WELCOME to HAPPY TO BE...This is a blog about my love of Antiques, My family, humor, as humor keeps us laughing and my every Day life...I hope you enjoy your visit...Please leave me a comment to let me know you Came by so I can visit with you Thank You !!...Hugs and Smiles, Gl♥ria

June 14, 2009

~SECOND SUNDAY or HAPPY DANCE DAY~

Hello Guys, Hope all of you had a great weekend...Well today was our Second Sunday Swap meet...which I told you I love to go to...over 300 dealers in one spot...YAHOO!! Found me another White Ironstone soup tureen and this one even has the Ladle with it...Is it not Pretty....


The inside of it....Now to all my gals that follow my silly little blog ramblings all the time...have told me about all the Ironstone I have been finding and they wished they could...So guys I don't want you to think I am an Ironstone pig...And I have not had a give away since my 100 followers and I'm almost at 150 now...I have decided that this Piece should go to a good home...So everyone that would like this sweet thing just leave me a comment about it and I will have Mr. Random thingy pick a number on Wednesday night... And I will announce the winner on my Tablescape Thursday Post...get it packed up and send it to the winner...Good Luck to who ever gets it...Hey its time I shared the Ironstone wealth here ha ha!!



Now this piece I just loved for my Barber Shop Bathroom...it's for Combs...thought it would look cute with my other MANLY things I have in there...





Now girls my ole heart skipped a beat when I found these wonderful high top shoes from Ca. 1880...these are made from Kid Glove leather and Satin...I bet these were Ball room shoes...wished I could have found the dress the went with them at one time....





Just look at these lovely heels...Oh girls I was afraid to even ask the price...I seen these type before and the were always over a $100.00 well I picked them up turn them over and the sticker said $45.00 ....I just said OH!!...the guy said I can go down to $40.00 for you...Girls I pulled those 2 twenties out of my fanny pack so fast even the moths didn't have time to take flight....Oh can you love an Old pair of Shoes...You bet your laces you can....If they would have fit I would have put them on and done my Irish Jig right then and there....





Now I was so Happy after the soup tureen and shoes....but then I hear something else just SCREAMING very loud GLORIA Over here...I am looking all around...all I see is from furniture...thinking I know that not SCREAMING my name I couldn't put another piece of furniture in this house...even a Child chair could not find a place to sit here...Oh girls I rounded this dresser and here what SCREAM at me....I kid you not I heard Angels even playing harps for me my ole heart was pumping so hard...I found this Beautiful Bedspread from 1930 all satin with Chantilly lace....Is it not pretty...It came with the pillow sham's double size which my bed just happen to be....This a an Art Deco Spread...its all lined very heavy...









Just look at the shams...the lace is lovely...







Just love the Flocked pleating on the sides...





Box pleat corners....sighs






Now this is a Curtain Valance that matches the bed spread.....





Just as lovely as the spread...




Also all lined...Now my head board is 9 ft tall on my bed and my ceilings are 10 ft....So I want to hang this from the ceiling behind my bed with sheer panels to give it more of a Victorian look....




Here's my head board...so what do you think.....Now I paid $100.00 for this whole set...I couldn't even buy a bed in a bag for price...And I love that I got an old one so fitting for my old bed...Now I know some of you are thinking PINK...but girls I do love my Pink Bedroom...and Len doesn't care what color it is so long as he has a bed and clean sheets...and besides said he can't see in when he in there as he asleep...ha ha!! Of course it also helps that Len is color blind...




Hope all of you have a great Monday...Thank you guys for being one of my followers your the best...Good luck with Mr. Random Thingy on the Ironstone...


And don't forget Marty at a "Stroll Thru Life" is having a cloches Party on June 19th and she will have up her post on the 18th at 8 pm


so Please lets try and join in this fun day and hook up with Mr. Linky...



Now Thanks for all your prayers again for Baby Kyra...Again that little fighter came through yet another surgery...heard her today just a giggling and laughing...


Hugs and Smiles Gl♥ria

36 comments:

Melissa Miller said...

Hello my friend Gloria! ;)
Wohho!!! I'm doing the happy dance for you too.
Your new pink bedspread is gorgeous. Love it!

Now the shoes are something beyond amazing. I wish they could tell us a story huh? Lucky you to own them now. ~Beautiful.

Have wonderful evening.
~Melissa :)

Donna Marie said...

Gloria... my heart just skipped a beat! I love your Tureen! You find the greatest stuff!!!!! One of these days I am going to share my Ironstone collection. It is small.. but worth showing! Enter me into your drawing!

xoxoxoxoxox
Donna Marie

Tootsie said...

Oh MOM!!! that spread is just perfect for you!!!! What a beautiful set! The workmanship in that is outstanding!! I am so glad it called your name...lol
As for shipping Busy...Girl...she is the least stressful of the three...couldn't you ask for Jordan? she's giving me a RUN for my money this week....lol....unfortunately...I am a lot more stubborn than she ever will know! She needs to be thankful that God made her cute...VERY THANKFUL. Love you loads...
your Canadian Kid

ceekay said...

Beautiful finds! That bedspread is heavenly! Those shoes look like they might have hurt a bit...but they are cute! Have a great week!!

Bellamere Cottage said...

Good morning Gloria!

WOW! Your bed linens are delish! Love the color and love that they go so well with your bed.....which, by the way, is SENSATIONAL... :-)

Say, I'm thinking I'm first, so the tureen should go to MY home! ....ok, just kidding, but I sooo hope I'm the lucky gal...it's beautiful.

Hugs,
Spencer

mbkatc230 said...

Gloria, you seriously find the neatest things! Those shoes are gorgeous and I can't believe the condition they are in. The bedding is just beautiful, such attention to detail and what a bargain. And you know what I'm going to say - I HEART that soup tureen, please enter my name! Great news about little Kyra, that girl is going to grow up to do great things! Hugs, Kathy

prof en retraite said...

Oh Gloria! Have you not found the most beautiful things! I love your bedspread! It's soooo you! And those shoes are amazing! I swear, you are an ironstone tureen magnet! I want to go shopping with you! Have a great week...hugs...Debbie

Shelia said...

Morning, Gloria! Oh, my goodness - look at all you found at that place! Man! I'd love to go with you sometimes! I love the ironstone. Please please enter my tiny name in your drawing! I love that!

Now on to your other finds. Those high top shoes! They're gorgeous and they just look like you!

But those bed linens! How beautiful! Oh, Gloria, what a find. They're in perfect shape too and look gorgeous! That headboard is something else. Oh, again how I'd love to come to your home and stroll through all your pretties.

Have a beautiful day my sweet friend,
Shelia ;)

Room Service ~ Decorating 101 said...

I am going shopping with you!!! I loved that bed and 100 dollars is unbelieveable. Thanks for coming by!

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hello sweet Gloria, wow, wow, wow!!!! What great finds.....I love the soup tureen and the shoes and the bedspead and, and, hehehe

You go girl!

Hugs, Barb

squawmama said...

WOW!!! That sums it up completely... Gloria I loved everything you acquired... and would be so proud to win that great soup tureen... The bedspread is phenomenal... as is the shoes... Don't you wish these things could tell us about what they have seen...

Thank God that little Kyra is once again safe & doing so well... I pray for her all the time my sweet friend...

(((HUGS)))
Donna

Chari said...

Mornin' Sis...

Girl, I'm so sorry that I've been so long at getting over to visit with you...shame on me! Between not feeling good and all the crazy stuff going on at my place...well, I haven't had much time on the computer! I've missed you and thought I better get my hiney in gear and come see what you've been up to!!!

Ohhhhhhhhhhhh myyyyyyyy goodness!!! Girl, I'm in love with that pretty little ironstone soup tureen...I really do need it!!! Please put my name in your giveaway pot...hmmm, crossin' my fingers, toes...eyes too...hopin'!!! Hehe!!! What a sweet thing to do...you have such a generous heart Sis!!! Love ya!!!

Girl, what great treasure finds...I love that old barber's comb container...I bet it looks great in your bath!!! Ohhh, and those pretty ladies shoes...they really are exquisite, aren't they? Are you putting them in your bedroom? I think they'd be so pretty in there!!! Ohh yes, I was just sitting here thinking about all the fabulous stories that they could tell...I love it!!! Darlin'...I knew that something was going on...I thought I heard that scream of pure joy clear over here in Colorado...sure enough..it was you when you found that gorgeous pink satin bedspread!!! Girl, it really is fabulous...and it's soooo YOU!!! That pink satin is so beautiful and the chantilly lace is just exquisite!!! Ohhh...and I love all of the smocking...Girl, you got a real deal with that magnificent bedspread!!! It's beautiful and so perfect in your pretty pink bedroom...and it looks as though it was just made for your bed!!! Seriously, it couldn't be anymore custom to go with that big beautiful carved headboard!!! I love the idea of using the valance up above the headboard...along with some pretty lace curtains! That's a great idea...I think it'll be really pretty!!! Ohhh...I'm just so happy for you Sweetie!!!

Well Sis...this week is going to be crazy busy for me...with trying to get ready for Texas! I don't know how much time I'm going to have at the computer. I want to get a post together to join in with Marty's cloche party and then I have to get a couple of Sunday Favorites posts together to pubish while I'm gone! Eeeks...I hope that Mr. Linky won't be stinky and give me any problems! I just don't think I'll be on the computer while in Texas! I already have my mama's teacup lamp packed and ready to take to her! I'm so excited about giving that pretty lamp to her...thank you again Sis!!! Well, better close this book...Love ya Sweetie!!!

Chari

salmagundi said...

You heard my cry about all of the ironstone going to your house!! So, please, pretty please, Mr. Random, pick my number to win. Loved all of your finds - that bedspread is amazing. Sally

sue said...

Woman you are AMAZING!!! The soup tureen is so sweet, I WANT IT!! Just fill her up with my reindeer moss and stick it in the mail, I won't tell a soul!! LOL! The boots, oh my, precious, the spread and shams, GORGEOUS and Soooo you sweetie! You sure hit the motherload this weekend!! Did you get my email with address?? Have a great week sweetie!! xoxoxo

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

LOL Gloria, you always make me laugh, girlfriend! You are sooo funny! I love your ironstone tureen...I'm am just so amazed at the goodies you find each month! What a beautiful bed set...perfect for that gorgeous bed of yours! Those shoes were amazing...I can't even imagine having feet that skinny! Just imagine the dress that went with them! Love going shopping with you! Susan

Coloradolady said...

Gloria, you found some wonderful things. That bed set is just amazing in and of itself.

Please enter me in your beautiful giveaway....I am crossing my fingers,I love ironstone!

Cass @ That Old House said...

So you are lucky enough to have a color blind husband, too? Makes things much easier...they can never argue about what color we're using!

When you said you pulled 2 twenties out of your fanny --- I nearly fainted until I saw the word "pack" and put them together... fanny PACK. Oh. Yeah.

that is an amazing haul from that swap meet, Ma'am. Gorgeous tureen!!! And that bedspread and shams? How amazing to find something of that age, in such excellent condition. It must have been very much cherished by previous owners.

GREAT STUFF....Cass

Betty said...

What beautiful finds! I had a bedspread that was similar when I had my first apartment though not the same color, I sure do wish I had it still. I don't think my husband would go for the pink though he is pretty easy going about things.
Hope all is well for you.

Betty

delainegabriel said...

Hi..I'm new here,just came over from Pickets Place, and love your blog. Your "new" bedspread is just beautiful, and looks perfect with your beautiful bed!! I also love the tureen, blue and white are the colors in my kitchen, and I don't have a soup tureen, sign me up please!! Happy to have found you!! Delaine

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Gloria!! What amazingly wonderful things you found!!! I've just had the best time catching up with you!

I love everything you found, especially that tureen. It's gorgeous!

Rebecca said...

You are kidding me! OMGOSH! That spread/shams are gorgeous! LOVIN' it all!

The shoes are 2die4...can you believe how thin and tiny they are shaped? We all spend too much time now a days in flip flops to ever fit into such things...

BEAUTIFUL FINDS. I'm jealous!

xoRebecca

xinex said...

Hi Gloria! OMG, what a lovely bed cover set, it is so you! love the satin material and the color is lovely. And I am in love with your soup tureen, you know I love soup tureens, always been attracted to them. And those shoes reminds me of Angie Dickinson in Rio Bravo! What a pretty neat collection!....Christine

Cathy said...

Wow you hit the jackpot!!! The tureen is a real find...so pretty!!! I have just started gathering a few pieces of ironstone...thanks to blogging of course!!!

Your new pink spread is just to die for...sooooooo you!!! The little booties are perfection!!! Again...you are a lucky lady!!!

I hope you are having a wonderful day!!!
XOXO
Cathy

lilsista said...

My heart is screaming and pumping just looking at the pics...can't imagine owning it!!! I now feel the need for something pretty!!! Please enter me in your draw! I'm crossing my fingers! Smiles!

Really Rainey said...

Wow Gloria! Those are some amazing finds!
Hope your week is off to a wonderful start!
~Really Rainey~

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Gloria..I have wanted one of those for SO long. I nearly had one once but someone just reached over my head and grabbed it...and ..I just stood and watched it walk away...I didn't even know they were behind me...and I am SO short..anyway...PLEASE do enter me in your drawing. Even if I don't win...I will be happy knowing one of our wonderful bloggy ladies has it. That tureen is just lovely!!
~Smiles~
Mona

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Shoot...don't include this one in the drawing.....but I just meant to say how gorgeous that spread is. I have never seen anything like it except in old movies ...it's just beautiful!

Elizabeth said...

Gloria, What wonderful things you found. I really love the bedroom set!I would love to see pics of your bedroom,looks very victorian.
Enter me in your give-away.
Elizabeth

Justine said...

Oh wow, Gloria, I am totally blown away by that spread. It is just too beautiful for words, and I cannot wait to see what the valance and maybe some sheers or lace panels look like behind the headboard!

As for the ironstone, if I by any chance win it, it would be my very first piece of ironstone. How cool would that be?

Justine :o )

debbie said...

Dear Gloria,
MY HEART just about stopped when I saw your soup tureen and then I almost fell out of the chair when I read you were giving it away.
oh my gosh........I am clinging to your leg as you drag me across the floor trying to pry me off your leg.....oh, it is soooo very beautiful and how I would cherish it....it would be coming to a home that truly dreamed of owning one.
your other finds are just beautiful and I love them
how is your great grandbaby.....Jeremiah Lucas doing....I hope I remembered his name right and baby kyra
Gloria you are such a blessing and girl you just know I need, want, and desire that beautiful soup tureen and bless you for being so generous.
hugs and love
debbie
may mr. generator or whatever his name is smile on me wednesday...I'm not above begging and pleading...lol

Tootsie said...

I just skated out of Busy's room from making her bed...nearly broke my neck on the "icy" carpet...just in time to see you comment! I wish you were closer so we could "play"!

Smilingsal said...

You certainly know your way around a bargain sale.

Nancy said...

Hi Gloria,

OOOH honey, you got some great deals! Beautiful candy and that bedspread is gorgeous!

I haven't forgot about doing the Gloria(couch) post...I will do it soon! ;)

Hope you have a wonderful week! Nancy

Sandra~Romantique Inspirations~ said...

I'm loving everything, the bedspread the headboard. Wow a lot of great things. The granny boots are something else, I have a few pairs I actually wear with my long skirts.

Hugs-

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Oh Gloria... I am drooling over the keyboard.. What treasures you found. The bedding is out of this world to die for GORGEOUS!!! Oh sorry didn't mean to shout, but man alive prrreeeettttyyyyy just didn't say it you know? The shoes are amazing.! Now the white ironstone would go well with a few pieces around here. I don't have near what you have, so I do have room for a piece of ironstone..lol
I'm so glad to hear baby Kyra is doing well... she is such a gift..
many hugs ~lynne~

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

More fabulous treasures at Gloria's place! That bedspread looks as if it was never even used! Your barbershop comb holder is great, and those shoes-the stories they could tell - Maybe they were worn on a wedding day. They are amazing. And your ironstone tureen giveaway is such a generous gift. Please enter my name. laurie