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Thursday, May 10, 2012

My New Pink Mirror that Almost Wasn't

Have you ever seen something at a shop, and you fell in love with it, and then NOT bought it?
I did.  BUT, I turned around, drove thirty miles BACK to the store, and bought it!!
A pink mirror.  With etching.  And chippy pink paint.
It was the PERFECT Pink, and the Perfect size.
Wanna see??




Now when I saw it hanging there at her shop, it made my heart happy seeing it....
And when I left the store (finally), I had talked myself out of it.
But...it kept calling my name.  As mile after mile ticked its way under my car, it called louder and louder!!
So I turned around, called her, and she put it at the front for me!
Joy of joys...even my husband likes it!!
I took some pictures of her space at the flea market, so if you're in Mineola, Texas, be sure and stop by and see her pretties!
and by the way, the pink shutters are NOT for sale...but I'm working on her!!
Thanks Kim for my lovely mirror!!


Isn't it pretty hanging there..waiting for me to come by?




I'm in love with this chippy door...it is soooooo cool!  The quilt hanging behind it gives me some great ideas!
I love looking at all the beautiful ways people decorate their shops.  So many awesome ideas are utilized, and I find so many beautiful vignettes that catch my eye.
Hope you enjoyed the pink I shared today.
I will be sharing it in some of the parties listed below!
Be sure and head over to them to see some lovely posts.  I'm always so inspired by you all!

Blessings to you all,
Doni

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http://dearlittleredhouse.blogspot.com/
Today's Thrifty Treasures at
Blue Monday at
Show Off Your Cottage Monday at
Metamorphosis Monday
Cowgirl Up Party Monday
http://farmhouseporch.blogspot.com/
Just Something I Whipped Up
http://www.thegirlcreative.com/
Knick of Time Tuesday
Teacup Tuesday at
Teatime Tuesday at
Victoria Tuesday at
Tuesday Tea for Two at
Teatime Tuesday at
Teapot and Tea Things Tuesday at
Teapot and Tea Things Tuesday at
Tea Cup Tuesday at
2nd Time Around Tuesday at
White Wednesday
What's It Wednesday
Whatever You Want Wednesday
Vintage Thingie Thursday
Minute for Me Thursday
Treasure Hunt Thursday
Open House Party
Home Sweet Home
Feathered Nest Friday
Show and Tell Friday
It's a Hodgepodge Friday
Frugalicious Friday
A Crafty Soiree
Vintage Inspiration Friday
Inspiration Friday
http://www.atthepicketfence.com/
Thrifty Things Friday
Simple and Sweet Fridays
Flaunt It Friday
Pink Saturday
Sew Darn Crafty

20 comments:

Michelle said...

How pretty! I like the scrollwork on it!

Pellie / Penny said...

Your new pink mirror is a real beauty - I understand why you had o turn back around to get her.
Hugs,
Penny

A Vintage Fairy said...

I LOVE, LOVE it! You did the right thing. If something is calling your name, it is meant to be!! I could kick my behind for some of the items I have left at a store! Have a great week end!

EllenaElizabeth said...

That's SO pretty. I couldn't have left it either. Thanks for sharing.

Loretta said...

Love love it! Hugs

Marilyn said...

Good thing you had a phone number! We need to listen to our mind more often.♥♫

chateau chic said...

Love your pink mirror. So glad you were able to get it when you went back to the shop.
Mary Alice

rustandruffles said...

What a very yummy frame...so love anything pink!
xojanis

Blessed Serendipity said...

I love your pink mirror and it looks so pretty the way you have displayed it on your mantle. I have learned that if you truly love something you have to get it when you see it or it may not be there when you go back for it.

xo,
Danielle

~Shabby~Prim~Delights~ said...

Love the mirror...and I too have done that but I went back the next day and by sheer luck my pie crust mirror was still there...must have had my name on it.
HPS
Michelle

LV said...

Some things just call to us so strongly, we cannot refuse.

Special 'K' said...

I hear you. I do this all the time. It is beautiful. Any wonder you had to have it. Thanks for sharing. Cheers SpecialK XoXo

chubskulit said...

Fabulous pink you have this week!

My PINK, have a great weekend!

Tami Kenner said...

You had to go back for that mirror, Doni...oh my it is just stunning. You know when you can't stop thinking about something you HAVE to go back!!!! Now you have a beautiful treasure for your home.
Happy Pink Saturday and Happy Mother's Day! xo Tami

Abramyan Avenue said...

What a pretty mirror! I'm glad you drove back to get it. It looks like it's always belonged there!
Happy Pink Saturday!
-april

bohemiannie! art said...

Oh yes...I would've gone back too. No wait...I never would've left without it!!! Happy Pink Mother's Day!

Jody and Stan said...

You made the right decision. Beautiful mirror, love the pink color! Thanks for sharing on Simple & Sweet Fridays. Have a fun week.

Jody

Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

so FuN to see my mirror in pink!
i have one in gold and one in silver¬
i love these alternate ideas :)
TY for sharing, Doni..
you've inspired some creative thinking :)

Sherry said...

Very pretty! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
Sherry

Tea Cottage Pretties said...

Lobe your pink mirror

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