My Shelfie

to.jpg”>to-1024×764.jpg” alt=”Shelfie, Antiques Buying Tour Belgium, Tongeren, Flea Market Finds, ” width=”600″ height=”448″ />

top: 5px; float: left; color: white; background: #781300; border: 1px solid darkkhaki; font-size: 60px; line-height: 50px; padding-top: 1px; padding-right: 5px; font-family: times;”>Apparently the latest trend in “selfies” is “shelfies” – photos of artistically arranged shelves being posted on social media sites. I’ve been taking “shelfies” for years but never knew they had a name. My library shelves are a combination of literary wizard and mad scientist as I mix and match pieces and periods, adding some eclecticism to my décor. In general my style is modern meets antiques – I shake it up a bit with my shelf décor.

On this shelf vintage books and the Bible mix with a reproduction bronze statue picked up at High Point Antiques & Design Center with some vintage chemistry sets picked up on one of our tours/belgium” target=”_blank”>Belgium Antique Buying Tours at the Tongeren flea market. Tucked under one beaker? The skin from a cobra I held on vacation last year in Thailand.

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Author: Toma Clark Haines

Toma Clark Haines is a Global Tastemaker, Speaker, Writer & Entrepreneur; and founder and CEO The Antiques Diva® & Co, Europe, Asia and America's largest Antiques Sourcing & Touring Company.