magic in a convenient, reusable jar

allo all and tgif!  i hope you left your week in the dust and are looking toward the weekend. i’m counting my blessings as it’s been a traumatic day for the world and my prayers go out to everyone in japan who’ve been affected by the earthquake.

i never know what i’m posting till i get here and just now came across these spellbinding images.

isn’t it amazing what you can do with a jar and a little ingenuity?

not to mention a good photographer?

the simple jar is such a marvel. what it can hold, possess, really, is infinite

from sand to glitter to the birth of a bud

sometimes the best things in life are simple and uncomplicated

i’m sure you have a jar around and i do too. what wishes would you fill it with?

well i’m out, for the night, heading to nyc for the really big shoe this week and hoping it all comes together. maybe you can sprinkle some fairy dust in my corner? have a wonderful weekend my darling friends!

all images via pinterest.com/parisapartment

March 12, 2011. Magic, Photography, postaday2011.

8 Comments

  1. MotherLodeBeth replied:

    Love the 4th and 6th photos best. Actually have a small selection of wee bottles with French language labels that sit on a shelf and look special. Here in the CA Sierras people love to get permission to dig on old homesteads where out houses were because in the 1800’s old glass bottles were often dumped in the outhouse when empty. And because of sitting in the soil for so many years the red and blue bottles turn a lighter shade or pink and blue and are so pretty.

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  2. beverley christenson replied:

    Dear Claudia , love and best wishes for the show Iknow it will be great.Sometimes the best things in life are free.Just enjoy Beverley xxx

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  3. FAY HART FLORENCE ITALY replied:

    Claudia what a wonderful and unique post I love all of them I keep a bottle of fairy dust by my bed! and its yaeras sine I grew an orchid in a bottle you have me thinkig now !! really beautiful thanmkyou enjoy your trip fay xxx

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  4. TimbarikaDoll replied:

    Have a wonderful weekend!!Enjoy your trip and be safe. Such tragic news in Japan, I hope and pray everyone iwll be ok. I love jars and putting things in them & decorating the outsides..I have a few that I could do something like this with..thanks for the ideas :)) xxx

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  5. Bonjour Romance replied:

    How right you are, some of the best things in life are simple and uncomplicated. Bon voyage Claudia
    Mimi

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  6. Mandy replied:

    I love collecting vintage bottles and large vintage jars. These images are so inspiring.
    Best of luck with your show!

    Mandy

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  7. laura replied:

    Love all these images.

    diamonddiaper.blogspot.com

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  8. bluelimephotograpy replied:

    i adore everything i see. perfect. xo

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