A few weeks ago I picked up this old book at a garage sale for fifty-cents. The cover was missing and I didn't even look inside to see the title. I bought it with plans to make a book-page wreath.
I pulled the book out last night because I needed a few book pages for a little project I was working on. I opened it up and saw this:
It includes chapters on authors such as Bryant, Emerson, Longfellow, Hawthorne and many more. The most amazing part is that the book has illustrations of the breathtaking homes!
I wanted to make some type of art using these illustrations and I came up with this:
I embellished the corners of the old window with these half-spindles that I painted:
I'm trying to decide if I might want to embellish further - perhaps with antique lace and buttons...I'll keep you posted!