lucy violet vintage: House Proud?






lucy violet vintage: House Proud?

Maybe I am a little bit early, but next week I will have a little vacation with my son (sleeping in an old house at a lake with his friends and the other mothers, with campfire, take a canoe trip and haunting mosquitos), so I haven´t got the time to participate. Better earlier, than never... Hmm, don´t ask me, why the fathers doesn´t take that trip with their sons!

My wonderful blogfriend Kylie from Perth, Australia created a beautiful idea at her blog. All the ladies and guys who like to participate are welcome. We choose a corner in our house who we are very proud of, styled with vintage stuff or in a special vintage mood and link the images to her blog.
I decided to show my office place. I´ve mixed an old table from the fleamarket, buying for my first flat in 1989, painted in black, combined with two old draw-container in black metal from my parents and one of my beloved white Eames chairs. The chair is decorated with a cheap skin in grey from IKEA. The table is very functional but I added a big white head of budda, a vase from the fleamarket and a hairrubber in form of a flower to "smooth" the big black desk.
On top of the draw-container I styled a couple of an old vintage letter rack in black marmor, a stone I use to open letters and three old wooden letters use to print my first name in books etc.. The electric shaver is an original Remington from my father, he used in the early 50ies.

Hope you enjoy my little collage and the detail shoots.





To take part in this "convention" was great fun, dear Kylie. Many thanks for "haunting" a nice corner in our home and have a look of proud to our space.
If you like to bee a part of "the corner of my home", you have the chance until May, the 11th!

Love, Ria

21 Kommentare:

{ A Treasured Past } | 10. Mai 2013 um 18:31 hat gesagt…

I really enjoyed seeing your office space. I love flea market finds, and the little bits and pieces on display, especially your fathers shaver. The chair looks super cosy with the fur.

I will be sure to check out more of your blog, Tamara x

{ Dana@Mid2Mod } | 10. Mai 2013 um 18:43 hat gesagt…

Your photos are beautiful. I love the variety of the vintage items you've shared. Having your dad's electric shaver is very special.

{ Donna } | 10. Mai 2013 um 19:26 hat gesagt…

Love your table and beautiful collage of photos! A lovely corner of your home : )

{ Makeminemidcentury } | 10. Mai 2013 um 21:23 hat gesagt…

Gorgeous desk, Ria. I love how you've arranged everything! Including your Dad's shaver. Very cute.

{ Evangelines Jumble of ideas } | 10. Mai 2013 um 22:24 hat gesagt…

Hello Love your style I love Budda art also nice rustic style :-

{ Ria Bartel } | 11. Mai 2013 um 01:51 hat gesagt…

Dear everybody,

I like to thank you for your wonderful comments here. I have so much fun with Kylie and Donnas linky. I will visite your blogs and corners to see what you all are coming up with. Greetings, Ria

{ Pippa } | 11. Mai 2013 um 02:34 hat gesagt…

Love the styling Ria! The Eames with the fur, looks warm, chic and comfy! :)

{ Loo xx from Jumbles and Pompoms } | 11. Mai 2013 um 06:11 hat gesagt…

Stunning pictures, Ria. I love the letter rack, the Eames, the table and the vase. xx

{ Kylie } | 11. Mai 2013 um 06:30 hat gesagt…

Hi Ria, I am so happy you've joined our linky (and that we've stayed in touch after "meeting' at Justina's course). Your desk is lovely, I think it's really special that you bought it for your first flat and you've still got it (and use it) today. I love the flea market vase (you must laugh at us and our obsession for West German pottery!), your Dad's old shaver, the old wooden letters, EVERYTHING!
I hope you and your son had a great camping trip to btw. Take care, I'll pop by again soon x

{ Lazy Daisy Jones } | 11. Mai 2013 um 10:49 hat gesagt…

You have a gorgeous style Ria! thank you for sharing it with us...beautiful...
best weekend wishes to you
daisy j

{ Rebecca Gonzalez } | 11. Mai 2013 um 16:29 hat gesagt…

Great collage! Loved meeting you and your corner. The head is my favorite! It is a convention, isn't it?

{ Ria Bartel } | 12. Mai 2013 um 02:06 hat gesagt…

Thanks, Rebecca! It was so much fun to take part and to "meet" all the nice ladies and their houses. I will follow you all at your blogs since yesterday!

{ Lea } | 12. Mai 2013 um 02:37 hat gesagt…

What a great desk and beautiful space. Such an interesting mix of objects. Love the Buddha as well.

{ Teacup-In-The-Garden } | 15. Mai 2013 um 21:00 hat gesagt…

Ein toller Arbeitsplatz!
Liebe Grüße,
Markus

{ Hannapat } | 16. Mai 2013 um 11:53 hat gesagt…

I love your corner and this desk has so much character. I am particularly keen on the lovely letters!! Thanks for your comment over at mine it's lovely to share this little journey with you. Hopefully see you again at some point xoxo

{ freckleface } | 17. Mai 2013 um 01:59 hat gesagt…

Hello Ria, this is a lovely, cosy little corner for your office space. I love the buddha/vase/flower combination and the sheepskin idea for the chair, I bet that feels lovely to sit in. x

{ Bron } | 17. Mai 2013 um 05:12 hat gesagt…

Thanks for the peek into your home. I is lovely. xx

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