Monday, November 7, 2011

Some of my Aqua Pieces

 I just purchased these 2 old aqua bottles yesterday at the antique shop.
 These two bowls are very heavy and are about 6 1/2" tall. I purchased them at my favorite antique shop a few years ago.
 The tallest piece measures 9 1/2"
And the bottle on the left is a vintage Avon bottle.
I bought the little Hobnail vase for 50 cents.
 This glass tray is from around 1900.
My mother made the shoe some years ago, and the figurine in this picture and the one in the other picture I also have in pink. I bought them at an estate sale last year.
 I just love this creamer and sugar bowl from the 30's or 40's
Another pretty piece I bought a few years back from my favorite antique shop.
 Cute little salt and pepper shaker.
And my little couple.




 


 Christmas book written in 1898.
Its a nice size about 11" tall and lots of pages.
This christmas book is tattered but has some nice pictures and stories, and of course has lots of aqua color on it.
I found some of these tickets inside.
Would anyone know anything about them?

19 comments:

Richard Cottrell said...

I am working on Christmas stuff you are gona like and relate to. Thanks for stopping by. Richard from My Old Historic House.

Divine Theatre said...

Such a soothing color. It makes me think of homes of people I loved as a child!
I was wondering if you could do a custom ornament of my recently deceased, beloved kitty?

xoxo
Glad to see you again!

Andie

romance-of-roses said...

So pretty, oh my they certainly are pretty. I think aqua is a forgotten color glad it's coming back, don't you just love it? I remember as a little girl mom always bought me aqua nighties, pajamas and robe, it was her favorite color. Your aqua post is beautiful. Hugs...Lu

Tallulah's Antique Closet said...

I just luv al that blue! But my favorite is the antique Christmas book that is a great find. Thank You for stopping by for a visit today. Have a great weekend Mary...........Julian

Tallulah's Antique Closet said...

I just luv al that blue! But my favorite is the antique Christmas book that is a great find. Thank You for stopping by for a visit today. Have a great weekend Mary...........Julian

Lady Linda said...

Your look is so sweet. I absolutely love it.
Linda

sweet violets said...

You have some very nice pieces of blue milk glass and I love the frog you made!! hugs...cleo

lvroftiques said...

Mary that's one lovely array of aqua treasures! I just love that color, it's so soothing and happy at the same time *winks* Which is your favorite?
I wish I could help with the tickets but I have no idea what they were used for...sorry...The Christmas book was another wonderful find! I need to go shopping with you *winks* And thank you so much for giving me your opinion on my floors. Vanna

Danice said...

What great finds, I love them all!

artistamyjo said...

Thanks for stopping by,love meeting new friends and seeing what other people create.
Have fun tomorrow.

Celestina Marie Designs said...

Hi Mary,
You have the prettiest aqua treasures I have seen. I love the bowls and the creamer and sugar so pretty.
And for the Christmas book to have the santa in aqua instead of red is very interesting for that time.
Thank you for sharing such lovely aqua's.

So nice to see you today and thank you for stopping by and your kind words. Blessings to you always.

XOXO Celestina Marie

Antiques And Teacups said...

I love your things! Isn't vintage fun> And aqua is a favorite...it's blue, isn't it? I love any color as long as it's blue! LOL! Thanks for visiting!
Ruth

Char said...

I want to thank you so much for stopping by to wish my mother a Happy Birthday. She just celebrated her 84 th. Wow, and she is going strong.
Aqua is a soothing and beautiful color for any home. I love it too.
As for the tickets and the Christmas book, what a find my friend. You have so many wonderful items showcased in your post.
I don't know what the tickets would have been used for, but my guess would be give a way? Either way, you scored. Love it all,
Char

www.MaisonStGermain.com said...

I just love that color:) It is so calming and fun all at the same time. You found some really great pieces:)
~Debra xxx
Capers of the vintage vixens

Cindy Adkins said...

Wow, I just completed 50 projects, so I know what you mean!!! I adore all your finds--they are totally precious...And I was so intrigued by what you said on my blog--This is such a special subject for me--and where my heart is.
XO
Cindy

Lynn-Teacupstitches said...

Eeeeek! 35 days til Christmas??? When did that happen!
I just love your post and all the aqua colors! I have one of those bottles and another in an amethyst shade.
The lady sugar and creamer are giving me envious goosebumps . . . thats a good thing :-)
Thank you for sharing your fabulous collection!!
Sweet Blessings,
Lynn

hollyhock garden antiques said...

love the blue glass bowls those are cool .your bunnys you made are so cute ! i excited to know a sensitive !

Celestina Marie said...

Happy New Year,
Just wanted to stop by and wish you all the best in 2012 and thank you for your friendship and visits.
Big hugs from Texas,
Celestina Marie

artistamyjo said...

You have some wonderful vintage pieces in your collection.
Lovely blog too !

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