Saturday, January 21, 2012

Antiquing Finds

Spent the morning at Scott's Antique Market this morning with my daughter and brought home some lovely finds. Most of them I will show in future posts, but here are a couple.  This vintage vase called my name.  Not sure why because I'm not usually drawn to this type of thing, but maybe it is because it is green and that is something lacking in our wintry scenery these days.

Something about it's lovely shape and curves just drew me in.  I think it 
just said "spring" to me.
Next up is a piece of a light fixture that I actually found at  Columbus Architectual Salvage, which was just down the street from Scott's.  I love the creative way they invented a new use for it.  The fixture could sit in just about any jar and would hold several sizes of candles.  I'm anxious to try it with my aqua Ball jars, so I'm sure you'll be seeing it again.

And lastly, this silk head of lettuce is from Hobby Lobby, not Scott's either.  I saw it yesterday and it was only 30% off, but it was the only one they had left in their spring collection, so I didn't wait for a better sale, afraid that it would be gone.

I love the curly leaves, the beautiful wording all over it, and the way the light shines through the leaves.

Don't they make a lovely trio?

The combination of the beautiful and varied textures 
make my heart sing.

I can hardly wait until spring so I can use it on my table.
Linking with
The Tablescaper for Seasonal Sundays
Boogieboard Cottage for Masterpiece Monday
Mod Vintage Life for Mod Mix Monday


Cozy Little House said...

They do look wonderful together as a vignette. I am looking for that shade of green right now myself for my house. Just screams spring!

Sue said...

I'd be leaving it up now, simply because I need a touch of green to bring me thoughts and hopes of better weather! brrr... it's icy cold down here, Cindy! :-)

Sharing Shadymont said...

Love your greens. Each piece is lovely in its own way, but together they are faublous.

Jane said...

I love the lettuce! Must look for that at my Hobby Lobby. All three pieces are beautiful and the vignette you created is welcome on this winter day!

My Little Home and Garden said...

That really is a nice spring green. I've never seen such a lettuce!

The Tablescaper said...

Lovely vignette. Love that head of cabbage. So neat.

Lovely to have you be a part of Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

Snap said...

What a wonderful vignette you've made from your latest finds. I love green, too and the light apple green is so pleasing to the eye. Green is the color of growth and life for me.

Marlis said...

wonderful finds. I love the lettuce.. I hope they still have one tomorrow. It's an amazing piece.. as is the vase.. xo marlis

The Sweetest Days said...

Oh Cindy, I love that head of lettuce! I've never seen anything like it before! You can best believe if we had a Hobby Lobby anywhere nearby I'd be there in a minute.

Zuni, Chickadee Home Nest said...

Hi, Cindy. All 3 items are great, and they look great together! Good eye!1 :) ~Zuni

Brigitte @ Evolution of a home said...

Love this combo!! So fresh, and I just love green. This indeed would be a wonderful table centerpiece for Spring.

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

I'm loving green these days! Such a pretty combination of finds...
Looking forward to seeing more of what you found! :)

Lisa Montsion said...

I wonder what that girl candle smells like.


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