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Monday, April 22, 2013

Vintage lamps & Pugs

A friend of mine Lorene,  from church who is 98 years old is selling out and moving to Florida next month has some vintage items for sell and I bought this lamp from her.
I thought the painted shade and the white milk glass bottom is so pretty.It doesn't go with anything in my bedroom but wanted it anyway since it belonged to Lorene.
I wanted her vintage french provincial chest and night stands that matched and she bought in Texas years ago maybe back in the 1960's, they  has glass tops, love them

                                                       


I know its hand painted because of the stroke marks of the paint. I also know they aren't what the young shabby chic vintage gals wants today but they are back bedroom lamps LOL
When I had all antique and Victorian bedrooms they would have been perfect


                                                                     

I hope she isn't sad after she sells all her items, she is moving in with her granddaughter

             


Here is a lamp I bought in 1971 when I lived in the Paducah Kentucky area, my friend from there is coming 
 up this weekend to visit her sister , so we will all get together 



This is not the original prisms on it I change them around once in a while since I have about 4 large containers full of old glass prisms. I always liked it's base

 Then here is my pug pillows in the same bedroom, I use to have 2 pugs and miss them so much ,these pillows looks just like Ollie & Sissy did 


  




linky parties I am joining 

5 comments:

  1. The pug pillows are darling.

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  2. Beautiful lamps. Have a wonderful visit with your friend!

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  3. oh that hand painted lamp is so pretty! and I imagine the lovely lady is a bit sad to see her pretty things go, but I bet if she knows how much they will be loved by you and others it will make her feel better.

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  4. Those lamps are quite the treasure! Love them!
    Sorry to hear of your friend Richard...oh my! I can't even begin to imagine going through that! Thanks for linking his blog...I was enjoying the visit through his estate...I believe he'd appreciate cards ~ very sweet of you :)

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  5. Very inventive and clever! I read you blog all the time, and have learned so much from you.




    Eglo Buitenlampen & Goedkope sierbestrating

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