(This is a totally unrelated photo I thought I would start with because I just like it. Our bamboo 'forest' way down the back of our block.)
I have done a bit of decluttering and a few listings on ebay. A difficult decision on a couple of things, but I knew that I had to do it. After reading so many inspiring stories lately about getting rid of emotional guilt I knew that I just had to face it.
These two dinner settings are old vintage ones that I have inherited. Whilst I totally love them both, they are incomplete and I already have at least 2 other complete dinner settings.
We haven't really used them, the blue set is almost an antique (1930's I believe) and I was always worried about dropping them. The pink one I
treasure will retain fond memories of as it was the one that comes to mind when I remember family dinners from my childhood (and that would make it vintage not antique!).
However, one is already listed and the 2nd one will be soon. So they are going. Hopefully they will make someone happy and make me a few dollars maybe.
I feel that my taking a photo of them and showing it here is a fitting way to say goodbye to some emotional clutter.
I did pull out some things from the unit in the family room. Remember I did the drawers, and then I had to do the cupboards underneath. I forgot to take a 'before' photo, but these are a few things I have pulled out. Possibly it could have been a lot more - may have to go through again and fill up this box!
However! the moment you've all been waiting for - the winner of the giveaway. I'll step you through the process. Very official. So official in fact that instruments were used in the process. I was here by myself and figured this was the fairest way to do things!
Congratulations Bruise Mouse (from the lovely livingalittlegreener) blog! I have put my email address on the side bar if you'd like to contact me with your address. Enjoy.
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