Monday, November 10, 2008

Blue Monday - Covered Container

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1. Post about something blue on your blog. It can be pretty, ugly, funny, old, or new as long as it's blue. Leave a link to this blog on your post.

2. Drag the Blue Monday button from here, and place it on your blog. Place another one on your sidebar.

3. Return here after midnight when Mr. Linky will be up, and leave your name and your URL. Do NOT link in until after your post is up. Please remember to leave a comment for me.

4. Visit other Blue participants by clicking on their links. Make someone's day; leave a comment.

5. Check back later to make certain you visit all the Blue participants.
Two weeks ago, I showed you a blue dish that I had on my dresser. This week, I'm showing its companion piece. This container has a lid, which allows me to hide the contents. Want to peek inside?

Okay, just for you, I'll take off the cover. I keep safety pins in this piece! Dry cleaners seem to use a good many safety pins, and I just can't see throwing perfectly good things away. This keeps them handy.

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2. Mojo
3. Lana G!
4. Kim
5. Anne Fannie
6. An Enchanted Cottage
7. Melissa
8. coloradolady
9. Kady
10. CC
11. Linnea
12. Gemma
13. Dirkjogt, Belgium
14. troyes
15. Rechelle
16. Kim
17. bj
18. Sherrie
19. Backyard Neighbor
20. Baba\'s blog
21. Diane
22. Elizabeth
23. Sweetie
24. Shelia
25. Sally
26. Leena
27. PlantBuddy
28. Linda\'s Blue Gate
29. Charlotte
30. Knitty
31. Jane
32. Rhonda
33. CarolaNativityGallery
34. Hesses Madhouse
35. De Bezige Bijen
36. Ruthie
37. charli and me
38. april
39. Nikki
40. jsprik
41. claudie
42. theresa
43. Heidi Jo the Artist

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Anonymous said...

The bowl with lid is a rich color. That's great that it's useful for you too! Have a wonderful week Sally!

Mojo said...

Not what I would have expected to find, but it's a good use for it. I love glass in that shade of blue.

I went for something a little softer than that for this week. There's still glass involved though.

Blue Monday #7: Moon Jellies

Anonymous said...

The bowl almost looks like an oyster - I thought there might be a big huge blue pearl inside! :)

Kim said...

Lovely blue and useful too! Love it...

Anne Fannie said...

Hi Sally, I love the color blue of that covered dish. Perfect place to stash your pins!
Happy Blue Monday,
Love, Ann

Anonymous said...

That's a great piece, Sally! A gorgeous shade of blue! I love things with lids so I can 'hide' stuff!

Coloradolady said...

Wow. I was thinking candy. Good job with only stashing safety pins! love the color.

Life on the Edge said...

You have so many beautiful dishese and glassware! I love something that is also handy, and this blue is so pretty!


Anonymous said...

That's a scrumptious shade of blue..I love your dish. Happy Blue Monday..

Neabear said...

That is a good place to keep safety pins. You never know when you might need them, this way they are handy. Mine are in my sewing room. Another handy place for them. I love the blue in the dish. So pretty. Happy Blue Monday. Thank you so much for hosting this fabulous Blue Monday.

Gemma Wiseman said...

What a rich, bright, deep blue dish! Love it! And those little dishes are so handy for the ddments needed in emergencies! Great photo!

Daniel Chérouvrier said...

Blue fits to a lot of things, objects and persons.
Nice post !

Dirkjogt said...

This is really blue blue! Nice collection

Anonymous said...

A song for every blue lover !
My memory was wrong, I changed the title "The world is grey" into "The world is blue" !

Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

You have such pretty glassware. It's lovely. I hope you have a fantastic day!

bj said...

Good morning, Sally,
I, too, keep safety pins but my container isn't nearly as pretty as this blue piece.
Have a happy Blue Monday....
love, bj

Sherrie said...

Hi Sally,
Love your hiding place for safety pins. It's very pretty! My Blue Monday is posted. It's here:
Take Care!!


Anonymous said...

My goodness Sally I was surprised to see so many signed up already this morning. The blue dish is lovely. Pins are always needed from time to time and your dish holds them perfectly. Lovely post today.

Hugs, Jeanne

Baba said...

Hi Sally, what a cozy and great place to hide your safety pins..I love the shade of "Blue"!!! Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Baba

Anonymous said...

Good morning Most Blue One!! I think I'm getting the hang of this Mr. Linky thing! This bowl is certainly a pretty shade of blue and now I know where to come when I need a safety pin!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Unknown said...

The pins make it even more shiny! It almost looks like carnival glass.

Vylat said...

That color blue really seems to sing. Love the combo of blue and silver.

Missy Wertz said...

Sally, that is a beautiful bowl. We keep all of our safety pins as well. Happy Blue Monday and thanks for hosting!

Anonymous said...

Good Morning Sally
That IS a very pretty blue dish. That colour is sooo pretty. You've found a great use for it too. You need to find a little craft to use up those pins.
Have a great day.

Anonymous said...

I love that dish.... and how handy.... you never know when you will need a pin...

Anonymous said...

Happy Blue Monday, Sally. That blue dish is gorgeous. A great place to keep safety pins. Seems like i used to use a lot more safety pins years ago. They still come in handy at times though.

My third sentence is not a complete sentence. I should watch that when commenting to a former teacher.

squawmama said...

SAlly I really loved that piece... anything that can hide some little trinkets I am all for... but the blue in that glass is awesome...

Thanks and have a great day!


Kim said...


Your blue covered glass dish is lovely. The shade of blue is so beautiful and what a lovely place to hide such mundane items as safety pin. Functional and beautiful at the same time. Have a great week and Happy Blue Monday!!

Sweetie said...

The color of the dish is beautiful. Also, it's a good idea for a place to keep pins. You always know where they are.
Happy Blue Monday!

nikkicrumpet said...

Just hubby and I were wrapping burlap around our Hydrangea bushes...he said "go grab a safety pin" I said..."are you nuts we don't have any safety pins lying around" I know why....YOU HAVE THEM ALL! lol I like the blue dish...and it's a good thing it has a lid or people would think you're a horder!

LADY JANE said...

I do believe I have done first Blue Monday ( thanks smiling sue) post ever! I hope I did not break any rules ( are there rules?)
Someone let me know if I did all this right..and now I am off to bring the blue bird banner to my blog...wish me luck...
P.s. Is it to late to vote for Mr. Linky for president?

Scooterblu's Whimsy~Rhonda said...

Hi Sally, I've posted my first blue monday post! Thanks for hosting this event!

Love your blue dish, and it is so good to have pretty dishes that can be functional too! Added bonus! :) ~Rhonda

Knitty said...

We all need places to store stuff like safety pins. Putting them in something pretty and blue is perfect.

Anonymous said...

I can't throw them out either LOL!The bowl is a very nice shade of blue!

Carrie said...

What pretty blue glass!
(I keep my safety pins in a clear crystal covered container that is shaped like a sea shell.)

Raxx - A day in the life said...

Beautiful dish Sally! Happy Blue Monday!

Hesses Madhouse said...

I love blue glass. This is really a nice piece.

Ruthie said...

Wow, you have a lot of participants today. I love your blue dish...a wonderful color of blue!
Happy Blue Monday.

Anonymous said...

Such a pretty blue bowl and what a great idea to keep safety. I have a bowl, not blue :>( that I keep all of my paper clips in. I hope you have a lovely day

N. said...

Sally, I love the blue dish! Not just pretty but functional too!Thanks for hosting Blue Monday such fun!

Anonymous said...

Sally love your bowl.
Just wondering why we have to wait till midnight to link to mr. linky. My post is always ready but I'm not always awake after midnight. I see that i missed the boat ;(
Just wondering
Thanks a bunch

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

I like your blue dishes Sally.

Boo - hoo-o-o-o-o ! I forgot to add myself to Mr. Linky until just now. Hunny Bunny is home alot this time of the year & all he wants to do is get up & go go go. And I forgot to add it this morning.

Dawn said...

What a beautiful shade of blue!!! I love that container of yours. I keep my safety pins in a small glass dish as well. :)

take care,

Darlene said...

That is absolutely a beautiful blue that it has a lid too. Pretty and perfect place to store those safety pins.

Jill said...

Love the blue! So does my daughter it's her favorite color! I might have to borrow that bowl.. :)

Jill said...

Love the blue! So does my daughter it's her favorite color! I might have to borrow that bowl.. :)

Jill said...

Love the blue! So does my daughter it's her favorite color! I might have to borrow that bowl.. :)

Bridget said...

It's time to play the Baby game. Come by as soon as you can!

Heidi Jo the Artist said...

Thanks Sally! Hope you had a Happy Blue Monday! Love the blue dish too!

Heidi Jo the Artist

Killlashandra said...

I love the safety pins. That's how we accumulated tons of safety pins too, the dry cleaners. ;)

Anonymous said...

That is a pretty container!

I hated to miss Blue Monday. I even had something planned. I've been fighting a cold since the weekend, and after just a little while at the computer I was zonked and went back to bed. Am better today though an irritating scratchy throat remains.

Maria's Space said...!

Love it.