Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The Silver Lining of Thrifting

It's no secret.

There is definitely a silver lining

to shopping the thrift stores.

This tall, slender beauty was a recent

thrifty find at a small local shop of vintage goods.

It inspired me to gather my group of silver teapots.

~ Each A Thrifty Find Gathered Over Time ~

With their hinged lids kicked back . . .

I added fresh greens and

red berries for the holidays.

A nice compliment to . . .

The details of each teapot.

For the New Year they each

hold winter white Baby's Breath.

The delicate bouquets don't distract from

the graceful lines and wonderful details.

But rather offer a contrast to

elements such as ebony handles . . .

Or those wrapped with rattan.

Rings of Petite Bead Work

Simple Bands

Long Elegant Spouts

Stouter Ones Layered With Detail

Simple Lines

Or Elaborate Detail

Each offers its own charm . . .

Sitting atop a tray with charm all its own.

~ Do Tell ~

Have you found any "silver lining" in your local thrifts?