Sunday, May 25, 2014

Busy As a Bee!

That title may be a little misleading! I have had some busy time but lots of down time too! Anywho, ever since I got my bee plate in the mail from Anthropologie....remember it.


I just LOVE it and have been wanting to add in some more bee things. This as been pretty easy since I already own a couple things and I bought the burlap bee candle holder that I shared here. I created a new vignette on the table and included my thrifted honey jar that I have had for a while now.


I am trying to think of something better to put in the lace edged milk glass dish, but haven't come up with anything yet. Any ideas?


Here's a close-up of the honey jar.


I added my new bee candle holder to the shelf on my mint green mirror and switched out the sheep for a mother and baby quail and changed the word on my scrabble tiles from spring to faith.


I like it! I need something different in the burlap candle holder. 
Maybe some fresh grapevine from my yard!


I already had this beautiful frosted glass candy dish on the buffet. It belonged to my Granny Valentine and I just love it. I have seen one just like it on the Internet for $200! I would never sell mine though. 


Here's a better look at the side.


And here's the lid...isn't it pretty?


And even the candy inside has bees on the wrapper. It is produced locally and has honey in it.


I am pretty sweet on this new understated bee theme. I think I might keep it for a while! I have actually been thinking it goes well with the look I am slowly trying to achieve. I love farmhouse style and think bees goes nicely with it. I have a little bit of a milk theme going in the kitchen and think I may need to make a sign that says Milk & Honey. I may make a chalkboard platter that I saw recently and put it on that. The hubby and I have big plans this summer to redo our library, dining room, living room, and master bath! I hope and pray we can get it all done. Hope you are enjoying Memorial Day weekend. I am truly grateful to those men and women who have served and continue to serve this glorious country I call home. 
Until next time.....

10 comments:

  1. Hi Vicky, wow I love the way you decorated with the bee theme. Good luck with the summer plans. Enjoy tomorrow.
    Julie

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  2. I fell in love with those Anthro plates the first time I saw them. I never bought them and now you make me wish I had.

    Love your bee/farm theme you have going.

    I just finished making 8 dozen chocolate chips cookies for 4 dozen ice cream sandwiches and I am exhausted, but the party starts in 5 minutes so I guess I had better hop in the shower.

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  3. Hello Vicky, I think your idea of the chalkboard saying milk and honey is a great idea. How fun will it be to have your makeover; don't forget the before and after pictures! Thanks for your sweet comments on my blog...
    You make me smile...
    Bee Happy :o)

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  4. Everything is so BEEautiful :) Your bee theme is lovely and I know you will come up with a perfect, clever idea for your milk dish - although it looks great as it is.

    Have a wonderful Memorial Day, my sweet friend. Thinking of you!

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  5. I love your Anthropology plate. So cute and your bee theme is well underway.

    I hope you have a blessed remainder of the weekend Vicky!

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  6. Hi Vicky, your bee wares collection are beautiful! Love! Love! Love your grandmas dish... not to mention the beautiful Anthropologie plate too!
    Hugs, Debbie

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  7. I know, I know (frantically waving my hand in the air as only teachers know so well!) You need to collect several of the wooden honey dippers and make a bouquet of them. Also you can go to The Graphics Fairy for a great French bee in a laurel wreath graphic for decoupage. I love where you are taking this collection.

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  8. I love your collection so far! I like Donna Wilkes suggestions above too. I think you need a real bee's nest somewhere! Actually, I think the ones I'm thinking of are hornet's nests but they are cool looking... when they aren't filled with hornets that is! lol!

    Tania

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  9. Vicky, love the new items and the Bee theme is kinda perfect isn't it! Your Grandmothers candy box is amazing! What a treasure. wishing you a wonderful day!
    hugs, Linda

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  10. You sure together some sweet vignettes, love your frosted candy dish. I'm really feeling the bee theme also.

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