What I Saved From the Trash in an Alley Years Ago

By: Ruth

Jun 07 2011

Tags: , , , , , ,

Category: Photograph

4 Comments

Aperture:f/2.8
Focal Length:3.85mm
ISO:160
Shutter:1/14 sec
Camera:iPhone 4

Last Friday the grandchildren were here and got some good use out of this Swedish Lundby dollhouse I salvaged from an alley in Shadyside a few years ago. I wrote online about finding and saving and cleaning it up and a nice woman in NC I think named Terry read the story online and sent me a bunch of furniture for this particular house scale.  So cool.   It needs some work and tidying but before I put it away, I thought about how what someone truly PITCHED became a KEEPER for me.  So no vote today.  The grandchildren enjoyed it so much.  Wonder what I pitch will bring someone happiness.

Advertisements

4 comments on “What I Saved From the Trash in an Alley Years Ago”

  1. Oh, dollhouses – how I love them! I had a little burst of joy just looking at this one!

  2. Great find! I love doll houses! Definitely a keeper!

  3. Very cool thing to find thrown out! I agree about keeping this! 🙂

  4. I loved reading about the woman that gave you furniture to fill the house – so wonderful!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: