Wednesday Vignette – two boots

Joining in my own meme over on Flutter & Hum this week, with a couple of photos from my recent trip home. Both are from my hometown Åtvidaberg, and both feature boots of one sort or another. The first is a vignette from Åtvid’s Bruksmuseum, which celebrates the little town’s heyday, when copper and furniture design were major sources of income. The second is a wonderfully quaint sign that remains, long after the business it once signified has faded into the depths of memory.

Boots and ladders

Shoemaker sign

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About annamadeit

Born and raised in Sweden, my aesthetics and outlook on life are strongly shaped by a culture rich in history and tradition. I care a great deal about environmental responsibility, and my aesthetic reflects the visually clean, functional practicality and sustainable solutions that are the hallmarks of modern Scandinavia. I was trained as an architect at the University of Cincinnati and as a color specialist at the Scandinavian Colour Institute in Stockholm. I'm obsessed with plants and gardens, and aim to take my skill set a step further by designing gardens as well as interiors. As someone so aptly said: " Architecture is the skin that separates the exterior from the interior". So true - you can't successfully focus on one without incorporating the other. I'm also an avid cook, and I love to ski. In addition, I put time and efforts into trying to rectify things that I feel are wrong in my immediate community. As you will see, The Creative Flux will touch on all these things, and more. For sure, it's all over the map, but then again - so am I! Welcome to my blog!
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