The shelf has looked like this for awhile:
While you all know I love ironstone, this was looking just a little too blah! I wanted something a bit more collected and eclectic looking.
I gathered up everything from bits of nature to ephemera and this is how it all came together!
I think all the treasures make the shelf so much more interesting. Like, you just want to open it up and explore what's inside.
Let's take a peek, shall we!?!
Feathers were a must, of course! :)
This frozen Charlotte fits in perfectly.
I've had these antique calling cards stashed away, never knowing what to do with them. I love them and love having a place to display some now. They always remind me of Jane Austen's novels.
I used vintage envelopes to lighten things up a bit. Less permanent than painting the inside of the shelf.
More odds and ends.
It's way more fun now, don't you think?!?
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