Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Tuesday's Treasure

From my earliest years I remember having this wrought iron candle holder on the wall in our dining room. I was a picky eater and my mother would insist that I eat, or at least taste, everything on my plate. Green things were evil. I would lose myself under the pressure and 'commune' with the deer.

I found the scene, crafted in hard wrought iron, to be amazingly peaceful and soft. 

I believe that the piece came from Sweden, from my mother's side of the family. 
I suspect my mom considered it to be a treasure, too.
I am glad to have the happy deer in my dining room now.


  1. Always nice to have something that brings happy memories to be passed down in the family. It is very pretty.

  2. I love your memories of it from the table- at least it didn't bring back memories of having to eat your veggies!

    OMG were your sons too cute! I love Rhett and Scarlett! Wyatt went with his gal pal this year too!

    Your story of the yarn pumpkin made me laugh outloud!

    DM - Buried in Colorado

  3. They are lovely deer and the memories are great!

    Great to be back!
    Big hug

  4. It's very beautiful, and the memories it holds are more beautiful still.

  5. A delicate tree candelabra with deer? Now that's gorgeous - and so unique!


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