Steampunk Room Décor in 3 Styles – Theatrical, Industrial Victorian, and Modern
Decorating with an Industrial Victorian aka Steampunk Story Love the Steampunk story! Since it’s an alternative historical story, as in a history that never happened except in the imaginations of writers, designers, artists, directors, and dreamers, this story can be a lot of things to a lot of people. Mostly I think of it as having historical reference rooted in Victorian/Edwardian times, but with steam based technology and scientific and industrial elements. In the picture above, which…
Silver Letter Opener, Gothic Home Decor, Antique Sword Dagger
Antique Style Gothic Jewelry and Accessories by Aranwen This letter opener, is adorned with sterling silver plated beads with elaborate designs, giving it a very special and antique look. Perfect for any Goth or Steampunk enthusiast to give your desk a sophisticated look. The beads will vary a little bit depending on availability as you can see in the photos, but the overall design and shape will remain the same. The metal parts are made of sturdy silver plated zinc, nickel and lead free…
David Bridgwater, his curious world. - Bible of British Taste
David Bridgwater wrote to me a few weeks ago. He had read the art book that I published with Yale, Owning the Past, about the English collectors who scoured Italy, Greece and Turkey for antique sculptures in the eighteenth century and brought them back to furnish their country houses. He said that he had quite […]
There are some places that make you feel good when you are there. In Edmond, Oklahoma, the little yuppie town I live in, Courtyard Antiques is one such place. On a dull day, just visiting will give you inspiration. The unique thing about Courtyard Antiques is that Barbara Nix (who co-owns the store with hubby Steve Nix) beautifully combines antiques with vintage and new pieces to give a very fresh look. So instead of having a dull antique store look, you have a unique eclectic look through…
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OOAK Ladies Filled Writing Desk | Etsy
Stunning item by me Val Harper This is a warm, antique cream aged wooden Ladies Writing Desk made to look slightly tired and worn. Filled with allsorts of items all fixed in place: books, flower, jars, love letters, cuppa with lemon, quills, jewellery, old envelopes, leather open diary, string of beads, fabulously stunning portrait on chain, etc etc etc. Genuine antique lace is used for the shawl on the chair. I loved making this item. The light is 12v and bulb easily replaceable. The…
Mora Clocks: Guest Blogger Peonies & Orange Blossoms
Hi Everyone! I'm Angelina from Peonies & Orange Blossoms and Simone loved my post about Antique Swedish Mora Clocks and asked me to feature a Mora Clock post on her lovely blog! I am so excited to be here!! I love that this blog is all about about antiques... with occasional cow picture thrown in! I have been just dying for an antique Swedish Mora clock since I first laid eyes on one years ago. I know they are trendy right now, but that's okay. They were trendy in the 1790s, too! Antique…
Antique, Vintage Ladies Hand Figural Wax Letter Seal
This reproduction of an antique wax seal kit has a brass wax spoon with a wooden handle, brass stamp with a wooden handle. brass lamp and wax sticks that slide in a drawer on the side of the box. WAX SEAL KIT IN WOODEN BOX.
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