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Friday, July 23, 2010

Pink Pottery=Pink Saturday!

Today for Pink Saturday, I really don't have alot to share. It's so incredibly hot and humid outside, so I'm basically laying around the house like a slug!
These pieces of pottery sit atop our secretary hutch. It's so hard to pass up a piece of pink pottery, isn't it? That anniversary clock sat on my Grandparents' mantel for many years. Practically the very first thing I would do when we would arrive for a visit is wind that clock. One year, I couldn't wind it, because my stupid boy cousins over-wound it. Boys should not be allowed to touch pretty things, don't you agree? When my Grandma gave it to me, I rode the 350 miles home with it sitting in my lap!

Alot of you have already seen my vintage pink clock. But seeing as how I love it so much, and I haven't shared it for Pink Saturday.....

Here it is again! Along with a veritable rainbow of pottery. I'm always changing things around on the mantel, but the radio always stays right there!

This is a Duchess of Albany clematis from my late father-in-law's garden. The flowers never seem to open any further than this, so I think that makes them even cuter. And I never knew a clematis to spread by seed like this one does, but it's always nice to get free plants!
Well that's it for me. Please head over to How Sweet The Sound, where Beverly is our hostess with the mostest. I'm going to go lay down by the air conditioning vent now!

26 comments:

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I love pink pottery! Another item to add to my list of wants!! That pink clock is truly the best!!

Jane said...

Hi Carol,
I love that vintage pink clock...it is so cool!
I found some vintage Christmas ornaments at my local antique store last week and I immediately thought about you. I know how much you love vintage Christmas!
Have a great weekend.
Jane

Sherrie said...

Love love love, did I say it enough, love the clock. What can I say, I am just a girly girl that loves pink. Stay cool.

Lisa said...

You have the best Pinks!!
Hugs, Lisa

Tete said...

Wonderful post! I love it all. My grandparents had an anniversary clock also. My brother got it. I used to love to just sit and watch it.
Have a great weekend!
I'm staying close to the ac, too!
Tete

Maureen said...

Your clematis is not one I've seen. The flowers kind of look like a tulip. Spreads from seed you say? If you ever decide to collect some....keep me in mind.

Have a wonderful junking weekend!

Nancy said...

I L O V E the pink clock! Happy Pink Saturday

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Nice pottery! The little swan caught my eye right away-enjoy!

Mona Kay at Home said...

How gorgeous!! I am now looking for pink pottery..

And definitely, boys should not be allowed to touch pretty things!! Silly boys!

Rebecca said...

Oh my gosh! That pink clock is fabulous! I LOVE IT!

Thanks for sharing my pink lovin' friend. Happy Pink Saturday to you!

xoRebecca

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Good Morning, Carol! I love seeing your pinks today, and that radio is as cute as can be. You always showcase cute things.

I want to thank you for my birthday wishes. You are so sweet. I'm headed out in a few to a lunch/brunch with my out of town family who is here so I'm stealing a few minutes to blog beforehand. I appreciate you making my birthday complete. XOXO

Happy Pink Saturday to you...

XO,

Sheila :-)

Chatty Crone said...

You're right - don't let boys touch anything valuable! lol

Thanks for coming over and leaving a comment.

I remember those pink clocks - wow a blast from the past.

Happy Pink Saturday.

sandie

A 2 Z said...

You did a really great job Carol! I have the same secretary it seems except I have a spindle in the middle at the top. That radio clock is sooo cute. It cheered me up. Thanks for sharing.

Anne-Marie

Sherry from Alabama said...

What a beautiful way to keep track of time!

Sherry @ A Happy Valentine

Creative Breathing said...

Dear Slug, What a sweet story about your grandparents' clock. Your pink pottery is perfect displayed with it. Your pink radio to die for. Signing off, your fellow slug friend, Elizabeth

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Such pretty pinks here today!
I really love those pottery pieces!!

HPS!
Debbie

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

Love the vintage pink clock.

rustandruffles said...

What beautiful pieces of pink pottery and I so love the clock!
Happy PS!
xojanis

A Write Life said...

Such a lovely post, especially the clock. So sweet. Have a great pink day.

Marydon said...

Darling clock, Carol ... I remember we had a pink radio & clock for our rooms years ago.

Have a lovely PINK weekend ~
TTFN ~Hugs, Marydon

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

I love that pink clock!!! I wanted to thank you for visiting me for my first pink saturday post, and for your sweet comments~~~ Daphne

Rose said...

i don't think i ever saw a pink radio. that was a sweet story about your clock and your grandparents.

Sherry said...

Oh, that pink clock is a classic! Gotta love that. My Grandmother had something like it. So cool. Thanks for stopping by.
Sherry

craftyles said...

Carol, I love the pink clock. I can see why you carried it on your lap. It's quite a treasure!

NanE said...

Hi Carol, thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such a nice comment. Love the pink pottery,is it McCoy? And that pink clock is so sweet! LOL, the comment about boys and pretty things had me giggling. Have a great week, Nan
ps, I don't think I paid very much for the pink tree, probably less than $20.00!

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

LOVE the clock.