I've had the mirror in this photo since spring, but when we went to hang it we realized that it was so heavy we'd have to pick a sturdy wall for it. Now it's found a home in the log room behind my paperweight collection.
This is all Blenko glass, and they call the shaded gold to red color tangerine--most glass makers call it amberina.
The main change on the buffet was to lighten it up! I had all kinds of stuff on there, so believe it or not this is a lot less than what was there before. Still too much, so some of this will go to a booth in the future.
This project was something I've wanted to do for 40 years--ever since I've lived here. It was a small thing, one of those that just gets pushed back because it's not that important. But finally, Larry got a shelf put up along the windowsill so I could put some stained glass panels (and more Blenko) up there. It's gorgeous when the sun shines through.
This is a new shelf--someone on the Blenko Facebook page recommended these Ikea shelves as perfect for displaying Blenko and I think they're right. All except two pieces here are Blenko. Care to guess which ones?
In the log room again-- the table got a little facelift with a red cloth and again, less stuff on it. Several decanters are now for sale in my booths.
It's a small dent in the work that needs to be done to get ready for decorating, but it feels good to at least make a start. Tomorrow, I'll be working on the Thanksgiving menu and putting up the deer meat Larry brought home today. Simple things. They are life's best, and most often overlooked, pleasures.
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