Friday, May 22, 2009

My $5 Table

Can you believe I only paid $5 for that table? It belonged to my neighbor's mother, and is not in the greatest shape, but I'm all about shabby! When I bought it I thought I might paint it, but now that I see it in situ, I don't think I'll bother. I LOVE the lines of it, and it fits perfectly right in the front window, holding one of Kathleen's many bunches of flowers from Mulan.
That glass "submarine" vase is from Roost, and was an early birthday present from my father. I love it! Don't the roses look great? Oh, and the aqua colored ceramic vase behind it was $2 at a garage sale last week. Did I luck out or what?! I know!!
I just had some fun with closups...bear with me, will you? :)

You can click on them to enlarge, and get a much nicer effect.

Do you know I had never seen the stamen(s) of a carnation before until I looked at this photo in its large format? So cool! And I used to think carnations were boring! Look how lovely this celery green one is. I especially love that color...may have to use it somewhere in my house now!


MissKarenAshley said...

That table looks amazing. Don't you just love a steal! Those roses are gorgeous too

Janie said...

Those are such gorgeous photo's...thanks for sharing!

paintergal said...

What a great table. Small tables are catching my eye more recently. More space for displaying stuff!
By the way, I got distracted when I was looking at the Mulan videos the other day and forgot to comment. Your daughter has some real talent there!
Oh, and your slipcovers turned out marvy!

Rose - Watching Waves said...

Great lines and great size for that table - score! And the pinks and aquas look gorgeous; one of my favorite combos. Nice work on those close-ups! Carnations always remind me of a favorite aunt, who had them growing in her garden.

Linda@ Lime in the Coconut said...

Nice table Sharona! And lovely shots of the flowers!! Enjoy your sunny weekend!

Daisy Cottage said...

Awesome table! Love it Sharon! And the flowers are absolutely beautiful - you captured them beautifully as well. Carnations are my daughter's favorite flower!

Hope you have a wonderful day!


Donna @ Paisley and Perspective said...

What a great find! I love it when I find such amazing bargains - I have to tell anyone who will listen! Your photo shots are great too - thanks for sharing!

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