Friday, July 6, 2012

Sea glass and silver

~a bath tray for guests~

~white tray for a casual look~

~beach photo in a mother of pearl frame~

~tiny floating gardenias~

~a silver box to hold salt water taffy~

~cool and refreshing~

~hugs, and stay cool~
Babs

Parties to visit:
My Romantic Home ~ Show and Tell Friday
2805 ~ Potpourri Friday
At the Picket Fence ~ Inspiration Friday
Common Ground ~ Vintage Inspiration Friday
The Charm of Home ~ Home Sweet Home Friday
The Tablescaper ~ Seasonal Sundays

28 comments:

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh so pretty and what a gracious idea for guests. Love the soft coastal colors. Hugs, Marty

Sarah said...

Babs, this is cool and refreshing. Envious that you have gardenias blooming. ;-) Have a great weekend.....Sarah

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Lovely! What a treat it would be to be a guest at your house.

Honey at 2805 said...

Oh so lovely! Some of my favorite things: silver, sea glass and shells!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Sooooo pretty Babs! Have a great weekend and stay cool!

On Crooked Creek said...

Babs,
This is so~o~o cool, calming and refreshing! I feel like I've been to the pool! Land locked Midwesterners don't get to the beach, ya' know! Ha! This trayscape is just exquisite, dear friend!
Fondly,
Pat

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

This is just lovely -- lucky guests! I love the silver box with the taffy inside -- sweets are ALWAYS welcome!

Jojo said...

I think I'll volunteer to be guest! Lovely thought guest goodies-and so pretty!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Very pretty and summery, Babs. Stay cool.

Ivy and Elephants said...

What guest wouldn't want to come and spend a few summer days with you?!
It is oh so cool and relaxing, just what summer should be!
Hugs,
Patti

Kelly said...

What a beautiful combination of things. So pretty and elegant and perfect for summer!

Eclectically Vintage said...

Two of my favorite things! And then you throw salt water taffy into the mix- I'm in love!
Kelly

The Tablescaper said...

So lovely.

- The Tablescaper

CAS said...

This is such a lovely idea and a very pretty display. I can almost smell those gardenias!
CAS

The Magical Christmas Wreath Company said...

Babs you really spoil your guests. A very pretty coastal vignette.
Paul

Katherine said...

Babs this is just the sweetest thing! :D Lovely decor! Hope your staying cool yourself, we had 40 C here today! :S

Hugs,

Debbie said...

It IS cool and refreshing. That's exactly what I was thinking as I looked at it. Well, that, and the fact that the silver makes the seaside theme actually formal.
Very, very lovely, Babs.

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

Great tray! The colors are so calming and cool (need that this summer)!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Love the beautiful silver with the sea glass...Love the combination and use it in my home...gorgeous tray!!

Pondside said...

What a pretty welcome for guests!

Alycia Nichols said...

Mmmmmmm....fabulous! Forget about a guest...I'd want that for myself! :-)

backroadjournal said...

I would lo be using your guest bath, it is so pretty. And of course, the wonderful smell of the gardenias would be lovely.

SavannahGranny said...

Oh so beautiful. One of my favorite combos. Aqua and silver are such soothing colors.
I will be there first thing in the AM:
Hugs, Ginger:)

elizabeth said...

Your photos are AMAZING! Thanks so much for your kind comment on my post about my new transferware dishes!

AshTreeCottage said...

This is so pretty and what a thoughtful way to treat your guest!

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

Mary said...

Babs~ I can smell the delightful fragrance of gardenias in your guest bath! What a treat for guesta and I love them paired with shells and silver!

The Tablescaper said...

Oh so pretty and gracious. Great to have you be a part of Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

Honey at 2805 said...

So pretty and gracious! Thank you for sharing your creativity at Potpourri Friday at 2805!