with ceramic birds has little glass cups for the seed
and water.....just for looks only! ;)
article after posting pictures of my garden shed,
thought you might like it!
this is a before and after view of the back yard as
viewed from the side of the garage.
Walk along side of garage going to the back yard.
it looks like it's from the 1800's the only stenciling
The screen saver is a picture I took of an old typewriter
backed by a vintage movie reel box.
The juxtaposition of the old typewriter keys with the
wireless keyboard is so cool!
and a number of other things I need to get organized one day.
holder, of course this old pitcher holds more than
pencils, oh and my magnifyer needs to be close, then a
small ruler, scissors, paint brushes, etc.
with me for 10 years or more.
victorian box of some kind, possibly a letter box,
used to sell out of, actually I probably
bought more than I sold. The owner used
at an antique store close to Santa Maria Ca.
I didn't have my van with me so I drove 5 hours home,
next day jumped in the van and drove back and
picked it up, came home same day as I remember.
Did I mention I love old black tole trays.
mostly I found them on the east coast.
Gosh, the things I used to bring back,
one year I fell in love with a round tilt top
table, we took the top off and crammed it into
my garment bag, which made it look pregnant.
I carried the 3 legged base on to the plane
with no packing.
The flight attendants were great on both
flights coming home and found places to
No way could I get by with that today!
Then there was the time I brought a
rather large blanket chest home on the plane
by myself...I'll save that story for another day!
veneer was soft enough to peel and scrape off.
and had it shipped to my office loading dock.
It was in two separate crates.
The men working the dock put it in the small pickup
truck I borrowed, unfortunately it had to ride home
in the upright position as there was not enough room
to lay both pieces down in the back.
It was a long nerve wracking ride down the freeway!
the Birth of the Republic to the Present
high top, laced boots.
bought it back east possibly from the Brimfield, Mass.
a while,not an antique but very serviceable,
I keep thinkingI'll have it recovered,
just haven't gotten around to it yet.
moved out of state, I miss her lots,
but thanks to email we can keep in touch.