In May 2009 I saw this blog post and this photo:
I read multiple blog posts and there was a pretty major debate about whether this was just another way to show off wealth OR a legit art substitute. Well I decided that in a dressing area/bathroom/bedroom this would be ok. I wouldn't put the bags up in a living room, dining room, etc. But the bags I had saved over the years were just too pretty to throw away! When I moved into my apartment this past summer I framed my bags! When I saw that one of my favorite bloggers, Lisagh from Grosgrain Garage did the same thing I knew I had made the right choice! I just got a Vineyard Vines bag framed so the collection is growing!
I took these with the flash off (colors are brighter in person)-I hate that the pink looks red! I would like to add a couple more in the hallway between my bedroom and bathroom (where my closet is). I really wanted to do all on 1 wall but I just don't have room (except for over my bed and I live in an earthquake area so glass above my head is a no-go!).
These 2 are in my bedroom:
In the hallway between bedroom and bathroom (where my closet is):
In my bathroom (this is the dressing room/bathroom with just a sink-it connects to the "normal" bathroom):
(yes, that's my reflection)