Sunday, June 10, 2007

Find of the week....

Look what I managed to get my hands on this week. I was just so in awe of it with the half celluloid/half velvet cover, the mirror and the picture...and most of all that it's on its own stand. So cool! Now, what ever am I going to do with it? Any ideas?!
and the inside....

Definitely think I'm going to just sit and admire this for awhile:)

30 comments:

carlene federer said...

Maybe you should just admire it for a while!!! It's gorgeous, I've never seen one like it...congrats on your beautiful find!

Sharon said...

I agree, sometimes we can just admire our things until the muse notices. You should see the stacks of things I'm just admiring. Oh no, that's just clutter and nothing as beautiful as this.

Miss*Laurence said...

How on earth do you manage to find all these amazing things??? I think this is for the "special" shelf, just happy to be admired... And well, of course if you *really* don't know what to do with it... I volonteer !! :-D :-D :-D

Lilli said...

Goodness Me! Is there anything inside? What a treasure :)

~Becca~Bluebird Rose said...

Wow, that is GORGEOUS! I agree with the others, just admire it for awhile! I know I am admiring the PHOTOS of it!! Thanks for sharing!
:)

She Who Flies said...

What a little beauty!!!!

Lilli said...

Whoa! That's amazing. It makes one want to take some quiet time and wonder who these people were :)

BTW, I've posted another peek at my new project.

Frivolitea said...

That is really special. Can you scan the images of people inside and use them in collage projects without destroying the beautiful album? I too would really wonder about the people pictured.

jenny holiday said...

Ohhhhh KARI!! Just mindblowingly gorgeous!! I have seen similar albums at the antique center over the years, and this is just so so so fabulous!! One of the best!

Congrats on a GREAT find!!! :)

xoox Jenny

Andrea S. said...

gorgeous find!! I wanna come live by you!

sepia art studio said...

Kari, you finding is REALLY beautiful! Reminds me of Marie Antoinette <3...

Cassondra W said...

Holy Cow Girl! SCORE!!! I know you will come up with something awesome idea!

Natasha Burns said...

oh WOW it's amazing!!!!! I know I couldn't bring myself to 'do' anything with it other than admiring it!

lindaharre said...

Oh.....I think I would just set it somewhere close, where I can see it! Such magnificent detail in the old pieces.....you gotta love it! I love your ledger below......Love your treatment to the cover:D

dede warren said...

you see everything Marie Antoinette these days. we are all making our books and such. I predict you will either do the same, or sell it... TO ME!!! hmm... don't I remember something about a vendor sale at the big bella event? could make someone really happy.

happy hunting!

Babsarella said...

Exceptionally lovely!!!

Twinkle Pink said...

I found an album with a similar inside (I posted about it the other week) but not half as beautiful on the outside as this one.

The cover reminds me of the mixed media art that is so popular now.

I don't know what to do with mine either:))

thanks for sharing

best wishes Ginny

Melissa said...

oh my goodness! It's amazing!

I was just reading Pam Garrison's blog about the Marie Antoinette project (take a look at Anahata.com too!) This album looks like it was made to coincide with that project!

When I post my pages from the Marie Zine project, may I link to this post?

So.. if I were you, I'd do a Marie Antoinette book with it!

Mrs. L said...

Totally cool! You do find the most amazing things.

Felicia said...

Wow! Its fantastic :)

m i c h e l l e said...

For all the love you put into the world, it sure is nice to see it come back to you with this fabulous goodness. Beautiful!

Tricia Scott said...

oh my! this is a wonderful find! you are such a lucky girl!

vintage flair said...

Don't sell it! Keep this one for yourself. This is just to pretty to touch. I would just place it in a great corner of your home and sit and look at it. What a great find. You ar ea lucky girl!
Lori

gillian said...

That is simply stunning... what a find!

Sweet Roses & Vintage Chiq said...

What a great find! It looks amazing and in really good condition. I hope to find one someday...

Gypsy Purple said...

Now this is one fabulous find...where do you GET all these stunning things!!!
I`ll have to learn from you!!!!!!

Renee said...

that is so funny I saw that at the estate sales this weekend and thought it was so cool. Too Funny hope you enjoy it!

Bejeweled said...

Beautiful!!

Donna said...

Talk about a show stopper! What fabulous find. It's a work of art in and of itself. I don't think I'd want to touch it. It's perfect.

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