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Only download Angry Birds if you want to lose weeks of your life...
it's SO addictive!
Is Vera Bradley that hideous paisley stuff that seems to explode from every HallmarkStore in America?
Yes, yes it is.
"If you can't annoy somebody with what you write, I think there's little point in writing."-- Kingsley Amis, British novelist, 1971 t .
I know the ones you mean, I think, the decorated stuff, right? We have some of those too (great-great grandpa was a sea captain who had a route to China). But this is actually a completely plain storage chest, foot locker style, out of some beautiful wood, lined with cedar, and with brass reinforcements and closing mechanism. Her initials are engraved on a brass plate on the lid.
ETA: Found a pic, all the way to the left in the back of the room behind the office chair, there is a plain wooden chest with some framed pics on it. The pic is from the NYT, but the chest is almost identical to g-grandma's.
It always reminded me of craft projects from a magazine or from a retirement home, but to each his own, obviously.
I don't care for many of the patterns but some of them are very nice.
There are some nice patterns but for the majority, I am not into them either. I have 2 change purses and they are cute but I don't have any handbags and probably would never buy one.
Very nice! The one that came up when I searched had tons of drawers, shelves with doors and