Thursday, November 24, 2011

Many Thanks

Wishing you and yours a 

Happy Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Sir Lamps Alot

I sure like lamps, alot.  Specifically pre-70's lamps, but I won't pass up a nice stained glass shaded lamp either as you may have read in a previous post.  Here's one I ran across at a local thrift store that I'm thinkin' on converting to a post lamp.  This is a hanging lamp that I believe is from the 1940's that someone along the way bluewashed it.  Even with the bluewash, it looks soo cool.  Would ya believe I paid only 5 bucks.

It retains all of it's original hardware for a ceiling mount application.  The original chain is included as well.  All 5 shade rings are in perfect condition.  All the porcelain fixtures are in excellent condition as well.

The arms that extend from the body of the lamp are near perfect as well as the body and end caps.  Having a bottom cap is a real plus as I will allow me the option of turning this into a pedestal lamp.

What do you think, pedestal or hanging?


Hanging it is!

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Sweet Vintage

Here's a shoutout to a new pal who owns and operates Esty shop...

Christina has been a member since 2008 and is stocking her shop with some cool vintage finds.  I've listed a few samples of her great finds in hopes to intice you into visiting her shop.  One of my fave pieces is this 1972 New Haven Quartz Owl wall clock by the Burwood Company.

Another is this 3 piece Maurice of California serving set in a beautiful turquoise glaze.

Beautiful color!

This sunflower candy dish is sure to appeal to those who appreciate the bright and vivid colors the natural flower has to offer.

Lastly, as I don't wanna give away all her great vintage finds is this awesomely crazed acorn shaped dish

I love how the color transends from a yellowish at top down to a deep avocado green at the bottom, uniquely beautiful.

I hope you'll stop in for a browse as I'm sure you'll enjoy Christina's vintage treasures and who know's, you may find something you just can't live without?