* Listen to the Voice of Flower * →
Green is the new Black
Matchbook Stationery by Miniature Rhino Estate by Simple tess Image by Forest Bound Seafaring by Little Big head Search for Zodiacal Dust by Bertil Olsson via Ardea macadam
* Evil Twins’ Bakeathon * →
* Big Moustache * →
Prime Minister's Personal Minute (1954)
How sweet is this Winston Churchill’s Note found in the National Archives UK’s gallery by Discombobulated ? Very !
* The Blessed Damozel * →
Through the Past, darkly
Old pics of me … morethere
* The Blessed Damozel * →
* Visit me … * →
Brideshead Revisited's Inspiration
A photo cutout of the Lygon family Photograph by Nic Barlow (via Vanity Fair) (Lygon family from left : Coote, Maimie, Lettice, Sibell, Lady Beauchamp, Boom, Elmley, Hugh, and Dickie … On whom Evelyn Waugh partially based Brideshead Revisited’s Marchmain / Flyte family.) Three of my favourite things : antique books, old photographs and vintage furniture !
*An American (Craft Night) in Paris* →
Image by Maren Celeste Teenie Tinies -Super Small Succulent in Tiny Little Ceramic Cup- by Monkeys always Look Image by Monkeys always Look String of Pearls by Monkeys always Look Sempervivum & Sedum Dish Garden in Pottery Creamer by Verde Garden Sempervivum & Sedum Dish Garden in Vintage China Sugar bowl by Verde Garden
Cabins in da Woods !
Maple Window by Angeliska Cabin Interior by Bergman’s Bear Image via Shipwrecked This is seriously perfect, Dude ! … and a Woodlander Silhouette cushion made by me Photographed by -and in the studio- of the aceness Spotted Dog Farm Thanks so much, Jere !
Do Not Disturb : 1923 via Shorpy February 27, 1923 - Miss Alice Reighly, 1409 Harvard Street, president of the Anti-Flirt Club, which has just been organized in Washington, D.C., and will launch an ‘Anti-Flirt Week’ beginning March 4. The club was composed of young women and girls who have been embarrassed by men in automobiles and on street corners.
beefranck asked: Could you make me a Myrtille? :)
* Drop Dead Gorgeous * →
The best Sprocket ever !
Image by Cyclop I so want this ! Shooting stars, moons & anchors ? And I thought that iron-crosses were the best thing you could find on a sprocket…
Hutchinson Family Singers
Hutchinson Family Singers (1845) Daguerreotype by Unknown Artist The original members of the Hutchinson Family Singers were thirteen of the sixteen children of Jesse and Mary Hutchinson of Milford, New Hampshire. The eleven sons and two daughters made their singing debut in the late 1830s and at first sang sentimental, patriotic tunes celebrating the virtues of rural life. In 1842, however,...
petitbones asked: do you know how cute you are??!! (rhetorical question - just wanted to say hi really!!)
My hero !
I found him ! Pinky Diablo is my hero. Maker of fabulous watercolours and aceness skully spoons. Please please please, if you are secretly in love with me … Get one for me ! ♥ (please ?)
One more ! I’m in love. Big time. truly, madly, deeply. utterly. in love. Who makes these ? And who wants to grab one for me ? ♥
* a Life in Songs * →
Let's talk about Music, shall we ?
Thought I’d start a new kind of tag / meme Sleevefaced by me Turntable by me . ” 10 songs that built me and / or changed my life “ Come out and play ! http://encorepetite.wordpress.com/2010/03/11/a-life-in-songs/ If you do, I’d love to read it, so please come and let me know (here or on the blog) x x x ___m___
Giant Lilipads in the Conservatory !
Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Victorian era) via Step into my Attic
Golf & Facial Hair !
Image via Fuck Yeah, Victorians !
Beards & Bicycles !
Messenger boys found by Chateau Thombeau
kristenhovet asked: I've added your RSS feed to my google reader, but the whole posts don't show up (neither do the photos). Is there any way of fixing this? Thanks!
lisabotany asked: Are you really planning on leaving Paris? Where would you like to move to?
Now you can ...
Ask me anything S H O O T !
All of them Witches
All of them Witches via Centiweed
Dr. Med. Franz Leuffen
Dr. Med. Franz Leuffen by [ henning ]
Peacock in the Streets
Image from The Animals by Giacommo Brunetti
Löwendenkmal / Lion Monument
Das Löwendenkmal (The Lion Monument), Lucerne, Switzerland, late 19th / early 20th century, photo from the Klosterarchiv Einsiedeln. Found by Liquid Night The Lion of Lucerne is an allegorical memorial for 760 fallen and 350 surviving members of a regiment of Swiss Guards who fought to defend the Tuileries Palace as it was being stormed by the people of Paris during the French Revolution
… … … … … Sitting Room by Penny Leaver Green Sitting Room by Penny Leaver Green … … … I think I might like flowers, wood and iron-work beds … I have been collecting these images before starting this Tumblr, so I don’t know the sources to most of them. If this image is yours, of if you are the artist, please...
Vicky & Albert
Comic-strips by Kate Beaton Victoria & Albert, my idols. The last strip ! Ha !
Alligator Carriage !
Alligator Carriage, an image I found … No references … I want this ! Aceness, right ?
Mississippi River Meander Belt, plate 22 sheet 1 by H. Fisk at Radical Carthography Mississippi River Meander Belt, plate 22 sheet 6 by H. Fisk at Radical Carthography Mississippi River Meander Belt, plate 22 sheet 12 by H. Fisk at Radical Carthography Mississippi River Meander Belt, plate 22 sheet 13 by H. Fisk at Radical Carthography Mississippi River Meander Belt, plate 22...
Spotted Dog Farm
Image by Spotted Dog Farm Image by Spotted Dog Farm Image by Spotted Dog Farm Image by Spotted Dog Farm
181 by Lina Scheynius Weekend by Verhext (yes, I know … My Tumblr is turning into an Ode to Ms Verhext !) Crazy Quilt image by Emerson Merrick Sunshine by Simple Tess
Sunflower Girl, 1942 by Shorpy (My mother in front of the sunflower patch. Stanley, New York. Notice the train going by. I’m sure my father took the picture. They were in love and got married in 1943. They had six children -five boys and a girl-)
Things to Come
Still from Things to Come by Born of an Atom Bomb
Break 'ma leg !
Break ma leg ! ridiculous self-portrait Break ma leg ! ridiculous self-portrait
Triangles & Heels by me
Every atom of me & Every atom of you by Sionedyum found via the mamawolf (His Dark Materials inspired tat … so good) image found via the mamawolf
Love Song ...
One of my favourite images … Does someone know where it comes from ?