Tuesday, July 21, 2009

White Wednesday Party Preview


For this weeks White Wednesday I am presenting whites from my studio, in anticipation of Fridays Where Bloggers Create Party. I love Daisy's. They are one of my favorite flowers, and when I can, I love to have them brightening up my studio.

Mmmmm...white cheddar cheese popcorn. Snacky goodness for those late night munchies while I am working on a project.


Buttons, buttons, buttons!!! I love them. I love the way they look on a project, and how they feel when I shuffle through them in the jar.


I use these dominoes occasionally
in an art piece, but
mostly I just like to look at them!



What self respecting studio would be complete without glitter!!!


And of course, paint. I use all kinds, but
these little
squeeze bottles are so convenient.


I go through LOTS of paper towels!



And finally, sponges for blending
and applying chalks or inks.
They are really very useful.


I hope you enjoyed this little mini tour of
white studio goodies.
Head on over to Faded Charm
to see the rest of this weeks
White Wednesday wonders.



29 comments:

The French Bear said...

Beautiful!!! I love the the brown pitcher!! I am saving up my energy and trying to get my sewing room ready for the 24th!!
Hugs,
Margaret B

Lisa said...

What sweet inspirational goodies you have.:) I too am a button lover. What CAN'T you do with a cute button?

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

What pretty little glimpses, I look forward to seeing the rest!

Elyse said...

hi karen,

your blog, your photos, your art is all just amazing!!!

my "where bloggers create" post is already up. it was so enjoyable putting it together and i am so looking forward to visiting everyone's posts.

what a brilliant idea! thank you so much.

xo

Jodie LeJeune said...

Oh you are such a tease Karen...I can't wait to come back here Friday to see your creative space. I know it's going to be a beautiful studio!!!!
everything vintage

Nice and Easy Antiques said...

Very inspiring place to work and create! Beautiful pictures!!!!

Ana said...

Good morning Karen,
I love visiting your blog. You always have such beautiful pictures. I love the pitcher and daisies, how beautiful. And I too love, love, love buttons.

Have an beautiful day!

Blessings,
♥Ana~A Petite Cottage

KarenHarveyCox said...

I love white on white, so I can only imagine how lovely your studio is. I have posted a reminder on my post today. Looking forward to Friday.

Karen

Barb said...

Such pretty pictures! I agree with "The French Bear," the pitcher AND daisies are my favorite too.
Looking forward to Friday !!!!!!
Barb

Michelle (Shell) May said...

Karen I love white cheddar popcorn too! Yuuuuummy! I'm looking forward to Friday!
bunny hugs,
shell

common ground said...

Can't wait to see all the creative studios coming up. Your's has all the necessary goodies, especially the yummy popcorn.
Debra

Deborah said...

Very pretty. I came over from June's blog and I remember visiting for the Tea Party. Question: Is Brain your hubby and what rock band??? P.S. You have done a lovely job on your blog.
**blows kisses** Deborah

Rebecca said...

Hi Karen
How are you doing in the studio, I enjoyed your mini tour. I am looking forward to Friday that is the 24th right :)
Have a great Wednesday
Blessings
Rebecca

Mary said...

Hi Karen, you've created a beautiful garden in Arizona! I lived there, and have a lot family still there, so know how difficult that can be. I went to high school with a girl named Karen Valentine, but I don't think you're the same girl - that was in 1963! The pitcher filled with daisies is so pretty and cooling - just lovely!

Counting Your Blessings said...

That little pitcher is just divine! Thanks for sharing.

Blessings... Polly

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Oh yes, I'm getting excited about Friday's tour! A chance to see other's craft space - I can't wait! Thanks for your sneek peak today! Twyla

jen said...

What pretty pictures! I love the pitcher with the daisies!!

Jen

LillySue said...

Such a fun and pretty post! I am loving white more and more these days!
Blessings~LillySue

Embellish-Vintage Home Embellishments said...

Just dropped by your blog and as always, I feel inspired!

chickie said...

What fun I had reading your post.Yeah,I have to admit we have alot of things in commom.It would have been fun hanging out with you in AZ.I miss Az alot!!That has not been a day where i dont think about it.The weather here is rainy.Thats no fun!Anytime you want to come see green you are welcome to come here.Sept I plan on visiting my girlfriend there.I cant wait.You have a good day tommorow.Be in touch.. Chickie

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

So glad to find your blog while blog hopping today. I love making new friends and finding new blogs.
I enjoyed my visit to yours. It is absolutley beautiful....All of it.

Karen said...

I have so many of my grandma's buttons. We used to play with them when I was little, and my Mom had a button box too. I spent hours . . .
I have to laugh, if I had placed a jar full of buttons in front of my boys when they were little, I'm not quite sure what they would've done. They might've surprised me - who knows. Buttons were just a part of life back in the 60s. I remember cutting them off shirts before we gave the shirts to the Goodwill. (cringe - yes we did that.)
Have a great day! Looking so forward to tomorrow.

Charlene said...

Karen I wish I had thought of joining this sooner! My studio is a mess because I have not been in there in weeks due to vacation & my DH being home24/7 for this time in the summer. I hope you will do another one at sometime. I will post the button & advertise it. Also, I am adding you to my sidebar. I hope things slow down a bit so I can get back to my studio & creating as well as more time to visit my favorite blogs. Have a great party I will come & look & be there in spirit. I love all you shabby chic white in this post.

Cindy said...

Karen, I love the pitcher. I love all your displays. I didn't have batteries for my camera, I'll try and get with it next week.

Tracie~MyPetiteMaison said...

Can't wait to see the rest, Karen! How fun for all of us.
xo~Tracie

Blondie's Journal said...

How nice to see the whites you use everyday. Caught by your camera, they look pretty!!

I just heard about White Wednesday and I will definitely participate. And although I will be gone on the 24th, I will backtrack to see all the great artist's participating in the upcoming event. I mentioned it to several ladies I know who "create". I'm not an artist myself but came over from My Hearts Ease. I'd like to come back when i have a little more time and have a peek at some of your home decor.

Have a wonderful weekend!! :-)

xoxo
Jane

The Rustic Victorian said...

Well, I must say...we are just alike in the "love of White" catagorie. I will check back on the party tomorrow. Wish I had more that one plug in in this room, its way to dark to show. But I think its a great idea.
Marcie

Counting Your Blessings said...

I just now saw your comment over at French Cupboard. lol We were out of town last week and I'm playing catch up with email so I hadn't read the comments from yesterday yet. Thanks for taking care of the link for the party! And if you would prefer to not have the Flickr group, just let me know. I probably should have checked with you first. I added the link back to your blog just in case you want to tell others about the group, but if not that's ok too.

Hope you have a beautifully fun time of it tomorrow. Blessings.. polly

freckledstar said...

What a beautiful idea! I love all the whites put together. Really makes you notice things:)

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