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Lacy Things

Monday, January 10, 2011

As I mentioned in a post last week about Country Living Magazine's fab-tastic February 2011 issue,  I truly enjoyed the article "The New Way to Do Lace."  I have noticed all kinds of items going lacy.   And, for once in my life, I am ahead of the curve on this one!

Several years ago, I bought this adorable wall pocket from a Florida artist while on vacation. I wish I could remember his name, but I don't.


I love the ruffle at the tope with the impression of lace.


Not too long ago, a friend bugged me to take a ceramics class with her while we were in Florida at the beach.  I have always wanted a vanity tray, and I decided to make one and glaze it Clinique green, and use lace and a white glaze to enhance it.


I think I did a pretty good job mixing and matching greens to capture Clinique green, don't you! I also discovered that I am not a clay artist.  My tray is a bit wonky, so only those items with wide bases can stand-up on my tray.  But we had a blast at the class, so I think of that every time I put on perfume!


I have also noticed pretty lacy items at Anthropologie, one of my favorite stores.  Check out this Battenberg Iris Bracket:


Ebony Lace Wallpaper:


Caria Plate Knob:


and Doily Rug in purple:


Have you discovered any pretty lacy things on your jaunts around town?  I would love to hear about them!

I am linking over to Cielo's adorable blog for Show Off Your Cottage Monday.  Click on the button below!

Until next time...

Ricki Jill


  1. Thanks for visiting me so I could find you! Love this Anthro! I also love your header!

    Have a great week!

  2. Hi there~ The lacy tray you made is beautiful! I love the clinique green color with the white- so pretty! I haven't found too many lacy things while out and about lately... will have to keep my eye out! :)

  3. Bellissimo post, ti piacciono i pizzi?Io amo tantissimo quelli antichi, spero di riuscire presto a postare qualche immagine.Bacione(A very big kiss)Annalisa

  4. I love it!!! Your Clinique green tray is fabulous!! Now, wouldn't that color combination look great on furniture? Even if it is wonky LOL and that wall pocket OOOHHH

    thanks for hooking me up with this post, yep I love all things lace!



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