Friday, March 19, 2010

Family Vintage!

My very busy week has included a trip in the Sky Car at the Moses Mabhide Stadium, and evening of meeting fellow Durban bloggers and swapping clothes!  It has also been the week my M-I-L moved from a 4-story mansion in Ballito to a neat little retirement pad close by.  
She has had to shed loads of stuff.  I am so delighted that these vintage tub chairs came our way.
Last night, after unpacking the 1000th box [!?], I came home with a few more goodies including this lovely bright Vintage  Real Vinicola Port Bottle.
Still to come is an oak cupboard, which just does not fit in to her new home - and [yay]she has told me I have her permission to paint it white!

15 comments:

Estelle said...
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Estelle said...

Shew, what a week of contrasts.
Love the chairs.
I must admit I shudder at the thought of the Oak cupboard being painted any colour at all, though. You and white paint!!!
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Estelle said...

Love the pic of you at the Swap!

Jesse said...

Those chairs are incredible! Wow, I'm jealous :)

wood & wool stool said...

awe chairs in the perfect color

myletterstoemily said...

love those chairs and port wine
bottle! so fun all in red.

sometimes i pretend that today
i visited south africa . . . pitiful,
i know. but i love that i get to
peek into all these different
cultures from my little neck of
the woods.

blessings,
lea

Wildflower Studio (Michelle Dransart) said...

gorgeous!! And so much fun!

Di Overton said...

I would have done exactly the same thing to that port bottle :)

kendalee said...

What treasures - those chairs are just fantastic! And I can't wait to see what you do with the cupboard...

Thanks for sharing your MIL's moving story 'cause it really puts my packing challenge into perspective :)

Hope you have a good (relatively cool) weekend!

ELK said...

oh I relish the red...and a soon to be painted white cupboard...sounds fantastic

JaxHen said...

Love all your stories n the btful colour in yr garden....yay for downsizing MILs.....

Carole said...

those chairs would look great in my house...just sayin' lucky duck =)

Kat said...

Need to start packing my house for a move next month. I groan at the thought.

LOVE those chairs.

eilandkind/islandchild said...

I LOVE those chairs! You are so blessed.

fathima said...

Oh my... I LOVE those chairs!