Monday, May 24, 2010

Blue Monday: Salvation Blues

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I know I'm a little late in getting this posted. Almost forgot about today being Monday. Must be this cold that's making me crazy. Well, crazier.

Over the weekend, I managed to trick M (the sweetie) into heading over to one of my favorite shopping places - the local Salvation Army store. I was looking for vintage table lamps, but there was not a single lamp in the place, vintage or otherwise. I ended up buying a few books and a couple of cups and saucers. But while we were there, I noticed this display of lots of lovely blue glassware and china.


Tempting, isn't it? There was a time when I would not have been able to resist these (back when I had more storage space).


And it was really, really hard to talk myself out of these beauties (below). But the hubby was already outside starting the engine, so I behaved myself and passed them by.

(Click on images to enlarge.)

10 comments:

  1. Hi Joy! I have the EXACT same blue glasses shown in your middle picture! I got them years ago with S&H Green stamps; remember those? Happy Blue Monday.

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  2. Very pretty, Joy, and I appreciate your restraint! I would have been far too tempted to have passed them by. ;-)

    XO,

    Sheila

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  3. No blue glass in my kitchen - yet ;) Nice pictures.

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  4. Beautiful blues , they would have been hard to pass by .
    Blessings,
    ~Myrna
    http://daylily777-myenchantedhome.blogspot.com

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  5. hey girlie, you should click on the place on my post that takes you to the vintage patterns she shared so you can see another one too. :o)

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  6. Well Joy... that took some restraint! Another dish 'n glassware "collector?" Kindred spirits! Thanks for visiting my blog... Karen

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  7. They would have been hard to pass up that is for sure. Why do I never find that kind of thing when I go? I would have scooped them up ..well if the price was right :)
    Happy Blue Monday!

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  8. Joy,
    Absolutely gorgeous glassware!!

    Thanks for coming by.

    Blessings and have a great week.

    barbara jean

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  9. Oh, I love the glasses on the second picture! I'm glad I wasn't there to be tempted. :D

    My Zodiac Sign

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  10. Very nice -- your Salvation Army store is a lot nicer than our Goodwill Store.

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