the simplest things

This morning we visited New Rags Market in Greytown. Lovely to stop at each stall and chat to the local crafting community. I purchased a little wooden wall sconce with a preserve jar vase.

image: wooden sconce

I love the simplicity and rawness of the wood.

image: sconce and chalkboard

It sits nicely next to my chalkboard that was being thrown out of St Mary’s School a couple of years ago.

image: sconce detail

A little gypsophila cut from the garden was all it needed. Gentle and lovely.

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  1. Caroline

     /  January 22, 2012

    I love your chalkboard – I went to school at Dt Marys – brings back memories….

  2. Lovely new look Alison !

  3. Thank you Sweet Mary. I do like a change every now and again.

    Caroline – St Mary’s in Carterton? Well imagine that! On the reverse of the chalkboard is has musical staves. I wonder if you copied from this exact same board?

  4. Colleen Hernon

     /  January 16, 2017

    I love your wooden sconce. What size hose clamps do you recommend for the mason jars?

  5. sotreadsoftly

     /  January 16, 2017

    Hi Colleen. The small jam jar is held on with thick wire.

  6. Colleen

     /  January 17, 2017

    Is the thick wire screwed to the wood?

  7. sotreadsoftly

     /  January 17, 2017

    There is a hole in the wood and the wire is simply threaded through and twisted at the back. really easy and will take you minutes to do, I’m sure.

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