Friday, February 8, 2013

Collections











 I ordered and just received this book in the mail.  It is fascinating and has gotten me to think more about the process and beauty of collecting.  Collections of things can easily take a wrong turn unless done in a defined and intentional way. 

I don't really collect many things, but I have started a new collection based on something I found and loved this summer.  I'll show pictures in my next post.

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9 comments:

  1. I'll have to check out this book based on your recommendation. I only collect off-white pottery (started for my wedding), but I really appreciate any kind of interesting, well-edited collection (like those buoys).

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  2. Totally agree. Takes some skill and planning to not looked cluttered

    Curious about your new collection :)

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  3. Love the collections you feature...especially the bells. What a unique and charming statement they make! Cant wait to see what you got...

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  4. LOVE anything Sibella Court and actually had not seen this before. On my list now!

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  5. Hi Camille! Interestingly enough I've just started a few collections myself recently. Vintage fans, ginger jars, and old glass bottles are my weapons of choice. Can't wait to see yours!

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  6. Can't wait to see what you're collecting! I don't have many collections either but love the look of any done well. What is the 3rd pic of?

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  7. I think one challenge with collections is convincing friends and family NOT to add to it at every gift-giving occasion. Especially since their contributions may be of the "almost but not quite" variety. I will try to control myself!

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  8. I have a few pieces of milk glass that my Mom gave me and I really like those. I'm always looking for itneresting pieces to add to it but haven't really found much. I've also really been drawn to jadeite too and bought a jadeite bowl last summer, but still my only piece thus far.

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  9. How I love a good collection! It seems I have a few mini collections going on... trophy's, iron stone {from my grandmother}, and green glass. Oh, and cross art. Didn't even realize I was amassing a collection till the other day I noticed how many I have.

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