A Beautiful Mess!

My Parents arrived today and as always their car was loaded with goodies for us =0)
What you are about to see was just some of what they brought with them. I took these photos while they were bringing it all in from the car!
Some of the ginger jars Mum has picked up for me. There is another 6. I have found no ginger jars lately and my Mum seems to fall over them…and for next to nothing!
Mum also picked up these lovely china balls to go with my collection. They are temporarily in this bowl as they need to have the prices cleaned off them. I cant believe she picked these up for $3.00 ea!
I love this big ginger jar that has a lustre finish on it. The other side has a eucalyptus print in it, but I like the plain side better. That is Masons’ space laser in the bottom of the shot if you are wondering.
Mum and Dad picked up two amazing big prints which I am thinking will go above our sofa instead of the willow wreath canvas and some botanical prints, a big zinc pot, lamps, drapes, finials etc…etc…etc. Now I just have to find where to put it all.
What a mess – a beautiful mess!!
Ness xx



25 Responses to A Beautiful Mess!
  1. Lynda
    June 15, 2010 | 10:41 am

    don’t you think they would like a trip to the Netherlands???;)!!!!
    WOW!!!!! You are spoiled!!!!!! Lovely stuff!!!!


  2. Anna
    June 15, 2010 | 10:43 am

    Look at all the treats…Look at all the treats..Im jumping for you for you! Lovely stuff..and lovely parents x

  3. Janine Marshall
    June 15, 2010 | 10:52 am

    AAAHHHH Ness,
    You are so right, what a beautiful mess. As soon as I saw the first photo I zeroed in on the blue and white ginger jars….I agree they are as rare as hens teeth here and I don’t know why. Am really loving the white ginger jar, really, really nice. Your table looks like the inside of an interior shop (spoken like a true obsessed interior junky!!). Anyway, you sound as if you are having a great start to your week. I am sure you will enjoy your time with your Mum and Dad while they are here.
    Take care
    N.W. Coast Tassie

  4. Red Door Home
    June 15, 2010 | 10:54 am

    What fun!

  5. Shannon Fricke
    June 15, 2010 | 10:57 am

    loving the birdcage Ness,

  6. Exquisite Accessories
    June 15, 2010 | 10:59 am

    What fabulous things, so much for having a clean out then Ness!! 🙂

  7. Rachael
    June 15, 2010 | 11:15 am

    mess always bring out the calm in me…enjoy your beautiful mess…


  8. Caroline
    June 15, 2010 | 11:46 am

    Its so exciting though!….can’t wait to see what you do with it all. Your parents are very sweet to find all that stuff for you. My in-laws are like that too, she always keeps an eye out for me in her travels.

  9. Flick,
    June 15, 2010 | 11:54 am

    You lucky duck! All those goodies… and such good taste, it must be so much fun unpacking their car when they visit! Enjoy it..
    🙂 Flick

  10. McCarthy Designs
    June 15, 2010 | 12:02 pm

    You are a lucky girl Ness! You have a wonderful mum and dad and they have great taste! xx

  11. Jenny
    June 15, 2010 | 12:36 pm

    Wow, I am loving those ginger jars. How nice are your parents to bring such tasteful gifts. Your mum obviously has a bit of a flare as well… Where did she find her treasures?

  12. Alison
    June 15, 2010 | 12:42 pm

    Ness it must feel like it’s your birthday. So many beautiful gifts.

  13. Tammy @ tinselshop.com
    June 15, 2010 | 12:55 pm

    How much fun! I can’t wait to see what you do with everything!

    Best wishes,

  14. A Gift Wrapped Life
    June 15, 2010 | 1:09 pm

    Enjoy your parents visit Ness and how wonderful that your Mom loves to shop for you. I especially like the space laser myself. Much love XO

  15. Julienne
    June 15, 2010 | 2:43 pm

    What fun! I bet your Mum is reveling in your enjoyment!

  16. Generous parents there!!
    It is so good and you feel so blessed to have parents like them, luckily I know how that feels!

  17. Kristin @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
    June 15, 2010 | 3:45 pm

    Don’t you just love mom’s 🙂 It all so gorgeous! Enjoy your time!

  18. Laurie
    June 15, 2010 | 4:39 pm

    What great parents you have! Not only generous, but good taste too!!!

  19. Anne - Fiona and Twig
    June 15, 2010 | 5:26 pm

    What fabulous parents!
    Are they looking to adopt another child??? 😉

  20. Kelle Dame
    June 15, 2010 | 8:08 pm

    Lucky! Jealous over here! I would love such a fabulous mess! Cant wait to see what you do with it all!

  21. sissie
    June 16, 2010 | 12:11 am

    What a terrific Mom and Dad! Bringing you all those goodies.
    I bet you are going to have so much fun deciding what to do with everything.


  22. Lucy Upton
    June 16, 2010 | 6:24 am

    WOW what fab parents you have!!! I would kill for those jars!!!! Lucky you!

  23. Anonymous
    June 16, 2010 | 1:06 pm

    Right that’s it – next time your mum is in Melbourne – I want to go shopping with her. Now I can see where you get your exquisite taste from.

  24. Sherry @ No Minimalist Here
    June 16, 2010 | 6:02 pm

    Do you think they would adopt me? What sweet and generous parents you have.
    xo, Sherry

  25. mondo cherry
    June 16, 2010 | 10:15 pm

    Lucky you. The jars are especially gorgeous.
    Clare x

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