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May 28, 2008 at 4:16 pm 1 comment

candle holder from the flea

I found this great little German (I think) wooden candle holder at the flea market recently and have been looking at it a lot, as it’s been in my living room since bringing it home. I love those red and white mushrooms and have a lot of them stashed around my house, mainly with my Christmas decorations.

I think the correct term for this type of mushroom is Amanita, which I learned in this helpful guide I picked up a while ago:

non-flowering plants

Anyway, after rummaging through my fabric stash last night, I came up with this skirt for my shop using some linen I had on hand and one of a set of vintage napkins I unburied at the thrift store a while ago. I love the all of the little pictures on the fabric – mushrooms, bugs, snails, nuts, leaves. I still have four of the napkins left and hope to make something for myself sometime. It all reminds me of the walks we took in the woods near our cabin in Northern Michigan when I was growing up. I always came home with a handful of treasures I’d picked up along the way, many of which are right on those napkins.

woodland skirtpocket detail

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  • 1. pont des lions  |  July 8, 2008 at 5:25 pm

    Ta jupe est vraiment très jolie! j’aime beaucoup ce côté naturel avec le lin et le tissu et ses motifs vintage.
    Laure

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