17 July, 2010
Posted by Lady Quilter at 1:57 PM
This week we had someone come by the house to see some old radio and TV tubes Joanne had on Craig's List. While the guy didn't take the tubes he told us he was having an estate sale just a few blocks away. Of course we had to go check it out. So glad we did. Found a great 1920's, full size, vintage brass bed!
The bed and out house were built around the same time! We figured it was karma, the two pieces had to be brought together . . so we bought it. Looks good in my bedroom with the antique quilt, circa 1930s, we found at another estate sale years ago.
Now for the funny part.
The silly thing is tall, I mean over 36" tall. I need a small stool to climb into bed! Good thing I still have the old hassock my grandmother made me when I was 2 years old. Told the kids I'll need a two-step stool later when I'm older.
I made the two dolls sitting on the bed when Joanne was in Jr High. The one is a cheerleader from her school.