Monthly Archives: August 2012

Late Summer Break

Nibs Readers,

This is to let you know I’ll be taking a break from blogging beginning Thursday, August 30. Posting will resume Tuesday, September 4.

Warm regards,

Vocabulary #54: Labor Day

Labor Day- the first Monday in September is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

Work pants for men from Sears Roebuck Catalog c. 1920.

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Vocabulary Series

Then&Now: House Dresses

Photo Diary: 8-29-2012

(Photo ‘Walk This Way #8′- Martha B.)

The Searcher

Fashion details- Calvin Klein Collections coat with Rag & Bone belt.

( Photo- Hans Feuer for Glamour Magazine, 2012)

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Coat Ruling

Coat Tales- 1920

Coat Tales- 2010

Fashion Inspiration- Army Green Coats & Leather Belts

Going Gray

Gothic Bride

Fashion details- Ruby dress ,  Alexander McQueen lace up boots, Maison Michel black lace veil, Lanvin cameo necklace & Martha Stewart Anemone bouquet.

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Dip Dye Bride

Daisy Bride

Modern/Romantic Bride

The Bride Wore…Black Lace?

Shop Your Closet #9

A Page From…

The American House, Styles Of Architecture Coloring Book

By A.G. Smith

Carpenter’s Gothic Home in Rhinebeck, New York. Built 1844.

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Book- ‘Designs For Coloring Leaves’

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Garden Note #51: Coloring Book

More Wrapping Paper

Garden Note #79: Late Summer Bouquet

A simple bouquet from my garden consists of Hosta and Butterfly bush (Dark Knight) blossoms.

(Photo- Martha B.)

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Garden Note #78: Midsummer Bouquet

Photo Diary: 8-26-2012

(Photo ‘Walk This Way #7′- Martha B.)

Family Album

My dad has been an avid photographer all his life. He recently transferred some slides he took in Costa Rica c. 1960′s onto a disk for me. In the coming weeks I’ll be sharing more from this collection.

Image#6. Furniture salesman

Image #7. Basket salesman

(Slide photos- Dad)

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Family Album

Fashion Character Card

Sailor dress. Romper. Platform Sandals.

(Photos of Grace Kelsey- Melanie Acevedo)

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Nibs Fashion Photo Shoot