Monday, February 25, 2013

Playing On The Table


Hello, Dear Ones.

I decided it was time to put something on the coffee table in the living room.

 I also changed out the pillows on the sofa and added these soft mossy green ones.

 I pulled out a couple of cloches and poked them down on the table.

I found these little mossy balls at either Michaels or Hobby Lobby.

 So I sat the big one on a little crystal vase and squshed it under the cloche.

 Did the same thing with a medium sized green mossy ball.
I just left the third green mossy ball sitting on a soft mossy green runner all scrunched up.
I learned to scrunch up runners from Marty at A Stroll Thru Life.

As you can see, my little helper/companion is never too far from my side.

Hope you're all doing well.
I've been busy teaching myself to use Microsoft Excel because I need to make some spread sheets for Mr. Precious.
I'm doing it and stretching my tiny mind! 
You know I just amaze myself sometimes! :)

I'm joining The Tablescaper for Seasonal Sundays
Be a bunch of sweeties,
Shelia ;)

I'll leave you with a little Note Song ~ 

Green, Green

Green, green,
It's green they say,
On the far side of the hill.
Green, green,
I'm going away to where
The grass is greener still.

A-well, I told my mama
On the day I was born,
Don't you cry
When you see I'm gone.

You know there ain't no woman
Gonna settle me down.
I just gotta be traveling on,
A-singing...

Nah, there ain't nobody
In this whole wide world
Gonna tell me how to spend my time.
I'm just a good loving rambling man,
Say, buddy, can you spare me a dime?
Hear me crying, it's a...

Yeah, I don't care
When the sun goes down,
Where I lay my weary head.
Green, green valley or rocky road,
It's there I'm gonna make my bed.
Easy, now...
~ sung by The New Christy Minstrels





50 comments:

  1. Oh Shelia, your living room is so pretty. Bringing in the greens for spring!

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  2. Shelia,
    Love the mossy green boxwood spheres under your cloches, dear friend!
    The pillows on your couch are a near match to the fabric on our His & Her chairs in our Living Room!
    I adore the scrunching of the table runner!!! That Marty is such an inspiration to us all!
    You're going to L O V E making spread sheets!!!
    Have a blessed weekend,dear one!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  3. Your vignette looks so pretty! I like any decor with boxwood touches.

    Smiles,
    Carol

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  4. Pretty cloches ! Looks like you are ready for spring :)

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  5. You're too cute! I like your new arrangement on the coffee table. The cloches look great with the green balls and vases- that's a neat look! The soft green is a nice color and looks great with your room. Good luck with the spread sheet!

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  6. I remember that song, Sheila! It is good to stretch our minds sometimes.:-)

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  7. Darling look, it reminds me of spring with all the green. Beautiful idea:)

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  8. Sweet additions to your beautiful room...love your little helper! :)
    Blessings,
    Cindy

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  9. Really pretty! Good for you on the Excel. I wish I knew how to use that.

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  10. Your room is so pretty. They look like boxwood, lovely cloches!

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  11. Very pretty, Shelia! I thought of Marty when I saw the scrunched up runner. I may just try that! Love the moss balls!

    XO,
    Jane

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  12. I actually remember watching The New Christy Minstrels perform in concert. Your topiary cloches are really effective. Great idea. Cherry Kay

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  13. Beautiful Shelia! I love garden balls of any kind and they look so elegant in your cloches. XO ~Liz

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  14. Hi Shelia,

    I love the way you PLAY!! Everything just turns out so pretty.

    And of course Miss Chloe Dawn is precious too!

    Jan ♥

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  15. I think I'm ready for a little bit of green on the tables before I leave for Texas!
    hugs, Linda

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  16. Your table looks wonderful, Shelia. I love the cloches and the bits of green there. That old song immediately began to run through my head. I think I had every song on albums that The New Christy Minstrels ever sang. Good for you for learning Excel- xo Diana

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  17. Lovely arrangement with the boxwood /cloches...looks like Spring is around the corner!

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  18. Love your pretty vignette! Very clever using the boxwood balls with the crystal and glass cloches! And I love the fabric print of your sofa! Good luck with the computer challenges, you'll have down in a breeze! :)

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  19. The coffee table cloches are really clever. I love your sofa and chairs too.

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  20. Sheila, I love your coffee table vignette! Your crystal is just beautiful and looks great with the greenery! I love your scrunched up table runner...I noticed that at Marty's as well! Nice!
    Karen

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  21. I like the coffee table very much - nice spring touch. I see your helper, bet she follows you around all day.
    Mary

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  22. Shelia,
    Your coffee table looks just wonderful!! Adore the crystal!

    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  23. Your coffee table looks amazing. Love the cloches and the runner is fabulous all scrunched. Hugs, marty

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  24. Elevating the greenery inside the cloches was a great idea. Love the new pillows, too. It does not take much to change the look of a whole room. Great job!

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  25. I don't know what is sweeter - your vignette, your room, or your helper! I love it all! Hope you can stop by the enchanted oven to say hi.
    xo,
    Lisa

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  26. You always make pretty, Shelia.

    When you finish your spreadsheets, be sure to learn some of the fun things you can do in Excel.

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  27. Shelia your living room looks BEAUTIFUL!!! I love that first shot! Beautiful vignette!

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  28. Shelia, your room is so inviting and so soft. Love the sweet vignette....makes me think of spring!

    Have a wonderful Sunday.

    xoBarb

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  29. Way pretty...love those balls....but I haven't bought any YET!

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  30. It appears that Garden balls are the thing for spring. I gotta go hunting. Your living room is so pretty. Love all the beautiful colors.

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  31. I recently found some preserved boxwood balls. Love the way these greens look atop simple things. I used urns, but love the look of your crystal. I need to find some cloches. '-)

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  32. I absolutely love the boxwood and use those in my home quite a bit too! It all looks beautiful Sheila! :-)
    Vanessa

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  33. You are amzing if you can learn how to do spread sheets, I've bombed that lesson! Your mossy green walls and accessories are very pretty, like you!

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  34. Shelia, your table vignette looks beautiful! Love the boxwood! Everything looks so pretty!

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  35. Love your cloches! Paired with the moss balls they make a beautiful spring vingette. Thanks for sharing, visting from BNOP.

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  36. Hi Shelia, the cloches and greenery on the coffee table look lovely. I have not learned the art of scrunching quite yet. hugs, olive

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  37. Darling living room. I like the touch of green.

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  38. Your so cute Sheila!
    And I love your very pretty living room and your beautiful vignette!
    Spreadsheets...ugh..your a trooper!
    Hugs,
    Cindy

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  39. Looking goooood!! I know all the things you do with your house is a joy for you.

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  40. Love how the coffee table looks with all the clouches, they are so tall and lovely

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  41. This is so pretty!
    I would love if you link this wonderful post to my party. It is open until Easter and I will Feature as we go on Facebook and Pinterest. XO
    Isabelle
    http://lechateaudesfleurs.blogspot.com/2013/02/death-by-chocolate-recipes-and-link.html

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  42. Good morning Shelia, I love your pretty green balls displayed so sweetly on your coffee table. Simple elegance.

    I have been fighting with Excel too. My garden club yearbook is a mixture of Word and Excel. I holler for Bill when someone sends me a page on Excel. It is just different but I know people love it. I am not so sure I do. HA!
    Have fun learning. I know you can do this my sweet friend.
    Love, Jeanne

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  43. I love these faux boxwood balls, and the moss ones too. I've been using them a lot.

    Great to have you at Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

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  44. I love those little mossy balls you used! They look great in a grouping like that too. I know what you mean about having a little companion follow you around everywhere. I have the same thing at my house.

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  45. Stopping by from Brenda's blog...loving your cloches!

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  46. O' sweet Sheila,this is classy & oh so divine.Love the pops of green.Get'n ready to put on the green for St Patricks.I love the mossy green balls,perfect...Lucky of the Irish to ya.

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  47. Your coffee table cloche vignette is so pretty, Shelia! In fact your entire room is beautiful.

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  48. aw ... your doggie looks very similar to mine {we have a mini-schnauzer named Cooper} =)

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  49. Scrunchy runners are some of my fave things. :) Love your updates, Shelia...starting to feel a lot like spring! Won't be long now! I love seeing sweet Miss Chloe Dawn in the background...our furry faces are always the best decoration of all, aren't they? :)

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  50. Shelia, your coffee table looks so nice. I like the green balls you used with the cloches and the table runner really finishes it. Very nice.

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