I have been in love with the French zinc bottle racks for such a long time. You can see here where I did a post about the antique ones I found on our trip to Destin last year. I would have loved to bring one of those home on the plane but I knew Delta was not about to allow that...they even confiscated my
Did you know these racks were originally used in French wineries to dry the bottles on? You can still find them in French homes hidden in the basements where they are holding cleaned wine bottles.
I am always telling you what a sweet husband I have. Remember the sterling vanity clothes brush he surprised me with for Christmas? Well, I had left him subtle hints about a bottle rack...the link to LaurieAnne's Vintage Home on-line store and the words I WANT THIS typed in bold print! I am so happy he got the hint because the bottle rack looks great on our kitchen counter.
I have added my collection of ironstone cream pitchers and now I am on the search for a few more.
Of course I had to take a picture from the other side.
I also want to show you the sweet gift I won from Shell at Bungalow Bling. This is just the most adorable little top hat headband. She also included a darling paper stocking that she made . The pictures don't really show how precious it is in person.
Thank you Shell!
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