Wednesday, January 23, 2013

the fire is so delightful

it is still bitterly cold outside, and I have spent the day drinking tea and sitting by the fire
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I found this on an impromptu stop at an antique shop where everything was on sale
and even though it is not my style of mid-century modern or art deco, 
I just had to have it

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  1. In the first photo it looked like a real fireplace and I thought what a neat thing to have in your apartment and what a luxury. Tou sure had me fooled.

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    1. I've lived in two apartments with fireplaces - one that was not safe and therefor decorative and another that was electric and had a very nice mantel. I loved having a mantel for putting clocks and candles and such on top of.

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    1. I have no idea what era it is from, but I think it might be German.
      I've never seen anything else like it.

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  3. Love your fire - how do you heat your place really though?
    I don't feel too sorry for Oprah - she can afford furs and other luxuries.

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    1. we have baseboard heating - and no control over it. because I am on a lower floor and face west, it is often far too hot in the winter.

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  4. Ha. Had me fooled too. I've been sweltering in the garden, getting weeding done before Aftermas. But I'm insode now. It's too hot to work in the middle of the day...

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    1. yes, mad dogs and Englishmen and all that!

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  5. That is one gorgeous stove!! So orate!
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  6. Wish I could stay by the fire and drink tea. How about drinking tea in front of the computer? Not as good... but something at least!
    Your fire-clock is an interesting addition. I feel warmer looking at it. :)

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  7. Sweet little fire! We are spending time by the fire too.. bitterly cold out!

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  8. What a cool clock. It's chilly here and we are drinking coffee (decaf) tonight.

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  9. That is a cool clock. When the object speaks, we must listen.

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