Tuesday, May 25, 2010

White Wednesday in the garden, in the studio, and in the house.

I thought that for this White Wednesday we would start out in the garden.

Below, the serviceberry tree is a mass of blooms as well.

front yard

The blooms on the serviceberry don't last very long, but are so beautiful.

Here is the little bird again. I found him last week at a nursery where I buy most of my plants
for the garden. They always have wonderful things for the home as well.
This particular nursery also stocks the most beautiful ribbon.
 I love that they stock some lovely colors
 of velvet ribbon.

This concrete angel plaque was at TJ Maxx for $9.99 a couple of weeks ago. It is sitting in the
studio right now waiting to see where it will end up for good.

Today I was able to hang curtains on the big window in studio. Just simple lace panels.
Something that will allow a lot of light in.

This little gravy boat was found last month at a thrift store for $3.
I planted some stock in it for the moment, but I can think of a hundred uses for it here in the studio,
and none of them include gravy.

I also found some white in the house to photograph for this Wednesday.

My white linen slipped chair holds some tulips from the garden.

I picked them this morning...

They are sitting atop some of my favorite books on decorating with white.

Filled with so many beautiful pictures of white rooms.

 I go through them over and over.

There is more beautiful white goodness waiting for you at Faded Charm.
Pop on over for the links to some beautiful blogs showing their whites today.

I wanted to thank you all for your well wishes for Landon. In my previous post
 I mentioned that Landon had been sick and you were all wonderful to wish him well.
 I appreciate it so much. He is totally back to his sweet little self, for which I am
so grateful.


Tracie~MyPetiteMaison said...

Oh June,
Can I just come dream over at your home? I had to ask ;) it's so lovely and serene. Your little ceramic birdy is chippy cuteness for sure and a cheerful sight wherever he ends up. Hmmm... I may drive over to TJ Maxx and see what they have in store this week with my daughter. Thanks for the idea and all the beauty you share here for us. Good to hear Landon is back to his sweet self!

Lori said...

June, your whites are always so pretty...i love how you do your pictures...thank you for sharing the beautiful spots of white in your home:)

Julie Marie said...

Hello June... everything is so pretty... your little bird is adorable, and I love your gravy boat planted with Stock (another of my all~time favorites!) Your angel plaque is beautiful, and I can't wait to see where you place it... my tulips are all through for the year, so sad, but other pretties are starting to bloom... your white tulips are beautiful too! xoxo Julie Marie

Unknown said...

Ahhh, June, sweet friend ... Another romantic serene visit in the land of awe!(some). Lucky little birdie can flit about with such ease to enjoy every joyful spot in your presence. Envy!!!

Go give Landon a big hug & tell him I am so happy he is better.

Have a beautiful week & holiday.
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

Polly said...


Anonymous said...

Oh June,
Everything is so perfectly WHITE! Everything is so PERFECT! I LOVE it all!! I would have never thought to put flowers in a gravy boat...but I will now! Thanks for the inspiration!
I'm going to do my first post for White Wednesday tomorrow.
Have a great week! :) ~ Jo

Anonymous said...

Oh June,
Everything is so perfectly WHITE! Everything is so PERFECT! I LOVE it all!! I would have never thought to put flowers in a gravy boat...but I will now! Thanks for the inspiration!
I'm going to do my first post for White Wednesday tomorrow.
Have a great week! :) ~ Jo

Anonymous said...

Oh June,
Everything is so perfectly WHITE! Everything is so PERFECT! I LOVE it all!! I would have never thought to put flowers in a gravy boat...but I will now! Thanks for the inspiration!
I'm going to do my first post for White Wednesday tomorrow.
Have a great week! :) ~ Jo

Anonymous said...

P.S. Oops! I don't know what happened, but somehow it posted my comment three times!! Sorry!

Carolyn said...

Hi June,
Once again you have the most beautiful whites-always happy to see you have posted.
I am happy also that Landon is better.
Your garden would be beautiful now with all those trees in blossom.

Take care,

Stacey said...

Gorgeous again, June!! I love the little birdie..she is so cute. Also the blue ladder caught my eye...love it! XOXO

Anonymous said...

Oh June I just love visiting with you....some how you bring peace and serenity each time I read your posts. Thanks so much for sharing bits and pieces of your home:)

Sissie's Shabby Cottage said...

Hi June,
You always show the prettiest things. I love your White Wednesday post. It makes me happy.


Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Just beautiful June...love all your whites and girl I didn't know they had books out just on white decorating DUH!! Guess I'm living under a rock ha ha!! Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Debra@CommonGround said...

June, it's always a joy to see your photos each week, the slipcovered chair is just gorgeous. I always love your camera angles and loveliness that you bring us!

Connie said...

My visits to you always brighten my day, sweetpea. Just so soothing and serene.

Victorian1885 said...

Thank you June for sharing your Home & photo's! I love reading your new posts..have a wonderful rest of the week!


Claudia said...

Beautiful, June!

Jane said...

Hi June,
I can't wait to see the full reveal of that studio of yours. I can just tell it is going to be absolutely beautiful!!
Wonderful whites and gorgeous photos.

{oc cottage} said...

Ohhhhh, those tulips are simply heavenly!

m ^..^

Laura said...

I truly never knew that tulips that lovely could be grown in someone's home garden.

What a great gardener you are.

I need lessons!!!!


Julia @ Vintage with Laces said...

These are beautiful whites and gorgeous pictures as always, June! I love your lace curtains. They are so delicate and romantic. The gravy boat is very pretty with the flowers planted in. With all the stunning photos you take in your fabulous home and garden you could very well fill up a book about white interior yourself. Have you ever thought of publishing one?
Have a wonderful Wednesday!

oldgreymare said...


No fair having beautiful WHITE trees too!

That "pop" of blue ladder- stunning

We still have to wait for the studio reveal I know, but the anticipation is building.....and building...more sneak peeks please?


Pondside said...

I'm glad to hear that your Landon is better.
I love that the two first flowers you showed were Canadian .... well, they grow here too, so they can be Canadian and American!

myletterstoemily said...

such lovely white blossoms and lace!

Tara said...

Things are always so peaceful, serene and beautiful here. The lace curtains are gorgeous. Happy White June and have a wonderful day!

My name is Riet said...

Oh June I love what you do with all your whites. So gorgeous everything, whites in the garden, in the studio and house. You even have white tulips in the garden. So Beautiful. Glad Landon is better again.
Have a great day.

Unknown said...

ohhhhhhh so pretty! I love all your white in your garden. The tulips on those books is such a gorgeous shot! Have a wonderful week!

Susie~From My Home To Yours said...

June, as always your WW is stellar. Your pictures just keep getting better and better. I think you should publish a book about your life, home and gardens!

Zita - Mlle Magpie said...

Beautiful whites, as usual June. But I have to say that the white tulips on the stack of books on that beautiful chair - that is the best!!!


Hi June, I love all your beautiful whites and I also love that ladder, such a pretty color! I'm so sorry I missed the last post, I didn't get to send Landon well wishes, but I'm glad to hear he is feeling better (;

The Feathered Nest said...

I always, always love visiting your beautiful blog June ~ everything you show, say and share is so calming and elegant. By the way, do you have a tiny little bed tucked away in your studio?? I promise I won't bring much when I move in...(yeah right!) I'm so glad Landon is feeling better, our hearts hurt when our babies are not feeling well. Hugs and love, Dawn

Sandi said...

Hi June,
Beautiful photos as always! LOVE that ladder. Is that one of your painting projects or did you find it that color ? Happy WW!!

Sandi said...

Hi June,
Beautiful photos as always! LOVE that ladder. Is that one of your painting projects or did you find it that color ? Happy WW!!

Anonymous said...

OMGoodness......Absolutely Beautiful!!
In the summer I love to hang just a white lace panel in the windows & let the breeze drift in....Ahhhh Summer...I love it!!
Have a Wonderful Holiday Weekend!

sweetpea said...

just as i remember... always so beautiful and peaceful... glad landon is well again.



Nice and Easy Antiques said...

I don't care where you label your pictures from...they are still beautiful, even with no words at all!!

Unknown said...

hey...who put MY dream studio in YOUR bakyard? all of your photographs are just beautiful june..really..breathtaking! so glad your son is feeling betetr. hapy WW! :)

Deb said...

GoodMorning June
So happy to hear that Landon is feeling much better ♥ Absolutely gorgeous White Wednesday post, as always! Love your new concrete angel plaque.

Diane said...

Your White Wednesday post is delicious, June. I was wondering if that plaque will really end up somewhere for good. Nothing here does - it just moves from here to there. Love the little bird and your beautiful curtains as well as your blooms. I'm sure they smell wonderful. Diane

Brenda Pruitt said...

Your house and your yard are so beautiful! I only recently found you, but always enjoy visiting you. We decorate with different colors. I use lots of it. But I do so love your home.

Fete et Fleur said...

Such loveliness, June. The lace curtains at your window remind me of angle wings.

I'm so sorry that I missed your last post about Landon. And I'm so glad he is feeling better.


MJ Ornaments said...

Oh June, everything you touch turns to magic. I love the white tulips...Take care, Martha

Faded Charm said...

Beautiful photos once again June. I hope it is warming up for you and you are able to get out in your garden to enjoy all it's beauty. Love the lace curtains. there is something very elegant yet simple about them.

Enjoy your week.


Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

June, Your photos are always so gorgeous. The lace curtains, the plaque, the ladder...all perfect.

Ann @ makethebestofthings said...

Your lovely blog makes me want to switch over to a white scheme right now. Your photos are so beautiful and yet rich. The lace curtains with the plaque are gorgeous but then, so is everything you've shared!

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Hi June... Happy White Wednesday! Your whites are so beautiful today but I must admit that I love the color of that little ladder!!

The Victorian Parlor said...


Your pictures are so beautiful! I am very glad to hear that Landon is feeling better:).



Kate said...

You always have such an amazing WW post, just beautiful. So happy to hear that Landon is doing well. Have a wonderful and blessed Memorial Day Weekend.


Anne Lorys said...

I always know that I can pop over here and instantly be transported to a world of beautiful, calm serenity.

You never disappoint, June. :-)


Debby said...

Hi June, your post is absolutely gorgeous today, love all your yummy whites and your photos are amazing.

wendy said...

I am glad to hear your son is doing better. As mom's we sure stress when our children are sick --whether physically or emotionally.

those daffodils out of your garden are gorgeous.

Rosie said...

Oh dear girl,
I think I say this EVERY time I visit your peaceful world...I'm in love with white...it just make me happy... as do you...sweet dreams Rosie

Barbara said...

Your home is so lovely, June! I don't know where to start my comment!
So I guess I'll say I'm happy Landon is better.
Then I'll ask if you've made anything with serviceberries. This is new to me, although I think I have mentioned it before to you.

I love your bird and angel plaque and the blue ladder is adorable.

I do miss seeing tulips in a garden. Yes, I can buy them cut in Florida, but it is ever so much more fun to see them massed in a garden!
Have a lovely day, June!

Ana said...

Good morning June,
Your whites are just breathtaking...especially the ones in your beautiful garden. Love, love, love them all. Have a wonderful day.

Hugs and Kisses,

Paula said...

Hi sweet June,

Your garden is so beautiful! I love all of the white blooms! The little bird is so sweet and the angel plaque is gorgeous! What a great deal! I love the pretty lace curtains too! Oh, the gravy boat is lovely~ another great deal! It looks gorgeous with the flowers, lace, old plates and picture! Your home is so beautiful June, and I am always inspired by you! I want more white in my home, but it sure does take time. :)

Thank you for sharing all of your gorgeous photos! Love, Paula

P.S. I am so happy Landon is doing better! Praise God!!!!! xoxoxo

Muggensteekjes said...

Hello June,
ooh I wish I could wonder around in your lovely garden looking and smelling all the lovely flowers. I did buy three white hydrangea's today, they look so wonderful. Maybe I can post a white wednesday too sometimes. Also love your whites in your house and I am so happy your son is doing well again.
Hugs, Ingrid.

cathleen said...

June...beautiful! Everything, even the books! Love it!

Karen Valentine said...

Hi June!
I hope you are well. You garden in as lovely as always. If I lived there, I would never go inside!!! I got your email about the party and have added your name to the guest list. I'm so glad you will be joining us!!!
My Desert Cottage
Valentine Design

Jacqueline @ HOME said...

Hi dear June,
Firstly and most importantly, I am so pleased to hear that Landon's health has improved. That muxt be so comforting for you.
.... and, what a beautiful collection of white and all from your own wonderful home. Your garden is starting to burst into beauty.
Thank you so much for showing us on this White Wednesday. XXXX

www.MaisonStGermain.com said...

I missed the post about Landen but am very glad he is feeling better:) Hugs to you and him. You have so many beautiful things today. I love that slipcovered chair and your lace curtains. You must be having so much fun in your studio already. Have a great weekend, my friend.
Blog: Capers of the vintage vixens

Cathy~Mille Fleur said...

Another beautiful post sweet girl!

I am so happy you stopped by earlier, I am huge fan of the Carol Hicks Bolton myself! Did you know they moved all of there shops to Hico, Texas? I loved it when everything was in Fredericksburg...but Hico is in between Dallas and Fred. so we stop there on our way going and coming;)!


Rosie said...

Hello sweet June bug,
How was your day...mine was long...
;O oh please excuse my yawning...it is time for bed...just stopped by to wish you sweet dreams...love Rosie

Julie@beingRUBY said...

Dear June
I'm glad to hear your little one is on the mend... must be a big relief...

Your garden, home and photos are simply stunning.. and that tiffany blue ladder!!! please send it this way.. haha... gorgeous.. all of it!! have a great weekend.. xx Julie

One Shabby Old House said...

So happy to hear that Landon is better. So happy to see your beautiful whites. You are so blessed that you still have tulips. ..springtime has been good to you.

Alaina said...

June, you always show such beautiful pictures. Thank you for your wonderful comments last week, we had a family crisis so I am just now returning comments. I was hoping to see some of your outdoor chairs too. Maybe next time. Have a wonderful holiday weekend.

Anonymous said...

Loving it all! :)

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Happy Memorial Weekend my friend…Hugs and Smiles Gl♥ria

mudderbear said...

I love your blog. It is so beautiful. But now you've done it by posting pictures of serviceberries and chokecherries and I must comment and make myself known.
I don't remember actually ever seeing serviceberries and chokecherries, but I must tell you where your picture has taken me.
I spent my first seven years of life in StarValley, Wyoming. We had a farm in Bedford. Your photos remind me of my mother mentioning those berries every once in awhile. She said they were good, but when I tasted the chokecherry, I knew where they got their name. They were very sour and I didn't like them a bit. Basically, I haven't heard much about them, ever. I wasn't even sure if there really was such plants. But you have proven them, after all these nearly sixty years in your very delightful post. I just wanted to let you know, you have a new fan who stops by frequently. Yours, sincerly, mudderbear

Rosie said...

Oh June...I too have a fetish for a fluffy peony...white are the best...but today, pink will have do...have a relaxing weekend...love Rosie

paperbird said...

all so beautiful June- your images are amazing. Your home and garden should be in a beautiful magazine. Have a beautiful weekend.

Melissa/Piney Rose said...

June, your home must be just absolutely gorgeous, judging from these pictured. Always love visiting you!

Rose ~Victorian Rose ~ said...

June, I believe you hold the world record for the most comments per post in all of blogland.

It's wonderful having so many devoted friends who each have GOOD reason to drop in and see your beautiful images.

Thank you for the love and beauty you share.


Rebecca said...

Hi June
All your whites are just beautiful, beauty surrounds you!
Love the lace in your studio! Can't wait for the big reveal... Wishing you a wonderful Memorial Day

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

Hi June, your home and property are so lovely! What a beautiful place to be. I'm thinking I wouldn't venture out very much if I lived in a space like that. :) Glad to hear that your son is well after his illness. I read about Rose's daughter on Dawn's blog last week and was so sad to hear of the accident. As for posting, I always write above the photos -- doesn't make sense the other way. You talk about something and then show the photo of what you are talking about. Right???!! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend. Many blessings, Tammy

Monica said...

Glad to hear that Landon is OK, June!
Your studio looks gorgeous, and the tulips are lovely. Pretty amazing you still have tulips in your garden! I have apricots, figs and plums on the trees ;))

Vicki said...

Hi, June,
Your whites are enchanting!! I love the lace curtains for your studio. They drape so beautifully onto the floor. I know you will find the perfect spot for your new angel plaque. Enjoy your weekend, sweet friend~ Love and blessings, Vicki

Jodie (everything vintage) said...

Hi June Dear!!!

Girl, I missed your last three posts and my heart sank when I read that Landon was sick. I'm so happy to hear he is doing well and your heart is at ease now. However, I am saddened to hear about Rose's daughter. I was wondering why she hadn't posted lately, I was thinking she was on vacation...never had an idea that she was having a terrible time. Thank you for sharing that as I will pop over and let her know that she & her family are in my thoughts.

For the umpteenth time...I just want to escape to your garden June...it's gorgeous. I'm really not a flower/garden person but yours is so inviting.

I hope that you are able to spend lots of time in it over this long holiday weekend...whatever you do, I hope you are having fun.

Love ya!

LiLi M. said...

Hello June! Now one advantage of taking a blog break is that you miss some bad news, like Landon is sick, but start on the good news at once: he is doing well again. I'm so happy to hear that! Love to see that we already can enjoy your gorgous whites in the garden again. Those daffodills were beauties too. Thanks for your sweet welcome back message June, people like you make me feel so happy to be back.
Have a great weekend with your family, hugs LiLi

jade said...

My dear June,
your pictures are so lovely and romantic - it makes me feel like summer - and i enjoy them sooo much (here its raining again)!!! And i´m so glad, that Landon feels better now.......Love and kisses to him!!! Have a wonderful weekend,

Hugs Jade

Lovey said...

June I love your whites and this post...I'm so glad Landon is better! Blessings upon you both!

Burlap Luxe said...

Love how beautiful it is over here,
The header is wonderfull


J. Wecker Frisch said...

Hi June - Oh I've missed coming by for too long now. I have some catching up to do. Everything looks beautiful June. And tranquil.

Privet and Holly said...

Finally a bit of time for me to come and visit! I guess that I've been very busy since Wednesday : ) Glad I stopped by as your White Wednesday was so soothing and peaceful, perfect for today: SUNDAY! So glad that your son is doing better. Enjoy the day! xx P&H

Rose Garden Romantic said...

Hi June! Gorgeous whites, as always!! Love the angel plaque so much! Don't you just love T.J. Maxx and Marshalls? I adore the white lace curtains in the photo with the plaque! And the slipcovered chair is wonderful! I finally have a sewing machine now- if only I could learn how to use it so I could sew myself some slipcovers!

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

Hi Junie...

That little chair slippie is the CUTEST darn thing EVER.... I'm going to remember that idea.

Loved your whites.......as usual....pure perfection.


{Bellamere Cottage} said...

Hi Junie...

That little chair slippie is the CUTEST darn thing EVER.... I'm going to remember that idea.

Loved your whites.......as usual....pure perfection.


sanjeet said...

.i love how you do your pictures...thank you for sharing the beautiful spots of white in your home:)
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MJ Ornaments said...

You have one of the prettiest blogs I've ever seen. I feel like I've missed so much lately! Your flowers are gorgeous, as is everything. Take care, Martha