Vintage Beauty

Our cottage is a hodge podge of vintage and new items. I have a soft spot for old things. Things that have stood the test of time and may or may not be used for their original purpose in our house. For instance, I have an old bon-bon sweets box that now holds laundry items and another vintage box that was re-purposed by a previous owner to become a tool box, but has now been re-purposed by us as a CD holder.

When I came across this post, it made me smile. I love to see old things gain a new life and not only that, but have a life where they are enjoyed every day and not tucked away. This has inspired me as one of the many things I collect are old linens, I have a few that would look absolutely beautiful on a lamp shade. So, now, I just need to find the right one!

To see Annalea’s complete lampshade how-to click here.

One thought on “Vintage Beauty

  1. the REAL girl

    I agree–the lampshade is amazing! I cannot believe the things people think of doing with old things–when I see it, I just love it, but the thought of doing it doesn’t always come to me—this is precious!! The details have given it new life!!

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