Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Fortune Tellers Shrine
I auditioned several and they never seemed right. Being an antique collector and at one time I had a small booth in an Antique shop where I sold quilts, antique sewing items and kitchen items from the 30's to the 50's, plus pottery; I had stored away some old wooden bobbins. I recalled I had a small one packed away in the basement so I went on a safari in those nether reaches and eureka I found it!
One of my small candles fit perfectly.
I also went through all the hankies I have collected and found one that had Autumn colors. Ladies and young women always carried a hankie once upon a time.
I'm working on creating Ruby's journal. I want this altered book to look like what a turn of the century young woman who's becoming a Fortune Teller would write plus period photos and memorabilia she might paste in it.