Last week while my sister was visiting from out of town she and I went antiquing. I enjoy antiquing, but she absolutely loves it, and she did some research and found a huge antiques mall located in Canandaigua, NY, which is an easy hour-and-a-half drive from Casa Jaquandor. Among a few other things, I bought this lovely box:
At the time I had no idea what I was going to do with it, but it’s really nice! Well-put-together, with that lovely soft lining. Obviously it’s meant for jewelry (or so I think), and I don’t own much jewelry of my own, but I couldn’t pass it up.
And then, a few days later, the obvious thing to keep in the box–at least the top part–occurred to me.
Behold my entire collection of fountain pens!
That makes me happy. I’ve been rekindling my love of fountain pens of late, and this is a much better way of holding them than standing them all up in a mug, which is what I had been doing.
However, looking at this set-up, it appears that I have no more space for any more fountain pens. Hmmmmm…maybe next time we go to that antiques mall, I’ll look for another box!