Yes It Is (as in Rolling Stones song :-). I started thinking about some of the collections that I have amassed over the years in my state of menopausal insomnia last night. It's often said that if you have more than two of something, then it's a collection. I love old clocks and timepieces and have for years. Seeing lots of repros out there in the marketplace these days, but oldie is goody in my opinion. No real theme in my collecting.......I have everything from vintage rhinestone clocks (which luckily I have collected before the trendiness drove up the prices!), to good old American alarm clocks that are tattered and worn....with a sprinkling of clocks with roses and cherubs here and there. A few that I snapped this morning, and then off to work packing and shipping weekend orders:
My dressing table is a favorite spot to display lots of my favorite collections and ever changing vignettes. I have a bunch of of vintage pink rhinestone clocks, some antique porcelain half dolls and old rhinestone top perfume bottles on this dresser tray that I painted the pink roses on years ago. Funny to see these items so en vogue now, and perhaps becoming harder to find.
An old white ironstone bowl is a great catch all for any display of petite treasures and bits. In this one I have some antique white lace that props an assortment of vintage pocketwatches, an old clock face, crusty old white curtain tiebacks and an old crown from France. Next to it is a pile of my old beadboard frames, that await framing of some prints from the website.
Such a pretty little vintage porcelain mantel clock, and this one works (but needs a new battery!).
Cherubs and roses....Vintage and SwEeT.
An authentic old Railroad Clock in my favorite shade of jadite green. Notice anything missing? I love it the way that it is!
Perhaps my favorite, and yes.....I know that they are not the most romantic of pieces but full of the tattered charm that I love. These old American alarm clocks just seem to keep growing in numbers on a family room shelf. None of them work of course.
Relegated to a closet, this clock has been in Mr. Fufu's family for a few generations. It's not really our style and at the moment I just can't find the right spot for it....so it sits amongst some old ledgers.
I Won't be blogging again for a couple of days most likely, as the girly girls and I are hoping to take part of the week off and head up to our beach place. I do hope to post some new things on the website before we head out........beach cottage artisan pieces, antique silk French ribbon rose baby dress, old wedding veil and more goodies:-)
Alrighty then, talk to you soon~have a GREAT week ahead!