“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat. In our mad rush for progress and modern improvements let's be sure we take along with us all the old-fashioned things worth while.” Laura Ingalls Wilder

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

New Room .. Just A Peek

vintage parlor style lamp
The new sewing room is being transformed into a vintage tribute to my many grandmothers.  I'm working on getting Grandma Libby's hand pieced quilt squares matched with some coordinating/accent fabric .. (we  have a new quilt shop in town for advice and selecting material:)  Here's a look-see at the lamps I purchased this week.  The parlor style double globe lamp is vintage .. I'm thinking mid century by the look of the cord.  Top and bottom lamps work separately or together.

antique painted rose oil lamp

The oil lamp appears to be an antique .. it may be original or have been made from two lamp parts .. I need to do a little research and look closer at it's design with a magnifying glass. More peeks to come :)

3 comments:

Rebecca said...

Both lamps are SO beautiful. And what a lovely idea -- to design a tribute to your grandmother! I'm very excited to see the finished product!

FlowerLady said...

Mrs. Mac ~ This is already looking like a lovely space. Your lamps are both beautiful and the quilt will be wonderful in this room too. I look forward to seeing the rest of the rooom.

Enjoy the process ~ FlowerLady

Sandy said...

I just love both lamps and wish I had the
one I remember as a child in our home.
Isn't decorating our homes one of the
sweetest pleasures in life?