the time has come
hi all, happy tuesday. i’m scrambling with last minute details before the sale. getting everything properly cataloged et al. the hardest part is realizing that it’s now or never that i shoot my little friends around the house. to me they’re not really inanimate objects but instead, pieces that hold intelligence and life and information that will live longer than an iphone.
the other day i realized how much i’ll miss the artwork so tried to capture some of it just now and will keep trying. but it’s not just the art, it’s the books, like this one i’ve had here for awhile. it’s a book of receipts from the Moncey Hotel in Paris in the early 1900s. in it are the receipts of each guests, the amount of firewood they used in their rooms, charges for room service and phone calls. and reprimands when they got boisterous!
it’s my last chance to keep anything but at the same time i want it to go out into the universe and enjoyed by someone as much as i have.
but the original oils i will miss
and it gave me good reason to frame and mat some of the ephemera i’ve been collecting
i’ve had these porcelain chorus girls for a long time and finally unpacked them. as soon as i did two of them sold the same night. one is really brazen and another looks like she’s about to learn the ropes. my favorite is the one who’s still here. the shy one holding her hands nervously behind the haughty one.
not to be redundant and use the same accessories but i’m trying to shoot what i can with what seems like only hours before this little world disappears!
for some reason as much as i decorate for others, just don’t do it for myself. the cobbler theory and all that. now that i have a home filled with all this familiar stuff, i like being around it. it’s hard to conceive it will be gone soon.
well i’m going to have to be a big gal and get used to it. the only thing left to do is shoot it and hone my photography skills. in the meantime i thought you’d enjoy a preview. now it’s back to work but in my free moments i’ll keep on shooting, trying to capture that certain something in everything. more soon, have a great day!