Happy New Year friends! It's probably been the longest holiday season on record for us. We got started early with the decorating and then got sick. Most of the family was under the weather for Christmas too. But everything was jolly anyway. Everyone just left only two days ago, but before they departed my DIL and I went out and shopped a few flea markets.
Now, you know it's going to be a good year when one of the first things you find is the blue bird of happiness!
This is a rare find around here, and it was half off! The handmade lace trimmed linen tablecloth was a beautiful find too.
This lovely stack of ironstone plates are from the shop of a Danish friend who sends for things from home. She always has gorgeous linens too.
One of my favorite patterns. I love the little vanilla looking flecks in the glaze, and of course the gorgeous embossed edges. Thank you Karina! I love your little shop.
I don't have the doll to fit this dress we found at another fleamarket. It's tiny. But it will make the most adorable decoration somewhere.
A little vintage pinny for the bears turned up too!
Believe it or not, one of the best gifts I received this year, or ever, was a big box of these dried hydrangeas from Santa Barbara. My brother in law, and Master Gardener, Richard gathered these up for me, and he and his wife sent them on in a huge, well wrapped box in the mail.
Hydrangeas do not thrive in our dry climate, and I have had hydrangea envy for as long as I can remember! What a thrill!
Wonderful in my chippy zinc bucket.
I hope everything's off to a wonderful start for you too! I have been mostly a lurker for the past month, and I'm looking forward to catching up with you. Thank you so much for stopping by with all your kind comments and good wishes!
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