Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Comfort Plus Karmen Red Patent Pumps - Size 12 (#1038)

These is a pair of classic patent red leather pumps by Comfort Plus. The size of the shoe is 12. See photos for additional details. These are in excellent condition.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Silverplate Champagne Goblet Flute with Crystal/Glass Ball On The Stem (#1037)

This is a silver plate flute goblet with crystal/glass ball on stem. This elegant chalice is great for an alter or add it to an eclectic collection of chalices and flutes. It measures 8 1/8" tall, 2" in diameter on top, and 2 7/8" in diameter on base. There is some tarnish and needs to be cleaned. 

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Our top three fundraising items for Women For Action

Rare Scandinavian 10 lb Signed R. Austie Heavy Block Geode Cased Art Glass Bowl

1950-1969 12 x 14 in Original Portrait Painting Signed by Benson

Stunning Italian 1800's Gold & Enamel Cut Crystal Necklace

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Heavy Large Vintage Round Viking Etched Art Glass Owl Sculpture Paperweight (#1036)

This is an awesome large clear art glass paperweight by Viking glass. An owl sitting on a tree branch is etched in the glass. It measures 5.5" in diameter. The glass thickness is approximately 1".

Beautiful Quality Crystal Diamond Waffle Cut Bell (#1035)

This beautiful cut glass bell with a diamond and/or waffle pattern measures 5 inches high and approximately 3" across the base.
This is is perfect for a diamond and/or waffle pattern collector or it serves as a great wedding gift or for wedding-decor.

Decorate with old glass bottles

Decorating with art goes beyond hanging a painting. In fact, the possibilities are limitless. Keep your white walls bare and decorate with colorful glass, better yet, take your time and collect old glass bottles. Your collection can be an assortment of different colors- shades from light to dark, various textures or you can even locate different lengths. Display the vintage bottles in a windowsill and watch the sunlight beam in. This fun way of creating an art display in your home will cheer your spirit because not only will you enjoy the view, but you will feel a sense of accomplishment after curating such an exciting new collection, one full of character.

Where to get them?

  • Try browsing different thrift stores and antique shops. Start with the one you love then continue to add on to your collection from there.
  • Ebay and Etsy has tons- some more fanciful than others. The sky is the limit. Bottles can be purchased anywhere from a couple bucks to thousands of dollars. 
  • If you want the look without a lengthy search, try your local Christmas Tree Shop or sites like Amazon. Bottles can come is an assortment of colors. 
Happy Bottle Collecting,

Donna Classey

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