Friday, November 18, 2011

My Love Affair with White, assemblage jewelry, and some Etsy Favorites

"Cathedral Windows"
My love affair with all things shabby and white began in 1987, when I was a young mother, like our Em is now, and furnishings and money were scarce. I had a big ol' green station wagon and a whole lot of determination and strength. (and a better back too!) I'd find things on the roadside that I needed, that were in need of a new home; load 'em into the back of my wagon and bring them home to a fresh coat of white paint.
our lovely bed

The first home decor book I ever purchased was "The Natural Home" by Tricia Foley, and I still own the same book. It is filled with lovely, timeless images of nature inspired homes that I still find inspirational and so soothing.
I still can't resist the charm of white, though now I "paint", making my assemblage jewelry with shabby antique glass and pearls...something that I never would have guessed then, that I'd be doing now.

Some of my favorite "swoon-worthy" items from Etsy~

Pillows and quilts by Cindi at DreamyVintageSheets on Etsy
Paper Angel Ornament by RememberMeEmily
Scarves by Gloria Kirk
Prints by Carissa Paige
collages by Michael Douglas Jones

These are just a few of my faves, I'll be posting more soon during the holiday season...I intend to relish every. single. day. of it.
What is your favorite seasonal thing to do?
I'm also looking for great recipies to share here! Please email them to me at:
sacred_cake [at] yahoo (dot) com.

This season, I am offering free shipping and a lovely pair of earrings, free with any purchase.
free with any Sacred Cake purchase,gold plated antique french rhinestone earrings

I'd like to thank you all for your sweet comments about my new grandson...the house is overflowing with such newness and love!

See you again real soon. Love and Light,


  1. Your creations are beautiful. I really like that scarf too.

  2. You are so sweet to feature my prints! I greatly appreciate it.... Thank you a million!

    I love learning your stories... Your station wagon treasure collector! I love it!! Do share more please!

    XO, Carissa

  3. Ps. I think my comnent on the last post was deleted accidently. Doh! Congrats on your handsome little grand son & I'm so glad Em is well!


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