Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Red and Red and Red
Here's a closer look at the elements. What should I add or remove? I just feel like something is missing here.
Ruby Red saucer and cup and small angel candle holder with a red metallic spiral candle;
Horsehead bookend, red controlled-bubble paperweight, green glass tree candy jar, Ruby Red vase with sparkly twigs, small deer candle holder with a red ball in it instead of a candle, red decanter with crystal stopper.
I used a glass brick that was given to me by a friend to give height and extra crystal shine to the arrangement. Small crystal salt cellar and the small shakers are just everyday use items that snuck into the picture!
So, what would you change? One problem with the stuff I have on the table is that I have to move a lot of it to serve dinner if we have company. I will probably put a new tablecloth on the table and some Christmas placemats before Christmas--I have a red cloth, and also one that is tan with a holly pattern. I'm still deciding which one to use; I also have two choices of placemats. Decisions, decisions!
Here is more red glass around the house:
In another cabinet there is this collection of glass:
Crackle, Diamond Point, Ruby Flash,
and a cranberry colored sugar and creamer that was my mother's and is quite old, I believe. I found the name of the sugar and creamer--they're blown glass--but cannot recall it now. Mom also collected crackle glass pitchers. The square pitcher was my mother's; I think the tall orange vase and the candle lamp are Fenton. There are two pieces of Amberina Moon and Stars glass in here as well. The copper etched plate was a gift from a friend in 1993--she brought it back from Turkey.
That's most, but not all, of my red glass. If you haven't guessed--yes, red glass is my favorite, followed by crystal, amber and green.
Linking today to: Her Library Adventures, Colorado Lady's Vintage Thingies Thursday, and Apron Thrift Girl.