Wednesday, April 4, 2012

A Collection Of White Under Glass

I love things with a story,
a history,
the tell-tale marks of another life.

This small collection of milk glass
has been collected over time
from 4 different sources.
The latest addition are the stoppers,
which make the vases look a little like genie bottles.

The paper roses wreath is a little project I put together one day.

I love bell jars,
I have broken a few over the years,
but always manage to find a new one,
or two, or...

This little darling is a piece that my mom made decades ago
when she was into ceramics.
He is standing on my favorite vintage silver plate find,
I love the cut-work style of this tray.

I have arranged the 3 mini collections on
the beautiful wine barrel lazy Susan,
which was a Christmas gift from my sil and fam.

I have been on the lookout for milk glass nesting eggs for quite some time.
I was thrilled to find these earlier this year.
They are nestled under a third bell jar,
filled with antique paper shreds,
and my favorite antique Easter postcard.

I am joining in

enJOY Lovely Wednesday
& Your Blessings,


kathy said...

oh so lovely -- we love the same things -- bell jars and silver stands -- and cherubs --I say a girl cannot have too many -lol --
Your display is so lovely .
Kathy - ga ♥

GARAGE SALE GAL ~ Deb's Earthly Delights said...

Why is it that when something is under glass, it's more beautiful?! I think milk glass is pretty. It goes with everything. Prices are still "good" here. Sweet angle that your Mom made.
Looks great.

Perfectly Printed said...

Lovely! I have two cherub candlesticks that my mom made when she was into ceramics....very similar to your cherub.... must have been the era!

Dorthe said...

Dear Kimberly, you have a wonderful collection of bell jars, and they are all filed with beautiful and lovely items-your mothers creation is so sweet, and I love your milk glass eggs.I also have some glass jars ,all new- but so lovely to decorate with favorite pieces, just like you did here.
I wish you a happy easter.

Stephanie said...

You have a beautiful collection and display it so nicely.

Createology said...

Your vignettes are just precious. Each with history and memories and charm. Happy decor...

Creative Wings Boutique said...

your collections are inspiring

Serendipity Stamping said...

Anything white is lovely. I really enjoy looking at your treasures captured under glass. Thanks so much for sharing them.

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