About a week ago, I actually set foot into an antique shop after far too long an absence. Although I didn't come home with anything other than a postcard, these are a few things that caught my eye.
I love packaging -- and this one worked for me!
This blue transferware china could have been an easy sale if there was room in the cupboards!
This little Tyrolean outfit was awfully cute!
Mickey never fails to enchant!
Linens? This green tablecloth would have looked very nice on my table!
And while we are ready to head toward St. Paddy's day, I couldn't resist the cheery face on this Valentine!
As for fun things -- this worked for me. I'm not sure how to use it. But I loved the colors! Do you think it's a calculator?
Here's another fun packaging bit! My mother didn't look like that...
Well, not sure what you thought about the my excursion, but overall I'd give this shop a rating of...
Two things -- First, Jenny at "An English Travel Writer" has a giveaway going on -- and it's fabulous! Even if you don't want to enter, check out her blog if you are into travel! Much to enjoy!
And, there's a new book over at Chopsticks and String called "Madresfield" -- a grand manor house in the tradition of "Downton Abbey" with a long history, one that ties it to Evelyn Waugh and "Brideshead Revisited." Come on over!