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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Frugal Decor: Bedspring Chic

Every now and again, I noodle over to ruralintelligence, a blog or site or something that covers the Berkshires and environs. Thanks to Viktor Polatschek, a clarinet player with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, his niece--my mother--owns a little house on a lake near Tanglewood, home to the BSO in the summer.

While most of their articles deal with events pertaining to the uberartsy and/or uberwealthy--folk far above my ken--it's still fun to read. And they do often make a point of casting their eye upon the common folk.

Anyway, today I was noodling, when I came upon this: an article on folk art dealers. The proprietors of the Splendid Peasant now sell out of their home. I was wondering what the item over the fireplace was: it is a set of rusty bedsprings!

What an eye! What daring! What do you think?

By the way, my mother receives about $20.00/year in royalties from this:


Duchesse said...

Very witty. Of course the objects surrounding it are quite beautiful and it's all in the mix.

Frugal Scholar said...

@Duchesse-Yes-I'm afraid if I did that, it would look like a bedspring.