Something old in something new

19 Jan

I’ve had a handful of vintage clock faces and broken bone dominoes in a bag, in a box, on top of my wardrobe, since I picked them up for a song in Margate two summers ago.

Last week I bought a stamped metal bowl from Dotcomgiftshop and before you can say “contrived vignette” an odd little table display was born…

{all Decorator’s Notebook}

Don’t you just love it when a plan comes together?

8 Responses to “Something old in something new”

  1. Mary Eplett March 19, 2012 at 04:38 #

    As I’m a clock lover I must say that the clock arrangement was very well done. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Decorator's Notebook January 23, 2012 at 19:19 #

    Aw, thanks… I am no photographer and I always feel a bit silly posting my own grainy phone pictures when there are so many eye-wateringly gorgeous photo blogs out there. So your comment is really sweet!

  3. Whimsical January 23, 2012 at 18:59 #

    lovely display BUT I love the image! particularly the middle photo. very visual and dramatic.

    like it a lot =) thank you for sharing it.


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