Friday, May 20, 2011

through the window

Our bedroom has five (FIVE) windows.
It's a heck of a lot of windows, if you ask me.
But anyway: it is what it is (we're are renting).

In the one facing east I placed this tall glass vase with husband's marbles from when he was little (yes, he still had his marbles indeed - along with many other toys from when he was little) and a white candle.

Here's the simple equation:


=

inspiration&realisation
In the morning, when the light comes through, it reflects the colors.
... A nice way to wake up.
Just remember, ... never give away your kids' toys, you never know...

xox, d.

16 comments:

  1. such a great idea. Never thought of using marbles as filler beads :)

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  2. i did that same thing but the marbles belonged to my mother and her sisters. The are antique marbles!

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  3. lovely! i love that they were his marbles from childhood..that makes it so much more special!

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  4. Great idea!!! I still have some marbles (ok, a lot more than that) from my childhood that I was just going to give away, but this seems like a much better alternative! Thanks for sharing :)

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  5. that's such a darling eclectic idea! i may have to borrow it, but i'll but a backlink you and credit you. thanks for the inspiration :)

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  6. What a cool idea! I would love to do this in my son's room, so I had better stop vacuuming up his marbles! ~ Yvonne

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  7. I have vases of marbles because I love how they look. Never thought to use them as bases for my candles though.

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  8. Beautiful and even more so since they were your husband's marbles! Glad he still has his marbles. Sorry, couldn't resist :)

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  9. Always loved the marbles! What a great way to showcase them. Thanks for sharing this neat idea.
    Helen

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  10. Great idea! Must be like having your own personal rainbow!

    Visiting from Debbiedoos.

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  11. Love it! I have something very similar in one of my windows- I like the candle in it- nice touch!

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  12. What a cute idea!
    Thank you so much for linking up to {nifty thrifty sunday}!
    I hope to see you again tomorrow!
    xoxo,
    Vanessa

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