Tuesday, March 8, 2011

A New Treasure

We've discussed my love for antiques previously.
To me, a perfect day is one in which I escape to one of
several favorite antique malls and lose myself 
amidst the displays.

Today was just such a day.
By the end of my treasure hunting
I had found this beauty.

It is an old iron candy machine
and it works perfectly.
It was red, but I decided that black would
look perfect in my kitchen....
so a coat of paint later, this is what it looks like.

M&M's are something we always keep in the house.
The kids expect it.
So now we have the perfect place to keep them.

Each turn of the handle dispenses 2 pieces of candy...
a perfect ration for a quick "goody" fix!


Dawn Dutton said...

Lovely find. Perfect addition to any home.

kpaints said...

How fun is that? Sweet!

Lisa said...

What a great find Bev. I agree..black looks wonderful and what better thing than m&ms to fill it up. I hope you are having a good day. Lisa

missy max said...

What a great find..good eye!!!

From Beyond My Kitchen Window said...

What a novel decorating idea for the kitchen.

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