Today was cleaning day for some pooches. Bijou had to go get her stitches out. She had an operation on her bladder, they took out a stone the size of a quarter. Anyway, she then went to the groomers so not a good day for Bijou. At least not in her book of things she likes to do. The Thrift store I enjoy is right there and so naturally I went to see what they had. Not a lot today (thank goodness). I found a pitcher that I liked because it had hand painted pansies on it.
I really like the colours and I think I will put a plant in it come Spring. The next thing was a glass bowl that has glass stones in it, got that as I like the colour of the stones and will use for garden things later when I get back into that. I am hoping I learned a few things last year.
I think I will put the bowl on top of a stand and put an ivy in it or something like that.
I got this blue dish, not sure what it is but it too will be nice in the garden. Maybe a bird bath or something hanging from a tree? It was seven dollars, I think their prices have gone up. If so it won't be worth my while any longer. I don't mind making donations but I won't be ripped off. The glass is very heavy and a deeper blue than it looks. So very nice and will look nice in the sun.
Then lastly I really liked this bowl. It goes with things I have alrady and I will maybe use for fruit or something. If I don't find anything then it will be nice for a plant holder. Maybe I could do a macrame plant pot holder.Then hang that outside, that;s not a bad idea.
I am looking forewards to Spring. To garage sales (I must have my own) and finding nice things that way. The thrift shops are getting expensive.
This part of my blog is all about the things I collect or the things I make myself. I love so many things, I paint and draw and want to learn oils and pastels. I knit and crochet but want to learn tatting. I embroider and can turn my hand to most things given a chance. So much still to learn and do. I live in hope of some day reading all my books, learning all I want to learn and now I am learning to blog. You will often find my original poems, poor as they are I offer them here. I also appreciate other people art and will feature things I find that I have enjoyed. That includes pictures of fairies and fantasy or maybe just anything beautiful.
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