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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

White Wednesday

Joining in on White Wednesday and sharing some tresors that I found at one of my most favorite shops: "Nesting On Main",  in the quaint town of Concord, Ma. 

These heavenly vintage pages, from a Bible dated 1816, were brought to my attention by Beth, one of the shops' artists.

She knows me well...

...they took my breath away!

And who could leave behind these sweet vintage French Prayer Cards?

Beth also bestowed upon me this beautiful paper cross that she fashioned out of pages from the same Bible....

...it, too, took my breath away.

Beth happens to be one of the most talented paper artists I have ever known. Her creations are absolutely stunning.....

...I purchased this petite charm from her lovely collection.

She was sweet enough to remember my obsession with old  doorknobs and GAVE this one to me! 
"Merci" Beth...you made me smile!

She is working on opening an ETSY shop as well as a blog and, as soon as she does, I will "introduce" you to her properly! You won't want to miss THAT post!


And here are a few tresors that I collected from around my studio....

Happy White Wednesday mes amies!
I'm joining Kathleen at Faded Charm Cottage...won't you follow me there?


  1. It is all so lovely and is definitely you!


  2. Michelle- your white Wednesday photos ALWAYS take my breathe away----- gorgeous my friend. The paper cross made from Bible pages is exquisite.

  3. I just love visiting your blog, so beautiful. Your photos are gorgeous and I love the banner and background of your blog too.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Anne xx

  4. As always your posts are gorgeous, but I just have to comment on the stunning cross! So simple yet so unique. Beautiful!

  5. Oh my goodness, it's all just too pretty. Your treasures are fabulous. I love those pages and that cross is gorgeous, I've never seen one made from Bible pages; what a perfect idea.

  6. Adore your paper cross. It is so beautiful Michelle. All of your precious finds have found their home with you. Xo Rhonda

  7. Bonsoir! Michelle,

    Oh! soooo beautiful. The illustrations on 1816 bible pages are amazing! All those tresors ;o)

    I will certainly watch for Beth's blog.

    Your photos as always are divine! Merci! for sharing mon amis.

    Have a wonderful evening!

    Blessings & Hugs,

  8. The bible images are so beautiful. I have some vintage bibles. The artwork was so well done. Great finds. Can't wait to Beth's blog, and shop. Of course, I love all of your studio items.

  9. Beautiful bible images, and that paper cross is stunning! love your studio objects too.

  10. Michelle those are such beautiful things!
    I can't wait to hear when Beth starts her blog and shop :)

  11. Michelle,
    This entire post is gorgeous, but I especially love that cross fashioned of paper. How incredible is that?
    Can't wait to see you on Saturday. Till then,
    Blessings & hugs,

  12. Michelle,
    This White Wednesday post is so incredibly beautiful! I love all of your wonderful gifts from Beth!
    The vignettes you created with your treasures look like pages from a beautiful magazine.
    Thank you for visiting and for your kind words.

  13. I just LOVE your WW posts Michelle. You have such beautiful whites and I always enjoy seeing the things you love...I love them too.
    hugs from here...

  14. Your photos and collections take my breath away also, and leave me with heart palpitations!
    Just simply gorgeous!

  15. I love visiting your blog, so beautiful. Your photos are gorgeous and I love the banner and background of your blog too.
    I love that cross fashioned of pape, it´s so beautiful and good idea.

  16. Oh, wow, what great pictures.What beautiful things!!!!!!
    The cross is so wonderful.


  17. Love the idea of a cross made from pages of the Bible - clever!
    Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

  18. Това са невероятни находки! Обичам този стил, прекрасни фотоси. Поздрави от мен.

  19. Looking forward to seeing Beth's shop and blog! I love the treasures you found!!

    It's almost show time!!

  20. How fun to find such lovely things. I love the excitement of it !! The cross is beautiful especially that it was created by a friend. Tell Beth she is very creative. i would love to be near a shop like that.Your studio is so sweet. I love that you take the time to share your home. I look forward to seeing your blog. Have a beautiful and creative day Michelle ...... Chickie

  21. Those prayer cards are so pretty Michele. Love the collection from your studio too. Just perfect.

  22. Everything is gorgeous and so *you*! It sounds like a lovely shop, definitely I'll be keeping my eyes open for her Etsy!

  23. ooooh but of course i will follow you anywhere! The cross that Beth made from the bibe pages is just beautiful, the simplicity of it makes it a treasure for you. i can't wait to see what you create with your new finds, plus the ones you already have stashed in your studio :)
    Have a fabulous weekend! t.xoxoox

  24. Hi Michelle,
    What a beautiful post! Please tell me when your talented friend gets her blog & shop. I'll frequent both! Miss you!

  25. Dear ,sweet Michelle,
    you have found a most lovely shop, I cans ee- How lucky to have one like that to visit. The old papers are so beautiful, and so is the charm you bought. I love the cross ,how very special,dear.
    And you collections from your house-Oh so wonderful-I love the door piece, and lovely laces, and you displayed it all so great.

  26. Oh, how did I miss this post? It is truly delightful! I agree with your first commenters - everything is so YOU! Your artist friend Beth is quite talented & thoughtful. I'll be sure to follow as soon as she starts a blog & Etsy.
    So glad to hear you enjoyed a trip to wonderful Nesting!
    See you really soon - woo hoo!

  27. Beautiful as always. Love your posts!

  28. As usual, your post leaves me breathless Michelle! Happy Belated White Wednesday and Happy Weekend!


  29. I love, love, love those Bible pages!


  30. Hello, friend! Those Bible pages are some of the most beautiful I have ever seen. What a lovely post. I also love the cross.

  31. I agree it is so you....but on the other hand..its so me too..so just to help you out I will take all those lovely things off your hands....your welcome!!! x0x0

  32. awesome post!
    LOVE everything!

    barbara jean

  33. Beautiful as always - love that paper cross!!!

  34. I'm so VERY LATE getting here! But your studio vignettes make me wag my tail and tinkle like an excited puppy! LOL! Beautilicious!

  35. What a beautiful post of amazing goodies! I finally can view all the pictures because I am at my sons house using his computer. Just beautiful!!

  36. What you should do is copy those vintage papers in a color photocopier and then put them up for decoration throughout your home. You could take them and make paper birds out of them and many other artistic things. That would be neat.

    -Zane of ontario honey


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