With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: Show and Tell ~ Porch Bench

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Show and Tell ~ Porch Bench

John made this bench for me many years ago. It has found a home in various places around the house and spent many years at the kitchen table. I like benches because you can squeeze in lots of little ones.
In recent years, it received a coat of white paint and took up residence on the front porch. A perfect place to set packages down while fiddling for the house key.
An even better place for grandchildren to gather or folks to sit a spell
Did you notice the nose-y pup peeking out the door window?

How excited I was to see this post on In His Grip. Her husband and his dad made the very same bench for her about 20 years ago!
As a toddler, Abbey loved to climb on the bench and play peek-a-boo. These photos were taken in 91 and 92.
(This same little tot will be graduating High School Friday evening)
Joining Cindy @My Romantic Home for Show & Tell Friday!

13 comments:

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Your bench is wonderful and how sweet that your hubby made it! It is beautiful on the porch with the pillows...and my fav colors!!

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

I love benches! Yours is wonderful. So are those kids peeking thru it!!

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Shelia said...

I love your bench and how special your hubby made it. It looks wonderful on your porch. So pretty!
Be a sweetie,
shelia ;)

sewingseeds4U said...

Beautiful post and beautiful porch. Blessings, Patty

Sweet Bee Cottage said...

Looks lovely and how sweet to have that connection. Happy graduation!

Lady Farmer said...

Oh, I love the bench! What a treasure to something made by hand from the one you love! I looks as if it were made for your porch! And the black and white pillows are perfect as well!
Be Blessed!
Oh, and congratulations to Abbey on her upcoming graduation!

Julie Harward said...

That is amazing...I love your bench, it's really beautiful. I love benches too, as we were raising our kids we had them at the table. It looks like a great place to place the grands for some cute pictures! Come say hi :D

Mildred said...

The bench looks so inviting on your porch surrounded by plants and of course, Raider!
My hearty congrats to Abbey ~ thanks for sharing the pics of her on the bench ~ time sure flies!

Walking on Sunshine... said...

Looks so pretty on the front porch! Love the flower plants around it! Enjoy your weekend!

Linda C said...

I love your bench! And all the pretties that make you porch just wonderful-- I want to come sit there too!:)

Your flowers are just gorgeous!!

Happy Friday!
Linda

Ann said...

What a great bench. I just love the way you have your front porch set up. It looks so inviting.

Ms. Bake-it said...

What a fabulous bench! It looks very inviting the way you have it set up on your front porch with the black & white pillows and plants. Abbey looks too cute peeking through the bench! My congratulations to her upon her graduation this evening!

~ Tracy

Judy @ In His Grip said...

That is crazy! We probably got the pattern out of the same magazine years ago.

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