Thursday, September 1, 2011

Spring has sprung

This afternoon we dabbled in what gardening folk call, 'potted colour' - pansies, impatients and some cosmos (seeds).
It'll do nicely. Hopefully they kick along and give us prolonged colour.
As I mentioned yesterday, today I picked up a basket chandelier I bought on Ebay on the weekend. I was actually looking for something else when I came across it. It had been listed only the night before with a 'buy it now' price of only $75. It looked fabulous, but I wasn't sure if it would really be that great for 75 bucks.
Anyhoo, Peaches and I picked it up today from Kedron. It's apparently from a 1930s Queenslander.

No I don't have man-hands, that's my husband holding it up for me to photograph. Isn't it beautiful.
The fitout of downstairs is on the radar, so I've been thinking about it a bit lately. This light would go wonderfully in the study.
To finish off, let me leave you with some gratuitous shots of Don & Betty Draper.
The one immediately below was taken by Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair in 2009. I wonder if they've finished filming season five yet?
I predict Don & Betty will get back together. I know, big call, but I've put it out there now!


  1. I've got flowers popping up in my garden and it's looking so happy.
    What an awesome find/bargain! That chandelier is so fab.
    Have a great weekend,

  2. What a beautiful chandelier - lucky you, what a great find! I have some pretty flowers at my front door and they make me smile everytime I come home.

  3. You have great internet skills. I can look but never seem to get the delights you find!

  4. Can't wait for the new series it feels like forever!

  5. Beautiful chandelier - great find!! Flowers make me happy.