Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Got Beaded Domes?

Yep, back in the day, these beaded domes were once ceiling light covers. Can you believe you would have to look up just to see them? But now, they are highly sought after gems that are used as decorating accessories. I like to think of them as jewelry for the home. They add so much glitz and glam so you can't blame a girl for wanting them.
Beaded domes is just one of my collections. I don't think you can ever have to may things that you love. Beaded Domes is just one of them. I first saw them in a magazine and I knew that they would soon be a collection of mine. I went straight to ebay and saw some on auction. I bid and won, I bid again and won for a total of five times. Good thing my husband doesn't keep track of my spending or I would be on ebay restriction. I have a total of 7 domes. Two were bought in Henderson Nevada where I live. It was hot summer morning and my husband had left to take the boys to baseball practice, I was at home cleaning. My husband called and told me about about a parking lot sale and said I should go. Not really in the mood, I thought "what the heck." After I arrived at the sale I looked around and really didn't see anything that "caught my eye" until I arrived at "the table." My heart started racing and I tried to hide my excitement when I laid eyes on 2 beaded domes. Not to sound to excited about them I asked "what are they" (knowing full well what they were). The seller said " I will sell you both domes and a wall sconce (the sconce was dripping in prisms) for $35.00." I about gasped, I couldn't believe the price. I ripped the money outta my pocket as fast I could just so they would "be sold." I thanked her and hurried home filled with much happiness, I spent the next hour building a vignette with the beaded domes.
Are you ever done collecting one thing? I always thought the answer would be no. But now that I have my 7 beaded domes, I think I'm done collecting them. But vintage china with pretty roses is another story.
What do you collect?