Wednesday, January 5, 2011

It's All in the Details

A
I was looking at the surface of a vintage item in my house yesterday and I thought it could be fun to do a blog post where readers could try and guess what an item is from seeing only a little snippet of it.  Not sure if anyone but me thinks this is fun, but, here you go!  Each of the top images is shown with no description, below, I show each item in full view with a brief description of what it is.  If you like this game, let me know. If not, well, your silence will give me my answer!

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

Ok, here are the full photos.  Hope someone found this fun!


A - A vintage set of drawers I keep in my studio that houses all my printer paper and labels in "shabby" vintage style!

B - A vintage step-on scale.

C - This vinyl upholstered chair decorates the guest bedroom.

D - Giant advertising Ice Cream Cone also in the guest bedroom.

E - 1918 Lithographed Calendar in the kitchen.

F - 1930's Kitchen Scale, a recent find by my husband!

G - Our Vintage KitchenAid Coffee Grinder
(which needs to be cleaned of coffee dust!)

H - One of my Burley Winter Jardinieres

I - Those vintage "Wet Paint" signs I still have not
removed from my kitchen!

8 comments:

  1. I got A, D and H right! Thought for sure that B was the top of a jewelry box. That is the coolest scale I've ever seen!

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  2. I had fun trying to guess what each one was and thought I would do well before seeing the results. I only had one correct. I should have guessed the coffee grinder as ours looks the same too. MOM

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  3. Stella, how on earth did you get "D" right? Must be the designer in you seeing that image broken down like that...and Mom: no excuses for not getting the coffee grinder! (although your's is always clean I'm sure which is why you did not recognize it - ha ha!)

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  4. Well I only got A and H...But it was Fun for sure.

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  5. Wow, thanks for playing along! So glad to hear you are having fun with this idea! :-)

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  6. I only got a few right, the coffee grinder one was a stumper!

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  7. I only got H right, and just that it was a pottery vase... apparently I s*ck at this game, LOL. But it was fun to play! And I LOVE your coffee grinder. Swoon, swoon, I'll trade ya Kenny's Cuisinart Grind & Brew for it... pretty please??

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  8. No trading, sorry! Although, I am good at finding them and the 1960's models. I hooked up one friend with avacado green and brought another to an estate sale where the 1960's version in creamy white was unused in the orignal packing box for $3. She is STILL in heaven! (PS: I had the original measure glass for about, no lie, 20 years and just broke it over the summer. Mom got me a repro...)

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