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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Vintage buttons, skeleton keys and pocket watch faces, just for fun!

Old buttons, skeleton keys and pocket watch faces....Don't we all just love 'em!

I was finally in the mood to play around with Photoshop a little bit...it was easier than I expected!
Now if I'll just remember what I did for the next time!!!!




I remember when I was a little kid my Grandpa had a whole cigar box full of old skeleton keys. I LOVED them then and I was too timid to ask for a few...would I love to have that box full now!


I just need to learn to slow down and take time...I'm always in a big hurry and I don't know why...wasn't there a song by Alabama about that!

I hope you all are having a splendid week!
Thanks for stopping by and taking time to look...

Linking to;
Faded Charm for White Wednesday
Savvy Southern Style for Wow Us Wednesday
From My Front Porch to Yours for Treasure Hunt Thursday
2805 for Potpourri Friday
Common Ground for Vintage Inspiration Friday
The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home
French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday
My Romantic Home for Show and Tell Friday

34 comments:

kpaints said...

Sure wish I had all those keys I use to have too. Bummer.

Love your pictures, where you lightened things up....very nice. Looks like you are having fun.

Sherry@Back2Vintage said...

I never had any skeleton keys....Wish I could find some!!!
Wonderful photos!!!

Dandelion and Daisy said...

Buttons, keys and watch faces.......what more could a girl ask! I bought six enameled watch faces at a flea market and I love them too much to use them! Do you know how that goes? Maybe, one day I will find a project worthy of their goodness.

Dandelion and Daisy said...

Buttons, keys and watch faces.......what more could a girl ask! I bought six enameled watch faces at a flea market and I love them too much to use them! Do you know how that goes? Maybe, one day I will find a project worthy of their goodness.

d e l i g h t said...

Very pretty photos of great buttons and keys!

Cindy said...

I love it all, too! Especially your buttons - I'm a "buttonaholic!" lol Would also love to find some skeleton keys!
Happy White Wednesday!
Cindy

Patti's Artful Design said...

ooh....love your finds and your photography looks great too!

sissie said...

I love old skeleton keys and clocks too! I was lucky enough to keep my Mom and Dad's old skeleton keys to their farmhouse. I just love them.

Beautiful post.

hugs
Sissie

Victorian1885 said...

Beautiful photos!

Petite Michelle Louise said...

these are a few of my favorite things...sigh.

BECKY said...

Love it all Faye!! And OMG!! Where have I been? You opened 2 shops!!???

I am off to go check them out! Be sure to pop over and enter my giveaway!!

Hugs to you!
Hope all is well!
Becky

Debbie @ ribbonwoodcottage.blogspot.com said...

What is it about keys that we love...I wish I had some too...now if I could just find my car keys! Hahaha
Blessings,
Debbie

Gayle Page-Robak said...

What a beautiful button, key and watch face display...just gorgeous. Hugs,Gayle.

Debbie said...

Oh my...are you good at this picture taking thing or what????!!!
You are putting together some wonderful shots Faye!

About Me said...

Gorgeous pictures! My parents had skeleton keys and, like you, I so wish I had them now! Thanks for sharing the beauty!

Lynn Stevens said...

These are a few of my favorite things!
hugs Lynn

A Cottage Muse said...

Hi Faye!
These are some of my favorites too!
Great photos!

Gail said...

Beautiful photos of gorgeous objects!

Pamela said...

Oh so pretty! Great pics! Thanx for coming over to party!

Ann said...

Wonderful post! Your photos turned out great, too. Guess I'll have to experiment with Photoshop one of these days. I'm a bit intimidated by it.

Tracy said...

Beautiful photos, of some of my favorite things!

Honey at 2805 said...

Your keys, watch faces and buttons work so well together to create lovely photos!

Thanks for linking your creativing to Potpourri Friday!

Cottage and Broome said...

Love the keys and buttons, wonderful! I used to do a lot of rug hooking, your patterns are nice. Thanks for sharing, Laura

Karen said...

Gorgeous pics, love clock faces and skeleton keys.

Betsy said...

Buttons, keys, and watch faces. All of my favorites represented so well.
Thank you for sharing these beauties.

Debra @ Common Ground said...

Love all the watch faces. such a wonderful photo. thanks for sharing at VIF!

Veronica said...

wow your pics are so romatic!! I love the watch faces..

Veronica
Tassels Twigs and Tastebuds

Mimi said...

Love the watch faces. In all my flea marketing and thrifting days I have never come across any of them.

ImSoVintage said...

Your photos are beautiful.

Pam said...

I love that photo of all the watch faces in the silver plate. That's something I never see around here. Don't where all the watch parts are.

Kathy said...

Beautiful mother of pearl buttons!! I, too, collect buttons (well, accumulate is more like it) and keys. They don't take up much space so guiltless pleasure! Thanks for sharing your treasures.

Linda said...

I've been catching up with your posts, Faye...so much eye candy! Lovely buttons, rick rack roses and that beautiful suitcase of treasures...I need to stop spending so much time on Pinterest and catch up on my blog reading!

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

So beautiful! I also love the large rose you had made from the crocheted border. Gorgeous!!!
Have a great week!
Hugs,
Julia

Sherry said...

Love these Faye! Thank you for linking it up to Home Sweet Home!
Sherry