Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Rednesday at 521 Lake Street


It is another fun Rednesday in our Blogworld…just click on the fun photo above and you can see all of the fun posts on Sue’s Blog, It’s A Very Cherry World!

I love this day…red always makes me feel happy and paired with yellow…can’t get any better!

So this is my contribution this week!


Sweet little tea flower pot filled with hearts and flowers from my hubby for Mother’s Day!


This little guy came on a card in a batch on won on Ebay…the card was horrid, browns and grays, but he was so darn cute, his arm moves so he can swing at the ball. He is about 2.5 inches tall.


A favorite ME tin from Michaels from a group of items for a party. Love the see thru top! :)



An adorable pillow I bought from Etsy…a vintage table cloth and new repro quilt fabrics.


A fun shelf I made ( Goodwill buy) with my friend Cheri for the craft show, didn’t sell it, but it is perfect in my kitchen!


A wonderful little peg doll and her Scottie made just for me by my friend Elizabeth! She sent me a whole box of cute cute items, I will share a little at a time….the bright red pot with the pink flower moves back and forth when it hits sunlight! :)


2 Yards of fun red oilcloth that will get a scalloped edge and be perfect with my Fiesta ware!

OK…that’s all for today! I am on my way to see everyone else’s fun reds! :)


Unknown said...

Love the vintage tablecloth pillow ... you have some wonderful 'reds'.

Have a lovely Memorial holiday.
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

Anonymous said...

So many fun reds! That cheered me up-thanks, Sandy! ♥

Unknown said...

Hi Sandy! I love the pillow!! And the little shelf and the tablecloth!! :)


Paula Clare said...

Hi Sandy,
SO adorably cute! I LOVE the little scotty...I must ask E to fashion one for me when her hands are up to it! The red oil cloth and the pillow are gorgeous...and the little shelf you made? WONDERFUL! SOoooooooooo cute!

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Simply Shelley said...

Love it all...wonderful red things...thanks for sharing.....blessings

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Love the pillow and scotty dog! What fun collection!!


CACHANILLA73 said...

Ohhhh that pillow is just gorgeous, it has lazy summer day written all over... nice reds.

Donna said...

Cute red things. My favs are the teapot and the cute shelf. Love your header, too.


Cindy said...

I am exhausted yet I needed to ck in with the reds..they always make me perky!! I love them all. E's little girl and scottie are adorable. I do love the oil cloth also..I can't wait to purchase some. The pillow is so cute ..I need to ck out etsy. Got to hit the bed.. enjoyed the reds.

Cindy from Rick-Rack and Gingham

Unknown said...

fun reds!!Mica/The Child's Paper

Lynn said...

Cute! I love the pillow!

Bearly Sane said...

My favourite from today's post is definitely the tea pot ... perhaps because I'm a bit potty myself! LOL!

Thanks for stopping by to visit Caddie ... sometimes it's best not to ask what the bears are thinking ... they are a very cheeky lot, my bears.
Warmest Hugs,
Sandi @ Bearly Sane

Robin@DecoratingTennisGirl said...

What cute things you have posted for Rednesday. Of course, the little tennis guy caught my eye :)

SueLovesCherries said...

Oh, Sandy! Where do I begin? The teapot colors are perfect, as is that cutie-patootie dog! The pillow, the shelf, E's stuff . . . great post!

craftyles said...

I always love your reds, and you're right-it doesn't get any better then with yellow. Love the pillow and the ME plates-all of it.

Mary Ann said...

Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting on my reds. I adore that little red tea/flower pot. Your reds are adorable.

Susan Freeman said...

Hi Sandy! Your reds are adorable! I love them all!!

Susan and Bentley

Hearts Turned said...

Love your beautiful vintage reds, Sandy! And who wouldn't love Elizabeth's sweet creations! Everything is just perfect...Hope you have a most wonderful day!


★Carol★ said...

Alot of fun reds today Sandy, and I love every single one of them! I love the pillow and the teapot, I still need to get over to Michaels to get some of those ME tins, and of course I love Elizabeth's peg doll and doggie, because I have their twins!
Happy REDnesday!

Sally Annie Magundy said...

Everything is so charming! I love your tea pot with the plant, so cheery and sweet. I adore your oil cloth and Elizabeth's peg doll and scottie are the cutest! I love the little flower beside them - how fun that it sways with the sun. :)

Happy Rednesday,

Anonymous said...

Dar-ling items, Sandy :) Too many to try and list (remember ;). Happy REDnesday~


Hi Sandy, What an awesome post with such lovely reds, love them all. I'm so happy I came by for a peek, darling! Thank you for visiting and leaving your kind comment on my "Strolling along Memory Lane..."REDNESDAY"! I couldn't believe my eyes when I found this wicker carriage with the "RED" and white gingham hood and "RED" wheels.

Sherrie said...

Love the oilcloth but want the doggie that moves his arm. I love quirky and that it is. Thanks for sharing.

Ann said...

That pillow and the oilcloth is so darn cute!! There is a store in Tucson that sells Mexican oilcloth but sooo expensive. I did find a large tote made from the same oilcloth fabric as yours at a thrift store. It is x-large and I think it is going to be enough to cover our bar stools at the next home. That way the kiddo's spills will not send me over the edge, just wipe and we're done.:)
Sorry so long.
The Tattered Tassel

Unknown said...

Love your red post. The Scotty dog is too cute.

Andy's Attic said...

The little red dog with the racket is sooo darn cute. Love the oilcloth..I have Fiesta, too....it will look good together.

Unknown said...

Sandy, Each time I visit your blog I want to redo my entire home! You are a born decorator which believe it or not I have no talent towards at all! Truly you blog is one I must visit every single day! Elizabeth

Johanna said...

That pillow and the oilcloth are amazing! So vintage! And the shelf you made is truly adorable.

barncat (Lisa) said...

I have that tin too, and I love the shelf you made, but that pillow, I NEED to make myself one! Wonderful reds!

Shelley said...

Oh my! What a great collection of reds! The planter from hubby is so sweet. I always love getting plants and gardening for gifts! The pillow is outstanding! I just salvaged some pom pom fringe off a truly hideous and poorly made Christmas wreath...so this is a great idea! The oil cloth is fab, too!

Teresa said...

That pillow is to die for. Gorgeous. I love the little birds on your shelf!
Great red collection!

Joy @ Joy Of Desserts said...

Nice post of reds. That's a great pillow and I really like the cheerful oilcloth.

Charlotte said...

Your blog always makes me happy! Love the vintage cloths.

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hi Sandy!

What cute reds you have there! Love the oil cloth!

Thanks for sharing!


Anonymous said...

I think this is the cutest blog I have ever seen.

❀~Myrna~❀ said...

So many wonderful reds ! I love them all !The bluebirds on the red shelf are so cute !

The Pleasures of Homemaking said...

That's an adorable pillow! Love the oilcloth too
Actually everything is just cute!


Angela said...

I just adored the red that you shared. Thank you.

Unknown said...

Ohh' how I love all your goodies! This year I have just fell in love with red because of all you blogland gals. That was never my favorite but I sure like it now. The little doggie is so cute. I love E's peg doll and doggie too. I have been wanting to get some oil cloth and make some aprons. That pattern is so pretty and would look adorable with the scalloped edge.

ooxx's....Tracy :)

C. Dianne Zweig said...

I would buy everything you posted.....we are such vintage/retro/kitsch soul mates

kitsch n Stuff

Diann said...

Hi Sandy!

Lots of fun reds! LOVE that pillow!! And that ME table is too cute!

I hope you and yor family have a wonderful Memorial Day!

Unknown said...

Well geez, there is one of my comments now. So just ignore that crazy 2 mile comment I left. Apparently hotmail just wanted to make me look stupid! Ha-ha.

Have a fun weekend...Tracy :)


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