thistles and tiny treasures.

1.07.2013

medicine case
A palm-sized leather case, marked with a 'B.'
medicine caseFour tiny vials in sterling caps, marked with an 'E.'  There are some treasures that only a best friend can spot.
thistle
I've been toting the case around since middle school and yesterday I put the vials to temporary use.thistleThey're keeping thistles fresh in an apartment that was feeling bare in the absence of December's pine and spruce.thistle
Tiny glass vials for tiny treasures.

13 note(s) by friends.:

  1. So lovely. My hubs and mother in law are really into antiques, those beautiful viles are totally something they would have picked out too. Great idea to use them a bud vases. Have a great week!

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  2. Beautiful idea! I might try this. Where did you find the thistles?

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  3. nice find by your best friend! and i love using thistle these days.

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  4. That's so beautiful! How sweet of her to pick out that it was your initials :)

    x missdottidee.blogspot.com

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  5. oh my gosh, the memories. the sight of those little vials with their dainty silver caps makes me so very happy. i just can't believe how long ago i first saw them.

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  6. Such beautiful photographs. So interesting! x

    at-rubik.blogspot.com

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  7. How pretty! What a nice use for something so simple!

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  8. Such lovely, lovely photography of beautiful objects!

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  9. I like that case and those vials. It makes me think that they're something that characters in a fairy tale would carry their potions in. (Blame my thought on the fact that I've watching episodes of Once Upon a Time on my DVR.)

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  10. Were these vials for smelling salts, do you think? They are so lovely.

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