Shabby Chic Stoneware Pitcher

Yesterday, I featured a white stoneware pitcher as the centerpiece in my Elegant White and Gold Tablescape.

IMG_7241BBThe pitcher was a salvaged item that my hairdresser was throwing out years ago. Obviously, I grabbed it and it has been patiently waiting its turn for its closeup.

This was the inspiration for my shabby chic pitcher centerpiece.

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I saw this embellished pitcher sitting on the sale rack at Home Goods. Please forgive the poor photography — I took the photo with my cell phone, but I knew the concept had promise. It was lonely there on the shelf, looking as though it belonged in Great Expectations with Miss Havisham…

… and I thought I could do something similar but not quite so sad for my Elegant White and Gold tablescape.

I looked at cotton lace remnants and other options at Jo-Ann’s Fabrics, but finally settled on the gold filigree wired ribbon which complemented the embroidery in my placemats nicely. Then, while standing in the checkout line, I saw the cute glittered rose pins in the $1 bin and I knew I had my look. Not quite as shabby, but much more chic. 🙂

IMG_7231BInspiration comes from the strangest places sometimes. I’ve learned to trust my instincts and go with it.

show and tell fridaysToday I’m linked up with Show and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home. I loved Cindy’s post about roses — be sure to stop by and see her beautiful photos!

Have a lovely weekend — I have to go run my snowblower now!

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6 thoughts on “Shabby Chic Stoneware Pitcher

    • As it turned out, my lovely neighbor did my driveway before I even got outside, but then I was shamed into going out and shoveling the parts he could not reach with the snowblower. I was very thankful for his help — we have some really great neighbors!

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