And Now For Something Totally Different

OK.  So I have been promising a sneak peek at my thrift store finds, so here is what I found.

I found this great blue pattern plate that was a perfect fit for my project today, but I also found this beautiful silver plated serving spatula. 

I love the detail on it.  I gave it a good shine up and a place of honor next to my grandmothers utensils and a great spoon my daughter gave me for christmas (it even says mom).

I also found this great chair.  It has soooo much potential, but it is going to take a LOT of work. 

The springs are completely out at the bottom, but I saw a great tutorial for how to repair it.  I want to take my time with this project and get it right, so I will keep you all informed on its progress.

In other news, I have been MAD busy at the 9-5 gig this week, and with taking time out for orthodontist appointments for my daughter, I had to give up some of my precious weekend in order to make my deadline today.  I did it… but this evening everything seems to be catching up to me and now I am feeling a little sick (scratchy throat and upset stomach).  Ugh…

The highlight (literally) of my day came first thing this morning though, so I thought I would share it with you all.  It was far too beautiful not to take a picture.

   I hope everyone has a great night…off to bed for me and my scratchy throat.  I hope you all are greeted with one of these tomorrow!

Wendy Sue – The Hopewell Homesteader


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