Monday, June 28, 2010

~ A Novel Idea...~

What do you do with old books? Well, I am sure there are several possibilities, but none quite as lovely as Felicia of Bountiful......Take an old book, your choice of fiction or non, and start gluing vintage fabric and photos and lace and...........The color and texture of faded velvet and tea stained lace and old cabinet photos...Need I say more?

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

~ Get Closer ....~

Since I have been missing in action for a while (trying to get over the side effects of high blood pressure meds), I decided to post some "quiet" pictures of close ups...

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

~ Peace and Quiet...~

Get inspired.....Simplicity and peace are back in style.......

Friday, June 11, 2010

~ Who's This ?...~

" After....."

" Before..."

Sometimes time slips by sooo fast that you never seem to have enough time to complete even the simplest tasks. Case in point: dear old Presley has been neglected to the point of no return. Massive matting to his ears led to a drastic overhaul. His get up and go got up and went! Along with his fur coat and ears. Oh well, at least we are able to start over and it will all grow back; and I bet he is sooo comfy without all that fur in this terrible heat. Our Poodle has become a new breed, wonder what we will call him with his new do?.....

Sunday, June 6, 2010

~ Beautiful.......~

" Chippy Goddess...."

" Oh dear, someone must be feeling left out....."

Just simply had to add a picture of my newest statue. There is something amazing about cracked up plaster and peeling paint. Who would have imagined that these type items would become so desirable. There is a kind of magic about these treasures...

What If.......

" What if you replaced old glass with old mirror and hung that behind some old doors..."
" What if you loved old religious remnants and added those to your mantle....."

" Hmmm...What if you were a mad scientist but you still had good taste..."

" What if you started a wonderful old mannequin head display...."

" What if you saved all those old dried out plant clippings and framed them......"

I was rummaging through some French decorating books and I found these pictures very inspirational. The whites and the grays playing off of one another. These are from French Decorating. It is amazing how people's collections come together. Some very unusual, but all mostly beautiful...