Sunday, August 17, 2008

I just run out of steam for the last Pink Friday, I had so many things I wanted to do and nothing got done!! So, to just perk me up a little this weekend I worked on some tablecloths that I have found lately. After the tablecloths got a good soak and a wash they ended up on our front lawn so the sun could do its magic to bleach out some of the stubborn stains.

View up the street from our driveway

I also went through some of the picture from when I went to Sweden in May and thought you might enjoy seeing some more pictures from where I grew up as I kid, I hope you will enjoy.

Down at the lake, spent countless of hours down here as a kid

Apple blossom with the old house in the background

The wild blueberries were blooming

One of the neighbours cottage peaking through trees

The last morning, the day I went home the elves were dancing on the lake


Susan said...

Love the pics of Sweden...especially the blossom with the red house behind...
Susan *dutchrose*

Patricia said...

So cute having the tableclothes on the lawn for bleaching. Nothing works quite as well, does it?
Love the photos of your childhood home.


Shabby in Pink Boutique said...

Love the pics, and the view from your house is BEAUTIFUL! Have a wonderful day!

gail said...

Hi Helene,, love the linens! Looks like you live on a lovely street. So pretty and green. I love the pictures of Sweeden. How fun to have the elves dancing for your last day! Thanks for, gail

Lisa said...

Helene ~

I loved the picture of the tablecloths on the lawn, how fun. You grew up in the most beautiful place. I just love the elves dancing on the lake. I also would love to be able to walk out my front door and see that view. It's amazing.


Solkatter och Dammråttor said...

Det ser ut att vara varmt och skönt hos dej...här har regnet öst ner hela dagen.
Vackra bilder från din Sverige-tripp....tänk jag tycker nyss det var vår och nu är det snart höst.Sommaren har gått så fort!
Ha det gott!

Inka Thomas said...

Oh Helene,
Thanks so much for the pics. My soul is renewed now....Love the lake pic with the morning mist.

Sweet Necessi-Teas said...

Can't wait to see the tablecloths when they are pressed! Thanks for sharing the pictures of Sweeden--gorgeous!
Pink hugs, Karen

Michelle M. May said...

Oh Helene, I so enjoyed the pictures of Sweeden. It's so beautiful. One day I will get to travel and see the wonders of this world we live in. So much beauty to see. Thanks for a great post!

Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

Thanks for sharing the wonderful pics of Sweden...They are beautiful.

Pei Li

Carrie Gonzalez said...

Hi Helene, I just love your pictures from Sweden. It is so beautiful, my DH and I were talking of visiting some day. What a beautiful view from your home. Have a lovely week.

Silena said...

Hi Helene,
It looks to me like you had a magical childhood!! Love, love the pictures of the place of your youth!

Carolee Crafts said...

Thank you for sharing your pictures, your home, Sweden and the cloths look lovely

Morse farm said...

Hejsan svejsan!

jo, jag har väl återhämtat mig något sånär, hi hi.

Vad fina kort från Sverige.

Hur är det med dig, maken och katterna då?

Har inte mailat min adress ännu för jag tror att jag har gjort det för min hjärna tänker på att jag ska skriva det osv. sen glömmer jag att jag inte har gjort det, ha ha.
Ja, minnet var dåligt innan jag fick Matilda, nu har jag inget!!!
Ha det gottis!
Kram Bodil.

Cathy said...

I do the same thing with my linens too. I just love putting them on the lawn to dry and watch the sun warm them up and get all the stains out!

xo Cath

Hemma på Landet said...

Vad mysigt det är här.:-) Kram Stina

Morse farm said...


Tja, vem behöver ett minne vad ska det va bra till? hi hi

Bilder kommer så småningom har så himla mycket som ska fixas i rummet, mer som ska målas och ett skåp som ska byggas. Bilen är ny för mig men en begagnad Ford explorer för min gamla ford sjunger på sista refrängen....

jasså, vad är det för jobb din make prövar på och vad jobbar han med annars?

Ha det gott!
Kram Bodil.

Hemma på Landet said...

Kram till dig vännen.:-)

Joanne Kennedy said...

How pretty! Where about in So CA are you? I live in Orange County.

Your pictures of where you grew up are so beautiful.


becky up the hill said...

Helene, your worlds are so different, the beautiful Swedish country side, that lake..oh my. I bet you were the only one on the block to have tablecloths are their front lawn! Thanks for sharing your pix.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing your pictures of sweeden

Dawn-Hydrangea Home said...

Beautiful pics Helene!