{storage inspiration: perfume display}


. . . beautiful shimmery bottles on night tables and marble vanities, in leather handbags and hallway consoles . . . have amassed a rather impressive collection of perfume and have always adored the notion of pretty things on display, so completely fell in love with the idea of displaying pretty toiletries in slimline shelving originally intended for plates -- such a wonderfully brilliant and perfectly lovely idea . . .

{images: scan by t.i.g., livingetc december 2009}

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Blogger Zoë said...


February 05, 2010  
Blogger diamondsinchampagne said...

Wow, what a great idea... I just wish I had a perfume collection like that!

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February 05, 2010  
Blogger Jessica said...

So pretty! I'm definitely saving this in my inspiration folder.

February 05, 2010  
Blogger Jane Flanagan said...

Lovely! As a signature-scent wearer I couldn't pull this off, but perhaps I couls substitute in pretty cosmetics and lotions!

February 05, 2010  
Blogger Simone said...

Very inspired! Thank you

February 05, 2010  
Blogger Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

Most gorgeous display I've ever seen. Lovely

February 05, 2010  
Blogger DiamondsandTulle said...

OMG! Soo pretty! but I can't imagine having so many bottles of perfume and not having them change scents before I get around to using them. Beautiful display tho!


February 05, 2010  
Blogger Style (R)evolution said...

Love it!!

February 05, 2010  
Blogger Rock N Revolution said...

I only have one bottle, I have been wearing for 10 years - but I will keep this fab display in mind!

February 05, 2010  
Anonymous Paulette Ink. said...

Beautiful bottles + indulging in Chanel lotions and fragrances morning and night? Heaven.

February 05, 2010  
Blogger Sarah Klassen said...

This is so lovely...

February 05, 2010  
Blogger Shelby said...

Such a great idea! And if I had that much Chanel, I'd do the same thing.

February 05, 2010  
Blogger Saribeth said...

What a stunningly beautiful idea!

February 05, 2010  
Blogger Christina Song said...

perfume bottles never looked better!!!

February 05, 2010  
Anonymous goldene said...

this is genius. i can't think of a better way to keep things a little bit more organized and within reach.

February 05, 2010  
Blogger Beach House Living said...

If my Chanel No5 collection was that large this would be perfect.

February 05, 2010  
Blogger Jenny said...


February 05, 2010  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

very nice idea for a bathroom...

February 06, 2010  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

very nice idea for a bathroom...

February 06, 2010  
Blogger escapade said...

Absolutely beautiful!
(+ finally a way to justify my perfume collection!)

Have a beautiful, beautiful weekend!

February 06, 2010  
Blogger Lauren said...

I LOVE the way this looks. Like a beauty alchemist shop.

.... okay BUT I just have to say that you really shouldn't keep your perfume in rooms with a shower, or in direct sunlight, because it changes and spoils the scent. And PSA over.

February 06, 2010  
Blogger Jennifer Fabulous said...

Omg I want that perfume cabinet for my bathroom. Actually I really NEED that display. Lol.

Fabulous blog! xoxo

February 06, 2010  
Blogger Rachel said...

Oh so pretty, I love it!

February 06, 2010  
Anonymous Lovise said...

Hey I just wanted to say that I love your blog. It really lightens up my day, you're my favorite interior blogger. I always love what you post, it's exactly the style I want my home to be one day. So keep up the good work, for a long time I hope :) It's so much inspiration to get here! hugs

February 06, 2010  
Blogger jenna said...

Looks great! I wish I had that much perfume.


February 07, 2010  
Anonymous Elizabeth said...

lovit lovit lovit! :)
ohhh I really love it.
fabulous, will keep this in mind when i start spoiling myself with perfumes
Elizabeth - NZ.

February 07, 2010  
Blogger Paula Grace Designs said...

Great idea ~ pretty and they are so accessible.
Paula Grace ~

February 07, 2010  
Blogger Belle Vie said...

Beautiful storage! I ♥ Fifi Chachnil and Chanel parfums!

xoxo, B

February 08, 2010  
Anonymous Jennifer at NicoleJaneHome said...

I wore Coco for years and absolutely love it. I'm taking a little break with Jo Malone, but I'll go back to Coco soon.

February 08, 2010  
Blogger Bombchell said...

lovely. talk about a loyal customer.

February 09, 2010  
Anonymous Allie said...

Oh this is so chic...

February 10, 2010  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

love this. where can one find a shelf like that?!?!

February 13, 2010  
Blogger Jen of Made By Girl said...

OH WOW....
GENIUS...! oxox!

February 19, 2010  
Blogger SignatureScent said...

That is such a fabulous way to store perfumes - think I might have to look into something like that.

I'd love to use that picture on my blog. Would that be okay with you if I do? I would obviously credit you if you agree.

I'm always looking for guest bloggers for my perfume website. If you think you might be interested - I'd love to incude a guest post from you.

Best wishes from Spring-like London.

March 16, 2010  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

signature scent -- isn't it wonderful? by all means, please use it and a link would be lovely :)

hope you're having a lovely week,

March 16, 2010  
Blogger SignatureScent said...

Fabulous - thank you. I've added it to my blog, and this is the link in case you'd like to take a look. Best wishes!

March 16, 2010  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

not at all + best wishes to you as well

March 16, 2010  

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