Sunday, March 4, 2012

Show Off Your Cottage Monday

I have a very small kitchen and dinning room area, thus, my dream of big French doors and a lovely French cupboard is somewhere in the long future. I just don't have space for it; thus, I am redirecting my dreams to open kitchen shelves instead… and that I can have! This is what I have right now in my kitchen. This little shelf is so handy (and necessary), as this is where I keep all the things I use on a daily base. My open shelves would go in that same spot. Something simple; yet with plenty of charm. Dreams!

A huge THANK YOU for participating in our linky party and taking us to your cottage! Can't wait to see what you've been doing this week! Last week was another fantastic party! I am enjoying seeing all the creative ideas and projects you are sharing!

Etiquette for linky parties

1) Link to a recent project post, and not a link to the front page of your blog, your Etsy store or a giveaway.

2) Link back to the host’s blog via a button or text link. This is a common courtesy, and it is usually appreciated if you link back in the same blog post that you are linking up.

33 comments:

  1. With such beautiful dishes an open shelf cupboard would be perfect! Love the sweet rose pattern! Thanks for allowing us to share each week!
    Hugs,
    Jann

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  2. Lovely post - beautiful dishes :)

    Greetings from Australia♥

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  3. You always have such pretty displays! Thanks for hosting.
    Mary Alice

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  4. Wish I was neat enough for open shelves - no one knows what lurks behind those cabinet doors!

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  5. All your pretties look so lovely arranged on your shelves. Love the basket to hold dishes. I am a basket queen.

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  6. Thank you for hosting the party, Cielo. Your silver caddy is beautiful.

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  7. What a practical storage, so pretty too. I love your dishes...Christine

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  8. I love how you display everything. I have a small kitchen also, sugar, but it's our "forever" house so that's it. I do what I can with it though.
    xoxo,
    Connie

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  9. I stumbled on your blog and absolutely love it. It feels cozy and warm and even the music is lovely. What is the music by the way?

    I love your tea cups!

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  10. Your sweet shelves and the way that you have lovingly arranged your dishes, glasses and cutlery is totally charming! Thank you for opening your home to us and allowing us to open our cottages to you as well.

    Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

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  11. Thank you for spreading the love and hosting this party. I always love to see your roses!! In the house, on the china, or outside, they are always beautiful!!

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  12. Your collection is beautiful! Thanx for hosting!

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  13. thanks so much for hosting I always love to stop by to see your lovely home and all the lovely roses.

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  14. The shelves might be utilitarian, but there is NOTHING utilitarian about how you've used them. What a lovely and functional display. Love it. Thanks for hosting a party for us all!

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  15. The shelf is so nice and I love the idea of everything you use on a daily basis is on hand. Nice in baskets too. love baskets.
    One day you will have your French kitchen,because you dream and dreams come true.
    xx jeanetteann

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  16. Well, small or large kitchen, no matter what you have it will always be beautiful because you have an innate sense of style. Everything is always so lovely to look at. I would love to be sitting right there with you drinking a cup of coffee (or you can have tea!;>) xo Diana

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  17. Hi Cielo,
    I love how you have displayed your lovely china.

    Thank you for hosting,

    Carolyn

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  18. Love your organization, specially love the white pitchers.
    Thanks for hosting.
    Michele

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  19. This is a pretty kitchen solution! Thanks for hosting once again Cielo! I hope your week is great!

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  20. You have a lovely collection of dishes.They are displayed perfectly in those baskets too.Thank you for hosting.

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  21. Beautiful! I love the dishes in the basket! Thank you so much for this inspiration!
    Monika

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  22. What a beautiful bakers rack to display all your lovely china. Thanks for hosting! I'm inviting you to visit Magnolia Cottage. Have a wonderful day. Blessings,

    Lisa

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  23. How beautiful! Love the open shelving. Thank you for hosting!
    Sherry

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  24. Everything looks so pretty!!

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  25. I love your china and you have displayed it beautifully.
    This is my first time linking up to your party. How fun! Thank you for hosting.

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  26. I just found your blog tonight and linked up! How beautiful everything is here! I love your dishes and teacups! Can't wait to look around more! :)
    Kristi

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  27. Your kitchen looks gorgeous and open shelves are a wonderful idea. I am hoping to have the same when we get around to refurbishing our kitchen :)
    Cas x

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  28. I love this! It's so open and pretty...I'm afraid all my stuff would get so dusty but yours looks all sparkly! :)

    Have a great day and thanks for the opportunity to link up!

    Sarah

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  29. Thank you so much for showing off your collection. It is always a pleasure to stop by your restful blog.
    Thanks for hosting
    Katie

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  30. What a CHARMING blog you have. This is my first time here and I came because I saw that Jennelise had linked up with you. So glad I did. I also linked up and I'm following you. I love everything I see here and your open shelves are so inviting. Queen Victoria said that food tastes better in small houses. And your cottage in the roses sounds perfect.

    Nann

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