Saturday, April 18, 2015

Pretty Frame for Pennies

When it comes to the brass look, it's love at first sight for me.

I don't care that modern designers think brass is passe.  For me, it's not.

It's quite Victorian, I guess, but who cares?  It's classy and shiny and beautiful.

Well, during a recreational stop at Goodwill recently, an oval frame just about let off firecrackers when I saw it.

It's soooooo pretty.  Immediately, I could "see" my grandbaby's photo in it!  

It has two holders on the back so it can even be used this way:

Can you believe the price on the back was only $3.50?

Well, it's not real brass. It sure looks like it is, though-----a perfect "fake."

It's a big frame, too, a couple of feet long!  

It will look wonderful on a bedroom wall.  




A pretty frame indeed.

Chatty Crone said...

Funny talking about brass - we have brass door knows and locks - just went to Home Depot and bought some brass cleaner to clean them - looked really nice and shiny.

Nancy's Notes said...

Susan, what a wonderful buy! Love it and think brass, real or not is awesome!

Kit said...

Very very pretty! I love all metal and I like to mix it in my home. I think my favorite is copper. :) Kit

Sandra@Prairie Patch Quilts said...

We just returned from the Goodwill Thrift shop ourselves. I picked up a picture of two Victorian Ladies sitting at a table having tea. It was $3.50. I also picked up a heart shape box that is very Victorian in design and colors. A beautiful green tablecloth came home with me as well. It was a great shopping day. I love your picture and frame you picked up. I am fine with brass myself. It does look Victorian. It is beautiful. I am sure it will be pretty however you choose to use it.

GratefulPrayerThankfulHeart said...

I think it is lovely and will work so well in your beautiful Victorian home! Looks like an old Home Interior's piece. Very pretty!

Kamyria said...

Who cares what modern designers think. I love old stuff. Your frame looks beautiful and if you like it then that's all that matters. :)

Red Rose Alley said...

I really like this frame, Susan. I love antique gold, not sure if that's the same thing as brass. I think it looks so nice just the way it is, with the soft pink roses. What a treasure you found for a few dollars.

Have a blessed Sunday.

love, ~Sheri

diane.stetson said...

If you like brass frames by all means have them. It's your house and your decor. Very pretty frame!

Eva Marie O'Brien said...

What a beautiful frame!
I like brass and use to have a few old kitchen things back in Sweden.. I love pots and pans made of brass.

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