Friday, October 15, 2010

Weekend Bliss

From the bottom of my heart, thank each and every one of you for your comments about my grandma. Your thoughts and prayers have brought me a lot of comfort and that is very much appreciated. The last couple of days have been tough, but her memory will live on and will always bring me much joy. We had a nice time in Iowa, including a lovely afternoon spent at the farm. The weather couldn't have been any more perfect.

Speaking of weather, I have the feeling there aren't going to be too many more weekends here in Minnesota where we can enjoy our porches. Doesn't this one designed by Lee Ann Thornton take the cake?! It's crazy to me that something as simple as beautiful fabric can make my heart so happy. (Here we have Raoul Textiles...just stunning.) The weather is supposed to continue to be nice here, and I wish it only the best for all of you wherever you are this weekend!


marybeth494 said...

I'm reading a really good book and I'm dying to curl up in that last chair, put a cat on my lap, and play hooky from life for a while!

Design Elements said...

B E A U T I F U L !!!

VictoriaArt said...

I am glad you had a sunny weekend to cope with all!

I love that porch, here as well the days are numbered to sit outside leisurely!

PS a few days ago I posted on designs collected by Liever (Ne) there was one gorgeous turquoise side board, I thought of you! (Check here:


Allison said...

Glad you had a nice visit to Iowa and were able to honor your wonderful grandmother. I was born in Iowa. What a pretty and cozy porch with great color! Have a good weekend.

Merlin said...

Now...THAT is what an outdoor porch should look like...not an overthetop room...but a PORCH! Love it! franki

A.C. Barnett said...

Just read your post about your grandma, I'm so sorry. I will continue to keep you in my prayers. I know how special family is.
May this weekend bring you peace and sun!

- A
P.S. I love the pictures- what a beauitful porch- love porches!!

Gloria (The Little Red House with the White Porch) said...

Erin! I was so sorry to hear about your grandmother! My deepest condolences. She lived a good, long life though, so for that you can be grateful. I saw her picture with you below. She was a beautiful lady. You look a lot like her! And isn't it just like you, to get right back to work and give us these beautiful pictures to leave us with for the weekend to make us happy. I am sure your grandmother would be so proud. And, actually, one can see how happy she was in May to have you right there with her. :) Have a wonderful weekend remembering your grandmother.
Best regards and blessings,

Karena said...

Erin I know how much you have been dealing with, and am so sorry.

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Anonymous said...

I am so very sorry for your loss :(
Laurie Moss

Tonia of Chic Modern Vintage said...

Sorry to hear. My prayers are with you.

Anonymous said...

So glad to hear you had a nice time in Iowa celebrating your grandma's life, Erin, and that the weather was lovely! Its good to have you back.

I always thought I preferred white or light-colored porch furniture, but not after seeing this post! This porch is ABSOLUTELY PERFECT in every way, and what I wouldn't do for a good book, a pitcher of sweet mango tea, and my three cats (yes, I know, THREE!) all curled up together on that sofa! Absolutely bliss - forget the world exists for at least a weekend.

Thanks for the beauty! -- Kimberly

Jenni said...

Just discovered your blog, and I'M IN LOVE!!!!!! All those colors in your header? My favorites too!!!! :)

Looking forward to following! :)

sharmin said...

Oh Erin, I am so very sorry to hear about your grandmother! I hope that loving memories of your grandmother and good wishes from all of your readers will give you strength and comfort, and help you through this difficult time.

Priscilla said...

very sorry for the loss of your Grandma. My Granny passed away recently too, I see so many little things everyday reminding me of her. She graduated to the kingdom of heaven, she's in the best house now.

Heksedamen said...

What a gorgeous porch! *sighs* Absolutely dreamy!

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Anonymous said...

Sorry to hear about your grandma. A porch is my favourite room and what a coincidence - I just bought a ceramic "birdcage" like that. Even though it has a hook, very wise not to try and hang it up. Mine has a different design, but they are both gorgeous.

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