After a trip to the dentist for new crown and a hefty dental bill, I felt guilty about going shopping, so I decided to use some things around the house...again.
The trayscape started out differently. You know how it is when you change things around and end up with something totally different from what you began with?
I started with the gray/green fuzzy succulent thinking I'd do a gray/silver theme, but I saw my old ruler, and the books tied with string made me think of old school days.
I'm thinking in sepia tones for an old effect.
Does anyone remember Blue Horse composition books?
We always had them for school, and the Coca Cola Company gave free rulers to school children in the 1940s and 50s.
On the front of the ruler it says, "A Good Rule...Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
I think it's still a good rule.
On the back was "Compliments of The Coca Cola Bottling Company." This one was one I had in school, and the Blue Horse composition book is the kind I used for years.
This Blue Horse belonged to my grandmother...not when she was in school, of course. Her handwriting is still in it with genealogy notes.
The old wooden shoe form reminds me of walking to school and home again.
The candle reminds me of studying and "burning the midnight oil". I know, I'm stretching it, but it was fun thinking about my old school days.
The plant doesn't remind me of anything about school. I just like to have live plants in the house and move them around a lot.
Oh, an update on the Disc plate hanger...
It's still hanging!
I put a basket and pillow under it the first few days in case it fell...but it's been a couple of weeks now and still holding. So, thumbs up for the Disc plate hanger.
Hope y'all have a great weekend.
Thanks for stopping by. I always enjoy your visits.