Monday, January 14, 2013

Winter White 2013

Does it seem like January is a time to nest?
The house feels a tad empty once all the Christmas stuff is put away.
I am trying to keep my winter decor natural this year.  


I left out the pinecones and a few pinecone dishes.


My neighbor gave me this cute snowman last year as a thank you for taking care of her kitties.  
I put him out after I put all the Christmas red away.
The brown transferware is warm and welcoming for winter.

I got the Chick-a-dee statue at the thrift store for 
99 cents. 
I love inexpensive statuary that is seasonal. 
It is such a small investment that I don't feel bad for only having it out for a month or so.
Watching my winter birds at the feeder is one of my favorite things to do, so they fit right in.
I already had plenty of white candlesticks sprinkled about. I dug around the house for any in silver.
  I found three vintage candlesticks in the cabinet when I was digging out my platters for Christmas.
I masked the silver and painted the wood white.
I love them. 







I forced some Paperwhites.
They are almost finished blooming.
I also got some fake Paperwhites from Pottery Barn.
For the bedroom, I would rather go with faux. 
The smell of Narcissus is pretty strong. 
The votives are from the same shopping excursion. 


The throw came from P.B. as well. 
I ordered it online when it was about 70% off. 
:)
We have throws everywhere because I am always freezing. 


I hope you are enjoying these slower winter days. 
They are perfect for reading a book in front of the fire.
Sprinkled with winter white,
Katie
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10 comments :

  1. Very pretty winter decor. You have some lovely brown transferware and I love how it is displayed. I have four brown transferware plates but I hope to find more. Love the pinecone plate too. The throw is lovely. We have lots of throws and quilts around for snuggling too.

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    1. Thanks, Elizabeth. Brown Transferware is hard to find at least here. I hope you find some.

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  2. Everything looks so pretty! I love the silver candlesticks painted white. That picture of your chair, window and brick hearth... so inviting. enjoy the winter months,Pat

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    1. Thank you, Pat. It has been cold but not too cold.

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  3. LOVE your winter whites!Your transferware is lovely! We too have lots of throws.It get's quite cold here.We always have them on hand.
    xx
    Anne

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    1. Me too. Congratulations on the move.

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  4. Oh I see it! I love the plaid throw on the back of your chair. I've been enjoying looking around your blog. I love the country style that you have.

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    1. :) Thank you, Kelly. I have your blog on my blogroll. I love your house!

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  5. Hi Katie! Just found you from Cowgirl Up. love the photos! I too can't take the smell of the paperwhites, I'll have to check out PB as I'd rather go faux too! Love the clock also!

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  6. PS Forgot to say I'm your newest follower!

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