Wall Gallery Chic

vintage hermes

Recently a client of mine framed the most beautiful vintage Hermès scarves that were handed down to her by her mother- in- law and hung them in her hall, she had no idea how everyone would enjoy them. I really liked the idea of preserving and enjoying these pieces of history but the only collection I had, where I could mirror the idea, were handkerchiefs, not quite the same as Hermès silk. Nevertheless, it could be fun at the bungalow in nautical patterns. I found this idea in House and Home and was so excited to see a use for these sweet little pieces of art that were in a drawer for years. Flea market, thirft and garage sales are good places to find handkerchiefs or silk scarves if you don’t have any collecting dust.

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The Best Stuff

snapple2

 If  you didn’t already know this about me I am obsessed with Raspberry Snapple and proud of it. All kidding aside when you have an obsession  like this you are left with an enormous amount of Snapple bottle caps; so I tried to think of something I could do with them. Lets examine the facts; they are shiny, they proudly wear an ” S” monogram (I love things that are monogrammed, don’t you? ), you can pick up some fun and useless facts that might show up on the SAT’s and they are easy to collect. I started tossing them in vintage glass containers because they were popping up everywhere around the house which was annoying my husband. Presto, my Snapple cap, DIY, go green (because we didn’t toss them) project was born. I know this sounds elementary but it actually is a unique looking accessory that serves a bigger purpose, wait and see…

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