Friday, November 14, 2014

Wall Art

We took a trip to our favourite country town places to find treasures this week. Mr VL fell in love with these 2 old paintings

They are oils on board, probably Victorian and have brass plaques " Evening in the Highlands and "Morning in the Highlands"They would of course have brown frames but at some stage been painted with a " French shutter" shade of blue.

We haven't put them up yet and still deciding where they will look best

 A year ago I fell in love with this heavy cast iron wreath to hang on a wall,
 from France which was too expensive was on display again reduced by 70%

My other find was an Art Deco era Diana Ware glazed vase in the most gorgeous colour. It perfect for my pink roses

I also picked up a couple of goodies from the local charity shop

 A $2 cushion

Brand new shoes for Christmas day....$2

 roses massed along the back verandah

Green fields turning to gold


heads down bum's up

The house is filled with fragrance

really Mum....another photo!

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  1. Love all of your finds! The shoes and the cushion and those paintings! The paintings are gorgeous! As are your roses! They are stunning massed like that! Such beautiful blooms dear friend! And your girls always look so happy and healthy! Have a great weekend you! Nicole xo

  2. The garden really is blooming and looks stunning. Yet again some great finds, I love them all particularly the wreath even better with 70% off. Have a wonderful weekend.

  3. Always a beautiful view when we are having cold weather. Thanks for sharing your finds and your wonderful roses. Linda@Wetcreek Blog

  4. Great score on the wreath, I love when that happens!! Those pink roses are stunning :-)

  5. The pillow, the shoes, the painting....beautiful! You found some delightful items, Meg :) And then there are those incredible roses - they are breathtaking.

    Have a wonderful weekend! Hugs

  6. Those paintings are beautiful and your blog is so refreshing in this English dull and rainy weather , Love your cat too xxx

  7. Wonderfully inspirational post, as always. I'm amazed at just how different those Victorian pictures look with those blue frames. tremendous.


  8. oh what wonderful finds and wonderful photos! I love everyone! You lucked out to find those vintage pictures!!!

  9. Such wonderful pictures! Great finds, your flowers look so lovely in that vase.

  10. Hi girls {chickens}! It's wonderful seeing Australia bursting with goodness while we will be having our first deep freeze in North Carolina! The color of that ball of a vase is gorgeous. Your roses are beautiful! Love the cast iron wreath that finally came down to the right price! and...Don't look so glum, kittie!

  11. I'm almost swooning over your beautiful finds. My favourite being those gorgeous blue frames and the blue vase. Lovely pics and chickens! I'm always envious of people who have chickens. There's nothing nicer than freshly laid eggs. xx

  12. We have the same chookies yours are very healthy look and no wonder your grass is still green. Great find with the new shoes for Christmas.

  13. Great old paintings - love the blue frames. Your roses are so beautiful. Thanks for including the girls and Sasha.

  14. Your roses are divine! I love your highland paintings but what they really need is a lanky girl in a flowy tweed skirt, wandering through the mist... xxx

  15. What great finds! But I must say the rolling hills and your beautiful roses are the stars. What a beautiful view! Sadly we have had freezing weather and expecting more in the morning. I doubt there will be any fall hues when the weather subsides. Living in the deep south, this is unusual for us.

  16. I just love your pictures and that cushion is so shabby! Your roses are gorgeous and your kitty has such personality! Gorgeous pictures as always!

  17. I never tire of photos of your gardens and your beautiful hens and, of course, the ever lovely Sascha....

  18. Hi Meg, visual treats in every photo. Loved the roses in your turquoise vase and those turquoise frames show such wonderful age.

  19. Meg, lucky you - you got so wonderful founds and you still have these beautiful roses in your fantastic garden. Oh I love to see this and can smell them in my little house!
    Have a happy happy time

  20. It's so much fun to look for treasures and good deals. I sure love the $2 cushion! WOW! Hugs!

  21. Those pretty red wedges will be perfect for Christmas day.
    Chooks and mulch.. nothing makes them happier.

  22. What a gorgeous home and yard. Beautiful photos and I love all your finds...the paintings are amazing. I am a new follower.

  23. I love those pictures and the painted frames, I know you'll find the perfect spot for them. Thanks for sharing your thrifty treasures (love the pillow) and your beautiful garden at VIParty. Must pin some of your flowers!!

  24. You found some beautiful treasures! Love all your roses and sweet chickens and kitty, too. - Karen

  25. I love the vintage pictures. Your roses are so pretty! What nice treasures you found.

  26. ich liebe ihre katze!!! danke für die inspirationen!!! einen schönen freitag wünscht angie

  27. Great discount on the wreath! Love the vase and the cushion too. Thanks for sharing at Vintage Bliss Tuesdays. Jo


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