A Beautiful Handcrafted Table

I have come to the conclusion that estate sales will be my go to place for searching

for quality pieces of furniture and home accessories.

I was lucky that I had a snipit of time to check out this past one

that yielded some great finds.

Like this table that came home with me and I gave it a new home.

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Adding French Country Style to the Coffee Table

Well, I find I have a “time limit” of how long a vignette stays on the coffee table. . .

Time’s up for the crystal theme . . .

~ ~ and time for a more casual feel of French Country.

Coffee Table Vignette

So what do you do? . . . you add some lavender buds in a crystal compote.

French Country Coffee Table Vignette

Lavender

Then you add stems of lavender in a “pretend French Confit Jar” . . .

French Country Coffee Table Vignette

And add a pretty violet for color and texture and a bird bath of lavender vs. water . . .

French Country Coffee Table Vignette

French Country Coffee Table Vignette

French Country Coffee Table Vignette

What would a French Country vignette be without wonderful Charles Faudree books . . .

~ ~ and a gathered bunch of lavender stems.

Coffee Table Vignette

A gathered bunch of lavender tied together with a pretty ribbon. . .

~ ~ is this saying French Country yet?

French Country Coffee Table Vignette

A “petite” Ridgways Blue and White Oriental bowl holds vintages keys . . .

~ ~ the bowl is from England, but the keys could be from the South of France!

French Country Coffee Table Vignette

French Country Coffee Table Vignette

I am loving the wonderful smell of the lavender as I sit on the sofa . . .

~ ~ admiring the French Country accents gathered in and around one of my favorite baskets.

Have a wonderful day of enjoying the wonderful smells of summer . . .

~ ~ of hot dogs on the grill, the amazing scent of watermelon as you slice one open . . .

~ ~ ~ ~ the smell of fresh cut grass . . . and for me, the smell of clay at the ballfield !!

I am joining:

Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday