2.12.2010

Cami's "hint, hint" - request granted...oh dear....

A warm hello! Snow here today, not much but enough reason for me to stay inside and nap.  I don't like getting my feet cold or wet - see I'm not only ferocious but smart too!  So with no adventures outside to share, I guess I should invite you inside, out of the cold and show you around just a little bit.  I wouldn't want anyone getting lost and certainly don't want to scare anyone with my style.  Cami, of Creating Myself, hinted at seeing more of my style - I hope you don't regret it Cami.  Be careful what you wish for, you may get it!  So here goes...

The book vignette above is one "she" loves.  These books are fragile, tattered and older than dirt.  Seems like there is one or two in there from the mid-1800's.  I'd check but she doesn't even like for me to chew on the plant, so I know that if I started rifling through the books looking for the dates, she'd get cranky.  So how about if I show you something else....

I love the skirt below - it is perfectly imperfect!  The silk is shattered in several places but it has the absolutely most beautiful flowing train I've seen on a vintage skirt!  Thankfully it is lined and I think that has helped strengthen the weight load on the yards and yards of silk and ruffles. Not that I could get away with playing hide and seek under all that yardarge but....  It would be the perfect local for an ambush on an unspecting sisfur.... one can dream right!?


Come a little closer and check out the ruffles....


And this is yet another dress form - "she" has a total of six.  Yep, I'd say she's got a collection of those things wouldn't you?  This one isn't as much fun as the shown above but it does have a nice velvet coat, if I could just figure out how to get it down, I bet I could nap for hours on it...



Okay how about one more?  This one is out in the studio -- the stepback is a reproduction, but I love it with the rough wood.  It was great for sharpening my claws until she put tape on edges and a scratching post in front of "my spot".  What a disappointment - I had to change a promising habit!!



Well did anyone survive this...is anyone left in the tour group????  I tried to be sensitive and not overwhelm or horrify anyone but it could have easily happened.  "She" has been referred to more than once as "over the top" in her purrsonal style, so if this post with it's pictures did you in, blame "her".  If by some small chance you survived and like it, I get credit okay?  Have a wonderful weekend!!

13 comments:

Cami @ Creating Myself said...

Regret it? I enlarged each & every picture so I could enjoy all the details. ;o) LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the authentic patina that all your objects have...no faux aging going on here! And over the top is always divine when done w/ such great taste.

OK Deborah...I'm hooked on your blog already. You sure started out w/ a bang! And your ghost writer, Romeo has quite the way w/ words. LOL

The Feathered Nest said...

Ohmygoodness girl....I love these pics!!! When you are creating your post, be sure you click on LARGE and centered so I can see these photos really good right off the bat!! and I LOVE that I can enlarge them too! You and that sweet Romeo have the best taste ever.....hugs and love, Dawn

The Feathered Nest said...

PERFECT Deborah!!! I love it ALL!!!! xxoo, Dawn

Reflections from the Stone Nest said...

Oh, I do love Romeo and did you say, "Snoopy"? Such a sweetie. Love your mannequins all dressed up and your decorating style. Delicious!

Blessings
Kitty

thasnifty said...

fabulous vignettes and oh the ruffles the silk, oh my! Thanks for the eyecandy. Can't wait to see what else you post :)

Sue@MyArtsDesire said...

Deborah, I found my way over to your new blog via Dawn. Love what I see here and hope you'll share more of all your wonderful photos of all your treasures. I had to laugh when I clicked on your link to the antique store as I was just there a few weeks back. Your booth is awesome! xo Sue

craftymarta said...

Deborah, Dawn send me and I'm glad. Love your blog, i'm kind of new to blogging, I did lurk for years and finally took the plunge. You will love it . Can you ever have enough mannequins? My fav was the silk skirt. Love everything, Check me out, I might qualify as a blog you like. Blessing, Marta.

Erica@ZunkyChic said...

Everything looks beautiful! I'd love to come visit and gather inspiration.

Rustique Gallery said...

What a fun blog! Dawn from A Feathered Nest sent me over. I just signed up to follow. I'll enjoy this as I am catmother to two lil darlings. Sherry

Boxwood Cottage said...

Hey Mr. Romeo,
your tattered cat has a really great style! I love the old book and clocks vignette, as well as the ruffled skirt, the gorgeous bird cage and of course the shelf! 6 dressforms wow lucky you, I feel happy to own one old dressform lol
Looking forward to see more of your tin openers style!
My tomcat Riley says Hello to you!
Carola

Barbara Jean said...

Hi Romeo!

Love your pics and vignettes!

Of course I want to see more, right after my nap!

blessings

barbara jean

Anonymous said...

Found you through Dawn's blog. I love the way you talk to us through your cat! Too cute (and so is he). I'm obviously a kitty cat lover (you can see mine on my blog). Welcome to the blogging world, I will subscribe to yours.
Marcy
mantle@piedmontcenter.com
www.queenmarcyoriginals.typepad.com

CarLe Etc. said...

OMG...what a great Blog...LOVE IT All!!!Keep up the wonderful style you have...perfect eye~candy...love the cat~ish conversation...Blessings
Carolyn