2.27.2011

the treasure trove



At Goodwill yesterday i found a teacup and a lovely ornate box labeled exotic teas. A perfect match? Yes. Perfect for storing my sentimental goodies? Yes.
Inside of the box are paint chips of my favorite colours (mint green, a blush rose, plum, etc.), a small russian box (upper right hand corner), a vintage key (lower left hand corner), my international coins (mostly euros, all in the little silk bag), my money in bills, a fantastic handmade birthday from one of my best friends, J-Lo (Madeleine Jordan-Lord; it's under all of the other things, sorry babe), a fruity tea-bag in lieu of potpourri,  and a teacup full of my favorite little trinkets. 
Inside of the teacup are a peacock feather, two crystals, some sea glass, some coral, a vintage paisley hairpin, and a vintage earring.

Isn't it all divine? I'm going to call it my 'happy box'.

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14 comments:

  1. lovely snapshots :)

    xx

    http://rigidgoddess.blogspot.com/

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  2. that's all gorgeous, i'm terribly jealous! definitely do another post once you've popped some more beauties in it :)

    Jess xx

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  3. That is such a beautiful box, such a great find (: I'd love something like that for keepsakes and other special momentos, I'm a really sentimental person aha. xx

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  4. This is gorgeous, I've been wanting a box like this to store my teabags (I swap them from all over the world) and this would be perfect, so jealous. I'll have to keep looking.

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  5. i'm jealous. you always find the best stuff. gosh.

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  6. Aww thanks that's so sweet. My friends think I'm weird collecting teabags, but I love my tea and the wonderful different flavours :)

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  7. love the photography here. gorgeous images.

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  8. Kat,

    I need you to email your outfit asap! Only change in plans--could you email the one you were originally planning on sending over, as well as a few past outfits, such as your Rosie the Riveter outfit, etc, and a short description of your style and what the magazine/feminism means to you / your style inspiration? Thanks SO much. I owe you big time. Any time within the next 24 hours would be golden.

    Maddie

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  9. love it! super cool :)

    natalieoffduty.blogspot.com

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  10. Love this! I also have a "happy box" its got some buttons and photographs and random bits in it. I love that you have one as well. Do let us know if you find more treasures to put in it! x

    myheartstumbles.blogspot.com

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  11. That is so pretty! I want a little treasure chest for all my acsessories :D

    Kathryn.

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