Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Fall, Our Bow Window & My Little Antique Wheel Barrow

From the minute I saw our bow window, in our realtor's listing, I knew it would be a great place to spotlight my seasonal displays.
Some of you may have seen the sneak peek of my wheel barrow, on facebook or hometalk last week, well, my pics are ready to share!

The center of attention is my, very special, antique, child's, wheel barrow with it's, original, red stenciled design...isn't it a beauty?

Metal rims, flat head screws and iron brackets with rivets, all telltale signs of it's age.

It was manufactured in 1923 and sold @ wholesale for @ $27 per dozen  and the current asking price for this model is $800!

It's filled with an assortment of pumpkins and my rooster charger.

The vibrant autumn colors just work so well in our country styled home.


A narrow, burlap runner, acorn adorned votive and cards from my honey's birthday add more interest to the window display.

Here's a full view.



The bright light from the window is perfect for my two hanging planters...they used to hang in our old living room window, you can see how they looked back then, here.


Oh, how I love our kitchen!

Here it is with my brown transferware....those beautiful dishes can be seen here.
 and back to fall.

Can't wait to deck it out for the Holiday's this year!

Love, Hugs and Kisses,
JP

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14 comments:

Lorrie Brewer said...

Love this, looks great in your window!

Suzan Sweatman said...

How beautiful - and I agree what a perfect spot for your collection!
Looks soooo charmlng and welcoming there!
XOXO

Karen said...

It looks PERFECT in the window. I would have so much fun changing it up from season to season. I want one!!!! Maybe I'll get lucky and find one at an Estate Sale closer to the original asking price, lol.

Karen

Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

What a cute wheelbarrow! You can have a lot of fun with it!

Judy Biggerstaff said...

Perfect place for the wheel barrow. Your elements look so cute in it. Love the fall colors.

Christine Graves said...

Gorgeous, Love it!

Kathy Moody said...

Oh, I love your wheel barrow! It looks perfect in the window. Another fabulous job!! Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent this week. :)
So thrilled to have you party with us! Happy Friday and have a great weekend.
XOXO
Kathy

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

I love the bay window and the wheelbarrow is fabulous. I would love for you to link up to Inspire Me that is ongoing now. www.astrollthrulife.net Hugs, marty

Jacki Salinas said...

Wonderful window, and I love the little wheelbarrow. The fall display is nice, but i LOVE the brown transferware in it!

Martha said...

It IS a great window -- and I love that wheelbarrow!
That is a treasure!

Karie's Chic Creations said...

Wow! Beautiful. Love the wheelbarrow. And the decor of your home is so warm and comfortable. Love it. Thanks for sharing. Karie

Maria Elena said...

Love your wheelbarrow! How pretty!
I have a new weekly link party which is live now and I would love if you stop by and link up this wonderful post! Hope to see you there! http://mariaelenasdecor.blogspot.com/ Hugs, Maria

Helen's Decor said...

Love your wheel barrow, too! Now, you've got me wishing my bay window had a shelf, too. Your fall items look fun and great!

Ever Evolving Life 4-5 said...

That wheel barrow is so cute! Love the vignette you created with it!

Heather