Monday, March 7, 2011

Busy Bees

I found this sweet little honey pot this weekend while out thrifting.

 It is one of those unexpected treasures that brings delight
the minute you see it.  It has a sweetness about it that I find 
beyond description.  Maybe it is it's soft pastel green color, or
maybe it is because I used to be a beekeeper and will always 
have a fondness for bee items.
I love it paired with this delicate linen I also found this weekend.

I set a sweet table for myself with an inexpensive basket weave plate
matching in color, my mismatched vintage silverware and a lovely
single goblet I also found this weekend.

I added this little set of vintage bee salt and pepper shakers given to
me years ago by a friend.  Don't they make sweet companions?

The honey pot is missing it's lid, but also makes a delightful small
pitcher or vase.

And so I'm enjoying a meal with my pretty springtime
thrifting finds.

Linking with
A Stroll Thru Life for Table Top Tuesday
Coastal Charm  for Nifty Thrifty Tuesday
My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia for Tuesday's Treasures
Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday
The Brambleberry Cottage for Time Travel Thursday
Tales From Bloggeritaville for Thrifty Thursday 
The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home
Common Ground for Vintage Inspiration Friday
I Love Pretty Little Things for Friday Pretties 


Claire said...

What a delightful find-the honey pot is the perfect spring accent-lucky you!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Such a darling little treasure...thanks for sharing it at NTT!


Olive Cooper said...

It is totally cute. Plus honey is so healthy and we need reminders to eat a little now and again.

Sonia said...

I love your honeypot and bee shakers...I love anything with bees on it and just started collecting honeypots last year. I love the soft colors of your sweet little find..and those shakers are adorable...I have a few of my honeypots in my post this week too! They just seem to say..spring is on the way!

Miss Bloomers

Ginny said...

I thought of Spring when I saw your table setting. Thank you for sharing.

Fixing My Thoughts said...

Very nice find! Love your salt & pepper shakers and the sweet embroidery on the linen. Your place setting is very pretty and serene! Bess

Cindy at Some Really Neat Stuff said...

I'm joining you from My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia. Love what you put together. That honey pot is so pretty all by itself but is obviously a treasure for you because you have so many other things it goes with. Thanks for sharing.

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

What a lovely vignette! I adore the bee utiful pitcher.

Have a wonderful Fat Tuesday!

A New England Life said...

What wonderful finds! Bees are IN right now! At least they are at Home Goods. I swear, you must have a lot of storage for all the lovely collections you've amassed over the years.

Boho Farm and Home said...

I LOVE those salt and pepper shakers! With just a hint a green...that was a nice friend to give you those! :)

Marjory Steele Skousen said...

I want those! I love bee and beehive things. What a lovely find.

Carol at Serendipity said...

I love the honey pot but the shakers are just wonderful. Very nice tablescape.


Liz said...

That is so lovely - a great find!

Anonymous said...

Sweet vignette! Love the honey pot and S&P set.

lulumusing said...

Love the honeypot. Doesn't it make you think of Winnie the Pooh?

La said...

I think this place setting is ideal for courting spring.


This is beautiful! I also have a fondness for bees! Have you read The Secret Life of Bees? You'd love it; it's a beautiful story!

Sue @ Beach Bungalow

freckled laundry said...

That is so pretty! I just love little bee treasures. Coming over from The Charming Home.


Fuzzy Slippers said...

So lovely! It's so much fun when you find just the right piece to go with little pretties you have at home. :) Beautiful table for one- I adore that embroidered napkin!

Debra@Common Ground said...

What a gorgeous combination of sweet finds, love it all, especially the salt and pepper! Thanks so much for linking up with VIF!

Sherry said...

That is so cute! Very nice finds. They look wonderful with your table setting. Thanks for linking up!

Brenda Kula said...

Oh, I'd have grabbed it up myself! Cute, every bit of your pretty display.

Sarah said...

Yes, this is indeed a delightful find. Bee inspired pieces always bring a smile to my heart. Glad this charmer went home to live with you. ~ Sarah

Brambleberry Cottage said...

What a sweet thriftin' find. I'm sure it brings a smile to your face. And it looks terrific with the other pretties in your little vignette.

Thanks for linking to the party.

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

Gloria said...

Oh!!! HOW very sweet!! I LOVE these. The S&P set is adorable....I am always drawn to s&p sets. They are so hard to resist!!! :)

Have a beautiful weekend!

xoxo Gloria

I Love Pretty Little Things said...

Oh!!! I love it! What an amazing find. :)
I have the same salt and pepper shakers. They are so charming. I just love them, and I think I need to keep and eye out for the pitcher. So Pretty!

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