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Sweet Escape: Shabby Goodness

by | Aug 29, 2008 | Sweet Escape

Sweet Escape: Shabby Goodness

I’m sinking into that couch right now.


Have a terrific weekend!


Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic


  1. Ann Marie

    My favorite style!
    Thanks for all of your posts. Anticipating the next ” observing ” posts.
    Have a good weekend!

  2. Teresa

    I’ve been sunk into something similar all evening…what a week! Looking forward to next week’s nesting posts. Have a great weekend…you deserve a break.

  3. lylah ledner

    i’m sinking there too. ahh… goodness, is this comfy or what?

    well…it seems that way.

  4. CC

    Scoot over! ;) I’m there with sock feet, a nice glass of whatever to drink and maybe a classic Audrey movie with popcorn, of course!

    Here’s to a wonderful, relaxing weekend!

  5. Jan

    I want to sink in that couch too. That is so comfy cozy looking. Have a great weekend. :)

  6. Lisa

    I want to nestle in that couch, too!

  7. Lisa

    Yes, that is delicious looking. Love the soft color and it looks oh-so comfortable.

    Lovin’ the new look of your blog. It looks great!

    Have a good holiday weekend.

  8. Pat


    Have a wonderful and safe holiday weekend, Melissa!


  9. A Fanciful Twist

    HONKING!!! hey, Miss lovely M, your bloglette got a new gown??? A new tiara!! Hoe lovely!! xoxo, and this chaiiiiirrr.. Yummmyyyy….

  10. janet


    I have been trying to e-mail you at the new address and it keeps coming back!! I have a question, that only you can answer. The new site is looking better and better, actually it is looking grrrrreat ( channeling my inner Tony the Tiger, for some unknown reason, lol).


  11. Pat

    Looks so comfortable and cozy! Enjoy the long weekend!
    Pat in NY

  12. Miss Mari-Nanci

    I soooooooo LUV the new look of your blog!!!!

    Yeah, I said this before. But I do! And I had to say it again. :-)

    Nesting Week sounds lovely. Autumn and Nesting just go together, don’t they? I’m even getting in the mood to bake. :-)

    Gentle hugs,
    Miss Mari-Nanci
    ‘Smilnsigh’ blog

  13. Lisa

    You deserve to sink into that couch and relax after so much hard work!

    Have a great weekend!!

  14. teresa

    How did you know I needed that- Guess you can put down, mind reader to the list of your talents. :}
    Happy Weekend.

  15. thatgirlblogs

    I wish I were napping on it right this minute!

  16. Rachel


    I’m lovin’ that sofa, but am dyin’ for the wall sconce! It’s that kind of touch that I love about shabby chic! Comfort meets elegance at it’s best.

    By the way, the new site is looking lovely. The hard work has been weel worth it!

  17. nel

    What a lovely couch to sink into… looks dreamy! I hope you enjoy your time there :)

  18. Rachael

    Love that! Rachaelxo

  19. Penny

    Hi Melissa,
    I would love to sink into that couch too! Come visit me and enter my 300th post mosaic giveaway!

  20. Rachel

    Oh dear! How enticing! Comfy-ness is so critical in a good couch. Wish I was there.

  21. Lavender Chick

    I’m loving your new site! Yes, I would love to sink into that couch – what a perfect Labor Day weekend that would be!

  22. Jen R Sanctuary Arts at home

    Oh, that looks blissful!! Domestically Blissful maybe? ;)
    I agree, I think it is gong to be amazing with all of the different people with different views. What a cool thing! :) Jen

  23. Brandee

    Yes, I could curl up with a good book on that couch…and not get past the first chapter before I snooze. Very compfy!

  24. Brandee

    It’s late…I can’t spell. I meant comfy.

  25. Dawn-Hydrangea Home

    Love the look of that couch Melissa! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

  26. meg duerksen

    this new look is going to take soem getting used to.
    i think i will miss your brown…

    i could fall asleep just looking at that couch!

    anyway…i sent you an email at the [email protected] inspired room address.
    i couldn’t figure out the right email???

    see ya!

  27. anne

    Love the settee…I could do with sinking into that now, it is a grey, gloomy but muggy afternoon here ..magazines, books, coffee…and comfort. Just what was ordered :-)

  28. Laura Ingalls Gunn

    I am trying to think about Fall Nesting Ideas, but it is so hard when it is 108 degrees. :)

  29. anne

    Hi melissa..that was me (anne) not signed in properly :-(

  30. Jeanne

    I can see you have been working very hard to make fall happen and it is working. Just beautiful. I love the cabinet makeover. With this knee surgery I am slowed down alot. I will have to be patient.

    Lovely. Jeanne

    Jeannes last blog post..BLUE MONDAY

  31. Down Pillow

    I have been couch shopping for two months – I’d love to find that couch :-)

  32. Maya

    Who make this sofa. Where can I find one like this. This is absolutely what I’ve been looking for. Please help! Live in NJ.

  33. Connie Pollock

    Would Love to know who makes the sofa…..Thanks!

  34. Meagan

    Also would like to know where the couch is from!!


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