Thursday, January 6, 2011
Uhg...Chores...If Ya Gotta Do 'Em (And Yes...We All Gotta Do 'Em) Let's Do Them With Style! Status: A Propper Display For The Vintage Iron Collection?
It's not quite Having To Drive To Work In LA Rush Hour Traffic...But Doing It In A Bentley, but it's better than nothin'!
When I found this in the basement of an estate sale many years ago (in South City
near Hampton and Gravois, I always find it weird I can remember this stuff) and
always thought it would make a great display for my Vintage Iron Collection. I've
never gotten around to doing anything with it though.
I forgot to include this very very light pink iron in my post concerning my collection
of vintage irons. I found it in a box next to the ironing "board" out in the Garage
and had to get some pics of it up here too. I felt bad! It's funny how pale the color
is. I almost thought about putting some "saturation" on it to bring it out but decided
not to mess with the natural color. The baby blue one on my other post is just as
pale. Why did they even bother to make them in colors if you can barely tell?
So the idea was to just put the Irons on the top of the Ironing Board but now I'm
thinking about mounting the closed Ironing Board to the wall pointing upward and
fashioning some shelves that would hook to the mesh. Then place the Irons on
those shelves. Whadoya think? I'm conflicted, it looks pretty rad opened up like