My Alpine Home


We have lived in our new home in Alpine, Utah for four years now. My current goal is to make a larger more open home (which works great with our extended family) have a bit of cottage charm and seem more cozy. I hope you will follow along and give me encouragement as well as advice as I embark upon this challenge.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Red & White. . .Winter Delight!

Hello and Happy New Year!

Being the lover of red that I am, nothing gives me more delight than pulling out a bit of red and white.

What a wonderful way to start the New year!

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A collection of snowflake bowls sitting upon a vintage doily accent the small plate in the background.

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A snowman jar waits anxiously upon a reproduction scale hoping to be filled with some yummy cookies.  Hubby and I will be trying to eat healthy so he may have a bit of a wait. lol!

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While this sweet teapot hopes to be used for a spot of tea.  What? You don’t think that the dishes think like that?  Well then you haven’t  watched Beauty and the Beast.

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Oh look, a larger snowflake bowl and another jar hoping to be filled.    Did you notice the cute snowflake garland tucked in all around them?

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A snowman and a couple of tots seem happy to sit next to my polka dot cake stand.

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Inside we find a stack of snowy dessert/salad plates found at a thrift shop

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And here’s a better look.

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Red and white for Winter can’t help but bring a smile to your face.  Wouldn’t you agree?

Hope you are having a wonderful start to your new year!

Hugs,

Jann

I will be sharing with:

A Stroll Thru Life for Table Top Tuesday

It's a Very Cherry World for Rednesday

Lavender Garden Cottage for Cottage Style Party

Funky Junk Interiors for Winter Decorating

Bernideens Tea Time Blog for Open House

35 comments:

Vicki @ lifeinmyemptynest said...

How cheerful for the winter - I love the snowflakes. Happy New Year!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Your red and white is so beautiful. I love it. I found some fabulous red snowflake napkins after Christmas, can't wait until next year. Love that scale and the snowman. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

NanaDiana said...

I love your red and white. I have that same cookie jar only my own is white with red. I just love it- Happy Red & White New Year to you- xo Diana

Mary said...

Your red and white dishes are so festive, great display!!

Sweet Bee Cottage said...

Happy Happy New Year! Love your snowmen! Here's to a fabulous 2013!

Denise said...

I love all your pretty red and whites.Such eye candy ! Blessings- Denise Of Coffeeberry Cottage

Susie said...

That is such a sweet display. I love those dishes with the snowmen. Too cute. My grandson is back in Utah....ready to go skiing. It was wonderful to have him home for the hoildays. Stay warm and safe. xoxo,Susie

Pamela Gordon said...

I love the red and white theme here Jann. I am taking down Christmas today but the tree is still up. Trying to re-decorate with a winter theme as it will be winter weather here for 3 months. I wish I had some of your pretty reds and whites! I guess I'll use aqua and white with a pop of red. :)

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

I hope that snowman does not mind you weighing him! :)
Love the red in white, my cousins leave their snowmen up until Feb,not a bad idea.

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

I am a red lover too. I may skip winter decorating and head right to Valentines Day. Do you think that will speed up the winter?

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I love red, too and this is perfect for this month! I left some wintry things here and there...just can't put it all away yet! Happy New year!

Ellie VanCaster said...

I love that everything is bright and cheery with this cold winter upon us.

Sharing Shadymont said...

Very pretty red and white! Love those dishes!

Karie's Chic Creations said...

Love, love the red and white for winter. I do the same. And that cute tea pot. . .hmmmm, I could steal that.(just kidding of course). It all looks great, as always, stay warm my over the mountain friend. Hugs, Karie

Fran said...

So pretty! Love the red & white, and snowflakes and snowmen are so cheery! Happy New Year! :) --Fran

Chenille Cottage said...

Awwww.....I'm in love with all your red and white, Jann! Just look at all your lovable touches. The garland, chubby little snowmen, polka dots...It's all so cheerful!

I flew to San Diego yesterday and arrived to sunny skies and 70 degrees. We all walked on the beach...just hoping the walk would help baby to start thinking about his birthday!

I look forward to the coming year visiting your darling blog. It's always such a source of inspiration and endearing friendship.

Blessings my darling friend!
Carolynn xxx

Red Rose Alley said...

Jann,
I saw all the red and had to come over and see. You have so many lovelies, and isn't red a great color for the new year? This tea pot I love, and the snowman is adorable. Happy New Year Jann.
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Cottage and Broome said...

Love those snowman plates, so cute. I love Beauty and Beast I have a Mrs Potts tea pot bank. I always think red and white looks so pretty and fresh, a beautiful display. Hope you have a wonderful holiday, Laura

Victoria, in Sunny Tucson Arizona said...

Hi, Happy New Year! How splendid a color scheme at your home. Bright and pretty, as I hope this new year will be too. Victoria

cynthia lee designs said...

I love red and white...and I'm really loving your red and white snowflake gathering!! Oh yes...red and white for Winter brings a smile to my face.
hugs,
Cindy

Little Susie Home Maker said...

Just so darn cute!! Happy New Year.
Susie

Designs By Pinky said...

I LOOVE red and white, it is a favorite cobination for me for any time of year!!! I have the same nesting bowls!!! XO, Pinky

Katherine Wolak said...

Oh dearie, I love your table and all the lovelies on it! :) The cover the table is set with is fabulous! I have a scale just like yours except in red. :) White and red are so refreshing during the holiday season! Thank you dearie for your sweet words and loving comment! Me and the girls started off the year together, all we did is laze around the house, watch TV and stuff ourselves... and I love Downton Abbey too! Me and my eldest watch it. :)

Hugs,

~ Liz ~ said...

Hi Jann, I've been on a long break during Christmas time trying to get gifts made but I've been catching up with your posts, finding so many adorable things to ooh and ahh over. I just loved your Winter Blues, your quilts and the round up of 2012 projects. You've had so many wonderful and inspiring things. Now these red and white inspirations! How fun. They definitely bring a smile. I hope 2013 is a wonderful year for you!
Liz

Dorothy Crutchfield said...

Hi Jann,
Your red and white snowflake dishes are yummy, I just love that red and white teapot! Thanks for stopping by to visit my blog, Happy New Year!
Dorothy

LV said...

Fun seeing all your red goodies.

Adrienne said...

I love all the red & white! =)

Fran. said...

Oh Jann your red n white rocks!! I LOVE red n white together. It makes your winter decorating look so bright n cheery!! You inspire me with your special touches. You are just as cute as your blog! Thanks for sharing and have a great 2013!!! XOOX Fran.

Debra said...

This is adorable! You retain some of the Cheery Red from Christmas season but turn it over to snowy and wintery....love it!

Bernideen said...

Happy dishes that make one smile

Jill said...

So pretty - great for winter!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Love the red and white!

Karen Mary Butterfly said...

What a wonderful collection of red and white! So pretty!
Karen

Babs said...

Your red and white collection is so cheerful. Love the snowman and snow flakes. Thanks for hosting a great party.

Marti Cooper said...

So very cute! My kitchen is red, you can come and decorate it anytime! LOL I am hosting SHOW-licious Craft Showcase if you would like to participate!

Happy New Year!
Marti
http://sew-licious.blogspot.com/2013/01/saturday-show-licious-craft-showcase-14.html