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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Keeping Track of Time

My last treasure from Josh & Main finally arrived, and I totally love it.  Remember when I showed you my fun antique looking wood and brass binoculars here, well the rest of my treasures arrived and I love it.

How about an antique brass hourglass timer.  Isn't it fun?

 I love the graceful curved lines.

 For now it found a place next to the binoculars on my desk area.

Maybe this will remind me not to spend too much time on the computer or bird watching.  

I love interesting and different accessories and I think both of these pieces are just that.

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  1. Your new hour glass looks perfect there. I love it when packages arrive from Josh & Main.

  2. I love your hourglass! You have the perfect spot to feature it. Very beautiful!

  3. Your new treasure looks perfect on your desk next to the binoculars - beautiful accessories!

  4. Hi Marty, You always find such fascinating pieces to add to your vignettes. It must be wonderful for visitors to your house to see the newest addition! Linda

  5. Love it Marty! It looks right at home in that spot.

  6. I love that arrangement! Everything goes so well together.
    Dee :)

  7. The hour glass is beautiful and it looks great with the binoculars. I can see it in a wicked witch halloween vignette as well, my pretty!

  8. Oh Marty, these are great accessories! Beautiful!

  9. Very nice piece, Marty! It looks great alongside your binoculars. It would make a great timer for me when I'm online!

  10. Marty,your new hour glass is awesome! I'd love to find different things for decoration like you, thisese kind of accessories are my cuppa tea! Big hugs,

  11. What a interesting piece! What a great conversation piece!

  12. Great binoculars. It's nice to have them on a stand for display. We use binoculars a lot for bird watching. Your are really pretty and decorative. Nice hour glass, too.

  13. Oohhh I love both! The hourglass and binoculars are both so cool!! Have a great day, Lori

  14. Love your hourglass Marty....yes, that would be a great thing to watch our "computer time"...Sometimes I do not realize how much time I spend on the computer...Such a pretty piece and you have created such a beautiful vignette to showcase it!

  15. What a fun find at Joss and Main. Love shopping there Marty. Great way to keep track of how long we spend on the computers. It is hard not to lose track of time!!!

  16. will you be spying on your neighbours? lol. Those are a nice addition indeed

  17. What a fun piece. I love how you have it displayed.

  18. Marty,

    This is stunning! Everything makes for quite an interesting and classic vignette. I love Joss And Main, it can get addicting!!


  19. Really neat. You know, I went to Joss and Main, but I couldn't find where you found the binoculars. BTW, great spending time together today! I am so glad I was able to come!

  20. How fun! So neat to have them around the house. I need to head over to J&M and browse.

  21. I'll have to keep an eye for something like that. My dd always wanted one that kept time for an hour for the top of her piano. That was is nice, because it is in a protective case. Great find!

  22. Oh my, that hour glass is a stunner! You have a perfect spot for it on your desk! A great focal point in your vignette and I love its graceful elegant:) Have a great weekend, Marty! Hugs, Poppy

  23. What an awesome unusual piece, Marty - gorgeous vignette! I am delighted that you shared with Home and Garden Thursday,