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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Elegant Glass bottles

I just love collecting these vintage, bottles. I was told by one seller that they are called "Elegant Glass" although I really don't have much to back up this theory. Supposedly, popular during the late depression years as a substitute for the more expensive "cut glass".  Any guesses out there..........
They are not "less expensive " anymore and not all too easy to find. But every now and then, I get lucky, mostly at the Goodwill (bow heads please).


I took them out and leaned them up as soon as the temps hit 60. They are great with all my Easter decor and look fabulous in a sunny window. The stoppers are not original, I would love to get my hands on one. Maybe at Brimfield this year, which is coming up quickly (hear that Denise - book that flight please).
Which reminds me, I will be making room in the storage unit for tons of fresh picked Vintage Finery ~ check out the French Bleu Vintage Facebook page for the latest promotion which ends TODAY! (The Facebook link is directly on the left)

Linking up this week to ~ 

What's it Wednesday @ Ivy and Elephants
White Wednesday @ Faded Charm
Share the Love Wednesday @ Very Merry Vintage Style
Open House Party @ No Minimalist Here
Thriftin' on a Thursday @ Savvy City Farmer
Show and Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home
Met Monday @ Between Naps on the Porch
Monday Marketplace @ Common Ground
Vintage Inspiration Friday @ Common Ground


I think thats enough for now ~ 


Have a great week ~
Dee XO

15 comments:

  1. Hi Dee:) Your bottles ars so pretty. If you are looking for anything, you are sure to find it at Brimfield:) Can't wait to go!!!
    ~Debra xxx
    Capers of the vintage vixens

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  2. Whatever their story, they are beautiful, Dee! They look wonderful in your vignette with the sun coming in the window.

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  3. Oh, these are FABULOUS!!!! Why is everyone else's Goodwill so much better than mine?1 They look amazing there in the window. Thanks so much for linking with us. How could I have not found your gorgeous blog?!?
    Well, correction made, I'm a follower. (And closely, too!)
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  4. What beautiful bottles. What a great find. Good for you!

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  5. Your bottles are so pretty; lovely spring vignette.

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  6. Oh my this is lovely!

    Happy day, happy spring, happy happy everything!

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  7. Your etched bottles are beautiful. I have one that I found fairly cheap, and you're right, they aren't in abundance out there.
    I'm a new follower and hope you'll stop by.
    Mary Alice

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  8. Love the bottles and adore the plate in the last pic!!
    Sherry

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  9. Just popping back by to let you know that you are featured at WIW this week! Please stop by and grab a featured button.
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  10. These are so beautiful, how lucky you are too have found them, they make everything so elegant!

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  11. These are beautiful! They look fantastic by the window! And Goodwill! Who would've thought....sometimes you find the most amazing things at the most unexpected places.

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  12. I LOVE etched glass....old only...
    head bowed for Goodwill!!

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