Friday, December 5, 2008

An Early Christmas Present To Me...

Hi Everyone...
I am so excited!
We have a wonderful historical place here in Calgary called "Heritage Park". They are expanding and have just opened several new shops including an Antique Shop. We visited all of the little shops this past weekend and I spied this wonderful dental chest. I knew it would be perfect for my studio and so I went back the next day and purchased it...You don't see many of these and when you do, they are snapped up pretty quickly. This piece is from the 1930's-40's. It was owned by a local dentist for many years and was donated to the park by his wife. It is missing its' black glass piece on top of the drawers and so I have ordered a replacement. I am also going to strip it and wax it. The original owner back in the '30's painted it...but the history of these suggests they should be waxed. I absolutely love it...I am going to have so much fun filling the drawers! I'll take better pictures once I get it upstairs and refinished.

Have a great weekend!


TattingChic said...

Congratulations on a fabulous purchase! You were so lucky! What a great way to organize goodies!

Trudy said...

That would look great in my house:)

I am having a christmas giveaway on my blog, and wanted you all to enter if you are interested.

Wooly hugs,

TinyBear said...

What a wonderful find Nancy.
Congratulations on a great buy.
I´ve always wanted a piece like this in my studio.
Hugs, Tina

MaygreenFairies said...

Oh Nancy, what a wonderful piece, can't wait to see it once you've done your magic with it. xx

Draffin Bears said...

What a wonderful cabinet Nancy and you are so lucky to have that.

I look forward to seeing it once you have renovated it. It is going to be exciting putting all your interesting treasures and bits and pieces.

Enjoy your weekend


Karen ~ Cider Antiques said...

You will love it! I certainly love my "lawyers" cabinet. They hold all your treasures in one place :)


Charmingdesigns said...

I have always wanted one of those! It is going to be so beautiful when you get it refinished! Can't wait to see what you fill it full of. Laurie

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