Sunday, April 7, 2013

Sweetly Ruffled For Spring

My decorating style is
pretty traditional.
It's a bit eclectic with
things gathered over the years.
My husband likes neutrals
so I have soft, muted tones
with pops of color here and there.

But....there is something I
just love to look at.
It is the ruffled, romantic look
that draws me in...
the feeling of something that is
 girly and pretty.
When I happened across
a blog called
my mouth dropped open.
This is for all
 you lovers of 
shabby sweetness and ruffles.
Don't you love it?
You can click HERE to go THERE!

Make sure you don't start looking
too early-or you will miss church...
and if you look too late you will
be up half the night.
Don't ask me how I know that, m'kay?
Make sure you scroll through
lots of her posts...there is
something wonderful in each one.

Well, I did all the hard work searching
for you-
Anything else I can help you find?
Huh?  Is there?
Like I have to find my husband's keys
after I have looked high and low
for the coat
he can't that.
he apparently left at the office 
along with his glasses..yeah....

Have a wonderful, blessed Sunday!
your photo name


Laura said...

on my way diana!!! after i catchup with your posts of the past few days!!! i was hardly able to get the computer off the boys!!!
hope you had a great weekend friend! xxx

Susie said...

Diana, I have come to realize the older I get , the more I am looking for things. :):) I am absolutely going to check out Sweet Melanie. I am like you , I love seeing all the white and shabby...but I could never keep it as nice. xoxo,Susie

Lisa @ Shine Your Light said...

Such a pretty style. Isn't it wonderful when you find a blog that really speaks to you, that you can get lost in for hours? I could pretty much do nothing all day except read blogs - so much inspiration out there!

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

Good Morning Diana. I will be checking out her blog. I want to tell you your grandson is going to be a heart breaker - such a cutie. Have a great day.

Daphne Bryson said...

Good Afternoon Diana, It is lovely to find a blog, which has all the things which you fabulous that you have found yours. I shall pop over and visit later this afternoon. I need to make lunch before I get lost in blogs.
Have a lovely Sunday.
Best Wishes

Melanie said...

Heading that way to check out her blog!! Love the pictures that you have shown us!!

Hope Filled Living said...

Very pretty, Diana. Going now to look at her site!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...


Just beautiful!! I am off to check out her site!! thanks so much for sharing!!


Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

So pretty - I just found a booth in antique mall and everything was white, ruffly and sparkly - I was drooling over the beauty! To answer your question, yes I know BJ well...and watched as her husband built the shelf - he is so talented - and it looks EXACTLY like MCs! She has some beautiful B&W accent pieces and if I lived near her, I would just "drop by" daily for one of her baked goodies!! Enjoy your day!

Japolina said...

OMG>>>gorgeous. I would decorate my house like that if my men would let me!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Heading on over to see more of all that prettiness!

Suzann said...

Hello Diana!!!
I have visited Sweet Melanie's blog and had fallen in love with all of her decor. She has made her home so lovely and cozy.
I am sorry I haven't visited much...for one thing I am still having a hard time with my blogs that I follow come up so I can visit. Also been busy with some other is never simple for me :)
Enjoy your day!!!
Suzann ~xoxo~

Ellie VanCaster said...

I've got to check it out, you've got me hooked-I can't stand not seeing what you see. ;-)
Say I lost a bobbypin the other day-could you come find it for me? LOL
Seems like that finding stuff is part of a woman's job.

Stephen Andrew said...

Thank you for combing the darkest corners of the web to find us such fabulous things :)

Claudia said...

Such pretty photos! Thanks for sharing them with us.

Had to laugh about finding stuff your husband has lost! That happens here all the time, my friend.

Have a wonderful Sunday.


Anne said...

Beautiful blog! Thanks for sharing! Have a wonderful Sunday!

Penny @ Penny's Vintage Home said...

I have been enjoying Sweet Melanies blog for a long time....such talent! Have a great Sunday..hugs, Penny

Patty Patterson said...

That's so pretty. I really love the centerpiece.

Little Miss Maggie said...

You are right, it is a beautiful blog. Soft and sweet.

My Shabby Bungalow said...

Ohhh that looks like my kind of blog, lol!! I looove anything ruffly and romantic! Thank you so much for sharing with us. I cant wait to go check it out with coffee in hand :)
Have a wonderful Sunday!

Debbie said...

You know me and ruffles, Diana...I'm headed over there now.
Thank you sweetpea.
Enjoy your day!

Ocean Breezes and Country Sneezes said...

Oh my, so very pretty! I've always loved ruffles! When I was little I always had hm on my undies! LOL

Sarah said...

I'm not a frilly person, but I do like to see these soft, romantic looks. I'm off to visit.

Suzan Sweatman said...

Oh it looks just beautiful - off to visit her ( tonight so I can have another reason not to sleep lol )

Blondie's Journal said...

Melanie has a very pretty style! I love getting hooked on a blog for inspiration!


Karen said...

I love this look, too! Lovely!

Gina said...

I have long admired Sweet Melanie's style & her home. It's gorgeous!


I love this white and ruffled gorgeous look, but my hubby is more the wood color English style, therefore, we're in between. I admire this romantic decoration, myself. I'm gonna visit her too. Thank you for sharing. Have a terrific week, pretty lady.

20 North Ora said...

Checked out Melanie's blog. Beautiful and serene home.


Linda Primmer said...

Very sweet and so shabby. Isn't it great to find some awesome blogs?

Katie Clooney said...

Diana... thanks for introducing us! I went over to say hello and will definitely go back!! By the way... love your humor... you crack me up!

Missy George said...

Thanks for the heads up..Love her blog..

Junkchiccottage said...

Hi Diana,
I follow Melanie and love her blog. Her blog and style is a sweet as she is. Love all her beautiful ruffles and relove of old things throughout her home.

Julie Marie said...

That look is sooo me too!... can't wait to check out her blog... thanks for sharing dear Diana... and happy Sunday to you!... xoxo... Julie Marie

Nellie said...

What loveliness from Sweet Melanie! Thank you for sharing this with us today. xo Nellie

bj said...

Even tho I am not a ruffles girl, I do love all the whites....must go ck out her blog. Thanks for the heads up.
xo bj

Kirby Dunton Carespodi said...

So pretty!

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

Ha...I'm always looking for something! Usually my keys, though since I made a new spot by the door for my purse and keys it's gotten better! Lovely post, will go for a visit...

Eclectically Vintage said...

Oh I could get lost in blogland all day long! Always fun to find a new inspiration.

Red Rose Alley said...

I've always loved the romantic look too, especially when it has a splash of pink with it.

I will check her blog out tonight. Thanks.

~Love, Sheri

Sweet Melanie said...

Tian and I were just talking about you this past weekend...and how odd it was for us to meet eachother in blog land. Not knowing that we had a common connection...isn't life just amazing and good when God is in it?! Thanks Diana for your sweetness, I appreciate you so much!