Sunday, 11 March 2012
Gardenias and Spindles
Before Christmas, I bought these curvy white spindle bookends for Kevin's aunt. I loved them and wished I could keep them. While I was at Indigo (three times in one week!), I fell in love with a candle. It was gardenia-scented, and in a pretty mercury glass container. Normally, I dislike strong floral scents, usually going for spice-scented candles.
Of course I bought neither. I'm not one to buy things for myself right before Christmas (unlike my husband!). And I couldn't pay $30 for a candle...I'm way too cheap! I love scented candles, but they never have enough scent (probably because I'm too cheap to buy good ones).
Then last week I discovered that both items were 50% off online! So I treated myself (I had to get both for the free shipping, right?)
Now that I look at these pictures I'm a little worried the books will topple the book ends. I may have to do something about that. These daytime pictures turned out really nicely, if I do say so! I didn't have to do any fill light correcting. Just crop and watermark! I'll have to keep in mind that corner is a good one for pictures.
I particularly love how the candle glows at night through the holes in the silver on the glass.
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