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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Treasure Shelf

I'm still slowly working on that wall....this is what I have below the baby dresses from last weeks post.

I found a wood shelf at Goodwill with a horrible design on the top. DH sawed it off, I painted it white and it sits on top of a small bookcase full of my quilting books. If I can find a new place for the books I'll fill the shelves up with treasures or I'll just cover the books up with a pretty piece of cloth.

A girl can never have too many mother of pearl buttons, lace and rhinestones...

This is the bottle that I unearthed just a very short distance from our house in a very old farm dump along with an old French Postcard.

I LOVE this old lilac chocolate box. It's one of my favorite treasures.

An assortment of treasures, I still need to find a little white feather to put in the old ink bottle...

A very old trade card for Garland Stoves and Ranges. On the back is a picture of an old cast iron stove. The front reads "Where the Wild Flowers Grows", an old millinery flower and some rhinestone mesh.

Thanks for stopping!

Linking to these awesome parties....

Faded Charm for White Wednesday
Savvy Southern Style for Wow Us Wednesday

Elements Interiors for Whassup Wednesday

French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday

The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home

Common Ground for Vintage Inspiration Friday

My Romantic Home for Show and Tell Friday


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

Love all the treasures on your shelf that looks great! Buttons are fun!

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

Wonderful things...the lilac box is my absolute favorite!!

Barbara Jean said...

Great treasures girl!!
Your shelf is set up sooo cute! And love all your buttons and lace.

barbara jean

A Cottage Muse said...

Wow...you've filled this shelf with such pretty treasures! My favorite is the piano card!!

BECKY said...

Hi Faye! Everything looks so pretty! Love how you have your treasures displayed!! I have sooo many projects I want to get to! Just need a few more hours each day!

Love and hugs to you!
Have a great day!

Cheryl~ZanyMayd said...

I Love the little white shelf vignette, So Sweet & Summery...

Angela said...

I love your shelf, so cute with all your treasures.
Those buttons.. You are right, you can never have enough!

Kelly said...

I LOVE the jar of buttons and all the beautiful doilies!


Madison said...

What wonderful treasures! Very pretty and very well displayed. Simply gorgeous.

Madison xxx

Debra@Common Ground said...

I love how you have all your beautiful things displayed, your buttons and lace are just wonderful. Thanks so much for linking up with VIF, xo Debra

NauticalCottageBlog.com said...

The shelf was a great find, but you made it extra special with all of your delightful treasures - well done!

Visiting from Feathered Nest Fridays :O)


Sherry said...

How beautifully you have accessorized your little shelf. It is very cute. Thanks for linking it up at HSH!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Your little shelf is so charming~ love how you have prettied it up! THank you for sharing at FNF :)

Veronica said...

Such lovely treasures...so hard to pick a favourite...