i love them. the balance of your vignette is very appealing & the collection of interesting items..it all looks great!

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  4. Your first vignette? I feel so honored! I just wrote on another blogger's post that I love vignettes that hold sentimental meaning. Love that you've used a bunch of items that mean something to you and displayed them in a beautiful way! That is what it is all about. Thanks for linking up!

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