Isabel is a wonderful quilter/sewer and just amazes me with her handiwork. I am in awe as to how she is able to do as much as she does with four kids. So here are some of Isabel's collections.
A corner of Isabel's living room featuring just a few of her vintage rose paintings.A neat story about this cabinet. We were shopping in a small town of Vernonia, OR when we spotted this cabinet in a cute little shop. We both loved it, but the price tag was super high. Months later Isabel was still thinking about it and wondered if it was still there. We went back to that shop and found out that it was no longer there, but after talking to the store clerk, we found that the dealer had moved some items over to another shop across the street so off we went. We were pleased to find it there and the price was quite a bit less. After a couple phone calls and some negotiating, the cabinet was hers! To make this story a bit more interesting, we found out that it was built by Ludmil Marcov from Willow Nest
This is were Isabel stores her rose patterned china and her french enamel pitchers.
A cute little shelf that holds orphaned salt or pepper shakers. Rose shakers of course.
A vignette on a shelf above the front door. Picture taken from the second floor.
Isabel's wall of cottage prints. She wanted to straighten them up before I took the picture, but I said, not to worry about it. They are still lovely even a little crooked.
A little nook above the guest room doors.
Some tole trays, tins and china on cabinet in dining room.
More tole trays and tins on cute lace lined shelf over family room window.
This is one of my favorite collections of hers. Becky did a posting recently on her blog about collecting vintage mirrors.
Another cute corner in the living room, more tole trays and rose mugs with writing on them.
An lastly, I leave you with this cutie.
This is another favorite of mine. Hand painted pink roses with text that reads, "The Little Sharp Vexations and The Briers that Catch and Fret, Why not take All to the Helper Who Has Never Failed Us Yet." Polly, I know you will love this one.
I have more pictures to share with you of Isabel's house, but my camera battery died mid uploading so I will save them for another time. Have a great Wednesday everyone!