Friday, August 27, 2010

{friday faves} skeleton keys

happy friday!!!
today's faves were inspired by my amazing friend sofia who commented on last week's ff post {old doors} saying "I see an old door used as table for favors with old vintage keys and locks" . vintage keys of course...i love that.  so to continue with her idea i gathered a collection of different ideas where old skeleton keys are perfect way to add a vintage touch to your wedding.  
can you guess with one is my ultimate favorite one?

want to diy with skeleton keys? 
why not try rubber stamping the skeleton key onto a manila tags for guest favors or cute place cards.
1. picket fence escort display {lisa lefkowitz}
2. key garland {nonpareil magazine}
3. centerpiece {new york food}
4. place card {green wedding shoes}
5. scattered keys {pottery barn}
6. boutonnière {caroline ghetes}
7.  boutonnière {100 layer cake} 
8. bridal bouquet {dandelion & grey}
9. skeleton key rubber stamp {nora jane}
10. skeleton key clip art {the graphic fairy}

{update}
just found this chandelier {here}  ::swoon::

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14 comments:

  1. LOVE the keys!!! There is something about keys that are so perfect for a wedding! And you know me keys, knobs, pulls, doors, ladders, anything hanging and you GOT me!!! Fabulous pictures girl!

    xoxo
    kristi

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  2. Love this post as the skeleton key is on of my favorite accessories in weddings! Great collection you pulled!

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  3. Chris, I love skeleton keys! What a clever way to use them. Love them in the bouquet! xo

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  4. LOVE vintage keys! Thank you for including my shoot, Chris! I hope you have the best weekend! xo

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  5. Ooh yay! I looove skeleton keys. My faves are the bouquet and the boutonniere with the key as the stem.

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  6. AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH Chrissssss!!!!! That is not hyperbolic extension of words! I am totes in awe of the things you bring on a daily basis to this blog! In. Awe! I heart your mind.

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  7. Wooo, great idea, Chris - this inspires me to think more outside the box... what other objects could we turn into pretty accessories? Thanks for being a muse - love it! And thanks for stopping by on my blog - greatly appreciated!

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  8. LOVE the keys!! I say that I ♥ picture 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,.......AAAAAND 8. Yup!

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  9. Adore keys - they were my sorority's symbol!

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  10. I wonder why keys are so special? Maybe b/c the metophorically unlock the heart? Whatever the reason they're super romantic & PERFECT as wedding decor accents. LOVE IT!

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  11. You have no idea how did post inspired me ... so thank you for another amazing post on your gorgeous blog!!
    ;) have a FAB weekend Chris!!

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  12. This is such a great post and a wonderful extension of recent posts...like the old doors and ladders. LOVE!

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  13. love love love the keys, such a cool shape and great metaphor.

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