Sunday, January 6, 2013

My Black and White Cow

There were once two young men, one being my son, who knew that I loved cows.

One of these guys is a wonderful photographer and one loves his mama a whole lot.  Put those two things together and what do you get?

You get a beautiful black and white photograph of a gorgeous cow.

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Beautiful, isn’t it?

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I moved my white secretary from our living room into our bedroom and love it in there. 

I have been having so much fun moving stuff from room to room and freshening things up a little.

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I love white, wood, lavender and this color blue all together. 

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scale 1

plant stand 1

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I know I always say that I love things, but I really do.  I love this cow!

I also love that these two young men took their time and did this for me.

I hope you are all having a blessed day and that your upcoming week is full of joy!


Linking up at the Cowgirl Up party over HERE
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20 comments:

Meg said...

i've just finished my winter change-up as well. i love your cow photo. it's gorgeous and you've displayed it beautifully.
have a great night.

Patty Sumner said...

It is all soooo beautiful Amy! Be blessed and enjoy that wonderful pic!

Anne said...

Beautiful photo of that sweet cow Amy! LOVE your vignette with your blue ball jars <3 LOVE those! And beautiful lavender and white linens too!
xx
Anne

Pam@OurAdventuresInHomeImprovement said...

What a sweet gift! I love it there and also love the blue jars and scale on there.

Happy New Year my friend!
Pam

Natalie @ Blossoming Visions said...

Oh I just love your cow. It goes nicely with your blue mason jars. Nice choice!

raggygirlvintage said...

So sweet of them Amy! Loving the aqua and white together, and your books all blend so well!!
Tracey

Keeping It Cozy said...

Amy, that is the most beautiful cow photograph! I can see why you love it so much.

Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage said...

Love the wonderful cow photo! It looks great on your pretty white piece! With all the longhorns here in Texas that is something I'm planning to do this year. Photograh them and hopefuly get a good enough photo to place in my home.

Katherine Wolak said...

Oh, all this is so lovely!!! Im just in love with the colours and the cow is adorable! :D

Hugs,

It's me said...

What a beautiful picture of the cow !!...i lov eit...love your decoratings darling...love from me...happy day...laugh !!...xxx...

Junkchiccottage said...

Amy,
It is all so sweet and pretty. Love that cow picture too. It just makes you smile when you look at it. I love the blue ball jars too!!! It ia all so pretty.
Kris

On Crooked Creek said...

Amy,
I L O V E how your son is in tune with what you LOVE!!! Sounds as if this young man has a gentle side. That's such an admiral quality in our youth!!!
The touches of blue in the binding on the books and the writing on the scale make this entire are so cohesive!!! LOVE the blue...preface to Spring!!!
Fondly,
Pat

Brooke Kroeger said...

I love all your finds but the COW MAKES IT! Too cute!!

Okay, one of my New Years resolutions is taking the time to leave more notes for my blogging friends! I always read posts in a reader and it makes it hard to leave a comment or two. But I do not miss a post! Love seeing the things you share and your lovely home. I wish I had more time to blog, but I work part time at our local library. I wanted to share with you my new blog, just opened this week.... http://www.brookekroeger.blogspot.com.... it will be for my vingage and digital work... including printables you might enjoy. I also have my home and garden site, http://www.creativecountrymom.blogspot.com. This week I am doing a look back to my spring garden.

Hope to be able to connect more in this new year. I am spending less time on Facebook and gave up twitter and everything else. A girl needs time to create, decorate and GARDEN ya know!

God bless....Brooke
creativecountrymom@gmail.com

Sherry said...

What a great cow picture! I did something very similar with a photo so I could have a cow picture too. Happy New Year!
Sherry

Becky C said...

That cow is gorgeous! What a thoughtful gift :)
I heard about this a while back...and it turned out just perfect!!! Very talented photographer :)
Sweet son you have!
And the secretary looks amazing in your bedroom, what a great change. Of course I love the ball jars displayed in a row. Looks like you've been having fun refreshing. I can't wait to see what you put in it's place.
Love & miss you all

Elma said...

OH be still my heart!!! I LOVE the cow!! Of course we are dairy farmers so I love all cows!!! Love your home!!!

Deb Hrabik said...

Your cow pic is so great! (and your boys that were so thoughtful)New Follower!
Deb@LakeGirlPaints

Kate said...

How beautiful and precious Amy!!!

I love how you have displayed it so perfectly

Have a blessed week

xo
Kate

Debbie said...

My sister would love that!! (Well, I think she would anyway. Maybe she sees more than enough cow face looking out the window.) Still, I love the way it looks all blown up in black and white, and I love the way the whole secretary looks, especially with the subtle blue from the jars. It kind of looks like a photograph where all but the blue has been eliminated, if you know what I mean.

Megan @ Farmhouse5540.blogspot.com said...

I LOVE the cow picture Amy and it's wonderful to hear someone loves changing things up as much as I do! Looks beautiful.