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Are you a magpie?

{my latest acquisition}


I think that I may well be because if it glitters, I bring it home :-)

Another project for Mr FF, have not yet decided what I am going to do with them, but I am sure that I will think of something.

I think that it was a combination of the angels and the crystals that caught my eye.


Is it just me? Or are there some other magpies out there?

L x

Comments

  1. I would have brought that home too...its stunning! Show us when you find a home for it!?!?!! All the best,Chrissy

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  2. ME! I'm like you, wouldn't think twice and bring it home. Good find!
    Maureen

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  3. Well, my grandmere said I "chattered like a magpie" .. does that count ? :)
    I would have brought this home too.. no doubt about it.
    un beso, C

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  4. Well, my grandmere said I "chattered like a magpie" .. does that count ? :)
    I would have brought this home too.. no doubt about it.
    un beso, C

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  5. So chic! I would buy it anyway and think about a place later. If you don't find a place it can always go to your shop!
    Last year I bought in Brazil a real silver antique candelabra with an angel on it. Probably it belonged to a church someday. Angels and birds.... I can never resist!
    Have a good day!

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  6. Oh, I don't think that you are alone my friend...
    ;)
    xx

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  7. Love!
    I can`t wait to see what you do my dear!
    Yes, I love glitter too!

    Many blessings to you!

    Anna Margaret

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  8. That is an amazing find, I would have definitely brought that home!! Gorgeous! xoxoxo ~Ashley www.1942charm.blogspot.com

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  9. Oh yes - a self confessed Magpie here :)
    today is the day for London! x

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  10. A gorgeous find! I am such a magpie - I have just been complaining about it on my blog. I just love sparkly things too :)

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  11. If it involves crystal and angelots, writing or paper, ink or wood ...Well, just about anything - then I guess I'm a magpie too.
    Stunning find Budgie my dear
    xx

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  12. Oh that is just so gorgeous! What a wonderful find, you are so lucky! Fiona

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  13. All that sparkle, it just catches your eye and if you love something you should always get it and think about what to do with it later :)

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  14. Oh! I am a magpie too!!! I have a weaknes for chandeliers and, well, anything shiny and vintage!
    xoxo
    Judith~

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  15. I am the worst kind of magpie - but it is such fun!
    And on a serious note I was wondering if you have anything like that chandelier in your shop, because I'm looking for one just like it? xx

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  16. Beautiful! My mother was in the antique glass business, so any lovely, especially antique looking glass really makes me swoon. Glad to have found your gorgeous blog.xx

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  17. Love, love , love what you brought home my dear magpie friend. I am totally with you. How can you pass that gorgeous bling, bling? (smile)

    Julie xx

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  18. Are you kidding? If it glitters, shines or sparkles I love it! Looks like fun!

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  19. I love love the title of your post - very clever!

    XO Laura

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  20. definately a magpie and i have a shed full to prove it : )

    just need to build a mansion now to fit it all in! gorgeous lights you found there! jx

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