toi que j’aime!
hi guys, happy friday! there’s a nice calm over here and we’re getting organized to pack stuff from the sale and ship it all pretty. claudia came down and having her here helps more than she knows! it’s great to slip away for a minute and come by. going thru all the stuff i realized how long i’ve been collecting everything from perfume labels to dance cards. the combination of playing with the camera and realizing how much you appreciate the small details in life, made me want to shoot a couple and hold a giveaway!
some of it you can see above but these are a couple of my favorites. one is this tiny dance card from a ball in paris held in 1903. gentleman would request a polka or a waltz and she’d pencil him in if she was free (or he was handsome)!
another you may remember are letters to gabrielle with the criss cross writing. apparently it was a trend in the 1890s when you wanted to write something intimate and romantic that would be hard to decipher.
anyway since it’s been such a blast on okl i thought it would fun to share some of the things with who better than you? so if you’re into ephemera leave your name and we’ll announce a winner on monday. till then, have a great day and start of a tres bon weekend!