Boxes and Bubble Wrap

“What is happening to me happens to all fruits that grow ripe.
It is the honey in my veins that makes my blood thicker, and my soul quieter.”  ― Friedrich Nietzsche … especially if I’m lucky enough to have the right size box and bubble wrap. 😉 

The shop is in full swing and I’m on pace to sell and/or donate at least 1/2  of one storage locker. Woo hoooo! Thank you to all who have stopped and shopped!

Recently listed this gorgeous pair of tile pears. My original idea was to glue them on to something but that was decades ago.  They may be handmade Italian pottery – maybe not – and they can be used as drink coasters or wall art. Click 2 Browse the Shop Here  or scroll down for more exciting new listings.

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a pair of pears – beautiful tile coasters / wall art / click image to view listing

Beautiful Pair of Pears Tile Drink Coasters – Wall Art. Artist unknown. This Pair of Pears looks like they were created on gorgeous … looks like handmade tile and they give off a warm Italian energy to me. Maybe, maybe not.;)  Both tiles have cork feet to be a coaster and a place on back to hang as wall art. Very gently used and I’ve had them since the late eighties so that makes them vintage too. Each tile is approx 4″inch x 4″inch x almost 3/4″ thick and weigh almost (1) one pound each. You’ll love them. I have. 😉 No chips, no cracks and no repairs. Gently used condition. Click on image to view listing.
Vintage Androck Orange Bowl and maybe a Vintage Hazel Atlas Orange Creamer
Favorite and Very Retro Orange could be Sugar Bowl and Vintage Orange Creamer  / Click image to see listing.

Just listed … Vintage Androck Orange Bowl that has been used for sugar and might be a Vintage Hazel Atlas Orange Creamer or… it could be a Lancaster English Ware Orange Creamer – not sure – that have sat together for years as a cherished but never used – fabulous orange – would be – sugar creamer set. This listing is for the set of both of these fabulous and very vibrant orange decor pieces. The measurements of the Androck orange bowl is approx 4 1/2″inches w x 3″inches h. The orange creamer measures approx 4 1/2″ inches wide x 3 3/4″ h. Both pieces are in good condition with minimal to no fading, no cracks, no chips and no repairs with a bit of shelf marking and some adhesive residue that I still need to clean off before shipping;) Love these this little mismatched sugar-creamer set and you will too! Gently used condition. Click on image to view listing.
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Fruits & Nuts – SOLD.

Rare Find of the Week …

Always be yourself, unless you can be a unicorn. Then, always be a unicorn. – Jaime Murray

Unicorn Vintage Brinns Ceramics
Rare Find of the Day – Vintage Brinn’s Ceramic Unicorn Figurine that may be from the 60’s or 70’s and after researching vintage Brinn’s, I couldn’t find another one so … I presume that it’s a rare unicorn that I found. 😉 Beautiful colors in iridescent shades of white, pink, blue, yellow and green with a shiny gold horn. No chips, no crack, no repairs, some shelf markings and a few little rough spots can be felt on the tip of the ears and the horn but it’s not damage just age. Magical. The unicorn figurine is approximately 4 1/2 inch base, 5 1/2″ from back of base to unicorns nose and 6 3/4 inches from base to the tip of the golden horn. Colors vary from monitors to real life. 😉 Gently used condition. Click on image to view listing.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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Switch Plate Covers

The idea to add a hook to the switch plate covers isn’t new … it was to me and I think it’s fabulous. 

Feeling so accomplished.

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The Beat Goes On

The purple Van Gogh tile was in a bag with a favorite iridescent tile, a vintage ballerina and a couple of switch plate covers. Inspired me to start gluing again but not grouting.

Light Switch Cover

light-switch-cover-mosaic-tile“I never put off till tomorrow what I can possibly do – the day after.”  ― Oscar Wilde 🙂

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Happy Someday.

35 Pieces and Ball Chain

It only took 35 pieces – of this and that – to create one of my favorite mosaic tile light switch covers.  I used a hard plastic double light switch cover, an antique rhinestone brooch, purple iridescent tile, purple beads, black and white Millefori, a clear glass gem, silver tile and silver ball chain. light switch cover

Glued the brooch and purple iridescent tile border first, then glued the rest and let it dry before gluing the ball chain around the edges.

Mosaic Tile Light Switch Cover Bubbe’s Brooch

After the glue dried, I used a charcoal grout to make it  pop! Chaz loves it!  Me too but …

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Bubbes Brooch – SOLD

I’ve come to terms with the fact that this piece and many others – from my private stash – have to be sold since all of my light switches, walls and floors are already covered. Less is more unless you need a groovy new light switch cover.

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Giant Glass Explosion …

“A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.” ― E. Welty #amen 😉

gathered and glued

THROW BACK THURSDAY another blast from the past … 

The antique cupboard was loaded to the brim with vintage glass objects waiting and wanting.

My goal was three glass on glass windows by month’s end.

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Glass on Glass Green Gables – Glass on Glass

Glass Window Art Green Gables – Glass on Glass

Glass Window Art Green Gables – Private Collection

Glass on Glass Art Project Disclaimer: Try not to cut yourself, always wear safety glasses and pick a different project to do with the kids.

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