I had found a pair of boot stretchers at the antique mall for a decent price.
I did not know they existed, but had to have them when I saw them.
I left another pair there.
Should have bought them, too.
Found out they are quite expensive - a lot more than what I paid.
Of course they were gone when I went back the next day.
As you can see, these are not a matching pair. They are in several adjustable parts. You can see the stretchers laying on the table.
The green buckets were from Tuesday Morning.
So along came Christmas and the buckets and boot stretchers were stored away.
I finished today putting away all of the Christmas.
Time to rearrange and decorate for the dreaded months of January and February.
I am not a cold and dark kind of girl.
I freed the buckets from the attic along with some burlap bags, some curly dead stuff, the boot stretchers, some shoe stretchers, and some blue plaid material.
I was sure there was an arrangement in this pile somewhere.
The two buckets turned out better than expected. Now I had two arrangements about three feet high.
So where to put them?
They needed to be together.
Here inside the front door.
With the second arrangement on the hall tree.
No way - they were too overwhelming for the small entry.
Plus Chucks kept running into them .
Plus the boot part of the stretchers would not fit in either place.
What to do?
What to do?
Well, you will just have to come back next time to see where they ended up.
PS If you see boot stretchers for $20 a pair, snatch them up.
Even if they are not a matched pair!
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