Saturday, February 25, 2012

Happiness in my home

The snow is falling heavy.  I have chosen not to leave the house today due to this fact.  I have been on a spiral of emotions this past week with some pretty bad news in our family.  On days like today when I feel like the walls are closing in, I feel it is best to focus on the things that make me happy.  Simple things in my home that bring a smile to my face and remind me of the beauty there is when so much ugly has been filling my brain.  As I was taking my pictures I was already feeling better remebering the stories behind the things I love.  So here I share with you a few photos of my home, my happiness.  Love, Jennifer
My old industrial sorter from my Friend Val.  I love it in my Bathroom.
Picked this old mirror up for 2 dollars from a house they were tearing down across from farmer's market.  I loved it just the way it is...tattered and all.
My hobnail goblets purchased at the last Funky Junk Show from my friend Barbara Schriber.
I love this, it hangs at the north end of our living room. 
Glenn's tent fort makes us all happy!
My grandmothers old pitcher holds bath supplies.
So true.
My grandmother Clara painted this, it is one of my most treasured items in my home.
I believe that glass bottle should be used and displayed, they were in storage for too long.
My treasured "Prince Edward Island" postcard that my friend and business partner Hollie sent me for my birthday.  Someday I will walk these fields and dream of Anne.


Katelyn said... Best Blogger Tips

So sorry about your sister. I know that miracles happen everyday. Prayers are being said.
I am loving all these pictures! What a charming cozy happy home you have.
much love-

Cary said... Best Blogger Tips

Saying a quick prayer for your family right now. Your home is beautiful and it definitely looks like a place to seek refuge and comfort.

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

The snow storm today brought me some peace. I to chose not to leave the house. I turned on the fake fire and sorted some of my fun collections. It was healing. God Bless you as your family is faced with challenges. Love your home great photos. I always enjoy your shows.

Michele said... Best Blogger Tips

I heart your HOME.
That's All.
xoxo my kindred

MEM said... Best Blogger Tips

Beautiful memories in special treasures. We also are snowed in today in Mn with first "real" snow event of winter. Always a time for reflection!

Penny said... Best Blogger Tips

Thinking of you.

Christine Delgadillo said... Best Blogger Tips

So sorry to hear there is bad news in the family right now...from the post I read above it is with your sister...big hugs! Thanks for sharing your happy place photos. Right now I am sitting in ICU with my mom, found your blog and it is my happy place for the moment..thank you sista-sista!

Funky Junk Jennifer said... Best Blogger Tips

Thank you everyone for your thoughts, prayers and kind words. Christine, I am so sorry about your Mom, I hope everything will be Ok for her. Love, Jennifer

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Home plays vital role in every person's life. You shared best image of your pix. Thanks for sharing this feeling with us.

Debbie said... Best Blogger Tips

I collect old wine or water goblets and just love your hobnail ones. I have yet to find that lovely color. Good find!