While browsing at Gather in Ivoryton, CT. last Friday, I spied these two vintage Guerlain perfume boxes on a bookshelf. I loved the look of the old boxes and when I peeked inside they were full of old buttons including the two aqua ones above and some pretty mother of pearl beauties.
When I asked as to the price.... ...Deanna said that she wanted to GIVE them to me! I'm a lucky girl! I didn't even really look at all the tiny treasures inside until after the weekend was over and I had time.... ...you know what pure delight that is...to look through a box of old buttons! Thank you Deanna!
Another interesting object I found at Gather was this old wooden board with the letters of the alphabet next to a series of holes...It was labeled a seed rack or sorter. I have no idea if that is what it was used for but the color of the paint and of course the letters attracted me to it.
Love my old canning jars, most came from my Nana's farmhouse. I have lots of different ones and colors... Here are a few aqua blues...
Playing with my blue and aqua papers...
The pretty blue bottle was a dollar at Brimfield. The ribbon and starfish came from a gift wrapped package from Taken For Granite in Stony Creek... ...another one of our favorite shops.
And that's all I've got tonight! Thank you for all your prayers and good thoughts for my Mom. I appreciate it so much.
Kate and her really cute and very sweet boyfriend came for a few hours this afternoon. It is always fun to have them around...they are both artists and have developed a taste for vintage... It's fun to share my collections with them!
Have a good night and hope your Friday is a fun one! :)
To live content with small means.... To seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion.... To be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich.... To study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly.... To listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart.... To bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never.... In a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common.... ...........this is to be my symphony.
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