Monday, November 15, 2010

This and that

Look what I found at the fleamarket - nicely worn and aged.I have been looking for these for some time now.
I think they will look great at the front door with some greenery - don't you think?
I'm also working on two swaps with dear friends which I can't show you but here is a little teaser for one of  the swap -theme of course is Paris.

There is still time to enter my Giveaway so don't be shy. Good luck to all of you!
Wishing you all a wonderful week my friends and as always thank you so much for stopping by and for your
lovely comments.
Hugs and love,


Nancy Maxwell James said...

I adore the sweet skates that you found and think they are perfect to display for the holiday season! :)
Hope you have an awesome week!

Robin said...

They would be just lovely displayed perhaps in the middle of a greenery wreath. Have a great week Marie!


stampdiva said...

Marie, a super find. My Mum loved to skate when she was a youth and we still have her skates. I bought her a minature pair (ornament) some years ago and used them as a prop in one of my earliest postings on my Blog. They will look amazing at your doorway. Maybe you will take a photograph! Lynne M x

sonya said...

I love the skates! I think that would be perfect for your door too!
Can't wait to see what you've made for your swap!
Have a great week!

sharon said...

Gorgeous Marie! Love the skates....wish I had saved mine from many years ago! Can't wait to see your's looking beautiful already!

Martina2801 said...

Hach, diesselben Schlittschuhe (meine alten) habe ich auch auf einem Flohmarkt verkauft....auf diese Idee bin ich natürlich nicht gekommen. Ich bewundere Deinen Ideenreichtum, Marie!
Hab eine schöne Woche!


Terry said...

I have a pair of old boots and the plan is to do a decorative painted Winter scene on them! That is the plan!!! Have a great day!

Feathers and Flight said...

Good Morning Marie!
You made a Great Find! Ice skates are some much Fun to Decorate with for Christmas!Beautiful Items for your Swap!!I Love the Spool of Lace!
Happy Monday Marie!

Lululiz said...

Great idea using the ice skates for decoration.
Oh, and you are such a tease, showing us such delicious little snippets of your swap goodies! I hope we won't have to wait too long before we can see everything, lol.

Joanna said...

Fab skates! Love the sneaky peek of your swaps too.


Dorthe said...

Hi dear,
I found a pair last year, and love them,too.
They doo make a wonderfull display.
Your teaser, looks beautifull, hope you will show all, when the others are ready.
Sleep well, dear Marie.

My Blessed Serendipity Life said...

They will definitely look great on your door! Nice find!


Xela said...

Ich komme vorbei und klau deine Schlittschuhe. Die sind ja der Hammer!
Und die Ausschnitte machen auch neugierig :)
Hugs Alexandra

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

Hi Marie, die Schlittschuhe machen sich toll als Deko! Ich hoffe immer noch, dass ich irgendwann mal ein paar richtig alte Skier und einen schönen alten Schlitten finde.
Dein Teaser für Alex sieht sehr schön aus. Ich bin gespannt, was sich dahinter verbirgt :-).
Viele, liebe Grüße und einen schönen Abend

Carol Anne's Boutique said...

Hi Dear Marie,
How wonderful that you found those lovely skates, I think they will look so beautiful decorated and hung on your door!
Loved seeing the sneak peeks of your gorgeous swap items, I will be looking forward to seeing everything when you can show them! :)
Hope you're doing well Marie...have been thinking of you!
Hugs & Love,
Carol Anne

MosaicMagpie said...

I found some similar skates this summer at a yard sale. I thought they would be great hanging on a wreath too. The ones I found where new so I left them outside all summer. I am glad you reminded me of the them I need to go behind the garage and retrieve them!

Lynn Stevens said...

I found a pair of these several years ago. I added them to an old sled and some greenery and sits in front of my home every Christmas.
Have fun creating with your new treasure and your swap looks yummy to!

Kim said...

Oooohhh, Marie! The skates are so lovely and remind me of a time long ago when I used to skate on the pond my parent's owned. Such a fun, fun time! My girlfriends would come over to skate and we would make a fire and mom would bring hot chocolate and marshmallows to us. The day would fly by! Thank you so much for sharing all your wonderful art. Sorry it's been so long since I've been able to take a peek at your have been so busy!!
Much love,

Something Special said...

What a wonderful blog you have here. I think we like much of the same stuff. Come say hi and look at my blog. I will post this giveaway on my blog, and I am a new follower too.

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