DAY 8. THE MUSIC ONE #MATCHBOXADAY

Day 8, The music one, fragile old music paper covers the outside of this box, topped with the picture of a faded rose and stamped with a french postmark. Hidden inside the hand painted drawer is a tiny sheet of music for a Popeye tune, tied with red silk ribbon and a miniature harmonica tied ...

MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES AND FANCY URNS

Mysterious circumstances and fancy urns, just a few of Baltimore based artist Yelena Bryksenkova's favourite things. Who is in her own words 'Russian-born, midwest-raised, baltimore-based'. A few of my favourite things are her wonderful illustrations and paintings.I love the colours and patterns, the fun things her characters take part in, their delicate worlds and surroundings. Yelena's ...

DAY 6 THE THANK YOU ONE #MATCHBOXADAY

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A burst of tropical colour for day 6, The thank you one, the outside dressed in a bright blue Parrot Botanical soap paper, the scent still lingering, with vintage blue trim at the edges.The inner drawer painted in cranberry pink paint, an old fair ticket, numbered and bearing the word thanks is embellished with tiny ...

WONDERFUL THINGS

I have spent the weekend detoxing after eating ALL the chocolate on my birthday, hot in mugs, brownies, bars. Friday was a great day, ending with dinner at a lovely local restaurant, so I felt the need to cleanse after such a week of amazing indulgent food. While I was out enjoying myself and then ...