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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Touch of Vintage…

Love what a little vintage touch of vintage can do to a room.  Somehow it just brings warmth into a room without even trying to hard. Is it the history of a piece that has been loved by someone once before? Whatever it is – I can’t get enough of it!

This oval silver piece was found at the Monroe 1st Annual Main street Flea Market!  It called to me just as I was leaving a booth – buried under other treasures!   You know one of those booths you have to just stand in the middle of and turn in circles because there is so much too see and you missed it the first time around?

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I was excited when I found it because it looked to be large enough to set on my counter in the Master Suite bathroom in-between the sinks.  I recently emptied my apothecary jars of bath salts and replaced those with bathroom necessities i.e. soaps, cotton swabs and pads. Figured the apothecary jars could sit on top of the oval silver tray to bring a little charm into the room. 

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The tray fit perfectly on the countertop and even has room for a few candles or something small. So very exciting & so pretty!

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Thanks for peeking over at this little addition to my Master Suite! To see what I am linking to this week – please check my “Cottage Links” label…xoxo, tracie

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22 comments:

dr momi said...

Oh my goodness, I have the exact same silver (plated) tray! Was going to get rid of it as I hate having to polish it. Does yours ever look cute in your bathroom!

Revi said...

Q-tips and cotton balls never looked so lovely!
-Revi

Whimsical Whites said...

Your silver tray looks pretty and is useful as well. We like the gum the best!!!
You have a good eye,
Kathy and Kris

Ticking and Toile said...

Love the vignette Tracie!
xo,
Shellagh

Terry said...

Ooh La La!

Burlap Luxe said...

I have a couple of them as well, mine are round love yours in oval :)

Love that you have placed a smaller tray inside of it, I have one that is so tarnished there is no hope for it to shine ever again yet I just love the damaged feel to it would you have guessed that of me! :)

keep inspire a great Flea find :)
xx
Dore

Pattie said...

Love that tray... I had to take a double take at your bathroom I have the same jars with the same thing in them... Happy Sunday

Pattie

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

I love the silver tray and that you have placed it in the bathroom with the apothecary jars. It looks great there.

myomyohi said...

Looks great!

Lisa ~Suburban Retreat~ said...

I know those 'booths' you speak of. You managed to uncover the perfect piece for your master bath ... it looks beautiful holding all your essentials!

NanaDiana said...

Tracie- That is a great looking addition. It is just perfect for the room! xo Diana

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

How pretty! I want you to put together a post with tons of pictures of your master bath!

Katherines Corner said...

Beautiful. I must say it is an inspired idea. I don;t think it would have occurred to me to use a silver tray in the bathroom. It looks lovely. Hugs!

Shelia said...

So pretty! I love these silver trays and I love your pretties you've placed on it.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia;)

miss flibbertigibbet said...

I love silver trays and find them all the time at the thrift stores. They make great backdrops....it looks wonderful!
Lorraine

CIELO said...

Love it! The combination of silver and crystal is just perfect! A while a go I gathered a few things for my bathroom, put them on a tray and did the same... ;) Thank YOU for participating in our Show Off Your Cottage Monday and bringing us here!

Cielo

Zuni, Chickadee Home Nest said...

Very pretty! Thanks for sharing it! ~Zuni

texasdaisey said...

Oh wow, that looks really nice. I think I need to do some work on my own master bathroom now. Hmmmmm, the ideas are humming now.
Debbie

GypsyFox said...

I love anything vintage, these pieces are beautiful!! your home is a dreamm btw! :)

Mary said...

I love this look! My daughter has done a similar thing in her bathroom and everytime I am there ... I am in awe.

Thanks for the peek ~
Mary @ Sea Quilts

Tina said...

This vignette looks wonderful. It's amazing how a beautiful silver tray can make a vignette.

I am your newest follower.

Have a great week.

Kathy said...

This tray is perfect! I just love apothecary jars and the very versatile way we can use them to display anything! So lovely! Thank you for sharing with
A Return to Loveliness,
God Bless,
Kathy