November 7, 2013

have you any tapestries?


I like to wear lots of contrasting textures and muted colors, and this summer I got interested in embroidered accessories.  I love wearing something that feels like it belongs on the wall of a medieval castle.  How art thou, strange knight?  Say hello to my jousting sword! 

The top photo shows a bag I picked up at a thrift store on Fairfax.  The second is a vintage box and a Victorian boy's toy car (impulse buy, yes; no regrets).  The third photo is an oversized wallet from a vintage shop in Highland Park.

And yes, the title is a quote from the third Indiana Jones movie.




11 comments:

  1. oh I love all your vintage finds!!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog
    Laviniah x
    http://bffbestfootforward.blogspot.co.uk/

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  2. Those are some beautiful items, especially the cross-body. It looks amazing.

    -Vogue&Heels
    www.vogueandheels.com

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  3. I just wanted to come by and say thanks for visiting my blog. Yes, California is pretty awesome, and ofcourse, the weather is fabulous.... especially now that it is getting cold, and dark early out here in NYC.

    All your pretty tapestry photos reminded me of this item that has been on my favorite list on Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/listing/128844424/tapestry-shoe-bag-vintage?ref=sr_gallery_2&ga_search_query=tapestry+shoebag&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=US&ga_search_type=all&ga_facet=tapestry+shoebag

    It's a tapestry material vintage shoe bag. How cute is that! I think it would be awesome for travel.

    theinternetandtheunicorn.blogspot.com/

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  4. Ahhh lovely things! The bag is beautiful
    xxxx

    www.salted-roses.blogspot.com

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  5. Thank you for your sweet comment on my latest post. That bag and little box are so cute, love the old embroidery on it. Great items! xx

    www.creativityandchocolate.com

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  6. great purse

    xo,
    ChaCha
    http://www.chachathefashiongenius.com/

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  7. So cool, and I love your boots!
    Mafalda ❤
    www.mafaldadotzero.blogspot.fr

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  8. I love a good thrift store find! That purse is great!
    www.playdatesandcourtdates.blogspot.com

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  9. that purse is such a great find!
    thanks for stopping by my blog :)

    Molly {Dreams in HD}
    http://dreamsinhd.blogspot.com/

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  10. I love this - very unexpected, but I love the vintage-y feel!

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