Tuesday, August 5, 2008

A bag of memories



Time is the journey.

A very favorite is this old bag full of history.
It sits in my hallway on a small stool to greet travelers and to welcome them.
I found it thanks to Kristin who, during my jaunt in Aix en Provence, took me to a small flea market near her home.


The details which make it unique and endearing: original initials written by hand, leather handles and straps, the old numbered travel label.

Original article "Une valise à mémoire" translated by Annie of The Bunny Bungalow

7 commentaires:

The Summer Kitchen Interiors said...

They don't make them like that anymore! Aged to absoulute perfection. Love all the details.
Karla & Karrie

Fifi Flowers said...

I ADORE this post! The luggage is FAB! I want to go on a trip!

Caleen said...

WOW! Those bags probably have quite a history.. So Nostalgic. What a special find!

Magny said...

ooohhh I love it...
lovely blog...
~~~Magny~~~

Vita Lenta nel Bel Paese said...

Cara Laeriss,

Thank you for setting an ambiance. Your pictures are intriguing. The scent of Provence - inspiring!
I am a new blogger from Italy, Umbria. Seemingly we have interests in common - the hunt for "faded beauties".

Bacione, Ingrid

catharinas-love said...

I love your photos very much , beautiful colors and lovely places !
Rini ' the Netherlands

constanza said...

I love all your blog posts. It's like finding a kindred spirit, the clothes, the decoration, the vintage and antique items you pick are all me. Thank you for such a joyous blog.

 

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