Italy and Back in Day

These are the jars that I spied in the booth at Tablescapes right across the aisle from La Plates.

What's this?  A new spot?  How could I have missed it?

But it's not new.  Round Trip Imports has been around for a while, I just wasn't paying attention.
Round Trip's owner Mary Lies (pronounced "lease") was originally in town, but moved her shop to DeSoto, Kansas about a year ago.

DeSoto is not far.  In a bigger city the twenty minute drive could be a trip to the grocery.  But these treasures are more enchanting, and just as essential as bread and milk.

Wonderful furniture and accents.

Unique lighting.

Some of the best chairs I've seen and I am a self-professed chairaholic.

We don't see a lot of Italian antiques or vintage pieces around town.

And it is such an easy drive, just off K-10 for you Jayhawk fans.

But wait, the news gets even better.

(What is that big pot?  I adore it!  Me, who's easy on the exclamation points could not resist.  There is nothing better than that charcoal-almost-black color.)

I'm not keeping this resource all to myself.  Just because I've been twice in a week doesn't mean it's only for those of us who can hop in the car and be back by lunch.

You, too, can shop Mary's wonderful spot.  On-line.  Here.

Tell her Mrs. Blandings sent you.  

(Are you seeing the scale?  Adore!  There I go again.)