Monday, October 4, 2010

My Attic

This weekend I had to go up in the attic for our Halloween and fall decorations.  I took my camera and snapped a few photos of the treasures I have stored away.  Most are sentimental treasures from family members.  I have a couple of vintage fans from my great aunt.  I don't have them in the house because they actually work and the thought of them being used scares me with two little ones.  I have some other neat items from her as well.  Most of the other items are from my grandparents--the butter churn, washboard, and so many other things I didn't photograph.  They no longer live in their home (an old farmhouse that they built).  My grandmother is in the nursing home and my grandfather is in assisted living.  A few of the things in my attic are from other places.  For example, the old window was rescued from my neighbor's trash pile just a few weeks ago.  The old army trunk was bought at a garage sale when I lived in Seattle almost ten years ago.  I'm not sure what I want to do with them. 
Maybe someday I will find the perfect place for these special pieces in my home.  For now they will stay hidden away in my little attic.


  1. Ohh... looks like some *fabulous* treasures hidden up there! I love the items that have special meaning behind them! :)

  2. I can't wait to see those things in your new house...whenever that may be, of course!

  3. Treasures galore! I love that they've come from a variety of places and are waiting patiently for just the right opportunity to be put to use.
    Thanks for sharing!
    Found you over at Sit, Relax and Read.

  4. Such treasure. I love that army trunk and if you don't find a home for it I will come and get it, hehe. All of the stuff in beautiful but my favorites are the butter churn, can you imagine how much butter was made in it--so cool,and I love the fans. Thank you so much for linking up, hope you are staying warm.

    Cha Cha


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