MY FIRST TIME! Thank you Kelli at "There is no place like home" for hosting "Show and Tell Friday". This is going to be fun. I hope I've done all the copy/pasting correctly!
I have some things to "share" this week! They are things that makes me smile (sometimes GRIN) when I look at them, so here goes.
If you are familiar with my blog, you'll know I've been pretty excited about my room. I now have a room just for me - just for doing whatever I want in. After raising two boys and being the only female in the house I was ready for FRILLY PHOO-PHOO! And finally last summer I got my room. Since - at the time - we were empty nesters - I took the boys' Bonus Room. Now it's ALL MINE! I love to scrapbook, and just create in there. I love to hit the yard sales and the Goodwill stores. And throughout my excursions, I've come up with these bits and pieces of very special treasures.
I'm going to share a special little spot in my room with you this week.
First, here are overall pictures of my room.
I feel I must show you this first,
so you can see how my special "show and tell" things inspire me.
You have to look hard to see it,
it is right there above the basket on top of the white cubes.
But every time I walk in - I walk right past it.
It's never neat and clean.
I usually have one project or another going on in here.
Ahhhhh - what's hiding under the table skirt!
(We all have our little secrets.)
OK - on to what I want to share with you.
My lovely little tray of "nothings".
They are for no purpose, other than I love the
way they look, and they make me smile.
They are feminine and phoo-phoo and I love them!
That is an antique milk bottle with a simple ribbon on it.
And the two ceramic boxes I've had for years and years.
These are three vintage bottles that I have filled
part way full of antique music paper, vintage buttons
and pearls! I've tied on simple bows of vintage lace
and some ribbons, and used a vintage piece of jewelry to top it off.
See what's inside?
The old bobbins are two that I found at an
Estate Sale and simply wrapped with vintage lace and ribbons.
The pearls that you see on the bottom of
the right one are vintage "cuffs" that ladies
used to use to hold their long sleeves in place.
I just love them. And then I hung an old pearl bracelet from it,
cause I liked the way it looked. The German Glass Glitter
in the old S & P shakers just sparkle! And my Grandmother's
old jar is full of vintage buttons on cards.
Well . . . that's my "show and tell". My first one. I hope you enjoyed it as much as I enjoyed sharing it. Isn't it funny how the littlest things can make us so happy?
Have a great day everyone! I am off to "An Artistic Affaire Printemps" this weekend, hosted by the adorable Kim Caldwell, and I am so excited, I don't think I'll sleep at all tonight. I will take pictures and post all of it's loveliness next week. And I'll show you the birdhouse! I think it came out really cute!
Have a great weekend everyone!