Saturday, August 17, 2013

I Have A New Man In The House

I brought a new man home and my husband didn't even care.  He rather likes him, as long as he's Bronze and old.

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 I think he is fabulous and has so much character.

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 I have a thing about lamps and especially if they are really well done and different, and this one is both.  He's my latest goodwill find for $15.  All he needed was some dusting with a brush to get in all the crevices and he is perfect.

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 Isn't the detail on his face and his suit remarkable.  So pretty.

 Here you can see even his mustache has unreal detail.

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He's such a dapper guy and I'm thrilled he came home with me.  I need to find the right shade, this is just one I had, so I am off to see what I can come up with.

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So have you found any treasures lately?

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  1. Marty,
    I love your new Man!!!! He is very dapper and handsome. The details are great. I know you will find just the perfect shade for him. Great find.

  2. Congrats on your new man and find. Funny I just went to our DV Thrift shop and found 2 great paintings. One is small and a country scene ant the large one is white roses. Both are in oil. I was just so happy like I won a million bucks. Love the hunt!

  3. What an awesome find! I love that you've placed him next to the phone. He doesn't appear to be too quick to answer it.

  4. Yes he is truly a dapper looking fella!...I am trying to see what he is holding in his left hand...obviously a ball in the other!...great find Marty!!!

  5. Wow, that is so unique... I've never seen one like that. Definitely a show stopper!

  6. Oh, my husband would have liked him too, as I do! The lamp is amazing and you got a great deal, Marty, wow! Great find, I totally love it and it's perfect in your elegant house. I can't wait to see what you come with for the shade. Have a lovely weekend.

  7. What a great lamp, Marty! I thought for a minute he was just a figurine. I love lamps that are different like this. I found some neat things at garage sales this week.

  8. Love the lamp! I haven't been very lucky lately. Still like to look for bargains.

  9. Really like that lamp! Isn't it wonderful to find hidden treasures.... love to go "hunting"!

    By the way Marty, I haven't stopped searching through the Pfister website, now I want to change ALL the faucets in my house! Still, my favorite is the Ashfield 1-Handle, Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet. The kitchen's faucet is the first one I will replace. Thank you for introducing me to this great company.

  10. Hi Marty! What a find! He is quite handsome! I was wondering what kind of game he is dressed up to play...then I realized that he is a golfer who has lost most of his golf club...only the tip of the handle remains in his hand. Do you think he got mad and broke most of it off (or maybe someone broke it accidentally and that is how he ended up at Goodwill). He had found a wonderful home with you (and your husband).

  11. Just saw that there is a new Goodwill Redesign store at Bell. We have to go!

  12. Ah, well never have done a kitchen tour so maybe I'll hope on that bandwagon too - thanks for the heads up, Marty!!

    Hey, I think that lamp is awesome, and what a great thrifty find! I think he is an old golfer - he's holding a golf ball and the handle of what was probably once a golf club....probably broke off. Even so, he's dapper indeed. You have such good eyeballs for these treasures and the way you put the into your home is perfect.

    I LOVE visiting your blog - always such a fun thrill to see what you've been up to!

    Have a wonderful weekend. Hugs.

  13. Hi Marty! He's a looking for sure! You do find the most wonderful things.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  14. I can't believe you found a man at Goodwill and brought him home! :)

    That is an amazing find. This type of lamp is so hard to find and when you do they are super

  15. Oh my! AND he is a golfer! He doesn't look old to me..but then EVERYONE is beginning to look young to me. :)

  16. Hi Marty, what a handsome lamp, I recently bought an folding metalchair/ladder from the fifties for only $8.00 and need to paint and restore it, I'll get to it someday.
    Have a Great Day!

  17. Marty,
    First off, what a clever post! What a great bargain! What a find! What a guy! I surely wish I could find
    an amazing bronze statue like this-wow!
    Warm and Happy Hugs,

  18. Oh Marty....he is perfect for your home! I really think that was a Great find! So good to see you today!!

  19. Such a dapper young fellow! What an awesome find!! Looks great, Marty!!!~~Angela

  20. I have a thing about lamps too, and this one is spectacular. And what a price! I wish my local Goodwill had such nice things.

  21. Hahaha! I'm sure my hubby wouldn't mind that kind of man in my house too! I found a really nice brass lamp at my local RENEW thrift and like you, still trying to find the right shade. :-)

  22. VERY handsome! Glad it was ok with the hubby too! I mean, how could you resist?