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Sunday, February 17, 2008

Bell Jars



Something that I like to do alot of is vignettes and I love how versatile bell jars are in a vignette. There is just something about being able to change the feeling in my home with a little touch of the season. So I thought I would share with you a couple of photos from last Fall. The theme is one of my favs....a bunny, surrounded by the brilliant colors of Fall. The great thing about bell jars is that you can put almost anything under them, you are only limited by your imagination and it fitting under the jar! I came across talented blogger, Mary at Little Red House http://dearlittleredhouse.blogspot.com/, she had a lovely scene under a glass bell jar, her blog is worth a leisurely visit.

20 comments:

PAT said...

Judith, I had no idea you have blog! I'm going to add you to my list, so I can visit often!

Thanks so much for visiting the back porch and leaving the sweet comment!

I have always loved your table scapes and I'm so happy you are posting them here! I hope you continue to blog. It's an ongoing learning experience, that is for sure. I really enjoy blogging.

Pat

NAME: CIELO said...

I love creating new vignettes also... yours is lovely

happy day to you

cielo

Deserae said...

Hi Judith-Thanks for stopping by my blog to say,"Hi". I'm so glad you did because otherwise I would have missed out on all the wonderful vignettes you do :o) Gotta run for now but I'll be back to browse again when I have more time!!!!!
~Des

PS. I added you to my favorite blogs list too!

Cindy ~ My Romantic Home said...

You are the queen of vingettes! I don't think anyone does them better than you! You are such an inspiration and I'm so happy you are blogging now!

Charlotte said...

We had a lot of Barbies and her friends at our house when my daughter was a child. She kept them for many years. She finally decided she would probably never have a daughter to pass them on to so she gave them to a niece's girls. They were in great condition. I'm afraid they won't appreciate their value.
Thanks for visiting my blog.

debbiekay said...

I have a complete obsession with bell jars. I love to display vignettes all over my house. Thanks for the lovely picture. I am going to do some more deocrating, thanks to your post.

Sweet Designs said...

Pat, thank you for visiting and your nice comment on my tablescapes (yours are beautiful too!), I have just started blogging and hopefully I will improve.

Cielo, thank you, the great thing about vignettes is that you really get to express your creativity in your home without spending too much, you just try to use what goodies you have.

deserae, thank you, I am glad you enjoyed your visit!

Cindy, thank you for such a generous complement, especially coming from you, you do beautiful work too!

Charlotte, thank you for stopping by!

debbiekay, thank you for the nice complements, and that is great you are inspired, I am also inspired by the many people that blog, that is the wonderful thing about all of this...the shared creativity! Thank you for adding me to your blog list.

Thanks all
Judith

Lisbeth said...

Hello! Thank you so much for visiting my blog! You show wonderful photos on yours, Wow you are really creativ.
I`ll try to translate more of my writings in the future. I do understand that Norwegian is not easy to read. It`s many years since I wrote anything in English so i need the practice...laughter here:o))))
I`ll be back soon to visit your site.
Lisbeth

Deb said...

Judith, I'm so glad to see that you have a blog! You provide such inspiration with your beautiful vignettes, and I think you're about the best I've seen at this sort of thing. I hope you are doing well.

Deb

Beverly said...

Your tablescapes are absolutely OUTSTANDING and thank you so much for sharing them! Do you do this professionaly or what?

Sweet Designs said...

Lisbeth, thank you for visiting, I think your English is great, I did enjoy your blog.

Deb, thank you for the lovely complement, this is just something that I enjoy doing for me, my family and friends.

Beverly, thank you for the really nice complement too. No, I am not a pro, I just do it because I love it. I am glad you enjoyed them.

Hugs to all
Judith

Cathy said...

Judith, I love these bell jars. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and watching my Spring slide show. I'm so glad you enjoyed it. It's always a pleasure to meet new bloggers.

Cathy
Treasured Heirlooms

CIELO said...

thank your for stopping by my house in the roses and for adding me to your blog list... I hope to see you soon... I'm looking forward to a new post from you.

have a wonderful weekend

cielo

Glenda said...

Hi Judith.
Hope your feeling well.
Have you ever done a table setting in a lavender ?

Hope you have a great weekend.

Glenda

Sweet Designs said...

Hi Glenda,

I am feeling fine for the next few days, then on Tues, "treatment day" I won't feel so well for about 8 days, but right now I am taking advantage of the next few good days (helping a neighbor paint her laundry room, dining room and kitchen a lovely celery green.

No, I haven't done a lavender tablesetting (never have found lavender dishes), but, I have done table settings with lavender as a major color addition. For example, my Easter designed tables have had lavender in them due to the accessories I use to bring out that beautiful color.

Also, you could use simple white
dishes, and have your center piece, whether it be flowers, ceramics, etc. be heavy in the lavender and white color scheme, use lavender napkins, place mats, and such, and before you know it, you have a "lavender" table setting.

Gypsy aka Tam said...

Judith,
you already know how much I enjoy the photos of your vignettes and beautiful tables. They are truly amazing. I dropped in to thank you for visiting my blog and your kind comment. That bunny was certainly an adventure for both of us and he'll always be treasured. I am so glad you started your own blog and I'll visit often since I consider you my decorating and table setting mentor. You are truly an inspiration.
Lots of hugs to you,
Tam

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

Hi!
Thanks so much for stopping by and visiting me!

I love cloche's too. Your's looks like a perfect size and shape. I have been looking for another one that looks like that. Mine is straight and I think the bell shape at the bottom, allows more design fun!
Penny

Sweet Designs said...

Thanks Penny,

I bought it at Marshalls a year or so ago when there were very available at the time, it is one of the biggest ones I had ever seen, so of course I had to buy it. LOL

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

Hello Judith , your fall vignette is so pretty . I love bunnies too.
I am so thrilled you added me to your blog list. I am adding you to mine also. Have a great day Judith.

Sweet Designs said...

Thank you Theresa, Fall is a wonderful time of the year to me, I love all the colors. Thanks for adding me to your blog list :)