Monday, July 29, 2013

for the Love of a Bowl


Hello my friends ~ How have you been?



We have been doing well ~ I have been on a quest for the last little while for a wooden bowl for my farmhouse kitchen ~

I posted about it here

While in Aberfoyle, I looked high and I looked low and I could NOT find a wooden bowl to put on my farmhouse table.  Well, I just about gave up and then to my complete surprise ~



I found one ;-)



I love the markings on this bowl ~



and I love the look on my farmhouse table.  Well, now, can you guess where I found this bowl?

Ahem,  my friends, I found this bowl in my own kitchen cupboard.  Well, now I know it is time to clean out the kitchen cupboards to see what other treasures are in there.

No wonder I could not find a wooden bowl.  The good Lord knew I already had one ;-)

Have you ever found what you were looking for in your own home?

Please tell me I'm not the only one ~

I can hardly wait to hear all of your stories ~

((((Hugs))))

Marianne

10 comments:

  1. That's a riot! Best place to shop is close to home...;0D

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  2. Oh, and the bowl is gorgeous!

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  3. How lovely ! I do like your kitchen table to ! I have seen bowls like that at our antique shop we go to every now and then if I had only realized you were looking for one I would of picked one up for you and shipped it over ! Glad you found one though ! Thanks for sharing ! Cooler temps today and over this past weekend ! Have a good week !

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  4. No telling what I would find if I clean out my cabinets! Such a pretty bowl and it does go perfectly with your table...so glad you found it!
    Blessings,
    Cindy

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  5. Oh ya, happens to me all the time.....Love the wooden bowl, one of my favorite collectible s.....looks great on the table, Blessings Francine.

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  6. It's perfect...and conveniently located! heehee! I just emptied my tea cup shelf and it felt so nice to get them all out and see what I had! I have too much stuff stashed away. I've always wanted a big dough bowl. Will you look in your cabinet and see if you have one! lol! HAVE FUN!

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  7. Ps I love the beautiful grain of wood in your bowl and those gorgeous petunias!

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  8. Well, at least the price was right. I'm known for buying the same sewing notions twice. My good friend Sharon is always pleased when I do as she is the recipient of one.

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  9. You sound like me! I could have my own vintage hunt in my house and find something and say " I forgot I had that!?"
    So glad to see a post from you! Glad things are well

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  10. Hi Marianne~

    I love your wooden bowl and I also think it looks lovely on your farmhouse table! {Your table is gorgeous!} I smiled when you said you found it in your own cupboard, because of course that has happened to me, too, in my own home. :) I have "found" all sorts of treasures~ fabric, candles, even furniture in the storage section of our garage I forgot I had!

    But isn't it wonderful? You found the perfect bowl at the perfect price! {free!}

    I hope you are having a lovely Tuesday!

    Blessings,
    Jenni

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