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Thursday, September 9, 2010

i used to collect | Milk Glass

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if you hit the internets,

then you know that
in the world of "new vintage collectors"
(ie, all of us wannabe vintage collectors
that don't have a CLUE)
milk glass is all the rage.

I get it.


It's (generally) cute
just like my awesome lamp find


$3 milk glass deep lipped lamp
Photo (c) b3 home designs

it is really easy to find
it is a relatively inexpensive collection to start
but it quickly gets pretty pricey
and pretty hard
to sustain

well

maybe that is only "hard"
for those of us not willing
to spend  big
or go on the hunt for
our collections.

I admit it.


I bit the bug
and I went and bought me some milk glass
and because I don't ever just buy 1 of anything
I bought a piece.
or two
or nine


Milk Glass Starter Collection
Photo (c) b3 home designs

not all at once.

it started with a set of three
from the North Bend Senior Thrift Store Sale
Then I picked up a few more pieces
And a piece here
And a piece there

Honestly though?
I'm not really a fan.

I used to collect Milk glass

and I will keep these pieces because I love them
for non milk glass reasons
Thinned out milk glass collection
Photo (c) b3 home designs

I'll also keep the milk glass lamp.

I used to collect milk glass.
Now I don't.

But perhaps you do?
Or you want to?
Or you just love winning stuff?

I'm giving away my milk glass collection in two batches.


One batch will be a follower.
If you scroll over to the right ------------------->
and add yourself to the followers
then leave a comment on this post
telling me that you are a follower
you will be entered into the drawing for that batch.
The second batch is for anyone or their mama
and yes, mama's LOVE these pieces

so call it early Christmas shopping
or even earlier mama's day or Easter shopping
All you have to do is leave a comment on this post

If you are a follower, you can enter both giveaways

just leave separate comments

The giveaway will go on until I hit 50 followers.
I am at 25 last time I checked.

I will announce winners

during the first post after I hit 50 followers
You can check in daily and leave a comment
(on this post) to earn extra entries
for each set of milk glass.

Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

And if you REALLY want some milk glass

Send your friends here
have them sign up as followers
have them leave a comment that says
"I am now a follower thanks to [insert YOUR name here]"
I will enter the friend and I'll add an extra entry for you.
nice.

just so that you don't have to dump your bff
when she wins the milk glass you really wanted.

let the comments and following begin.


Coming Soon:
Make your own faux milk glass

38 comments:

  1. I just became a follower! And I'm collecting milkglass for my kitchen!! Perfect!!! And WOW what a pretty collection you've got! Very cool idea for a giveaway. Thanks!

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  2. And I'm now entering for my mom. Because she likes this stuff, too:)

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  3. I've been a fan for a while, but now I'm a follower, too!

    pam{dot}helm{at}hotmail{dot}com

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  4. I'm your follower! :)
    fragrantblissoils@gmail.com

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  5. Now I'm entering for my Grandma!! :)
    fragrantblissoils@gmail.com

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  6. I'm a follower! :) Very pretty collection!

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  7. I have been an admirer for awhile, and I am now an official follower! Hoping to win part of this awesome collection.

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  8. Here is my second comment post to be entered into my second opportunity to win. What a great idea!

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  9. I'm a follower! :)
    carterkatelyn[at]aol[dot]com

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  10. I'd like a shot at the second batch. :)
    carterkatelyn[at]aol[dot]com

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  11. I am entering because I want you to hit 50 followers! I think that's great! Plus, I happen to think your collection is beautiful.


    foreignquang at gmail dot com

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  12. I guess I became follower number 35! Here's my second entry, because I'm a mama.

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  13. My Mom has a huge garden and can always use more vase to display her beautiful flowers.

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  14. I have a few pieces of milk glass, including a lamp that used to be my grandparents.

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  15. My mom has milk glass and hobnail. I collect depression glass. Would love some mercury glass, but oh well.

    That one piece on it's side looks Fenton. Come follow me, although I'm not giving anything away! :)

    Heather

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  16. I am a follower! I LOVE those bowls. BEAUTIFUL!!!

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  17. Well since I am I momma...I get another entry...but I am sure my momma would like to win too:)

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  18. my mom made me love beautiful things...now that i'm a mom i hope to pass that on.

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