Kitsch and Vintage Propping.A few small items can make a huge difference in an interior.
Left to right, we have:
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I personally like to mix original vintage items with home made ones. Both support each other and help shift the focus from one item to the next.
Keane's Ethnology (Cambridge University Press), Smith's Galic Antiquities (an 18th century translation of the poems of Ossian), Sorcellerie dans les pays de mission (Belgian treaty on Witchcraft from 1938). On top is a Victorian silver sugar bowl (Peter Reimer Hinnerup, Copenhagen, 1841) with a sprig of Scottish heather. Behind is a theatre set repro of Erasmus Darwin's portrait by Joseph Wright of Derby. To the left, a fake Egyptian mummy's head made using the principle described here http://kaisercalavera.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/ebay-skull-painted.html
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