Vintage Details

variations in one color via:sweetpeapath Dressn1895-1899 The Metropolitan Museum of Art French, Dressing jacket (19th Century) via:faflodine via:freestylehippiesoul Drawing on a stock of more than 6,000 colors of thread, a nun repairs a tapestry designed by Raphael, in which Peter receives the keys to the church from Christ. —From the National Geographic book Inside the Vatican, […]

Rustic Wonderful

vintage sewing tools     via:digitaltmuseum     via:fableandflame       Spectacles. C. 1810 The wearing of spectacles became more commonplace in the course of the eighteenth century. Greater numbers were learning to read and Londoners had access to cheap printed material, such as broadsheets and the first daily newspapers. Many people experienced deteriorating […]

A Charming Shabby Chic Home

Flea-market finds and collections from France blend on an online shop owner’s Illinois home. Writer Christine Hofmann-Bourque; Photographer Kim Cornelison Midwest Living Online shop owner Tracey Leber’s motto of “Seeking life’s inspirations” is more than just a theme for her blog. It’s a philosophy that carries her on regular trips to France, where she strolls the […]

Rustic CHIC

It’s glamorous, it’s chic, a little rustic, a lot fabulous. Love the look, the feel… you will too.   Ultra chic bathroom and what a dynamic floor. A great contrast to the wooden paneled tub.   via:dailydoseofstuf     fableandflame     A great design by Michael Delpiero. I especially love the white, textured molding on the […]

Saturday Charm

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”   – Jawaharlal Nehru   The Village Pub   “Sometimes just one second.”   Sweet Woodruff, a Toronto flower shop […]

For what it’s worth..

The Last Magician David et Myrtille   F. Scott Fitzgerald   mui mui   Rustic,Vintage Metal Stars ETSY shop: Buster Bean Knows   Captain and The Gypsy Kid , photo: Sam Elsom Live Through the Lens: Gyp-Zine 11   Simiple Truths VI, 2013 by Jane Hambleton   Alexander McQueen F/W 2014   ANTOINE JOSSE. 1970, Surrealist Painter […]

On the Shabby Side

Oh.. how I love vintage, shabby, rustic charm… enjoy.   via:byjools   You make my heart sing. Fleaing France via:fleaingfrance  via:marieantoinettesplayhouse  cushions on Shabby Chic Lighting via:fableandflame via:soulstratum  via:fableandflame  via:bighardssun  Fleaing France via:fableandflame   

Vintage, Rustic Charm

vintage hoop skirts “It is easily overlooked that what is now called vintage was once brand new.” – Tony Visconti Salvador Alarma Tastás – Unfinished Stage Set Design. vintage bed  Cafe Vintage by Nina “My mom passed on her obsession of all things antique or vintage. I love to go thrift store shopping or explore any […]