Tuesday, September 1, 2009

White Wednesday... Vintage Bottles...



I love to collect old bottles, the shabbier the better... here are a few of mine adorned with pretty white embellishments...

I love how they all look together sitting on my dresser...


This is a little one with white satin ribbons and a pretty vintage rhinestone piece attached...


This is one from my purple pressed glass collection that holds vintage white silk roses...

I love this shabby old bottle full of vintage white mother of pearl buttons and vintage thread spools and an old broken white pearl earring on the front... I found the old "Sherry" tag from a liquor bottle at the local thrift shop...


These are more of my favorites, one filled with shabby vintage pearls...


These are so pretty with white lace and pearls and pretty little vintage look labels... I ordered these from my sweet friend Jenni at JenniB Originals... Jenni was originally from here in Utah and I went all through school with her cute dad Ted (sigh...)...Jenni was on Martha Stewart and SHE taught MARTHA how to make her famous Jenni B Originals faux cupcakes! If you click on the link to Jenni's site you can watch a video clip of her doing so! Also, if you click here you can read my older post about the day I met Jenni B... P.S. Tuesday I ran into Jenni while I was out shopping, she is here is Utah for several months visiting... so nice to see you again Jenni!...


Here is a closeup of each of them, they are so pretty...the first one has a label that reads "Cakes Fillings"...


The smaller of the two bottles has a label that reads "Sirop D'Vanier De Paris"...


Another favorite, this pretty one has a shabby looking label with a cute bird nest and says "Bonjour"... I love the vintage silver spoon that hangs from the white satin ribbons...



I really do love them all, but I would have to say my VERY favorite is the old "Ocean Relics" bottle I purchased from sweet Alice at Painted White... I adore the sun washed white sand dollar on the front with the vintage rhinestone embellishment, but my very favorite part is the vintage white paper label on the side of the bottle with my birth month and year...



Happy White Wednesday... be sure to visit Kathleen at Faded Charm for a list of more lovely White Wednesday posts ... Bisous!... P.P.S. I am going to be having a "Giveaway", just because! Check my post Friday for all the details...




42 comments:

Joan@anthinggoeshere said...

Happy White Wednesday. How pretty your bottle collections is. Your friend is very talented and your arrangements are beautiful.

Bunny, THE PARIS HOUSE said...

Julie Marie that is just the most charming collection of old glass bottles. You have embellished so beautifully ( I love the bird and have been on the lookout for a variey of them in different colors!!) I must go watch the video of your friend on martha, that is so neat!!
I think I need to go upstairs and arrange a pretty little collection on an old antique dresser of mine, you have definately inspired me.
Bunny

Jeni said...

What a beautiful collection you have. And how fun that you got to see Jenni. She is a talented girl. Thanks for sharing.

Tracey said...

They're beautiful!!! I especially like the one with the vintage buttons and sherry tag, *sigh* it's too pretty!!

:) T

Rebecca said...

Love them all my friend!

I love to collect bottles, too. The more the merrier! Old, new, doesn't matter. They make my heart SING!

Love your bloggie...

and you!

xoRebecca

Roberta said...

Julie, I love the birdnest bottle & of course the sanddollar bottle! Very pretty collection!! xo Roberta

blushing rose said...

So elegant, they all are. What a 'touch' they bring to dressers, shelves, etc., Julie. You have such a darling blog ... the pooches are precious.

I have pared down so many things that collect dust but kept my vintage perfume bottles.

That frosting on my pumpkin cake is a wonderful compliment to the cake ... do try it, you'll enjoy. TY for popping by ...

Have a great week. TTFN ~Marydon

Cindy said...

I want to be encluded in your give-a-way.

I adore your bottles. I found some light plum colored ones, now I know I need to dress them up.

Up I especially love that last one, and I also love the little birds.

A Rose Without A Thorn said...

I love your collection of beautiful old bottles. Collecting and embellishing bottles is a passion of mine so it was lovely to be able to see yours......

Vicki said...

Hello, Julie Marie,
I love all of your beautifully decorated bottles! I especially love the way you have them grouped together so prettily. They are very elegant and romantic. Thank you for visiting me at Bunny Cottage and your very kind comments are so appreciated. I hope you have a beautiful week! Vicki

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hello Cindy... I will give details about my giveaway on Friday... you will need to post a comment on that post (Friday) to enter my little surprise giveaway! Hope it will be fun for everyone... Julie Marie

Tanza said...

Hi Julie,
These are soo pretty !! I LoVe any kind of bottles, and you have them all dressed up soo pretty !! How fun !! Your bloggie is soo sweet and Romantic !! Fun to come see you.. Have a happy evening
hugs ~tea~xo

Tamerie Shriver said...

I love bottles, vintage and otherwise. I have hundreds, maybe even thousands. Yours are so pretty.

Karyn Bernard (French Charming) said...

So soft, delicate and beautiful...just like you sweet friend! I love your collection and you have done a fabulous job embellishing them!

Laura said...

Hi Julie Marie,
What a charming collection of bottles with the prettiest labels and lovely white touches...it is a delectable, delicious and feminine white Wednesday at your place!

alicew said...

Julie,
You have quite a growing collection and they all look so beautiful together in your home. Thank you so much for mentioning mine here ;) I am still so glad you purchased that one {it was my favorite!} because I know it has a good home and we became friends through it!

Shabbyfufu said...

Hi Julie Marie...what a gorgeous bottle collection you have created~ohh la la! I love the "guy post" about Jack and his "studio". Maybe you should consider hosting a blog party with that theme?? Have a beautiful day....~xoxo~Janet

Sandi said...

Hi Julie Marie,
Beautiful post of your bottles! I love altered bottles as well and have quite a few!
Also, my hubby builds and flys RC planes also! He loves it. He just got done building his first balsa plane and took it on the maiden flight. He did a wonderful job.
Blessings~

tales from an oc cottage said...

Whaaaaaaaaaaat a beautiful collection!

m ^..^

Jenny said...

Adorable bottles--all of them! The one with the light purple shade is probably my favorite.

Bea van Ette said...

The vintage bottles are gorgeous....., so beautiful!

Greetings, Bea

Nice and Easy Antiques said...

Just a beautiful and oh so feminine collection! There is something about old bottles...don't you agree??

junkdreams said...

Such a very pretty post Julie...did you find the hand mirrors still waiting for you at the thrift store? Can't wait to see what you do with them.
Happy Wednesday.
xojanis

Peonies & Magnolias said...

Your beautiful bottles look wonderful on your dresser.

Sandy

Mary said...

Beautiful and precious little bottles...I love them all, but I couldn't keep my eyes off of the pretty birds! They are adorable. Thanks for the links and your wonderful blog!

Mary

Anne~fiona and twig said...

Hi Julie Marie and Happy White Wednesday! Thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving a comment. What an absolutely amazing bottle collection, wow!
Hope to see more of your treasures!
~ Anne

Anne~fiona and twig said...

Hi Julie Marie and Happy White Wednesday! Thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving a comment. What an absolutely amazing bottle collection, wow!
Hope to see more of your treasures!
~ Anne

Ana~A Petite Cottage said...

Bon jour Julie Marie,
I love your collection of petite vintage bottles. My fave is the one with the nest label on it....gorgeous!!! And that little bird is too cute. Very pretty post. Hope you have a prefect day and I'll see you on Friday. Can't wait to see what you'll be giveaway. Yay!

Besitos,
♥Ana~A Petite Cottage

Bunny Rose Cottage said...

Hi Sweet friend :) What a gorgeous collection of vintage bottles! I love them grouped together, such a romantic look :)
Love ya,
Amy

Rebecca said...

Happy WW
Your bottle collection is wonderful, I especially like the one with buttons in and the one with the spoon.
Thanks for sharing
Blessings
Rebecca

Cami @ Creating Myself said...

All of your bottles are gorgeous. I could not pick a favorite...I simply couldn't! Happy whiteness!

Carole~Maynard Greenhouse said...

Julie Marie,
I feel so romantic when I come to visit you...well you know what I mean. Just so pretty here. You have quite a bottle collection...you make me envious!!!
Happy White Wednesday.

TAPESTRIESOFNATURE said...

YOUR BOTTLES ARE SO SWEET! I CAN SEE WHY YOU ENJOY LOOKING AT THEM. THANKS FOR SHARING.

Miss Gracie's House said...

Great collection...so vintagey-chic!
Rene'

fairmaiden said...

Nice to meet you, Julie Marie! I finally had some time to come on over and meet you. You have such a gentle and kind heart. Your blog is soft and charming. Thank you for all your lovely comments. xo Fairmaiden of Sea Cottage

Barbara Jacksier said...

You have THE best bottle collection. Love em all but the rhinestone bow is my fave.

Paula said...

Dear Julie Marie,

Your vintage bottle collection is gorgeous! I love the one your purchased from sweet Alice. How wonderful that it has your birth month and year on the vintage paper! That makes it even more special.

Love, Paula... doggie kisses from Pearl

Kitty Valerie said...

Bon jour, mon amie:

Comment ├ža va? I'm fine and enjoying first sunny days in our late winter of South America.

Your shabby bottles are just beautiful. I dare to suggest that maybe some more light on them could make them look brighter in your pics.

Have a great Thursday, dear. And thank you so much for your visits and kind comments.

Warm regards from Chile,
Val

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hello Kitty Valerie... thanks for your suggestion, but I intentionally shoot my photos in a softer light...Bisous... Julie Marie

Jenni B said...

Look at all of your comments! You are becoming FAMOUS in the blogging world! I better get to work on my little blog. :)

Jenni B

ClassyChassy said...

Love the pictures you posted - the little birdie is fabulous and precious! Found you through another blog - glad I stopped by!

Lydia said...

What lovely bottles:)

PLease come to my blog about Jenny from Victorian Vignettes & C/ Vignettes Etc.. Lydia