My Alpine Home

Saturday, June 30, 2012

True Colors. . .

I am American born and American raised.

Therefore I am proud to show my TRUE Colors.

Those of Red, White and Blue!

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RED is for Valor and Hardiness.  It represents the blood that has been spilt to keep our country free.

WHITE is for Purity and Innocence

BLUE is for Perseverance, Justice, and Vigilance.

 

I live in the middle of a cul-de-sac off of a main road into the E. side of Alpine, UT

I hope that everyone that drives by sees that I am proud to show my True Colors!

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What ever Country you are from, I hope that you too are proud to show your True Colors.

Hugs,

Jann

p.s.  I will be announcing my give away on Monday.  Y’all come back now ya hear!

No, I’m not Southern, but sure would be fun.  Love how they talk!

I will be sharing with:

Common Ground for Vintage Inspiration Patriotic Party

How Sweet the Sound for Red, White, Blue and Pink Saturday

The Tablescaper for Seasonal Sunday

Sunny Simple Life for Sunny Simple Sunday

Alderberry Hill for Make the Scene Monday

Smiling Sally for Blue Monday

A Stroll thru Life for Tabletop Tuesday

47 comments:

Melanie said...

Loving that porch!!! I see so many things that I like in your pictures!!! Looks like a wonderful place to relax. Love those metal chairs, have been looking for some for my yard!! I want a glider and a couple of chairs, oh well... perhaps one day!

Yes I am proud of the Red White and Blue!!! You make me want to get outside and play on my porch, but those triple digit temps are keeping me inside today!!! And yes, it is fun to be southern!

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

Your home is beautiful, and what a view! Yes we should all be proud and show it. I put my bunting up for Memorial Day and leave it up till the 4th

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

First of all beautiful house and view! Next, I love your patriotic and vintage displays! They not only say you're a proud American, but that you are warm and frindly too!

Susie said...

Jann, You have some wonderful american items. Love your porch. Enjoy this up coming holiday. My family has our reunion on July 4th every year. It will be good to see my siblings. Smiles, Susie

Danielle said...

There was a time when my whole living room area was done in patriotic red/white/blue...being a military family. I have always loved the look. Love the red door!!!

Sherry@ Ties2ThePast said...

Love the view from the back of your home!
I bought a couple of motel chairs at a yard sale recently. Didn't know what color to repaint them but, now after seeing yours...I do!
I live in the country, in GA, so no one sees my outdoor decor...but I decorate anyway...it's fun!!!
♥'s
Sherry

Micupoftea~ said...

The porch looks GREAT! Nice arrangement. Happy 4th and God Bless America ~~

Joanne said...

Just Beautiful!!!!
Blessings, Joanne

pink*cherub*moon said...

Beautiful Patriotic decorating! I love red, white and blue in honor of our country! It reminds me of summer, kids with flags on their bikes, fireworks at the beach and being teary eyed during the National Anthem at a ball game! SOo many wonderful items that scream USA! Love that red door, btw - so cool! This is perfect not only for July 4th but for an Olympics year! Love it all! Hugs, Leena

Barbara F. said...

Yes, I am proud of the red white and blue. Have a wonderful 4th. Looking forward to your giveaway. xo

NanaDiana said...

Jann- How wonderful- you can sure see your patriotic spirit here. Blessings to you as you get ready to celebrate the 4th - xo Diana

Linda said...

You are a treasure, Jann! Love your patriotic display - makes me remember I need to get mine out tomorrow! Have a wonderful, fabulous day!

Gina said...

Oh Jann, your decor is lovely! Everything looks so patriotic! I adore that Uncle Sam & the basket on your door too!

Sam I Am...... said...

Wow! What a house! Your decorations are so cute! You have such a knack for making everything perfect!

jeanetteann said...

Oh your home is stunning with those mountains behind. How beautiful a place to live? I love the previous post too,which I missed. xxoo

Nicole Blean said...

Can I come over and visit?! How gorgeous. And I am dying for the cherry items in your banner! LOVE IT ALL!

AshTreeCottage said...

Love your porch and your beautiful mountains in the background. I am your neighbor from Idaho.

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

Sam I Am...... said...

What a beautiful home you have and what a great decorating scheme to honor our country. You have "the knack" for pulling it all together! Happy 4th to you!

Sarah said...

Red, white, and blue are my true colors too. Love to celebrate these patriotic holidays with my collection of Uncle Sam figures and all my US flags. ;-)
Happy 4th of July ~ sarah

The Farmer's Daughter said...

Good for you! We all need a reminder of who we are and what we have in this great nation! thanks so much!

Leslie said...

Everything is so beautiful. I am in love with your view ~ stunning.
Happy 4th of july.

eileeninmd said...

Lovely post and very patriotic. I love your porch and the second shot of the mountains behind the house. Just beautiful. Happy 4th of July and Have a great week ahead.

Debbie@Mountain Breaths said...

I am very proud of the red, white and blue. Have a wonderful Fourth. Looking forward to your giveaway.

Zuni, Chickadee Home Nest said...

Hi, Jann. What a beautiful, touching post. You have every right to show your colors proudly, and have them there for all to see. I am a naturalized citizen--I know firsthand what this country is, from an newcomer's point of view. I came to this country in 1961 with my parents and little brother, with little more than the clothes on our backs, and this awesome, wonderful country of yours/now mine, enveloped us in kindness and gave us freedom and THE OPPORTUNITY to rebuild our lives. I, too, am very proud of to show my colors of the USA. And I love the way you displayed your colors. Happy celebrating the 4th. ~Zuni

Karen S. said...

Honestly, you are so ready for the 4th of July! Very cool! ...and I'm trying to figure out how I can get those mountains, or some just like them behind my own house? Without having to move!!!!

Angela @ Call Her Blessed said...

wow...talk about a view!! The patriotic decor is great too, btw =)

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Great patriotic decorating and love the view!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Jann,
Great patriotic decor!!
Love it!
Your home with the mountains behind it is just breath taking!

Have a wonderful holiday and you spend it with those you love!

Hugs,
Debbie

craftmates said...

Hi Jann,

Your home is so beautiful! Happy 4th of July. We celebrated Canada Day yesterday.

Thanks for dropping by our blog. I am now following you via Blogger.

Virna from Craftmates

Cafe au lait said...

Beautiful photos.

My Blue Monday.

Creations By Cindy said...

Oh I just love the red, white and blue! Love your porch. Really like your front door piece! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

SmilingSally said...

What a gorgeous house you have! Thanks for sharing these beautiful blues.

Happy Blue Monday, Jann.

Cynthia said...

I love these pictures. The flower arrangement in the tin is lovely. Just a beautiful post to celebrate our Country!!

Cynthia

Laura Lane said...

How beautifully you've decorated!
Love the way the mountain frames your house, too.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

You have a spectacular home, Mrs Olsen! Happy 4th of July! Happy Blue Monday!

❀~Myrna~❀ said...

Marvelous red , white & Blue porch decor !Great Pics !

Olive Cooper said...

Our iconic colors are heartwarming on your pretty porch.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Everything on your porch is fantastic, and I totally love the basket on the front door. Stunning. Thanks tons for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

chateau chic said...

Love your patriotic porch! We need to protect our freedoms represented by the red, white, and blue.
Mary Alice

✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life said...

Beautiful! But to tell you the truth I was mesmerized by your wonderful mountain view!!!

Dee

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Your home is gorgeous and your porch is very inviting!!

Jocelyn @
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

Debbie Booth said...

I love everything! You have many of my favorite things, the metal chairs, an old door, all the goodies on the hutch...you did such a great job decorating your porch. It is wonderful. What a wonderful post! Have a great 4th of July!
Blessings,
Debbie

Leah H. said...

Beautiful colors indeed:)

Visiting for Blue Monday- hope you can stop by..

http://www.sweetposh.info/2012/07/denim-jacket.html

Pamela Gordon said...

I was so busy Canada Day weekend that I missed this post Jann. I love your flags and all the red, white and blue decor on your front porch. You have a beautiful home. Happy July 4th to you! Blessings, Pamela

Fran said...

What a lovely home! Your decor is patriotic decor is just perfect. Wonderful post.......Happy 4th!!

chubskulit said...

Beautiful blues! Been busy for the past couple of days that I am playing catch up with visiting blue posts.

Hope you'd come and comment on my BLUE entry. Happy 4th of July!

Aledia said...

Oh, your porch is absolutely beautiful!! I could sit out there for hours. Your house is so pretty as well.

I hope you have a wonderful weekend! I'm having my very first blog giveaway that will be ending Saturday night...I would be delighted to have you stop by!

Aledia @ Plum Perfect