Friday, June 6, 2014

Lovely Lantern

 I just bought a lantern
at Pier 1 Imports
with the gift card that
Nel gave me for
my birthday.

This one was so
cool because it opens
in the front and
you can put holiday
décor or candles
I found a white
candle with the scent
of jasmine.
"Nothing can dim the
light which shines
from within."
~Maya Angelou
Thank you,
Maya Angelou,
for letting your light
shine for all to see.

~Sheri, Jess, Nel


Imogen said...

This is so lovely and pretty. You make me want to buy lanterns now too.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I love that lantern and also that WONDERFUL photo of Maya Angelou. How deeply she will be missed, but her light will shine forever...

Lynne said...

How lovely is your new lantern... aglow for an amazing American treasure!

Deserae said...

What a pretty lantern.....I bet the candles smells wonderful too?!?!? Have a great weekend :o)

Rustic Vintage Country said...

A lovely lantern, which I know you'll enjoy. I have a set of 3 and they look lovely with candles burning away in. x

Unknown said...

Lanterna molto bella...
ti auguro un buon fine settimana

Unknown said...

What a lovely lantern. You spent your gift card well.

pinks said...

Beautiful post from all three of you ~ very touching post :) God bless.

It's me said...

What a beautiful it...happy weekend Ria...x!

Susie said...

Sheri, Maya Angelou is a person I would have loved meeting in person. She seemed a gentle lady. I love your new lantern. xoxo,Susie

Sola Scriptura said...

Your lantern is gorgeous!! You've got great style :)

Merlesworld said...

That is a lovely lantern.

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

The lantern is so very pretty and I bet it give off a pretty light.

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Ladies,

Lovely lantern and doesn't the glow of candlelight make a room romantic.
Happy weekend

NanaDiana said...

LOVE your lantern, Sheri! It is just darling...and fun!

God rest the soul of Maya Angelou who was a voice for so many. xo Diana

Patricia said...

Ooooh, your lantern is beautiful Sheri, a great find!
You have found a lovely photo of Dr Angelou - what a wonderful lady, may she rest in peace.
Have a great weekend. xxx

Riitta Sinikka said...

♥ so,so beautiful! Happy day, my dear friend!♥ and best regards from Finland xxx Riitta♥

Barbara said...

Sigh... what a lovely lantern, so romantic! The scented candle is really gorgeous, such a wonderful find! Love Maya's quote too.

Have a wonderful weekend.


A beautiful tribute to Maya. Love the lantern. Bet that jasmine candle smells divine.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

I am devouring her work lately, and the light in her she gave so freely. That is a poet's gift to the world.

Enjoy a beautiful weekend my dears! Anita

Sarah ~ Magnolias Attic said...

I was so sad at Maya Angelou's passing -- she was a treasure. But her books and wisdom live on! Your lantern is very sweet -- I can picture it decorated for Christmas!
So glad you stopped by my blog -- always nice to make new friends!

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Susan said...

Hi Sheri...Lovely lantern. I'm sure the candles you place in it will be shining lights to all around you----just like you!

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Unknown said...

Such a pretty lantern, I love putting them out for barbeques and things xx

miss b said...

What a pretty lantern and I'm sure the candle will smell gorgeous too - a perfect summery fragrance.
I'm determined to read more of Maya Angelou's work. I love that quote!

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Anonymous said...

Love Maya, and love lanterns. This one is gorgeous.

Rose L said...

It was sad to hear of her passing, but she leaves a wonderful legacy for years to come. Here in Oregon, William Stafford is a big favorite!