Month: April 2015

Vessels

In the winter my decorating focus is on the glass and reflective items I own as I find myself in a constant search for light during the shortest days. However, as warm weather approaches, I choose to feature the natural elements in my home.  

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Transferware

Every now and again, I’ll stumble upon a piece of Transferware. This time it was two red and white dessert plates from England.

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Bennington Pottery

While it’s always a favorite, Bennington Pottery seems to be few and far between at my local thrift. While most pieces aren’t terribly old, the quality and design is really very good.

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Cookies?

When I head into a thrift store aisle, I tend to scan the entire area rather quickly. I suppose everyone has their own style of shopping, but for me it’s about speed.

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Collections

I am not always winding my way through the dish aisle at the local thrift store looking for just any old piece of pottery. I often keep an eye out for pieces to add to collections.

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Virgin wool

Having been raised on a sheep farm, I am partial to wool and wool products. I came across this small 100% virgin wool throw.

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Have a seat

Every now and again, a piece of furniture is discovered and brought home. I appreciate the value of a well made item.

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Floor covering

Prayer rugs seem to be all over Pinterest these days. My parents have had some in their home for years.

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