Auction Purchase & Open House Spring Break

by Sherry
I hope everyone is doing well and looking forward to
a fun weekend.
The Open House party will be going on Spring break for a
few weeks.   I’ll still be posting and visiting you, the party will
just be on a short hiatus.  I need a little breather and the time
to catch up on reading my favorite blogs, returning emails and
finishing some long overdue projects.  I’ll be returning soon with
more beautiful homes to share and a fabulous giveaway!
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A couple of weeks ago I went to an auction liquidating the
inventory of a very expensive home decor shop.  I was the high bidder
on two beautiful Italian pottery pieces.  They still had the original price
 of $395.00 each on them!  You all know I am  rather very frugal and
there was no way I would pay anywhere near that amount.
I filled one of the urns with seashells and a white sea fan from my Etsy
shop.  I know it is hard to tell in the photo but this piece is huge and weighs
a ton.  I can barely lift it even when empty.
The other urn is currently sitting empty awaiting some pretty plants.  We are
headed to the nursery tomorrow so I’ll be back soon to show you the other urn.
Thanks for visiting and I hope you have a wonderful weekend.
Hugs,
Sherry

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37 comments

Anne March 31, 2012 - 1:42 pm

Sherry,
What a pretty urn and a pretty color too.Have a wonderful weekend.
Anne

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marty (A Stroll Thru Life) March 31, 2012 - 1:55 pm

Your urn is gorgeous. Such a beautiful design and the shells look lovely inside. Enjoy your break. Thanks tons for linking to TTT. Hugs, Marty

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Hjem og Glede March 31, 2012 - 2:06 pm

Hello.
I kust wisit your blog and i follow!
Lovley….

Have a wonderful weekend.
Camilla.Norway

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Deserae March 31, 2012 - 2:12 pm

What a great find….it looks so pretty filled with shells!!! Can't wait to see the other piece too! Have a fun on your spring break :o)
~Des

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Kim @ Savvy Southern Style March 31, 2012 - 2:23 pm

That is gorgeous, Sherry. Enjoy your break.

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Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria March 31, 2012 - 2:26 pm

Enjoy your blog break my dear friend..we all need to do that at some time..Hugs and smiles to you Sherry..

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[email protected] Sentimental Life March 31, 2012 - 2:36 pm

looks beautiful! Hope you paid MUCH less than the price.

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sweet violets March 31, 2012 - 3:23 pm

So glad you were the top bidder….she is a prize and I love the color!!! Enjoy your break, we all need to be refreshed from time to time!!! hugs…cleo

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Kelly March 31, 2012 - 3:59 pm

Love that urn filled with shells and other sea life. I love the combination of those items together. Hope you have a nice break. I know you must need it.

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Alison @ The Polohouse March 31, 2012 - 4:37 pm

Looks great Sherry!
What a great find.
Can't wait to see how the other one gets filled.
xox
A

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Savvy Seasons March 31, 2012 - 4:44 pm

Gorgeous Sherry, I love it! Happy Spring Break! xo ~Liz

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Myplace4tea March 31, 2012 - 4:45 pm

Everything looks so beautiful. Such a lovely Blog. Thank you for sharing such beautiful things.

Angela

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It's All Connected March 31, 2012 - 4:53 pm

I'll hardly know what to do with myself on Thursday with the Open House! Enjoy your break! ~ Maureen

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Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest March 31, 2012 - 5:46 pm

Oh I absolutely LOVE that urn – it is remarkable with shells on your table – perfect in every way.

Hope you got a decent bargain – wow no wonder they went out of business, $400 price tag? YIKES!

Can't wait to see what you do with the other one!

Have a wonderful weekend!

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[email protected] March 31, 2012 - 6:03 pm

The urn is beautiful! Great find!

Enjoy your spring break!

Pam

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Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Flea Market Makeovers March 31, 2012 - 6:07 pm

Wonderful urn! Enjoy your break!

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Gina March 31, 2012 - 6:52 pm

What a beautiful urn! Enjoy your break!

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Marsha March 31, 2012 - 6:59 pm

What a wonderful find! Love the color and the size.

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Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions March 31, 2012 - 7:36 pm

Beautiful piece, Sherry! Enjoy your break!

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Blondie's Journal March 31, 2012 - 8:02 pm

Your urn is just gorgeous, Sherry…I love the detail of the raised flowers and the pretty color! I hope you have a wonderful break! 🙂

XO,
Jane

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Ceekay- Thinkin of Home March 31, 2012 - 9:15 pm

Oooh, those are pretty! Enjoy the break…

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[email protected] Charm March 31, 2012 - 11:36 pm

Beautiful urn Sherry…love that color!!!

Blessings,
Linda

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ℳartina @ Northern Nesting March 31, 2012 - 11:42 pm

Sherry that piece is gorgeous and I love how you filled it, perfect for the warmer months ahead!! I love all your blue transferware plates too! Enjoy the break:)

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Bliss March 31, 2012 - 11:57 pm

Take all the time you need, I for one will be here when you return.

~Bliss~

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Yvonne @ StoneGable April 1, 2012 - 12:15 am

Sherry you got a treasure! The color is set off by the beautiful shells and things from the sea. Have a great spring break!
Yvonne

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Calypso In The Country April 1, 2012 - 2:01 am

I love the urn! It is very pretty and you could fill it with so many different things. Enjoy your break!
-Shelley

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Kristi April 1, 2012 - 3:11 am

LOVE your new urn and when you look at the print behind it you can see how big it really is!! enjoy your break!! And I'm SO jealous you can buy plants already! Here in upstate NY we can't yet 🙁 Usually not until May!
Kristi

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Rooms by Ann April 1, 2012 - 3:33 am

Sherry That urn is gorgeous,It looks wonderful on your table.Thanks for sharing.

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Karen April 1, 2012 - 2:03 pm

Hi Sherry,
Don't you just love a great bargain like that? What a beautiful piece and I like the shells with it…so perfect for the season.
Have a wonderful Spring break and I'll link up when you return but I'll visit as you find time to keep us up to date.
Karen

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Low Tide High Style April 2, 2012 - 3:05 am

It's so pretty, so glad you were the high bidder!

Kat

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[email protected] The Vintage Nest April 2, 2012 - 1:11 pm

they are gorgeous Sherry!

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Karena April 2, 2012 - 4:45 pm

Sherry what great finds, I love these precious urns , the sea life is perfect!

xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena

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Judy Bigg April 3, 2012 - 1:18 am

Take care and we will miss you. I do really like he urn, especially the color. Thanks for sharing and relax.

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Barbara April 5, 2012 - 4:29 am

Sherrie…thank you so much for leaving your comment over at 21 Rosemary Lane regarding my chalk paint post! You are one of my most favorite bloggers! I am also very honored that you took the time to stop by my blog. Your work is wonderful. You are one very well thought out DIYer…love you and am an avid follower.

Easter blessings to you and yours.

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[email protected] Designs April 11, 2012 - 10:34 pm

Love the urn and the color..one of my favorites!

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Roisin April 16, 2012 - 2:12 pm

Absolutely lovely! I'm not afan of green, but this is gorgeous. I love the grapes.

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Maria at inredningsvis.se May 4, 2012 - 5:21 pm

Great post:) I thank you for sweet words on my blog and come back and visit soon:)

In my new post I have some bathroom beauties:)check it out.

Have a awsome weekend.

LOVE Maria at inredningsvis

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