~ Beauty is in the eye of the beholder ~


People kept passing it by, only seeing the ugly celluloid ovals.

She picked it up and shyly asked the dealer the price.

The item was bought for a song. She took it home, and pulled out the cracked panels.





Because in the eye of this beholder, the beauty was here. . .






Add flowers and the picture is complete





25 comments:

LindaSonia said...

Very pretty! Good eye ;) LindaSonia

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

I have one of these things that I got from Julie at Gilded Moons...it has been sitting under my bed while I try to figure out what to do with it! I will give it another look because I just couldn't resist as well! Hope all is well, Anita

Stephenie said...

That is definetly a beauty..I just love it so much...Your pictures look amazing..
STephenie

Rosemary said...

Beautiful Nancy!!
Isn't if funny how everyone sees things differently.
Love this,
Rosemary

Michelle said...

Beautiful! Sometimes it's hard for me to see things beyond what they potentially can be but I'm getting better at it! You have a good eye. :)

Ulla said...

What a find! Its stunning!!!
ulla

The Victorian Parlor said...

Gorgeous! I love what you did with it:)

Blessings,

Kim

The Rose Room said...

gorgeous! Rachaelxo

Rebecca Ramsey said...

Oh it's marvelous!

justjen said...

Another work of genius. Bravo and beautiful!

The Wrought Iron Gate said...

I love finding a diamond in the rough....something that quickens my pulse when I see it...because I know where I can take it. Did your heart beat a little faster when you saw this piece? I'm betting yes. Beautiful!

Thanks for your kind comments,

Kay

Fifi Flowers said...

PRETTY PRETTY!!!

rochambeau said...

Beautiful Nancy!
You had the right vision for your new treasure. Thanks for sharing too!
xox
Constance

Enzie at World Market Portraits said...

Roses and antiques go so well together. Hope all is well :)

Lori said...

Nancy, that is just gorgeous!!! what a wonderful find...good for you:)

Zita - Mlle Magpie said...

A beautiful find made gorgeous by you!

à la parisienne said...

You have a gorgeous blog, and I love your taste! I will be adding you to my blogroll!

bluemuf said...

Hi Nancy, How beautiful, I love how you saw the beauty within.

Hugs Karen

Elyse said...

ooh -- how cool is that? fabuloso!

xo

julie Haymaker thompson said...

your blog is so lovely

NeereAnDear said...

It takes a good eye and an open mind to find the beauty beneath the surface ... or should I say...
Dont judge a book by its cover ..its whats inside that counts....

STUNNING!!

LOTS OF HUGS
JO

LW said...

Marvelous……

Nancy you do have an eye for beautiful things…


Louise

Joanna Thomas said...

It is just wonderful! It reminds me of Cinderella's coach!
xoxo

dragonflydreamer said...

You have a great eye for beauty. It is beautiful and I love your photos. Everyone needs to be nourished through all of the senses and I can't get enough of the beauty you share that speaks deep down to my soul. Thank you.

Kathy said...

So beautiful, I love this!