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We are shaped and formed

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The Love of Vintage Potholder

The Love of Vintage Potholder
Love making these little darlins

The Guardian Angel

Take your needle my child and
work at your pattern it will come out a
rose by and by. Life is like
stitch at a time taken patiently.

~Oliver Wendell Holmes 1867~

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Saturday, January 12, 2013

A Vintage Lamp & Shade

This is one in a pair of these lamps that I have.  It is so '50's, and belonged to my parents. I bring it out from time to time to change things up a bit. The lamp shade was a find at Goodwill for $2.00. I believe the shade is old also, althought I cannot be sure. I love cabbage roses, and the colors are a perfect fit in my living room.
I thought it would be a good fit. I didn't pick it up the first time I saw it, rule #1 buy it when you see it. I went back a day or two later and I was happy to see nobody purchased it, the fact that it was on a rather ugly lamp helped.


Doris Sturm said...

I love those cabbage roses too - it's a very sweet design!

Clara said...

I love this little lamp. I really like lamps and even have a tiny one on my kitchen counter for the nighttime when I don't need a huge overhead light on. I find them very enchanting.

glor said...

I love this lamp. So pretty, has to bring joy and cozy to the room. I love lamps and changing from time to time. I have little ones for my kitchen, adds a whole new feeling each time I change them.

Leaving the light on for you