favorite fridays.

vintage cheese crate/spool holder.

i have a habit of taking objects and not using them for their intended purposes. stick around, and you will begin to see that. ;-)

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on our previous blog, i posted a diy of an easy bobbin stand.

while it is very practical to have something like that if you only have a few spools, possessing any more than say, twenty, starts to create problem. (unless you have a gigantic picture frame!)

my collection of spools grew considerably when my mother-in-law found a vintage and wooden lot at their local store and purchased them for me. they were so interesting, so i knew that i had to display them. i searched around for a few weeks before i finally came across an antique cheese crate on urban outfitters website.

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did you know that their online store has a category specifically for vintage treasures? you must check it out!

i especially love the crate because cheese has been my favorite food ever since i was a little girl.

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combining design with nostalgia? a home run in my book. :-)

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15 Comments

  1. You have a very nice website over here. I just wanna thank you for all the interesting information on it. I’ll follow your site if you keep up the good work!

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  2. Thanks for popping over to my space so I could trace you back to yours…it’s lovely here. :)

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  3. Wow! It looks awesome, I really love it!! Thanks for sharing this with us ;) xox

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  4. It looks absolutely fabulous!

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  5. Love the crate, jealous of the bobbins!!

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  6. luv the vintage crate and the spools! I’m a total fan of wooden spools. Thanks for dropping over to my blog too my in-law family are Canadians and Newfie’s so great to meet you

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  7. I am OBSESSED with that wooden crate. OBSESSED. It’s gorgeous and the cheese grater as decoration is pretty freaking fabulous too.

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    • hahaha. i heart your comment very much. thank you.

      p.s. books and bowel movements? super hilarious!

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  8. mydollyalice

     /  07/05/2013

    Oh this is a great idea! And I love the rustic look.

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  9. AWESOME! I’LL DEF BE CHECKING OUT THEIR VINTAGE SITE. THANKS, S.

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    • please do! but be armed with your credit card because they have such wonderful and rare finds. :)

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