And then we saw it... a small case of colorful glass from the 50's and 60's, much like the photos below from a wonderful blogsite and shop in Manhattan's West Village called The End of History Shop. They specialize in glass and ceramics generally from the mid century era and they really know their stuff. I'm a big fan :) the next 4 photos credited to:
We've decided they're the perfect thing to place on a library table between the 2 couches in our bowling alley of a living room. I'm hoping it will give us visual interest and height without obstruction. We currently have a large iron urn full of peacock feathers. Sounds lovely but its getting rather tired and shabby looking.
So now we have a new item to hunt down on our bargain basement budget. Monday, $.50 day at "Norman Marcus", has always been good to me and off I went. Here's what I found:
Not a bad start! So until the day I win the lotto, an unknown uncle leaves me his millions, or my ship comes in, my cheap finds will have to do. Many thanks to The End Of History Shop for providing such lovely inspiration and an education as well. Of course arthur went with me to Norman's, crabbing, sulking, and giving my joints grief. Too bad arthur... the quest helps me ignore you. Today is a 7 :)