Friday, December 17, 2010

Ask and Ye Shall Receive

Recently, Colleen from Fresh Vintage wrote a blog post about an amazing lamp she found. (It's pictured at the bottom of her post, but do yourself a favor, and read the whole thing.) Anyhoo, at the time, I left the following comment: "I want to be buried with that lamp." Well, lo and behold, I found one of my very own! At The Bins. It was a Christmas miracle. See it there, tucked in behind the leaf blower?

There are no frills at The Bins. You know, like an outlet where you can plug something in to see if it actually works. Never mind. For 89 cents, I figured it was worth the risk. And look! I am so hanging it in my studio.

P.S. While I was at The Bins, I got to see what I will look like in 40 years.

11 comments:

" SHABBY JUNK" said...

Cute lamp! Great Price!

Andy's Attic said...

Who would have thought you would find one too?? I can only hope that when I am old I will still be able to go to the bins!!!
Annette

flyingbeader said...

you and me both! My Grandma is 96 & still enjoys what she calls "junkin' it"

Lynn said...

There I go! *bottom picture*
Reminds me of a time when mu sister and I were rollerblading at the beach and these 18ish girls skated by and I hears them say, "There we are in 20 years."
I said I'd take that as I was pushing 50 at the time!

colleen said...

LOVE IT!!! May all of your junking dreams continue to come true...

Linda @ A La Carte said...

So Merry Christmas to you! Love the lamp and happy junkin!

Sue (Vintage Rescue) said...

That's all of us, sista. We don't have bins here, alas.

trash talk said...

You wish! Somehow I don't picture you and me digging in bins wearing gloves and clip-on earrings with every strand of hair in place!
Great lighting!!!
Debbie

A Thing for Roses said...

You crack me up! I have had great luck with "putting it out in the universe." Meaning, if I'm looking for something specific and I tell someone, I usually end up finding it. Whenever I see really old people at the bins, my reaction is, "Do they really need anything else?" But then I think, "Of course they do!"
Hugs,
Lisa

Amber Von Felts said...

What is this place called The Bins?? I wanna go on a field trip there!

Virginia said...

Oooo, I LOVE the bins. We must go together sometime.