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Thursday, November 5, 2009

A Tomato By Any Other Name Would Look As Sweet


Summer is well-spent, and autumn is well on its way. Cottage Violet's has some special news for you! We have a whole new batch of ripe tomatoes for sale! It matters not that they are pink, plush, shabby, chic and cottage suitable. Tomatoes they are, and tomatoes they will remain, lol. These tomatoes were lovingly tended and brought to fruition by Andie Bee of Brown Bee Designs. They are made of lovely, tea dyed fabric, hand-sewn, and buttons and french wired leaves attached for a lovely beefsteak tomato look. They are large and luscious. They will fit into any Pink Posh Shabby Chic Cottage decor. In fact, my favorite idea for these tomatoes is a large crystal bowl on the sideboard, filled with tomatoes, and a display of collectible salt shakers with ribbon and button collars. So don't let the weather get you down, treat yourself to a Pretty Pink Pincushion to remind you of warmer days. I know they will warm your heart, as they did mine. So stop by Cottage Violets , and check them out. Plus, there are more to come in the days following.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, And Pink girls know Beauty!

I look at this beautiful handwork and it reminds me of a Bible verse that I have adopted as my own. Here's to all the Maker Gal's I have the pleasure of knowing or will meet in the future:

Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.

I Thessalonians 4: 11, 12

Blessings, Theresa

14 comments:

Wanda said...

Very lovely, I used to make something similar and called them petite chou, little cabbages. You have a beautiful blog and violets are one of my favorite flowers. TTFN
P.S I came hear from Face Book if that is of any help.

Wanda said...

Theresa, Thank you for your nice visit. If you used to teach French hierloom sewing you are way ahead of me. I only had one class, the rest I got off the internet.
I love to sew, and get most of my heirloom sewing supplys from garage sales, I would love to see anything you have made. I will visit often. TTFN

Sandy said...

I am spending a lazy, cold Autumn afternoon just reading through blogs. That is how I stumbled upon your wonderful posts. I just love your tomatoes!

blushing rose said...

Gorgeous! creations.

Have a lovely day. Come enter our TRIPLE GIVEAWAY. TTFN ~ Marydon

Kim said...

I LUV the name of your blog! :-) AND...I LUV your blog layout! Luv the colors, the simplicity, and the effectiveness of it. Very very nicely done! Am happy to have followed you here, and take pleasure in visiting this...Thank You for sharing!:)

Kim
LilacsNDreams

Bertie said...

Haven't had time to blog in a while and so glad I stopped by.

Those tomatoes are terrific! What a good eye you have! Going to your website to see more about them.

Bertie
Aunt May's Cottage

Musing of a Patched Heart said...

Hi Theresa!These are great pincushions very shabby chic! I enjoyed the latest of the Bunny Tales I hope this finds you well! Stop by and say hi sometime it has been too long dear one! Heather

Pansy said...

I got your wonderful note on my blog :) and I am so completely delighted to have found that your little parcel, brought you joy!

Yes~I am certainly praying that I can get back to doing what I love...writing and word play...

Currently, the Christmas season is bustling...and I am well absorbed...most blissfully! HUGS~!

The Muse said...

oh, i love those!
wondering about the size....

Happy new year to you dear one~hope you are most well! :)

The Muse said...

You are the field of violets, beneath this Muse's wing...
(((HUGS)))
Adored your addition to the Alphabet Serenade...

LOL I can imagine you are surely out of breath! LOL

The Muse said...

I sure appreciate you, Ms Theresa!
Love & Heaven's Blessings,
The Muse

PS. Word Games ~ divashammer.blogspot
Poetry ~ adivashammer.com
Food Quips ~ mystermeatloaf.blogspot
(coming soon Design ~ myladydujour.com)

Coffee and chit chat said...

Please blog some more!

Barbara Jean said...

These are wonderful!

Beautiful work and blog

blessings

barbara jean

Debby said...

These are so pretty, really love them.
Debby