Monday, April 4, 2011

Urn

This week just a quick, simple post to share one of our Summer Finds. Well, one, and a peek of the other. 
This Urn was only a few dollars at a local yard sale last summer, when an entire block held a neighborhood sale. 
This is just me, but I do like to have things that are "real". Meaning, not plastic etc. When it comes to my pots or urns, I do like them to be either cement or a plaster, or terra cotta. Not light weight plastic. I just like the "old world" feel of them.
 We'll fill this Urn with some sort of colorful plant that vines. 
It sits atop a very old Farmhouse Table we bought at the same sale. We plan on sprucing up our very large gazebo for outdoor dining. I love the rustic wood planks on the table (which I'll share later). I'll be linking this post up to a few parties this week. xxx tami

14 comments:

  1. Great find! Love the shape and the chippy white!

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  2. Beautiful urn! I love real things too! There are just some things one cannot fake! This makes me excited to plant!
    Yvonne

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  3. Wonderful looking urn you have here...hop over and share her at NTT! It came today...I'm soooo excited...while Mr.CC watches the basketball game, I will be drooling all over all the beautiful pics...thank you so much...I will be doing a post about after NTT.

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  4. I know what you mean about liking things that are "real" I'm the same way. That urn is pretty though :)

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  5. I love those neighborhood yard sales!

    Kinda like one-stop shopping.....

    And lucky you to find such a nice urn!

    {I'm with ya on the plastic stuff!}

    Can't wait to see what you plant in there...

    And to see more of that table!!!

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  6. Wow, Tami, that's a REAL find. Those are reeeeeeeally expensive here in the shops. I looked into getting a couple recently....and nearly fell of my chair in surprise. How much? Okay, you can call me a cheapskate now!!!

    But I'm totally with you on the quality. I don't like to skimp on quality for statement pieces ike this. I think it shows in the finished look.

    You're SO lucky finding this. I am BURNING up with jealousy!!!! :-)

    Sarahxxx

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  7. Tami, your urn is so pretty! I can't wait to see what you plant in it. :D

    (((hugs))),
    Ricki Jill

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  8. Gorgeous urn. I love the real thing too. They just cannot be compared to the new plastic ones. I also love the old iron ones. Especially if they are rusted!!! ~~Sherry~~

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  9. I want one!!

    insert pout-y face

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  10. OMG, I am the same as you! I dislike "fake" stuff so much, don't care how pretty or cute something is. If I pick up a pretty figurine, for example, because it looks like porcelain, I will put it back immediately if it turns out to be resin (I HATE resin!). Same with those beautiful scrolly mirrors and frames -– if they look like carved wood and turns out they are plastic or “syroco wood” I put them down, refuse to purchase them.

    You scored nicely with the urn! It’s gorgeous, and something I would definitely have in my yard (if I but had a yard!). A friend of mine gifted me with an extremely heavy cement urn that is rather squat, but has lion-head carvings on the sides – I can’t part with it and keep it because it’s “real”!

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  11. I'm the same way, when it comes to garden stuff I enjoy the real thing (however I do have to confess I own a few of the "plastic" type also. They have come a lonnnng way in the past few years, some are hard to tell the difference)

    Can't wait to see your outdoor space, sure hope you take lots of photos for us!

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  12. Hi Tami! The urn is fabulous and what a great deal. I am looking forward to seeing your gazebo decorated.
    xoxo,
    Sherry

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  13. I find that to many things that are decorations are made out of plastic these days. I know it's cheap but it just didn't look or feel the same. I try to get art now that is made of metal or wood.

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