Friday, April 12, 2013

I'm Still Here......

 I Don't know where the time went......over a month flew by.
One highlight was,
 I was invited to go to the Atwood mansion estate sale.
My friend and I both went with the intention that we wouldn't 
find anything in our price range but it would be fun just to look 
at everything.......Her decorating was definitely inspired by her travels.
The original oil paintings started at $50,000......but this sweet poster
was hanging down on the garage wall and when I asked about
he looked at me and said you can have it if you want it.....
Yes!!!!!
I love the little birds nest in his hat!
 Heres a picture of one of the formal rooms....there 
were some lovely pieces but I preferred the downstairs
late 60's- 70's style.....
 My purchase was these three decanters for $10 each
I loved them, the Bourbon was full and silly me went and dumped it down the drain
the Bourbon was worth more than the bottle I'm sure, oh well!

 This brooch I'm still dreaming about...he was only $2,900
He had 13 diamonds, sapphire eyes
so beautiful! 
One of the other funky pieces was this.....
it was huge and at $850 a little over my range also
just slightly.....

I can't wait to see what you have all been busy with
I missed you guys.....
and thank you again for all your lovely comments!
Heidi

p.s. heres a link all about the Atwood family

19 comments:

  1. hi! welcome back! :) the decanters are pretty!

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  2. That poster is fabulous!!!! :-)
    Do you have a link for this Atwood Mansion? I have no idea who that was...

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  3. Welcome back Heidi!
    What fun that sale must have been, love the decanters you got, beautiful cut glass and what a good deal!
    Have a great weekend
    Gill xx

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  4. Lovely to have you back Heidi! Great decanters, the brooch was sooo cute!
    Have a fabby weekend!
    Rachel x

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  5. Welcome back Heidi! Good to hear your enjoyed yourself. The decanters and the poster look great. The brooch is a bit too pricy for me as well :-)

    Happy weekend!

    Madelief x

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  6. Yay!!!!!! Your back!!!!!!
    I wish I could have gone to the estate sale with you. I love the poster, its so you!!!
    Your decanter purchase is fantastic, you made a great deal on them!!!
    So glad your back with your blogging family!!! It was getting lonely without you!!
    Hugs,
    Chris :o)

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  7. Good to have you back Heidi!
    I am wondering who does pop along with that much cash in their wallet...
    Ellie
    x

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  8. Wow - what a great experience! I bought a polkadot dress today (vintage style of course) - and I also made up a new outfit with a vintage petticoat - I thought of you, of course!

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  9. ♥ ♥ ♥ love, your back!! xxx Riitta

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  10. i've looked it up, the estate, why was there a sale?
    the area with the poster is the loveliest, i think.
    durr! that's YOUR place, innit?
    interesting though..
    and hi!
    n♥

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  11. Welcome back Heidi, the poster looks cute, what a fascinating place to look around! Flissx

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  12. Good to have you back. Have a nice saturday. D

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  13. Lové thé brooch!!! Nice to see you back.

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  15. Welcome back, I missed you!!

    Victoria x

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  16. Hej Heidi, good to see you again.
    Have a nice sunday.
    Lieve groet,

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  17. I was just thinking of you! What a great place to visit and how fabulous that he just gave that picture to you, lovely..x

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