The Ideal Family Life

“Martha has the ideal family life” so it was said about town. “She is the perfect homemaker; tidy, krafty, organized, respectable and reliable.” This was certainly the outwardly appearance, what one saw at first glance…but the cracks were beginning to show.

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The ephemera: Handwritten recipes from the 1940s by my mother; vintage book cover; reproduction of dammaged vintage photo.

The found objects: old nails found while renovating my house; paper wasp nest; vintage buttons; vintage furniture tacks.

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6 thoughts on “The Ideal Family Life

  1. Yep, looks like the ideal family life could turn out to be a nail-biter.
    (Sorry, I figured someone was bound to say it, so I’d just get down to brass tacks & get it over with) Nice gothic piece you’ve created, and here it is, right before bedtime. 😦

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